Fishing with cousin Pepè at the foot of Mt Etna

Fishing with cousin Pepè at the foot of Mt Etna

A story to live together in contact with nature, sea, food and wine and local traditions

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Today we would like to introduce you to Saro and his cousins, ​​who will make you live a unique story in contact with the sea and its ancient traditions.

Saro’s cousins ​​live abroad, arrive for the first time in Acireale, and dream of rediscovering their roots, the sea, and the lands they had never seen and meeting relatives they had never met.

Rosario, “Saro” for friends, a tour and environmental guide enthusiast of Etna culture, organizes the meeting with Giuseppe, “Pepè”, the only cousin who has decided to continue the profession of his grandparents and great-grandparents: fishing. It will certainly be an exciting moment even if it will not be easy to understand each other: Pepè only speaks the Sicilian dialect!

Are you ready to learn the ancient secrets of fishing and rediscover your roots?

Saro awaits you at sunset in the square in Acireale, to help you immerse yourself in the Sicilian culture linked to the sea and fishing. He will guide you on a trekking path surrounded by typical Mediterranean nature with a breathtaking view and fishing at sunset will be a truly memorable experience.

Program:

  • Meeting with Saro for a sweet Sicilian taste
  • Naturalistic trekking on the ancient lava stone path, “Le Chiazzette”, which led fishermen from the center of Acireale to the port of Santa Maria La Scala
  • Arrival at the port, meeting with the fishermen and with Pepè, boarding, and navigation
  • During the fishing tourism, Pepè will tell about his life, his profession, and all the secrets of squid fishing
  • At sunset, squid fishing
  • Dinner on the boat and return to the port of Santa Maria La Scala
  • Delivery of the Sicilian fisherman’s certificate

Cost per person

According to your needs of cost and duration

Meeting Point

Caffè Cipriani, Piazza Vigo 3
Acireale (CT)

Length

From 4 to 5 hrs

Frequency

On request

Difficulty

Easy

Participants

Min
Max 12

Languages

Italian
English

Accessibility

Suitable for adults, families, individuals and groups up to 12 people.

Suitable for special occasions

Minors must be accompanied by an adult

Included

Meeting with Saro for a sweet Sicilian taste

Naturalistic trekking

Meeting with the fishermen, boarding and sailing

Squid fishing

Dinner on the boat and return to the port of Santa Maria La Scala

Delivery of the Sicilian fisherman’s certificate

Not Included

Anything not previously expressed

Conditions

Further details will be provided when requesting availability and booking

Report in advance any allergies and/or intolerances

Transfers are provided on foot from the meeting point and by boat for fishing tourism. In addition, the 760 meters long trekking route, 150 meters difference in height, takes about 1 hour walk

Recommended clothing: Trekking shoes, windbreaker for the evening on the boat.

Cancellation policy: free 48 hours before the event. In addition, with a 30% penalty

Payment within 7 days of the event, by bank transfer

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Fishing with cousin Pepè at the foot of Etna

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