Yoga Vacation Sicily Italy
The distinctive trait that unites the wonders of ancient history and everyday life, in Italy, is the beauty. Yoga Like A Local is a choice. A choice is driven by a need for knowledge and a desire for beauty. A unique yoga vacation which does not confine you to a defined perimeter but engages you in a dimension of new stimuli. Beauty is often found in simple things. The light week is created for singles, friends, and families who have found their balance in slowness.
- 6 days of practice
- 1 yoga class per day
- Antimafia or street food tour
- Excursions to various attractions and market tour
- Cooking class and wine tasting
- 7 nights accommodation
Bright apartment with terrace, contemporary furniture, and a warm and cozy atmosphere. It is located in the heart of Palermo, a few steps away from Piazza Politeama and Teatro Massimo. Casa Nica is a bright mezzanine studio apartment with wood flooring and open wooden beams, typical of liberty-style building from the 20th century.
The beautiful historic building where the flat is located perfectly matches the distinctive internal design and the local handicraft coming from Palermo’s artisanal boutiques, where traditions and design meet up and bring back to life items from the past, such as the unique coat hangers furnishing the apartment. You will find a double bed in the romantic mezzanine, a sofa bed in the colorful living room, and a bathroom with shower.
From the balcony that is accessible through the living area and the kitchen, you may look at the typical workshops of Via Scimonelli, a quiet street of the city center. Moreover, you will have free access to the common terrace with plants, small tables, and beach chairs where they may lie down, enjoy the evening, and sunbathe as much as they like. The flat is furnished with comforts such as free Wi-Fi, television, and air-conditioner for hot days in Palermo.
The package includes a stay in a private home, yoga sessions, unique experiences, and some meals to make you feel and live like a local during your stay with us. The yoga sessions will take place in some of the most unique places in the city, followed by excursions and free time. The everyday life in Italy is defined by elegance.
They could say that it is an attitude that you can notice in the gestures of a fisherman at the market or a farmer in the garden or in laughter on a fragrant May evening.
You can touch it when you enter the cathedrals of the city or when you taste a recipe that has been handed down orally, generation to generation. Together with Yoga Like A Local, you can discover this elegance intertwining travel and meditation, yoga, and exploration.
This vacation will help you immerse in a new environment in the little-known territory that awaits you able to amaze you if you wish. Allow yourself to experience its elegance like the locals.
You will be welcomed in a typical Palermitan house. Cozy and designed in a unique style, your vacation home is equipped with every comfort for a week of relaxation, exploration, and meditation.
This light refreshment will have the special mission of making you feel like you have just returned home after a long trip.
- Antimafia or street food tour based on the season, day, or availability
You will walk along a route of sites that are symbolic in the fight against the mafia and discover how the city is now rebelling against the Pizzo, the protection money the mafia demands, or you will have a walking tour through the main squares and street markets which allows you to sample the best Palermitan street food.
This yoga session will help you unwind after this day full of excitement and adventure.
- Dinner in a local restaurant
Sicily is a land of inimitable tastes and culinary excellencies. This dinner will get you acquainted with the most authentic recipes, well-kept, and handed down orally from generation to generation.
- Visit Norman Palace and lunch
You will visit one of the most important attractions in the city, built in an Arab-Norman style that belongs to UNESCO heritage - the royal palace of Palermo. After that, during lunch, you will discover the local cuisine in its immense richness, tasting the most unique flavors in the world.
A yoga session that will help your mind and body relax deeply and take in all the moments lived throughout the day.
- Cooking class and market tour with a local chef
It always starts with doing groceries in the markets, where you will be taught to make your way through the streets and appreciate the city's local produce until you arrive home. Here, with extreme care, the cooking class will start from the classics of Sicilian cooking like pasta with sardines to bread and panelle.
An afternoon yoga session that will invigorate you, much needed after a day full of enchantment and discovery.
You will wake up in the morning to get the most of this day. This early session of yoga will give you the energy to wander and take part in authentic activities with local people throughout the day.
This experience is not only about taste, but it is also a moment of the gathering of learning about the culture that distinguishes the Sicilian land, accompanied by the best selection of local wines.
The sixth day is dedicated to relaxation and wellness. You will learn to disconnect from your daily routine and connect to the territory of this magical island.
This early session of yoga will give you a fresh start for a day full of exploration. Use this day to wander, get lost, and find yourself, using Palermo as a canvas for your self-discovery.
A unique experience within a fairytale setting which will fill both your stomach and your heart.
You will not say goodbye, you will say ‘A presto! See you next time!’.
This yoga vacation includes four excursions to make you live like a local during your stay.
This yoga vacation will take place in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
There are two dinners and one lunch included in the package. Apart from these meals, there are other experiences centered around food including a street food tour (depending on the season and day of arrival), wine tasting, and a cooking class with a local chef.
Things to do (optional)
There is no shortage of attractions in the area. The best idea is to mingle together with the locals and let them advise you on the upcoming events and shows. It is not unusual that you will end up spending the night at someone's place, sharing stories, and good wine.