Cap Rando Selection : Trips organized by Cap Rando partners
Stationary and progressive trail rides
In 2-3 person bedrooms, single bedrooms with supplement
Level 3 :You must be able to walk, trot, canter and gallop outdoor

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A week of horseback riding in Sicily, stationary with return in the evenings to your comfortable accommodation and two itinerant days with a night in a mountain refuge to immerse yourself on horseback in the heart of Sicily in the Madonie Regional Park. The park covers an area of more than forty thousand hectares and offers more than half of the treasures of all the biodiversity of Sicily.

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Randonnée à cheval en Sicile
Programme intro


Day 1: Arrival at your accommodation, a charming restored 19th century noble house, surrounded by the wild nature of Madonie Park with spectacular views of the north coast of the island and the Aeolian Islands. Dinner based on local products and night.

Day 2: Sanctuary of Gibilmanna and Pizzo Sant'Angelo (about 5 hours on horseback). A charming introduction to the territory that takes you all the way around and brings you to the top of the highest mountain in the territory of Cefalù, Pizzo Sant'Angelo (1081 meters) from where, weather permitting, you can admire the high Madonie, the Tyrrhenian Coast from Palermo to Capo D'Orlando, the Aeolian Islands and more. Picnic break, passage and visit of the sanctuary of Gibilmanna, before returning to your accommodation.

Day 3: Wine tasting (about 5 hours on horseback). Departure after breakfast following an old “trazzera” (old paths used for transhumance which date back to the Bourbon era) towards Castelbuono, one of the most famous villages of the Madonie, with magnificent views of the high mountains . Visit the renowned vineyard of Abbazia Santa Anastasia, a restored abbey, wine tasting and lunch, before returning to your accommodation in the afternoon.

Day 4: Rural life and Cefalù (about 5 hours on horseback). In the morning, you ride to a local farm on horseback to experience Sicilian rural life, learning how ricotta and local cheeses are made. You then return to one of the most panoramic places in the territory of Cefalù, with fantastic views of Palermo on one side, and the Nebrodi mountains on the other. In the late afternoon, you descend to the charming seaside town of Cefalù. Guided tour of the beautiful historic center and delicious seafood dinner by the water.

Day 5: Madonie Mountains (about 6 hours on horseback). After breakfast, departure for a two-day Inn to Inn trail ride in the high mountains of the Madonie. You start with a beautiful climb in the middle of wild vegetation and Mediterranean woods, with a breathtaking view of the Tyrrhenian Coast. After the picnic, you begin the ascent on the northern slope of the Carbonara Massif, the second highest mountain in Sicily (1979 m), crossing forests of holm oaks and beeches to Piano Battaglia, ski resort mountain in the heart of the Madonie Park, where you dine on typical products. Night at the Rifugio Marini mountain refuge.

Day 6: Madonie Mountains (about 6 hours on horseback). Before leaving the high mountains, you visit the Battaglietta, carsic sinkhole where all the water from the melting snow flows, to head towards Cefalù through underground tunnels. Descent from the high mountains through beautiful forests to reach the territory of the characteristic village of Isnello. Picnic break before returning in the afternoon to your accommodation through wild and well-preserved vegetation, with beautiful views of the north coast.

Day 7: Sant'Ambrogio beach (about 5 hours on horseback). On the last riding day of your stay, you ride through dense Mediterranean vegetation and small country roads to the quaint little seaside village of Sant'Ambrogio, where you visit a local oil press and enjoy an oil tasting of olives. Depending on the weather and the time of year, descent with the horses to the beach and picnic on the beach, before returning to the accommodation in the afternoon.

Day 8: Breakfast and free transfer to Palermo airport. End of your horseback riding in Sicily.

* Indicative program that can be modified if necessary. Riding times given as an indication.


Free transfer from Palermo airport at the end of afternoon.

Free transfer to Palermo airport after breakfast.

Flights are not included in our prices because it is generally more interesting to book your flights yourself, an inclusive flight package is generally more expensive with agency commissions. However, we are at your disposal to help you find the best rates or to offer you a trip including transport on request: free service.
Low-cost flights to Catane::
Easyjet from Bordeaux, Lyon, Nice, Paris-Roissy, Bâle-Mulhouse, Genève.
Ryanair from Marseille.
Transavia from Lyon, Nantes, Paris-Orly.
Vueling from Lyon, Paris-Orly.
Volotea from Toulouse.


