In the morning, transfer to Agrigento, arrival in hotel, accommodation and lunch. The afternoon is devoted to visit the archaeological area of the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento. The guided tour allows you to admire the magnificent Doric temples of the sacred hill, recently added by UNESCO in the list of World Cultural Heritage: the temple of Hera (Juno), the Temple of Concordia, the Temple of Herakles (Hercules), the temple of Zeus (Jupiter) and the Shrine of the chthonic deity. After this amazing experience we could understand the civilization that produced them and we could know the characters that have made Akragas "the most beautiful city of mortals". In the evening return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, transfer to the typical village of Sant'Angelo Muxaro. We will spend a day in the small village of Sant'Angelo Muxaro, the discovery of ancient crafts, traditional and archaeological monuments. We will start to make pizza or bread in a traditional bakery with wood-burning oven where Maria will reveal all secrets to getting a special bread. As the bread bakes, we could visit the nearby dairy farm family run and taste cheese and cottage cheese prepared in the traditional manner. We will pass then to observe a craftsman who weaves wicker baskets. Finally, we could have a lunch in the narrow streets of the country with the foods that we have prepared. It is an unforgettable experience of Sicilian lifestyle village that it allows us for a day to take part in the life of every days of its people and we might try their hospitality. The afternoon is devoted to visit the archaeological area on the flanks of the hill of Sant'Angelo Muxaro, dominating the media of the Platani Valley (ancient Halykos). It is one of the most monumental necropolis of Sicily, whose graves were opened in chalky bench recovering the tholos type of funeral constructions Aegean-Mycenaean. Inside the tombs were found extraordinary funerary objects (X-fifth century BC), including bowls and golden rings preserved in the archaeological museums of Agrigento and Siracusa and also in the British Museum in London. The majesty of some graves, as the "Grotta del Principe" or "Grotta Sant'Angelo", and the richness of the finds have led many archaeologists identify Sant'Angelo Muxaro as the ancient capital of the kingdom of Sicilian, named Kamikos. At the end of the day return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast transfer at the stables, it will welcome us with its beautiful horses. We will cross every kind of paths, along different ways, it allows us to discover places full of enchantment. We will spend a few hours in the company of docile hourses, breathing pure air and admiring beautiful landscapes. The path will be adjacent at the Valley of the Temples, while we are riding our horses we could admire the beauty of the landscapes and the Roman temples of Agrigento.
End of tour.
1. The services include accommodation in 5-star hotels.
2. Lunch and dinner.
3. Autovan with English speaking drivers available for all shifts.
4. Touristic Guides