ANTIQUE PAESTUM AND BUFFALO FARM
Paestum is famous for two attractions: ancient Greek temples and the production of mozzarella. Temples are considered one of the best-preserved ancient Greek structures in the world, and the local mozzarella, made exclusively from buffalo milk, has no analogues. Duration: 8-12 hours.
HUNTING FOR BLACK TRUFFLES IN NORCIA AND A WORKSHOP ON THE PRODUCTION OF CHEESE.
A complete and engaging experiential dive to maintain an indelible memory of your holiday in Norcia. The classic truffle hunt is enriched with the art of cheese, so in addition to the suggestive walk in search of “black gold”, our trusted cheesemaker will show you and reveal all the secrets of the process of preparing the cheese (and everything not in his laboratory but outdoors and in the midst of nature!) A unique and unmissable experience, typical and genuine at the same time! Finally, enjoy the picnic in the woods, in total relax and let yourself be pampered by then tasting of typical local products before returning to the hotel.
TRUFFLE HUNTING LIMITED EDITION
Discover the mysterious world of the truffle. Track the truffle trail for a day, a unique, fascinating and educational experience that lies in the woods of the Langhe. Expert guides with their trained dogs will take you through the entire process of finding and digging up for truffles, teaching you how to distinguish and taste the different varieties. After collecting some fresh truffles in the woods, head back to the farmhouse where a starred micheline chef is waiting for you to teach how to make a series of exclusive truffle-based specialties like home-made fresh pasta. During the cooking class, a lot of other curiosities and habits about the local food traditions will be disclosed. Finally, a delicious truffle-based lunch will be served and paired with the most appropriate local wines.
GASTRONOMIC PIEDMONT AND TRUFFLE HUNTING
Depart to Alba, the capital of winemaking, white truffle and Ferrero chocolate. Walk through the center with a visit to shops full of delicacies and a rich selection of the best wine labels. In the boutique restaurant, away from the busy streets, guests will find a colorful and artistic chef to conduct a culinary master class. The dishes prepared under the strict guidance of the chef will make the lunch menu, accompanied by the recommended wines of the region. Guests will meet and move with a truffle hunter and his trained cheerful dog. The gambling truffle hunting will take place in a picturesque area. An experienced hunter will tell you interesting details about this valuable product, while walking in the open air among the beautiful autumn nature. The experience will end in the hunter’s house by tasting excellent home-made wine.
GOURMET TOUR OF THE EMILIA-ROMAGNA REGION
Parma is the only Italian city that has received the status of “creative” city in the field of gastronomy by UNESCO, and the restaurant “Osteria Francescana” in Modena has been among the three best restaurants in the world according to The World’s Best Restaurants classification for 5 consecutive years. During the tour, depending on the place of residence, guests can see not only the historical cultural heritage, but also taste the famous gastronomic delights of the region. Duration: 8-10 hours. Route N1: Parma or castles of Fontanellato and Soragna, castle of Torrechiara, tasting of Parmesan, Parma ham and balsamic vinegar. Route N2: Modena, the Lamborghini or Pagani Museum, lunch in a restaurant, tasting of Parmesan and balsamic vinegar.