Activities Outside The Resort (Family)

With its pristine beaches, stunning coastline and rocky mountain ranges, Sicily is an enchanting place to enjoy a family holiday. Whether you want to relax, get active or explore, there’s plenty to entertain all age groups. If you’re planning a holiday, follow our activities suggestions for families to get the most out of your truly Sicilian escape with Rocco Forte Hotels.

TRAVEL BACK IN TIME WITH MUSEO DEL GIOCATTOLO
17km from Verdura Resort

Step back into childhood for a few hours with a visit to Museo del Giocattolo in Sciacca. Located just moments from Verdura Resort, the playful museum is a tribute to the power of toys to inspire imagination, creativity and happiness in children. Offering a vast toy collection with objects dating from 1880 to 1980, each exhibit is cleverly displayed in an authentic and original way, creating a delightful experience that will engage both adults and kids. A great chance to understand how toys can help shape our lives and memories, this museum a blast from the past that won’t disappoint. 

HORSE RIDING
Explore the Sicilian territory and enjoy the incredible variety of landscapes surrounding Verdura Resort with our horseback trip. Ride along the seashore, explore unspoiled landscapes, surrounded by  an expanse of sand; or discover the wonderful Sicilian landscape, enjoy gorgeous views, breath the fresh Sicilian air with our horseback riding in the mountains. The perfect way to spend a lovely and relaxing time in nature with family.

GO KARTING
18km from Verdura Resort

Live an extraordinary experience of fun with your family. Verdura Resort gives you the possibility to spend an exciting day at  Kartodromo Minoa, one of the top go-kart tracks in Sicily, 800 mt. long, regional competitions venue, a reference point for go-kart enthusiasts or for those who wants to have a unique experience. The display board at the centre of the track will show you the race details while the computerised timing system, unique in Sicily, will measure the live timing, for a Real Mini Gran Prix Race. Give your children a day they’ll never forget just a few minutes from our resort.

MASTERS OF CERAMICS
The art of ceramics has deep roots in the history of Sciacca, as demonstrated by recent findings, the first furnaces appeared in the IV Century. Local craftsmen have been creating and commercialising valuable artifacts since ancient times, appreciated around the world. Monuments, churches and the same streets in Sciacca are characterized by gorgeous ceramic works of art and in the small artisan’s shops in every corner of the city centre you can find precious handmade creative objects like jars, plates, carafes and majolicas. Experience and explore the traditional techniques in ceramics, local artists are on hand to teach hand-building and decoration techniques. Try your hand at making beautiful and creative objects out of clay within their workshops just a few minutes away from Verdura Resort.