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Sicily: Horseback Riding and Farmhouse Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 161292
Admire the incredible beauty and unspoiled nature of Sicilian countryside with a visit to an ancient farmhouse. Enjoy a one–hour horseback tour of Alcantara park, followed by a traditional Sicilian lunch. Benefit from a private experience.
About this activity
Duration: 5 - 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Italian

Pickup included

Your private driver will pick you up at your hotel or port in Catania or Messina
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the incredible beauty of the Sicilian countryside surrounding an ancient farmhouse
  • See picturesque vineyards
  • Take a horseback tour of Alcantara Natural Park
  • Enjoy a traditional lunch paired with Etna wines
  • Learn the history and culture of Sicily from your private local guide
Full description
Step off the beaten path and visit an ancient farmhouse in the Sicilian countryside. After hotel pick–up, head to Etna slope and admire the scenery of the Sicilian countryside, Mediterranean Sea and mountains. 

Arrive at a family–run 19th century farmhouse producing wines, dairy, meat, fruits and vegetables. Take a guided tour and admire picturesque vineyards. Move on to the stables and listen to a safety briefing before choosing a horse for your ride. 

Then, begin your one–hour horseback riding tour through the gorgeous greenery of Alcantara Natural Park with an experienced professional guide. Enjoy a relaxing day out in the captivating countryside as your guide explains the local flora and fauna.

After your horseback tour, feed your horse and revitalize with a delicious and hearty traditional lunch at the farmhouse. Taste locally produced fresh food, including cheeses, salami, prosciutto, traditional Sicilian relish, caponata and parmigiana, olives, mushrooms, vegetables, domestic olive oil and homemade bread with Etna red and white wines. Revitalized, return to your car and relax during the smooth journey back to your accommodation or port.
Includes
  • Private tour
  • Private English–speaking guide
  • Hotel/ port pick–up and drop off
  • Roundtrip private transfer
  • Professional horseback riding guide
  • Alcantara National Park one–hour horseback riding tour
  • Guided tour of an ancient farmhouse
  • Traditional Sicilian lunch
  • Red and white Etna wines
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Important information
Know before you go
• Your lunch includes locally produced cheeses, salami, prosciutto, traditional Sicilian relish, caponata and parmigiana, olives, mushrooms, vegetables, domestic olive oil and homemade bread
• This tour is private, for your party only, which guarantees the best quality and personal attention from your guide

From £378.36 Per group up to 2

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    3.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.3 / 5
  • Value for money
    2.5 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Unfortunately the horseback riding was less than 1 hour and not 1,5 hours which allowed us only to go a short walk outside the ranch. The view of the landscape including the mount Etna was spectacular but for me not really a horse back riding really inside the national park. The team of the ranch was very friendly. The food at the Agritourismo was very good.

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September 17, 2019

As a group of twenty-something’s we had a delightful time!

Had the absolute pleasure of meeting Marco who was our guide. Right of the bat I can tell you Marco’s a very kind man and we had no issue immediately getting along with him, his enthusiasm for the island is genuine and it shows. Hearing about the Etna and her surroundings was delightful, we even got some personalized tips of places to explore based on what we enjoyed seeing. Other than that the horses we’re very nice! I had a friend with me who’d never sat on a horse in their life and they had a wonderful time. (A.k.a. very beginner friendly) The lunch was traditional and homegrown with a wide array of well-matched flavors. I could definitely recommend this trip.

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July 23, 2019

Jättetrevlig och duktig guide Roberto. Ridningen var under all kritik. Han som red med oss satt med mobiltelefon hela tiden och vi fick bara skritta på vägar runt vingården. Inte alls som på bilderna i annonsen. Väldigt god mat.

October 7, 2019

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Prestelli Sicily Tours

Product ID: 161292