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Hello, my name is Porto Di Terra!
Polizzi Generosa, Sicilia, Italy
Porto di Terra (PDT) is a young non-profit/non governmental youth organization officially founded in 2015 yet existing as an informal group since 2012 operating in the Madonie Natural Park of Sicily island (Italy). Its members are all below 35 years of age and experienced in various fields linked to rural social innovation.
The Porto di Terra activities include both food producing in the frame of agro-ecology, natural farming and permaculture, as well as sustainable rural development, and services related to community facilitation, international exchanges of practices on sustainability, environmental education and multicultural non-violent education. agro-ecology. Porto di Terra carries on its work mainly in the area of Madonie natural Park, which includes a European Geopark and an extraordinary heritage of Mediterranean biodiversity species as well as the rich cultural heritage of its 15 historical urban centers with the rural identities of their ancient communities.
Porto di Terra is located in a land-locked rural part of Sicily that is beautiful as much an under populated and with poor access to economic resources. One of our main aims is to increase the active participation of local youth in the development and innovation of the area providing ways to enlarge perspectives, raise awareness about the locally available resources and sustainable ways to use them.
About the place
The camping is surrounded by the woods, provided with dried toilets and fresh showers. It is possible to sleep in our tepees or to bring your own tent.
Fresh drinkable water from the spring is always at disposal, as well as the fully equipped external kitchen, inside the main house there is a big hall where is possible to charge electronic devices and 2 bathrooms provided with hot water.
Animals: we have dogs, cats, chickens and donkeys, if you are travelling with an animal, let us know in advance!!
Among us ..Laura is a certified mountain guide, Elena is an environmental educator. We will be happy to describe our beautiful mountains and to organise a trek for you with (or without) our 5 donkeys, guiding you in the natural park. It is possible to organise Ayurvedic massages with Elisa.
We are waiting for you,
Come and meet us!
Reviews from guests
Un lugar muy recomendable, con gente amable y un buen sitio para explorar Sicilia.
was a very nice camping site in the middle of the mountains with very friendly people.
Great place, great situation, great people. We loved it!
We loved this wild and quiet place and their kind inhabitants :) The panorama is very nice, thought looking like 'our cloudy Pyrenees' :) Your deep knowledege of the country and peaceful philosophy were particularly appreciated. Many thanx to you Federico and Elisa (and bambina !)
Nous avons été merveilleusement accueillies dans ce très beau coin de verdure (humide à cette saison donc prévoir du bien chaud pour dormir ;-)...mais le chant des rossignols pendant la nuit nous a fait oublier ce désagrément !) . Si vous recherchez le calme, la paix, la sérénité, les belles rencontres ... et les belles randonnées (merci à Laura pour ses conseils !), Porto Di Terra est idéal. Tout est fait pour que l'on se sente bien accueilli et à l'aise.
Un lieu unique, atypique et chargé de belles énergies.
Grazie mille a tutti !