THE EDUCATIONAL FARM OF TENUTA STOCCATELLO

A unique opportunity for young and old to see, touch and live in contact with the animals.

SCHOOL TRIPS From this year on school trips proposed by Tenuta Stoccatello have a privilege: education and entertainment in contact with nature. It was thus defined and established a close collaboration with industry professionals, entrusting to their decades of experience in school tourism, the management of educational projects for schools, rich in recreational and educational activities. Ecology day Stoccatello offers numerous workshops including: educational farm, orienteering, harvest, olive harvest, cooking classes, guided tours of the oil mills and wineries of Menfi. Download and print our programs please contact us for more details and a personalized offer.

EXCURSIONS AND PLACE TO VISIT

FROM TENUTA STOCCATELLO

 

10 REASONS TO CHOOSE US !

 

1.STRATEGIC POSITION:The Tenuta Stoccatello is located in Menfi, in a strategic position to visit the western part of Sicily (Provinces of TRAPANI, AGRIGENTO AND PALERMO)

Trascrizione fonetica

 

  1. EASY TO REACH: at 1 hour far from the two Sicilian International Airports: PALERMO AND TRAPANI

3.SEA HOLIDAY:Tenuta Stoccatello is on a hillside facing on the sea, at 7 km

Menfi is recognized with the blue flag for the long and sandy beaches and for the quality of the sea. menfi has been awarded by FEE (Foundation for Environmental Education) with the prestigious Bandiera Blu (Blue Flag)

 

4.CULTURAL HOLIDAY:

ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES

* SELINUNTE (15 MINUTES)

* MONTE ADRANONE – SAMBUCA DI SICILIA (15 MINUTES)

* AGRIGENTO TEMPLES (1 HOUR)

* SEGESTA  (40 MINUTES)

* MOZIA ISLAND (40 MINUTES)

* ERICE (1 HOUR) medieval village

 

  1. CITIES OF ART AND MUSEUM

* ERICE (1 HOUR) medieval village

* PALERMO (1 HOUR)

*TRAPANI (1 HOUR)

*AGRIGENTO- Pirandello House Museum (1 HOUR)

*SCIACCA (15 MIN.)

*SAMBUCA DI SICILIA (15 MIN.)

*MARSALA – Salt Museum and Salt Mills (40 MIN.)

*MAZARA DEL VALLO – MUSEUM Dancing Satyr (30 MIN.)

*GIBELLINA (20 MIN.)

*SANTA MARGHERITA DEL BELICE –  The Leopard Museum – (15 MIN.)

 

6.THERMAL SPA

* THERMAL SPA SCIACCA (15 MINUTES)

* STOVES OF SAN CALOGERO (SCIACCA) Cave at around 40 C

* TERME ACQUA PIA (15 MINUTES)

 

  1. WINE & FOOD TOURS:

Menfi is in the Wine Route Terre Sicane and it is perfect for wine and food tour

18 WINERIES : VISITS, WINE TASTING, WINE CLASSES

OIL MILLS: VISITS AND OIL TASTING

DAIRIES: VISIT AND CHEESE TASTING

COOKING CLASSES

 

8.GOLF:

At 30 minutes far from Tenuta Stoccatello  the Verdura Golf Resort two exciting 18-hole championship courses and a nine-hole course that meander around indigenous orange and olive groves, using terrain that undulates from mountain foothills down to the Mediterranean seashore.

 

9.HORSE RIDING

Horse riding in the country side

 

10.TREKKING & BIRD WATCHING  IN NATURAL RESERVES

* ZINGARO – CASTELLAMMARE DEL GOLFO

* MONTE COFANO  – CUSTONACI

* STAGNONE – MARSALA

* ZONE UMIDE – MAZARA DEL VALLO

*CASTELLO DELLA PIETRA E  FOCE DEL BELICE – MENFI

 

 

 

SOME INFORMATION

 

MENFI

PRESEPE DI BALDO: NATIVITY OF BALDO:At 4 kilometre far from Tenuta Stoccatello. Reconstruction of an ancient village of the past with 10,000 original pieces of daily life.

“DAL RICOTTARO” The cheese maker: How does the ricotta and Vastedda. From milking to processing.

MAGAGGIARO WOODS: Area for barbecues, nature walks, bird watching and games for children

VISIT IN CELLAR: Planeta ,Barbera, Settesoli wineries and other 15 wineries are located in Menfi.. Wine tasting and visit to the cellar. (Reservation is requested)

OIL MILL VISIT: Visit and tasting oil in oil mills Ravida’ and La Rocca Reservation is requested

BEACHES: LIDO FIORI  AND PORTO PALO: sandy beach with blue flag FEE recognized for the quality of its water

 

SANTA MARGHERITA DEL BELICE  (at 15 minutes )

MUSEUM  “GATTOPARDO” Wax Museum and the original manuscripts of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, author of famous novel “The Leopard “

MUSEUM OF MEMORY: In ancient church, destroyed and rebuilt almost Compleat, photographs and articles about the 1968 earthquake that destroyed the Belice Valley. Moving atmosphere in memory of the past

 

PARTANNA  (at 15 minutes )

HORSE RIDING: Horse riding lessons, horseback riding and nature on the beach. In cooperation with Arabian Partanna’s Ranch (reservationis requested)

GRIFEO CASTLE: medieval castle and houses the Museum of Prehistory of the Lower Belice. Open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30pm  and from 4:30 pm  to 7:30 pm

 

MONTEVAGO  (at 15 minutes )

TERME ACQUA PIA: A day of relaxing spa treatments, natural swimming pools, surrounded by a lush garden.

