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Sicily Explorer Ride


Sicily Explorer Ride
Sicily Italy
This is an unforgettable experience that combines the pleasure to ride a horse with the discovery of an area surprisingly rich in natural, historical, cultural and culinary wealth. You will be staying in a seventeenth century farmhouse that once belonged to the baronial family of Ventimiglia. The farmhouse has been restored in transformed into one of the most scenic lodgings of Sicily. It boasts a restaurant, swimming pool, and a large space for outdoor activity, so you all you need are close by. Both lands and villages blend into a timeless artwork that will take your breath away. 

Come enjoy a relaxing week riding through Sicily's untouched  and diverse lands.This trip promises a wondrous look into one of Italy's most beautiful regions. Surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, this island hosts lush landscapes, old historic cities, quiet coastal town, and amazing wines and foods. Explore the island on horseback through olive groves and cork trees to castles and villages. Really enjoy nature as you travel along paths no car could reach. Sicily houses a wide variety of plant an animal species such as deer and wild boar, as well as endemic species such as giant holly trees.

Many villages still practice old craft traditions and are happy to enlighten you about their work. Be sure to try our local products such as our manna, cheese, and traditional desserts. If you are looking to see the best and most varied parts of Italy, then look no further than Sicily.

Progressive Ride (no camping)

Meeting: Cefalu - ends in Etna
Airport: Palermo, Catania
Transfer: Cefalu - drop off Catania
Riders: Min 6 riders
Max 12 riders

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    Sicily Explorer Ride
    Tour Code: IT-ITSIC01S
    8 days / 7 nights ~$1,585.00
    Dates : Apr to July / Sept to Nov

    Difficulty : Riding Level
    Riding Level Explained
    ABeginner
    Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
    BNovice
    Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
    CIntermediate
    Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
    D Strong Intermediate
    Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
    EAdvanced
    All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
    Lodging: Standard
    Lodging Level Explained
       
    = Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
       
    Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
    Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
     Accommodations with superior comforts.
       
     = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
       
    Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
    Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
    Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
       
     = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
       
    Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
    Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
    Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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    A 2016 01/01 - 12/31 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP 6 /12 Reserve
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    Tack: English, Western (on request)
    Horses: Sicilian, Andalusian, Arab and "San Fr...
    Pace: All riding paces - 6 to 8 hrs in the s...

    Airport: Palermo, Catania
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