The Way of Shepherds in the Madonie Region

The Way of Shepherds in the Madonie Region

The Way of Shepherds in the Madonie Region

Become a shepherd for a day and experience the magic of the mountain!

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Immersed in the green area of the Madonie, there is one of the most characteristic places in the entire territory, representative of ancient art, that of cheese: welcome to marcatu!

Within a very extensive mountain area, the shepherd will show visitors how to milk the animals and, with the milk obtained, he will begin to produce ricotta and spun curd.

An integral part of the experience is that of practice: in fact, visitors will be able to try their hand at milking and making cheese in the traditional outdoor block with a wood-burning fireplace. Afterward, we will have lunch all together inside the pagghiaru, a building made of stone and straw typical of the marked.

Cost per person

€ 50,00

Meeting Point

Piano Farina
Petralia Sottana (PA)

Duration

6 hrs approx

Frequency

May/June
July/August
September/October
On request

Difficulty

Easy / Medium

Participants

Min 2
Max 16

Languages

Italian
Other languages on request

Accessibility

Suitable for everyone

Included

Walking excursion with guide

Experiential laboratory

Tasting and light lunch

Not Included

Anything not previously expressed

Conditions

Payment upon booking by bank transfer

Cancellation policy: within 48h from the date of the activity with a penalty of 30% of the total

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The Way of Shepherds in the Madonie Region

€ 50.00 per person

Min 2, max 16 participants

May, June, July, August, September, October

On request

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