Type of tour: Day Tours and Shore Excursions
Name: Castelbuono: An Enigmatic Place Where A Biological, Geological, Cultural And Historical Heritage Converges
Tour length: 8 Hours
Depart from: down your ship or Hotel
Tour Code: CASTELB
Our first stop is Piano Pomo with its “monumental trees”, more than 300 hundred years old. You’ll feel like being in the magic forest of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night Dream”. Among the vegetation , we can find a lot of endemic species , such as Nebrodi Fir (Abies nebrodensis ).
And now an Highlight : Learn about beekeeping in the Madonie Park .. Discover honey, Propolis , royal jelly , pollen.
A sensory lesson and tasting of several different kinds of honey to learn and recognize smells and honey “ color”
Lunch / tasting : The Madonie cusine with typical dishes , some of which made with honey.
Walk around the medieval streets of Castelbuono to recount the architecture and to portray glimpses and ancient crafts with a photographer
Inside the heart of stone : the catacombs of the Matrice Vecchia and the castle built by the noble Ventimiglia family in the 14th century.
Our visit would not be complete without tasting the famous Fiasconaro’s Panettone.