Nature Weekend in Sicily: Hiking the Sosio River Valley

Enjoy a rural and sustainable weekend experience, surrounded by nature, in the heart of the natural park of the Monti Sicani.
Nature Weekend in Sicily: Hiking the Sosio River Valley
From 450.00

A world of natural beauty awaits you!

Technical organization Addiopizzo Travel soc. coop. arl
Provided by Addiopizzo Travel soc. coop. arl

Overview

Enjoy an unforgettable weekend at the Traina farm near Prizzi (province of Palermo), about mt. 600 (2000 feet) above sea level. This farm is located in the Valley of the Sosio river, in the heart of the natural park of the Monti Sicani. Having joined the Addiopizzo association - a grassroots movement (and non-profit) established in Sicily to build a community of businesses and consumers who refuse to pay Mafia extortion money, "pizzo" - the farm also gifts you with the knowledge that you won’t even leave a penny to Cosa Nostra.

 

Duration: 3 days and 2 nights

Days: Friday-Sunday

Not available: festivals and holidays

Start time: 2:00 pm on Friday

Number of participants: 2 to 4 people

Language: Upon request, the tour can be conducted in Italian and English.

Meeting point: 2:00 pm on Friday at the airport Falcone-Borsellino of Palermo Punta Raisi. Upon request, it is possible to change the customer pickup location to other places in the city of Palermo.

 

Travel Info:

  • Participants should arrive in Palermo by lunchtime to reach the accommodation in time (the transfer takes about 2 hours).
  • Return transfer to the airport can be made from 3:00 pm on Sunday. Upon request, it is possible to change the customer drop-off location to other places in the city of Palermo.
  • When making a reservation, bear in mind that the transfer takes about 2 hours.
  • We recommend hiking shoes, sportswear and warm clothing.

 

The price includes:

  • 2 nights in double room at Traina farm in Prizzi, near Palermo, Sicily
  • 2 guided hikes chosen between those available depending on weather
  • 2 dinners on the farm, with local products, including drinks
  • 2 picnic lunches during the hiking, drinks included
  • Return transfer with driver Palermo-Prizzi
  • Travel insurance
  • Solidarity contribution in support of the activities of Addiopizzo Onlus

 

Reservations: Weekends must be booked at least 30 days in advance

 

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellation possible up to 7 days prior to the start of the tour.
  • No refund is possible for cancellations made less than 7 days before the booked tour and for no shows.

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Details

Sicily, beautiful land between sky and sea, offers much more than its famous beaches with crystal clear waters and summer recreation. In Sicily, a world of natural beauty awaits those ready to venture a little off the beaten path to discover the pristine nature of this beautiful island.

For your unforgettable weekend of hiking, you will be hosted on the Traina farm near Prizzi (Palermo, Sicily), at around mt. 600 (2000 feet) above sea level, located in the Valley of the Sosio, in the heart of the natural park of the Monti Sicani.

Having joined the Addiopizzo association - a grassroots movement (and non-profit) established in Sicily to build a community of businesses and consumers who refuse to pay Mafia extortion money, the "pizzo" - the farm also gifts you with the knowledge that you won’t even leave one penny to Cosa Nostra.

 

PROGRAM:

Friday: Arrival – Prizzi (province of Palermo)

We recommend arrival by lunch time.

Upon arrival at the airport/station, you will be welcomed by a chauffeur who will drive you inland, to Prizzi. Check-in at Traina farm, member of the Addiopizzo circuit.

Welcome-tour of the farm, which is located in the heart of the natural park of the Monti Sicani and where you can experience rural and sustainable tourism immersed in nature.

Dinner with local products and overnight.

 

Saturday: Hiking in the Valle del Sosio

Breakfast. Hiking excursion guided by a naturalist in the Valle del Sosio (easy/medium difficulty). Packed lunch picnic.

Return to the farm, relax. Dinner with traditional products of the territory and overnight.

 

Sunday: Hiking in the Valle del Sosio and Departure

Breakfast. Hiking excursion guided by a naturalist in the Valle del Sosio (easy/medium difficulty). Packed lunch picnic.

From 3.00 pm, transfer with driver to the airport (or the center of Palermo, upon request).

Prices

Price per person: € 450,00

 

The price includes:

  • 2 nights in double room at Traina farm in Prizzi.
  • 2 guided hikes chosen between those available depending on weather
  • 2 dinners on the farm, with local products, including drinks
  • 2 picnic lunches during the hiking, drinks included
  • Return transfer with driver Palermo-Prizzi
  • Travel insurance
  • Solidarity contribution in support of the activities of Addiopizzo Onlus

 

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