Sicily
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1.5 hours
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Ita-Eng
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2+
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Taste Bronte Pistachio at an ancient grange

Discover how Pistacchio di Bronte DOP is produced at a historic farm on the slopes of Mount Etna! Visit the headquarters located inside an ancient grange dating back to the 1600s, get to know up close where the Sicilian green gold is grown and how it is processed. Savour the famous Bronte pistachio during an exquisite food tasting.


What you’ll do

  • Visit the historical headquarters of the pistachio farm, inside an ancient grange dating back to the 1600s
  • Stroll through the Bronte pistachio grove on the slopes of Mount Etna
  • Taste delicious home-made pistachio products

Price per person: € 30


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What to expect

We will meet at the historical headquarters of our pistachio farm on the slopes of Mount Etna. We will begin the visit with some historical background on the structure, an ancient grange dating back to the 17th century.

The food tour will continue with a pleasant walk through the pistachio grove that surrounds the entire property. During the walk, you will learn all about this special fruit, from cultivation methods to harvesting.

We will then return to the headquarters, where you will see how Bronte pistachio undergoes its initial processing. Finally, we will conclude the pistachio experience with a pleasant tasting of our products, savouring the taste of Pistacchio di Bronte DOP in all its forms.

The food tasting includes:

  • Whole shelled Bronte pistachio in its natural state
  • A bruschetta with our Nocellara Etnea extra virgin olive oil
  • A bruschetta with Bronte pistachio pesto and mortadella
  • Sicilian Brioche col Tuppo, filled with Bronte pistachio cream
  • Pistachio ice cream
  • Water
Where Bronte, Catania – 1 h from Taormina
When From Monday to Saturday.

Duration 1.5 hours

Start time From 10 a.m.

Flexible start time by agreement with the Expert

Important information
  • Comfortable clothing is recommended for the Bronte pistachio tour
  • Please communicate any allergies and intolerances
What’s included
Guided tour of the historical farmhouse
Guided tour of the Bronte pistachio grove
Bronte pistachio Tasting
What’s not included
Transport

Price per person: € 30

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The Food Expert: 

I will have the pleasure of introducing you to our farm, which has always been characterised by the passion and love for the land that has been handed down for generations. The farm is located in Bronte on the slopes of Mount Etna, on this lava soil that totally characterises the landscape and the quality of the soil, which is so special that it gives its fruit a unique taste.

Our aim has always been to cultivate, but at the same time preserve, this special ecosystem. Making known the wonders that characterise this land and its special fruits has always been a priority and a source of pride for us.


Cancellation policy: all bookings for the Bronte pistachio tours can be cancelled within 3 days from the start date of the experience. Read the Terms and Conditions.

I will have the pleasure of introducing you to our farm, which has always been characterised by the passion and love for the land that has been handed down for generations. The farm is located in Bronte on the slopes of Mount Etna, on this lava soil that totally characterises the landscape and the quality of the soil, which is so special that it gives its fruit a unique taste.

Our aim has always been to cultivate, but at the same time preserve, this special ecosystem. Making known the wonders that characterise this land and its special fruits has always been a priority and a source of pride for us.

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