walking along to the coastal path

walking with the shepherd

milking the goats

helping the shepherd with the cheese making

fresh ricotta cheese

the village of Sant'Ambrogio

helping Maria with baking the bread

Maria checking the bread that is in the oven

local cheese and pickled olives

wine tasting

Caponata traditional Sicilian dish

Mimmo's cellar

Day Guided Walk to the Shepherd, lunch and wine tasting at Mimmo's cellar

This walk begins in the village of Sant’Ambrogio.   Initially, we start at 150m and go up the old stony mule track, continuing onto forest tracks and through cork oak woods, “Bosco di Guarneri”, reaching 360m. The path contours around the mountain behind Guarneri with views across the Madonie Mountain range.

On the way we can stop at the shepherd to taste the freshly made ricotta cheese, before returning on a small path above the coastline back to the village.

We visit Mimmo's cellar to enjoy an authentic Sicilian meal with freshly home made and  tasting of his superb wine,  he will explain the winemaking process.


Distance 7.5 km /4.5 miles

Walking time:  3 hours 

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Dates:  on request

Cost:  Euro 220 for 2 people extra charge of Euro 60 person for 3 or more people

Group size:  minimum of 1 person

The tour includes:

  • Tasting of 2 white wine + 2 different vintages of red wine
  • Visit to the shepherd with cheese tasting
  • Lunch at Mimmo's cellar/restaurant
  • Services of a full-time professional tour guide 

The tour doesn't includes:

  • Transfers to the village of Sant'Ambrogio
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