Country hike (optional: with a donkey)

Wild flowers trail

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An immersion into Sicilian nature and country traditions

In every time of the year, the Sicilian country is fascinating, especially where we will bring you, a little piece of paradise located between Castelbuono and the Tyrrhenian coast.

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We will walk among fields, olives trees and above all ash trees, which are still used to produce manna, a very local specialty.
We will stop on the top of a hill to enjoy fantastic views over the Madonie mountains and all the surrounding country. We will also take the time to observe wildflowers and butterflies, pick some wild edibles or medicinal plants, sow legumes, harvest wheat or even manna together. The activities will vary according to the period of the year.
The excursion can be done in company with a donkey, who will kindly carry bags and children in return for a few strokes.

Ideal for:
- those who would like to spend some relaxing time in nature
- those interested in botany and/or local traditions

When:
All year long, except July and August

Total duration:
About 4 hours

Difficulty level:
Medium

Distance:
5,7 km

Difference in altitude:
About 200 m (one steep hill)

What to bring:
Hiking shoes (or good sport shoes), water, clothes suitable to the weather conditions

Departure from the territory of Castelbuono (Province of Palermo) at 9 a.m.
You will be provided with a map indicating the meeting point when you book.

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Price:
Mini-groups max 8 people - private excursions
Minimum 2 adults participants
Adults: 35 €
Children (6-16 years old): 12 €
Children (0-5 years old): Free
Private excursion extra fee: 20 €
Private excursion with 1 donkey extra fee: 35 €
Groups: please contact us

The price includes: naturalist guide member of AIGAE (Associazione Italiana Guide Ambientali Escursionistiche) - languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish
Not included: transportation. If you don't have a car, please contact us to find the best solution

The excursion could be cancelled because of the weather conditions (e.g. excessive heat, rain or wind)

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