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Gli Aromi Sicily

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Address: Contrada Santa Rosalia, 97018, Scicli, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 348 719 7853
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

From over 20 years "gli AROMI" deals with the production and...

From over 20 years "gli AROMI" deals with the production and marketing of officinal plants and aromatic herbs, focusing on endemic species of the sicilian coast and in particular of the iblea area. The firm produces more than 150 different varieties using traditional methods.At the firm are organized real fragrance journey, tastings and tours for the custermers. Besides the sale in vase, we propose fresh packed aromas for high cookery. We shoot for to increase the product range, obtaining quality and excellence of the spiciese already produced, and also suggest guide tours for visitors. The tour includes a ride in the firm illustrating all the varietiese of the herbs and possible using.

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Let your nose and senses lead the way

We came here on a cold, yet sunny winter's day by suggestion of friends, who have already been here. Of course, in winter the aromas are somewhat limited, but the owners still... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Syracuse, Italy
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Syracuse, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here on a cold, yet sunny winter's day by suggestion of friends, who have already been here. Of course, in winter the aromas are somewhat limited, but the owners still took us around and showed us everything. Didn't know there were so many different sage, peppermint and geranium varieties! It literally opened our nose and with it all... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If all you want to do is see the place where they film “Il Commissario Montalbano,” then go to Scicli, spend a few hours and leave. But if you really and truly want to experience what this region has to offer, you must—repeat must—meet Enrico Russino and tour his sprawling farm called Gli Aromi. Chances are you have never thought... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

We drove to this herb farm today from scicli and found a warm greeting from Enrico. We had not booked a tour but I would highly suggest doing so! Luckily he had some time to share with us and we got to touch and smell the fruits of his labor. Worth the small drive. Do not miss this.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit wonderful atmosphere very educational and just A delightful experience we learned so much from Enrico 's farm I never realized that there were so many different types of herbs to cook with

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

We turned up late on a November afternoon, finding the farm tucked away in the stony lanes near Scicli. We were greeted by name! Not realising the significance of having dined the previous evening at Satra in Scicli, we were met at the herb farm by Satra's chef, who is Enrico's (proprietor of Gli Aromi) fianceé! Once the introductions had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

This is an amazing place to visit. The tour by Enrico was informative and enjoyable. I would recommend it as excellent place to visit when in southern Sicily.

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Bishops Waltham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

The site is near Scicli on the road to Sampieri. Well worth the effort as this large family run herb farm has so much to offer. Enrico is a passionate plantsman who gave us a great welcome and taught us so much in a space of 2 hours. One could buy a range of herbs and allied natural local products.... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful Tour in the world of herbs. Amazing to learn and discover so much about herbs and what you can do with them. Beautiful View over the ocean and Lovely fruits.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Very interesting tour through Enrico’s farm. Big hospitality and friendly atmosphere, feel relax at this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

I've been to Gli Aromi several times to purchase plants for my Sicilian garden. Enrico is a trained horticulturalist and can recommend plants for all types of gardens. However, he also plans amazing events which deal with tours of the gardens and food tastings. Some times there is even music at the gardens. You can purchase herbs and other products... More 

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