RIDING LEVEL: image 28
You must be able to walk, trot, canter and galop outdoor on open spaces.
Between 5 and 6 hours riding per day.

randonnee a cheval en sicileHORSES:
Sicilian or crossbred, well trained, accustomed to the region, live in breeding. The guides clean, dress and saddle the horses. 

Comfortable English Saddles coated on request of sheepskin, and / or on request western, with hunting collar and croupiere.

The qualified guide speaks English, French, Italian, Spanish and Sicilian.

8 riders maximum.

From 16 years old. Maximum weight: 90 kg.


HEBERGEMENT: randonnée à cheval Sicile Italie
In a comfortable bed and breakfast 6 nights at the equestrian centre, one night in a simpler mountain refuge.

The evening: Refined Sicilian cuisine based on local products. Evening meals include: starter, pasta, meat, dessert, wine, water and digestive (liqueur, grappa, limoncello or other of your choice), coffee or tea. Picnics: fresh bread, salad, cheeses, olives, charcuterie, Sicilian specialities, wines or other drinks on request, coffee or tea (meal brought by the stewardship car). Tables, chairs, cutlery are provided.

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By assistance vehicle during the two itinerant (Inn to Inn) days.

Infos tarif


In 2-3 person bedrooms: 1790 €
Single bedromm supplement *: 250 €
Booking fees: 15 €* If you book in shared bedrooms and there is no one to share, the single bedroom supplement will be charged, refunded if a person wishing to share, subsequently registers.


Horse and tack rental, guide, assistant preparing meals and transfering luggage, full board accommodation, free transfers from / to Palermo airport at fixed times,  the financial guarantee of your payments by our travel operator deposit.


Individual insurance, tips, personal expenses, drinks out of meals, lunch if you arrive in the morning, any visits and optional activities, travel to / from Sicily,  anything not indicated in "the price includes".

INSURANCE (if you don’t already have one):
We offer to European citizens (only) Chapka insurances:
Cap Security: full insurance with cancellation. Cap Cancellation: cancellation only.
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Flights are not included because it is more interesting to book directly your ticket: a transport package included is generally more expensive with agency commissions. However, we are at your disposal to help you find the best prices or to offer you a flight included package on request (free service).

Dates From Infos Contact
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How to book

By booking with Cap Rando, you get the benefit of the French travel agency law, one of the strictest in the world: an unlimited financial guarantee for all your payments !


Check the availability and price (depending on the type of accommodation and after possible discounts) by contacting us through the availability & quote request form or by phone +33 (0)483431321, whatsapp +33(0)609520324, or e-mail:
If you already have received the confirmation of the availability and the price, you can proceed directly to your booking:

Fill out the online registration form:

Cap Rando is covered for its professional civil liability: GENERALI contract n ° AL974010.
To register on a Cap Rando holiday, you must be covered by an individual liability insurance covering your activity, individual accident, assistance, repatriation, and possibly cancellation (strongly recommended not to lose your payment in case of cancellation for a reason covered by a cancellation insurance).
We offer to Europe Union & Switzerland citizens (only) to subscribe the "Cap Security" insurance from Chapka Insurance. This covers you for cancellation, interruption of stay, individual accident, assistance 24h / 24h, repatriation, medical expenses abroad, luggage insurance, civil liability. You can also only subscribe a "Cap Cancellation" cancellation insurance if you have insurance covering other risks. 
See all information about our cancellation policy and Chapka insurance offer.
For non Europe Union citizens: if you pay by credit card, depending on your card, you may be fully covered: check your contract.
You can subscribe directly an insurance for instance on:

A 30% deposit is required upon booking, the balance being due 60 days before the stay date. Less than 60 days before your departure date, full payment is requested at registration.
You can pay:
- By credit card on our secure payment website: You will be directed to the payment link after completing the online booking form:
- By bank transfer: Our bank information will be sent to you after reception of your booking form.

Your payments are guaranted by our GROUPAMA travel agent bond.
If you book a trip through Cap Rando, you have the guarantee not to loose any payment. 
The French law is the strongest and requires all French travel agencies to have an unlimited financial guarantee for their customers in case of financial failure.

You will receive a confirmation file and contract with the invoice and all practical information within 24 hours after reception of your registration form and payment.

See the cencellation policy: cancellation conditions.
Please note: Any stay may be canceled in the event of insufficient bokkings to ensure the stay up to 21 days before the starting date. In this case, a replacement stay may be offered to you, if it does not suit you: full refund is guaranteed without compensation. We advise you to book refundable transports.