Farmhouses in Sicily

The countryside activities

The inner part of the island includes nature, rural scenes and farming. There, several families work in many places where you can find peace and relax. Indeed, recently, lot of people choose to leave the city and build an oasi of wellness and health. They have an idea for creating a friendly environment and sustainability producing. For this reason, the bio agriculture combine with the local kitchen and natural energy.

What to do there

You could enjoy the countryside and new experience living in our family villas in Sicily. Indeed, in the middle fo island, the experience could be walking through the farm, learn how to distinguish plants and seeds, how to produce oil, wine, preserve, exc… Try what you can cook using bio products, for example. Usually, you could book one day visit and be part of the farm. Here, we recommend some places where you can find this kind of experience: 1. Alabacara. It is located between Ragusa, Noto and Modica. It is also an educational farm, ideal for spending some hours outdoor with your children, among goats and fascinating landscapes; 2 The Baglio di Cappello is in Partinico near Palermo. The activities you can book here are several: 2 or 3 hours cooking for home cooked lunch with typical Sicilian kitchen; then, 2 or 3 hours walking trough olive grove; 3. Elios, an extended bio cultivation of grapes in Alcamo near Trapani. You could book a visit in the vineyard and taste the wine collection.

Riding horses

The entire Sicilian territory is suitable to explore the countryside with a horse. For example, Sicily Horse Tour offer you the opportunity to go around with excursions through hills and woods of Madonie. Usually, the typical tour includes 2 or 3 hours with a guide paying 40 – 50 euro or longer for one day long. If you are interested also to visit the West of the island, Sicily Horse Riding organizes excursions in the Simeto river and Etna slopes. The riding is always available for Longer tour, Shorter Tour and if the weather allows. also Day tours.

This article was written by Giulia Sofi
Today, she creates editorial content for cultural magazine and exhibition project.
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