Immersed in the fascinating nature of the Nebrodi Park, among the gentle valleys and the harsh and clay peaks of Mount Soro, there is the farm Il vecchio Carro. From generation to generation, this farm holiday in Caronia, a historic district in the province of Messina, hand down the passion for ancient flavours and scents of this land. In particular, the company is renowned for the production of Porchetta of black pork of Nebrodi, cooked in a wood oven according to the family recipe to preserve the taste and the typical fragrance. Away from the noise and the bustle of the city, Il Vecchio Carro allows to live a relaxing holiday to enjoy the best flavours of this extraordinary land.
To taste the typical products of Sicily, such as cold cuts and sausages from old recipes and the taste of tradition, organizing excursions on horseback in the Nebrodi National Park, enjoying a pleasant holiday staying in a typical and comfortable structure set in the countryside, or celebrating an important event with a background of the gentle hills and the harsh mountain slopes of these places. All this is possible at Il Vecchio Carro, a farm in Caronia that weaves the passion with the taste for the elegance of its ancient and characteristic structure. Open for ten years now, the farm consists of a stone farmhouse of 400 square meters and an outdoor area ten times bigger, nestled in the countryside of the region, where children can safely play and enjoy themselves in a specially equipped area. The farm is located in a strategic position for excursions in the park. In just thirty minutes from the golden beaches of Cefalu, suitable for both families and lovers of wild places, where the blue sea and the sky merge into one; and one hour from Taormina, a town that has its roots in the rocky plateau overlooking Mount Tauro overlooking the Ionian Sea from a height of about 250 meters. Furthermore, the farmhouse is an excellent starting point for an excursion on the Etna, being only an hour and a half away from the famous Sicilian volcano. Simply said, to delight yourself with the traditional flavours and scents of Sicily, in front of the breathtaking panorama offered by the Nebrodi National Park and surrounding lands: this is what Il Vecchio Carro offers its visitors.
The farm Il Vecchio Carro allows you to taste in its restaurant the flavours of Sicily, from the traditional Black pig's porchetta, produced by this well-known farmhouse in Caronia, to other products such as the fresh sausage, spareribs, hams and salami completely realized at zero kilometer, dealing directly with the Black pig rearing, species characteristic of this land. Il Vecchio Carro also offers horseback riding excursions that allow you to get in harmony with the nature sometime sweet and sometime wild of the Nebrodi Park, surrounded by the white beaches of Cefalu and the harsh slopes of Etna. For those who want to enjoy a stay in complete calm and tranquility, the farmhouse also offers rooms to spend a holiday dedicated to the good food and the peace guaranteed by the return to a life away from the bustle of the city. The farmhouse is finally also an attractive location for events and special ceremonies, which will have as its background the rural countryside that surrounds its stone structure, together with the elegance of the service offered by the staff.