Butterfly watching experience

Aporia crataegi Butterfly watching

We offer you 15% discount on the second excursion! You will receive a discount code in the first booking confirmation email.

 

 

Discover how fascinating the butterfly world is observing butterflies in the heart of the Madonie, in one of the richest area in Sicily regarding biodiversity. The Madonie Natural Park shelters about 100 species of day butterflies and some of them are rare local endemisms*.

The experience will begin with a short and easy butterfly watching initiation. You will learn how to recognize some of the main families, how to take the best photos, how to use the net and the butterfly watching binoculars, etc. Then you will have the opportunity to practice immediately taking part in butterfly monitoring activities with our nature guide.

* e.g.: Parnassius apollo siciliae, hesperia comma hemipallida, Polyommatus daphnis pallidecolor

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Period:
June, July and August

Duration:
About 3 hours

Difficulty level:
Easy

Distance:
2,5 km

Difference in altitude:
About 150 m

What to bring:
Hiking shoes or good sport shoes, water, windproof jacket, clothes suitable to the weather conditions.

Meet your guide in Piano Battaglia (Province of Palermo) at 9.30 am.
You will be provided with a map indicating the meeting point when you book.

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Prices:
Mini-groups maximum 10 participants
1 adult: 49€
Save -20% if you book for 2 or 3 adults: 39€ per person

Children (6-16 years old): 15€
Children (0-5 years): free
Group price (from 4 to 10 people): 130€

Private groups: please contact us

Want to enjoy the Madonie even more? We offer you 15% discount on the second excursion!
You will receive a discount code in the first booking confirmation email.

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Included in the price:
- nature guide member member of ALI (Associazione Lepidotterologica Italiana) and member of AIGAE (Associazione Italiana Guide Ambientali Escursionistiche) - languages: Italian, English, French, Spanish
- snack with local products

Extra options:
- hiking shoes rental
- transport - participants must have a car. If you don't have one, please contact us

The excursion could be cancelled in case of bad weather conditions.

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