Hike on the trails of the ” ancient shepherds ” 100 €
( 4H hike / approx 50km )
To reach the edge of the Quad Gibilmanna on a paved road that will enable you to put into practice the basics of driving a quad . The Shrine of Gibilmana located just 14 km from the city on the wooded slopes of Pizzo Sant’Angelo , a place made sacred by the Arabs , who told of miraculous acts of the Madonna. Superb panorama that ranges from the mountainous interior , from verdant valleys to the Tyrrhenian Sea . The Quad allows you to discover a region in an original way , descend the mountain along the unpaved trails that wind through the beautiful Madonie mountain range and pass through forests and trails populated by wild animals. The Sicilian hinterland , away from the hot beaches and archaeological sites scattered along the coast , offers perhaps the most authentic look of this land. In addition, the mountains of the island , have a rough and wild beauty , giving you the ability to capture unique aspects of the landscape.
Check- in Castelbuono , medieval town of 10 000 inhabitants nestled in the foothills of the Madonie, in a pleasant valley, in a harmonious blend of green and rocks. Castelbuono pays great respect to the environmental and energy policy , working on compliance and environmental recovery . It was the first country in Italy to use donkeys for the collection and transportation of waste. And a very nice village for several reasons ; Castle of the Ventimiglia family , his passion for the slow-food movement , the work of the manna (it is a product obtained from several species of plants of genus Fraxinus , typical Sicilian) and for the entire cultural heritage of the country. Going from Castelbuono we will stop for a tasting ( Free 40 min approx) of products (panettone, liqueur and sweets) offered by Fiasconaro Bar , located on the main square not far from the medieval castle.
After you rifocillarti , depart for a new exploration, a breathtaking journey into the heart of the nature of the Madonie Park , an exceptional environment , rich in unspoiled woods and green, rivers and streams run through the length and breadth of these mountains , carrying water from the mountains to the sea , the pure beauty.
An unforgettable experience.
The tour includes:
- Short briefing on the use , safety, and the rudiments of the Quad .
- A Quad for 1 person ( extra 20 € per passenger aged 10 years and over) .
- Guides 2 (one head and a tail in constant communication via intercom) .
- R.C car insurance against third parties.
- Helmet with visor.
- Tasting products (panettone, liqueur and sweets) from Fiasconaro Castelbuono .
- Pick -up for a minimum of 4 people.
Possible cancellation may occur in case the weather does not permit a development of the hike safely . The tour may be canceled or postponed to a date to be determined.
Sneakers or hiking boots , long pants ( preferably jeans) and a waterproof jacket type K-Way.
- Driving license A or B and have more than 18 years.