 

 

 

SELINUNTE  (at 15 minutes )

 

Archaeological Park of Selinunte: Visit  of the temples and the Acropolis, built with materials taken from the quarries of Cusa

 

BELICE NATURAL RESERVE: nature walk among the local flora and fauna

 

 

 

 

 

MAZARA DEL VALLO  (at 30 minutes)

MUSEUM Dancing Satyr: In the  Church of Sant Egidio is situated the bronze statue of three meters, dating from the fourth century. BC

Walk through the old town, seafront and main shopping streets

 

CAMPOBELLO DI MAZARA (at 30 minutes)

CAVE OF CUSA: old natural factory where columns and capitals of the temples

of Segesta and Selinunte were released

GIBELLINA (at 30 minutes)

Destroyed by the earthquake of 1968, the city has been rebuilt and lauded works of famous exponents of art and architecture.

 

MARSALA (at 40 minutes)

SALINE  WITH WINDMILLS AND THE SALT MUSEUM

MOZIA ISLAND : visit of the ancient archaeological  Punic city

VISIT OF THE TOWN CENTRE
TRAPANI AND SURROUNDINGS (at1 hour)

VISIT OF THE TOWN CENTRE AND THE PORT

 

ERICE

City with 60 medieval churches, the Norman Castle and the Cathedral of 1314, Erice is located on top of Mount San Giuliano, which offers a spectacular panoramic view of Trapani.

SEGESTA

VISIT OF THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK

 

FROM TRAPANI DAILY BOAT EXCURSION TO EGADI ISLAND

FAVIGNANA ISLAND: Discover the creeks running motorbike, bicycle or car

LEVANZO ISLAND: clear water and visit of the cave of the Genovese with graffiti of 13,000 years ago

MARETTIMO ISLAND: Ideal to cruise by boat to explore caves and coves

 

SAN VITO LO CAPO

Crystal clear sea, natural reserves and events

COUS COUS FEST (SEPTEMBRE )

International Kite Festival (May)

SCOPELLO

Visit of the small village of Tuna. From here the route starts in the natural reserve of Zingaro, which ends in San Vito Lo Capo

 

ZINGARO NATURAL RESERVE: walking between the Mediterranean Sea and along small paths. The area is  rich in endemic plants and birds and raptors

 

SAMBUCA (at 15 minutes )

 

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OF MONTE Adranone greek-Punic settlement more ‘
Top of the Mediterranean, dating from the sixth century. BC

CHURCH OF SAN CALOGERO: where are exhibited the works of Master Giambecchina.

CHURCH OF THE MATRIX (of 600) occupies a
part of the ancient castle Zebut.

QUARTIERE ARABO, TERRRAZZO BELVEDERE

ANTIQUARIUM MONTE Adranone: exhibits of the site of Monte Adranone

TEXTILE MUSEUM OF SCULPTURE SYLVIE CLAVEL: the works of wires, ropes and knots

SWEETNESS MOMENT: try tipical sweets: Minnie Virginia cucciddati, Plates, Mpignulata, Zippuli, cudduruna, Muffuletti and Cannoli

 

SCIACCA  (at 15 minutes )

MONTE KRONIO AND THE  CHURCH OF SAN CALOGERO: On top of Mount Kronio worth visiting the church of San Calogero which offers a magnificent panorama, and stoves San Calogero.

CASTELLO INCANTATO: “The Enchanted Castle”: outdoor museum with sculptures in the stone and trees, immersed in the garden of olive trees and prickly pear

STOVES OF SAN CALOGERO: Cave at around 40 C °. Inside you can see the work of the chisel and some illegible letters engraved which suggests to a Greek and Saracen.

SCIACCA Spa: Spa treatments to relax.

VISIT TO THE TOWN CENTRE: Walk among streets full of shops, pottery workshops and Coral and pastry

VISIT TO THE PORT: folk experience not to be missed! In the early afternoon the return of the fishing boats laden with fish, which is sold directly on the platform.

GOLF: At 30 minutes far from Tenuta Stoccatello

 

 

AGRIGENTO AND SURROUNDINGS (at 1 hour)

VISIT THE TEMPLES IN THE  ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK

ERACLEA MINOA: visit of the Archeological Park and relax on its beach

 

 

THE SCALE OF TURKEY

 

PALERMO AND SURROUNDINGS (at 1 hour)

TOWN CENTRE AND SHOPPING

Monreale Cathedral

CAVE OF SANTA ROSALIA visit the cave of the patron saint of Palermo. Wonderful panorama of the city of Palermo

MONDELLO: a seaside promenade, stopping for coffee and cakes’ in the square