Cap Rando Selection : Trips organized by Cap Rando partners
In line 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 crossing of Sicily on horseback to discover the variety of its landscapes

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Horseback riding trip in Sicily. This horseback trip between the North coast and the South coast of Sicily is a fantastic adventure that allows you to travel the island and discover the variety of its landscapes. A total immersion in its depth made of history and agriculture, magic and legends.



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Day 1: Arrival at the equestrian center or free transfer from Palermo airport. Welcome, dinner and overnight in a beautiful panoramic residence in front of the Tyrrhenian Sea equipped with swimming pool.

horseback holiday in SicilyDay 2: Cefalù - Piano Battaglia. About 7-8 hours riding. Breakfast. Attribution of the horses and departure at about 8 am. You will start with a beautiful ride in the middle of a dense Mediterranean vegetation with a breathtaking views of the Tyrrhenian coast and the Cefalù Gulf. After a few hours, you will arrive at the famous shrine of Gibilmanna, a former worship place where the Virgin is venerated. Short stop and visit of the sanctuary. You will leave in the direction of Isnello, a small medieval mountain village that you will cross before starting the climb on the northern slope of the Massif Carbonara, second highest mountain in Sicily (1979 m). Picnic in the woods. You will cross lush green oak and beech forests to Piano Battaglia, a mountain resort in the heart of the Madonie Park where you can enjoy a dinner with typical products and spend the night at the Rifugio Marini.

Equestrian vacation in SicilyDay 3: Piano Battaglia - Feudo San Giorgio. About 6-7 hours riding. Breakfast and departure around 8:30 am. High mountain tour in the heart of Madonie where you can have to dismount for a few hundred meters, when the terrain becomes rocky and steep. You pass through Portella Mele and, on a clear day, you can discover a view of more than half of Sicily. Picnic near Nociazzi. Then you will continue in the afternoon by the trazzere to the South Imera River that you cross. Then you ride up to Feudo San Giorgio, an old 19th century farmstead which has been renovated and is equipped with a swimming pool. You will enjoy a dinner made with local produces and spend the night here.

Day 4: Feudo San Giorgio - Mappa. Between 5 and 7 am on horseback. Breakfast and departure from the farm around 8:30 am. You will enter the granary that has been since the beginning of time Sicily horse riding tripSicily, crossed by the "regie trazzere" (royal routes) established by the Bourbon government in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to ensure the free movement of herds and people to cross the island. Break at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Bilici, the geographical center of the island. You will leave for pasder near the station of Marianopoli by a forest of eucalyptus, today a private game reserve. Arrival at Mappa, former residence of Prince Spadadora, with swimming pool. Sumptuous dinner and night.

Day 5: Mappa - Aragona. Between 7 and 8 am on horseback. Breakfast and departure from Mappa around 8 am. Walk through the fields to the picturesque and ancient village of Sutera, considered as one of the oldest in the history of mankind, with several prehistoric testimonies. Crossing the village and continuing to the valley of the river Platani: one of the main rivers of Western Sicily, after horse ring in Sicilycrossing the natural reserve of Monte Conca. Picnic. Afternoon across the valley to your next stop: Principe di Aragona farmhouse, also an old restored masseria with swimming pool. Dinner and night.

Day 6: Aragona - Agrigento. About 6-7 hours riding. Breakfast and departure at about 8:30 am towards Agrigento, the ancient Akragas of the Greeks, founded in 580 BC. J.C. by the Rodiens and Cretois. After crossing an agricultural area near Aragona, you arrive at Macalube, emergence of methane gas from the depths of the earth, carrying a mud of cold clay and creating small craters. You will continue towards Agrigento. Small stop in the typical village of Monte Aperto, and picnic below in the shade of a grove. In the afternoon, you will head towards Sicily horse ridingthe temples: guided tour of the most important monuments (temples of Hera, Concordia, Hercules, Zeus, Castor). Then you will continue to the farm Passo dei Briganti, where dinner with local products awaits you.

Day 7: Agrigento - Torre Salsa. About 6-7 hours riding. Breakfast and departure around 8:30 am. Very impressive route through the countryside of Agrigento with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean coast before arriving in the coastal reserve of Torre Salsa: one of the most beautiful and best preserved coast of Sicily, where your adventure ends. Dinner and overnight at Agriturismo Torre Salsa, inside the reserve.

Day 8: Breakfast and free transfer to Palermo airport.

* Indicative itinerary that can be modified if necessary. Reverse direction (South - North) at some dates.


Directly to the point of departure in Sicily (details are sent with the confirmation of your booking) at the end of the afternoon. Free transfer from Palermo airport.

After breakfast. Free transfer to Palermo airport.

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 Palermo:
Easyjet, Ryanair, Transavia,Vueling, Volotea.


RIDING LEVEL: image 28
You must be able to walk, trot, canter and galop outdoor on open spaces.
You will ride an average of 7 hours 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.


ACCOMMODATION: horseback trail ride in sicily
In hotels and guesthouses (Agriturismi). 1 night in bedrooms in a simple accommodation: a mountain refuge. Single bedroom available with supplement.

MEALS:horseback trail ride in sicily
An assistant prepares nice buffets at picnic places or in restaurants:
Picnic lunch, typical Sicilian dinner in the evening (minimum four litters).
Refined sicilian cuisine based on local products. Evening meals include: starter, pasta, meat, dessert, wine, water and digestif (liqueur, grappa, limoncello or any other choice), coffee or tea. Continental or American-style breakfasts on request. Picnics: fresh bread, salad, cheeses, olives, charcuterie, Sicilian specialties, wines or other drinks on request, coffee or tea. (Meals brought by the stewardship car). Tables, chairs, cutlery are provided.

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The assistant transfers luggage every day.

Infos tarif


In 2-3 person bedrooms: 1810 €
Single bedromm supplement: 250 €
Booking fees: 15 €


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.
See prices & information

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).

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:

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 unforeseen your cancellation insurance contract).
For Europe Union citizens only: we offer to subscribe the "Cap Protection Security" from Chapka Insurance. This covers you for cancellation, interruption of stay, individual accident, assistance 24h / 24h, medical expenses abroad, luggage insurance, civil liability. You can also only take a cancellation insurance if you have insurance covering other risks. 
See all information about our cancellation policy and Chapka insurance offer.
For non West European 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: Click here to access the server
- By bank transfer: Bank information

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 general conditions and special covid conditions: 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 flights / trains.

Lena (Sweden)

The staff was : More than excellent !
Horses generally and your horse specifically was: Excellent - Nice and safe, in good condition
Tack generally and your tack specifically was: Excellent
The accommodation(s) was / were: Excellent
Your stay was : Excellent. Very good, it was a perfect riding holiday
Cap services were General feeling : Excellent. I booked the trail from Sweden and I thougt it would be
difficult - but it was not !
Cap Rando booking confirmation & informations
Provided documents were : Excellent 

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