Sicilian Countryside Day Trip From Cefalu Including Lunch - Palermo

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    7:40am to 8.30 depending on your hotel pick-up. Detailed information will be in the information after your booking is complete.
  • Departure Details :
    Select hotels/locations in central Cefalu
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Enjoy a change of scenery on this day trip from the Tyrrhenian coastal town of Cefalu, just east of Palermo, to the rugged Madonie mountain countryside. Experience the rural lifestyle of northern Sicily as you explore medieval villages, admire the idyllic green hills of Madonie Regional Natural Park and visit a dairy farm for a fresh ricotta cheese tasting. End with a traditional Sicilian lunch in the fresh mountain air.

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

This delightful landscape excursion takes you to admire the unknown part of the naturalistic Sicily. You will have the possibility to discover authentic Sicilian villages ( Castelbuono, Geraci, Petralia Soprana) and you will learn more about Sicilian lifestyle.We will continue towards the Madonie Park.Stop in Piano Battaglia known for its winter sky resort at 1,600 meters. You will relax and breath fresh air walking through the naturalistic park. Visit of aSicilian farmwhere you will admire the old traditional way to make a fresh cheese called "Ricotta", then you will taste it with some bread and local cheese made by the farmer. The visit will continue to explore another charming Sicilian village :Polizzi Generosa, a small village built on a hill of the Madonie Park. Visit of the historical centre and free time at disposal. Lunch in atypical restaurant with Sicilian specialities(wine and water included). In the afternoon return to Cefal .

Itinerary:

Sample Menu:

First course:
  • Caponata (Sicilian ratatouille) with artichoke, mushroom and dried tomatoes
Second course:
  • Pasta with wild fennel, arugula (rocket) and salsiccia (Sicilian sausage) or zucchini
Third course:
  • Traditional meat (pork, lamb or salsiccia) dish
Dessert:
  • Testa di turco ('Turkish head,' traditional dessert)

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Professional guide
  • Cheese tasting
  • Lunch with wine

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Comfortable walking shoes recommended

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required