Hike Piano Battaglia € 160
( 8H hike / about 100km )
NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS MOMENT
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 ( a sugary liquid 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 approximately) of products, offered by Fiasconaro Bar , located on the main square not far from the medieval castle.
Departure at 12.15 from Castelbuono , 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 . A magnificent trail will take you to the Battle Ground , a small ski resort located at 1500m , popular winter by ski enthusiasts .
Check in at 13.30 at the restaurant in Battle Ground . Lunch in a log cabin with the typical products of the Madonie.
Departure from the restaurant at about 15.00 in the direction of Isnello / Gratteri / Cefalu on a paved road .
Check- in Cefalu at about 17:00 .
An unforgettable experience.
A more technical route , suitable for those who want to test and exploit the potential of our Quad , enjoying fantastic scenery . Excursions for experienced people.
The ‘ excursion includes:
Short briefing on the use , safety, and the rudiments of the Quad .
A Quad for 1 person ( extra 40 € per passenger aged 10 years and over) .
2 guides (one head and one tail in constant communication via intercom) .
R.C car insurance against third parties.
Helmet with visor.
Tasting of products from Fiasconaro Castelbuono .
Lunch at the restaurant.
Pick -up for a minimum of 2 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.