Riding in Sicily:
The horse is the ideal means to unite man with nature and the city to the countryside and as a time machine creates a bridge between generations by rediscovering ancient stories and forgotten crafts. All of these reasons make Sicily a fascinating setting to discover for riding enthusiasts who want to savor the suggestions of the territory without haste and enjoy all the way to the wild and unspoiled nature. The Equestrian tourism also helps to deepen the knowledge of customs and customs and to rediscover the traditions and ethical values belonging to the history of the island creating, at the same time, a more intimate and respectful relationship with nature and in a region like Sicily all this is amplified to the nth power.
Three of the most important tourist hubs for those who decide to ride a horse inSicily: Cefalù, Taormina andEtna. From here, a series of routes and routes that venture along the trails of Nebrodi Park and Madonie Park or along the gravel roads that separate the rivers from the expanses of the countryside. Riding between ancient olive groves and vineyards at the foot of Mount Etna and then stop at one of the vantage points to admire the majesty of the volcano and the Apennines passing through lush woods, dry and dry deserts and black lava flows gives a priceless emotion to the knights.
Among the most fascinating destinations to discover on horseback deserves a mention Valley of the Temples, one of the most important archaeological areas in the world, accessible through a trail bucolic landscape made of olive green and centuries-old almond trees until, at the bottom of the valley, it is enriched with other tree species such as CitrusThe PistachiosThe Gelsi and finally, near the river, it flows into the Mediterranean scrub covered with myrtiande and laurels.
Unmissable, for the most experienced riders, the horse trekking from Cefalù to Corleone which connects the north-eastern Madonie area to the central-western hinterland through forests, countryside, chalk and limestone mountains, wheat and forage fields, caves, farms and countries that are lost in the memory of history, or the one that crosses the Sicily from North to South immersing itself in its deepest essence made of history, agriculture, magic and legends.