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Coast to Coast, Cefalù a Agrigento

5.0 (6)
days 8 days nights 7 nights
Italy
Difficulty
Challenging
Comfort
Midscale
Upscale
Weight limit
90 kg / 198 lb

The Coast to Coast Trail is an exciting expedition which allows you to travel all the way from the north of Sicily to Agrigento on the south coast. During the ride you are immersed in the real Sicily; an island with a rich history based first and foremost on an agricultural heritage and surrounded by legend. The landscapes offer rolling hills and endless fields of wheat and flourishing crops in addition to wild trails, interesting historical villages and ancient farms. The farms bear witness to Sicily's distant past when the island drew its wealth from its natural resources; the earth, rivers, streams, olive and almond groves and other Mediterranean riches.

This is fascinating adventure is for experienced riders who wish to learn more about this stunning island from knowledgeable guides. You can expect comfortable accommodation, delicious Sicilian food and, of course, the company of a trustworthy horse who will be your partner all the way from one coast to the next!

from US$ 1 886
per tourist for 8 days
Tour starts
Agriturismo Tenuta Luogomarchese, SS286, Pollina, PA, Italia
Date of Travel
Number of tourists
up to 10 tourists over 18 years old
Only in the Horse Tours Club
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Photo Luciano F.
Luciano F. is the provider and guide of this trip
The provider speaks: English
Born in 1979, equestrian guide, riding instructor and breeder. Graduated in "Agricultural Expert" at the Agricultural Institute of Messina, lives in Tusa (ME). Great expert in the horse world and owner of almost all of our animals. Deep connoisseur of the area where I work and live, passionate about organic farming, sustainable breeding, dairy production and beekeeping. With more than ten years of experience in the sector, I speak in addition to Italian, French, Sicilian, with some basics of English.

Tour highlights

Valle dei Templi Agrigento
This area is considered one of great importance by UNESCO and includes the temples of Hera, Concordia, Hercules, Zeus and Castor.

Route details

Day 1
Arrival-Agriturismo

Riders are met on arrival and transferred to 'Luogo Marchese' (or similar), the accommodation for the evening where the group will enjoy a delicious Sicilian dinner.

Day 2
Agriturismo Tenuta Luogo Marchese-Agriturismo Casalvecchio Geraci
Day 3
Casalvecchio Geraci-Agriturismo Feudio Tudia
Day 4
Agriturismo Feudio Tudia-Agrutrismo Mappa
Day 5
Agriturismo Mappa-Agriturismo Casale Leto
Day 6
Agriturismo Casale Leto-Agriturismo Principe d`Aragona
Day 7
Agriturismo Principe d`Aragona-San Leone
Day 8
End of the tour
Difficulty
Challenging

Accommodation

Comfort
Midscale
Upscale
Guest House
8 nights

Agriturismo.

Acommodation in a double room. 
Additional fee of 200 euro is charged for the single room.

1 night
Agriturismo Luogo Marchese
1 night
Agriturismo Casalvecchio Geraci
1 night
Agriturismo Feudio Tudia
1 night
Agriturismo Mappa, Mussomeli
1 night
Agriturismo Casale Leto, Sant'Angelo Muxaro
1 night
Agriturismo Principe d'Aragona
2 nights
Villa Maiolica, San Leone

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place
Agriturismo Tenuta Luogomarchese, SS286, Pollina, PA, Italia
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Tour conditions

Included

  • 7 nights accommodation in twin or double rooms with shared bathroom, 
  • all meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 8, 
  • tea, coffee, water and wine with dinner,
  • transfers from/to closest train station, 
  • 6-8 hours riding a day on 6 days, 
  • English speaking guide, 
  • luggage transport, 
  • excursions described in itinerary.

Extras

  • flights, 
  • alcoholic and canned drinks other than wine, beer or Coca-Cola with dinner,
  • transfers from/to Palermo & Catania,
  • 200 euro single room supplement.

Group size

up to 10 tourists

Duration

8 days
7 nights

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

• Riding Helmet - we strongly recommend that you wear a properly fitted riding helmet of the current standard which is PAS015 or BSEN1384. Helmets are available at the stables if you do not have your own
• Jodhpurs - jodhpurs, breeches or other comfortable trousers (jeans may rub and can also be quite hot)
• Riding Boots - it is important to have correct shoes or boots for horse riding. Jodhpur or ankle boots with a rubber sole are recommended but sturdy shoes with a definite heel are acceptable (such as walking boots)
• Half Chaps - these are great when worn with ankle boots and help prevent the stirrup leathers rubbing against your legs
• T-shirts and long-sleeved shirts
• Sunhat
• Sunglasses
• Fleece - Although the weather is generally very warm, the evenings can be a bit cooler
• Warm layers - At times the evening temperature drops significantly
• Casual Clothes - for when out of the saddle
• Water Bottle - it's very important to drink a lot of water when it's hot, especially when doing physical activities
• Raincoat - it is always a wise idea to pack a waterproof/ windproof jacket!
• Personal Items - toiletries, any medicines you require and please be sure to take inset repellent and plenty of sun cream
• Camera and Spare Batteries/Charger - an absolute must! It is also a good idea to take a camera case you can strap around your waist or onto a belt for whilst you are riding
• A copy of your passport
 

Cancellation of booking

Tour reviews

5.0
Based on 6 reviews
  • V
    Vicius
    15 Sep, 2023
    about provider
    For the past four years, I've made it a tradition to spend my summers immersing myself in nature, and this year has been truly exceptional. A week-long residential adventure took us to some of Sicily's most treasured spots. Our journey kicked off in San'Ambrogio, where we enjoyed an unforgettable day by the sea, complete with a magical horseback swim. It was an incredible experience! We then ventured into the Alte Madonie for two days of pure mountain bliss. Despite facing fog, wind, rain, and cold, the thrill of ascending high into the mountains was priceless. From Piano Zucchi to Piano Battaglia, Pizzo Carbonara, and Piano Pomo, we were treated to awe-inspiring vistas and an intimate connection with Sicily's soul. Our refuge at the "Francesco Crispi" shelter provided warmth, laughter, and a crackling fireplace. Our horses were steadfast companions throughout the journey. In Pollina, we stumbled upon a hidden gem atop a hill, home to a fascinating Manna museum. Our gallops along the trails left lasting impressions. A visit to the Sanctuary of Gibilmanna was another highlight, offering breathtaking panoramas stretching all the way to Cefalù. But what truly made this experience extraordinary was the wonderful company. Sharing these adventures with Simona, a longtime riding companion, and meeting new friends like Jasmine enriched the journey beyond measure. Special thanks to Luciano's team, especially Marialuisa and Paola, the McLeod Sisters, for making every moment unforgettable. In summary, the organiser provides an opportunity to embark on a horseback adventure that delves deep into Sicily's authentic essence. I wholeheartedly recommend this extraordinary and genuine experience!
    15 Sep, 2023
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    Simona
    13 May, 2023
    about provider
    Just came back from the six-day trekking adventure from Cefalù to Etna.. It was a beautiful and exhilarating experience.. the rush of galloping through the woods and the mesmerizing allure of Etna's craters.. Excellent organization, with fun and friendly guides.. Highly recommended for everyone!
    13 May, 2023
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  • D
    Debora
    14 Jan, 2023
    about provider
    The horseback riding excursion for my birthday turned out exactly as I had imagined. From the mountains, we made our way to the beach through several trails, enjoying the spectacular panorama and landscape along the way. And finally, the gallop on the beach—a childhood dream come true. I am immensely grateful to Luciano for making it all possible; he's as friendly and accommodating as they come. Thank you!
    14 Jan, 2023

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