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2017, May 20-21 - PALAZZO ADRIANO & THE TRANSHUMANCE: A SHEPHERD EXPERIENCE

2017, May 20-21 - PALAZZO ADRIANO & THE TRANSHUMANCE: A SHEPHERD EXPERIENCE

TripPuzzle and Vivivivona tourism association propose a special weekend in Sicani mountain into the nature, visiting the places of movie Nuovo Cinema Paradiso and living an unforgettable experience like a sicilian shepherd!

You got it: the big attraction of the weekend is the transhumance, a unique opportunity to stay in close contact with the shepherds and their flocks, including stories and lots of fun until you reach the farm where we will taste cheese, ricotta cheese, freshly prepared as it once was and where we will live the celebration of transhumance as protagonists.

Package price:  105,00
Reservations within Monday, May 8th
Minimum number of partecipants: 12

Payment by bank transfer to the TripPuzzle account:
IBAN IT55W0306904605100000000725
BIC/SWIFT BCITITMM

For booking:
please contact Mrs. Gabriella Costa, mobile +39 338 4898077 - E-mail: gabriella@trippuzzle.com

For technical informations about excursions and routes:
please contact Mr. Carmelo Cancelliere, mobile +39 327 1672821 – E-mail: vivivivona.turismo@gmail.com

THE RATE INCLUDES:
- 1 overnight in Hotel in DBL or TPL room, BB treatment
- 1 rustic dinner
- 1 rustic lunch with the shepherds
- Transhumance experience
- Accompaniment by AIGAE authorized guide

THE RATE NOT INCLUDES:
- Transfer to Palazzo Adriano and other excursions sites (own car)
- Packed lunch on 1st day
- Everything not mentioned in “THE RATE INCLUDES” paragraph

CANCELLATION POLICY:
- For cancellation from April 6 to 14: refund 70%
- For cancellation from April 15 to departure date or no-show: no refund

WEEKEND PROGRAM

Saturday, May 20th:
Meeting at 9:30 in the famous Piazza Umberto I in Palazzo Adriano and departure for the excursion to the Cozzo di Pietra Fucile, the most evocative crest of Sicani Mountains Park. We dive into a woodland path to 1200 meters s.l.m. in a very old part of Sicily, rich in geological treasures until you reach the ridge. The ring trail will end on a comfortable forest road
Technical data: Length about 10km ring trail - Minimum height 875m and maximum 1220m a.s.l. Difference in altitude 345m – Difficulty: medium-easy
After a packed lunch (brought from home), the trek will become urban through the narrow streets of Palazzo Adriano, the country set of the movie Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, a film that made him famous the child Totò Cascio that we will have the pleasure to meet.
After the accommodation in the rooms, we will taste an excellent rustic dinner based on traditional dishes of the territory

Sunday, May 21st:
At 9:30 departure for the transhumance accompanying the "Shepherd" Peppe with the flock along paths and places remained intact over time, remembering the stories of the ancient agro-pastoral traditions.
Our experience will end to the sheepfold where we expect warm ricotta, freshly prepared and we will have a chance to milk the sheep. We will live aggregation moments with the shepherds, flavored by folk music and an excellent wine, sharing a typical Sicanian lunch

Recommended equipment and clothing: trekking layered clothing and spare T-shirt, closed trekking shoes, backpack with water supply, Kway for possible rain, trekking poles, Sun glasses, hat, Sun cream

 

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