Sicily countryside with pink & yellow flowers

1 Day Walk & Lunch in Sicily

purple flowerMeet in Ragusa or Modica and plunge into the beautiful pristine countryside we call home. We’ll guide you along old mule tracks and over limestone terraces as you delight in mesmerizing wildflowers  or pick wild edible plants of the season, such as wild asparagus, capers, chard, mustard tops, or fennel.  Savor a leisurely lunch prepared by Emanuele and enjoyed in our home kitchen, on this 1-day countryside walk in Sicily.

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Trip Length 1 Day
Walking Level Moderate
Trip Cost $190

Walking Levels

Our walks are rated for their level of difficulty as follows:

  • Stroll – Daily distance of 2-5 km (1-3 miles) through archeological sites and in towns with stone stairways. Footwear: Lightweight walking shoes.
  • Easy – Daily distance of 8-10 km (5-7 miles) on dirt paths and gravel roads, with short ascents & descents. Good van access for assistance along the route. Footwear: Sturdy walking shoes.
  • Moderate – Daily distance of 12-16 km (8-10 miles) with longer ascents & descents. May include cobblestone paths and steps, or narrow paths along terraced hillsides. Some van access or options for shorter walks. Footwear: Sturdy walking shoes or lightweight boots.
  • Fitness – Daily distance of 12-16 km (8-10 miles) with steep ascents & descents. Walks are at altitudes of 1200-2450 meters (3500-8000 feet) on trails and forest service roads, some rocky or exposed sections. Limited van access, options for shorter or longer routes. Footwear: Lightweight boots.
Sicily countryside with yellow & orange flowers

Trip Highlights

  • Clamber over limestone terraces searching for seasonal edible plants such as wild asparagus, mustard tops, capers, and chard, on this 1-day foraging walk near Ragusa, Sicily
  • Revel in endless fields of wildflowers, search for wild orchids, and delight in the simple harmony of the countryside on this 1-day wildflower walk near Ragusa, Sicily
  • Enjoy a home-cooked lunch in our kitchen and experience how Italians eat (and drink!) at home
  • Discover ancient pathways and traditional farms with nary a tourist in sight on this insider tour through the countryside of Ragusa

Trip Details

Dates
Monday through Saturday, Feb-May & Sept-Nov

Meet
Ragusa or Modica Sicily

Minimum Participants
2 people

Cost
$190 per person

Meals
1 lunch with wine

Groups
Please request separate pricing for groups

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