Pre-planned trips

The treasure of Frederick’s wines

The core of route is Altomonte, a small jewel of the South considered one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. From here we will discover the wines and gastronomy of the place embellished with treasures such as the Paleolithic of Papasidero, the archeology of the Sibari park, the beauty of the villages of Civita and Morano Calabro and lastly we will discover the Passito di Saracena, special local sweet wine, a tidbit of the place.

Package

DAY 1 – ALTOMONTE

Arrival in Hotel in Altomonte.

In the afternoon, visit of the Norman Tower and all the historical buildings of Altomonte.

Return in Hotel in Altomonte and overnight.

DAY 2 – MORANO AND ALTOMONTE

Breakfast in Hotel in Altomonte.

In the morning, visit of the Morano Calabro and its norman-swabian castle.

In the afternoon, tasting of typical calabrian wines and food in Altomonte (Farneto del Principe farm).

Return in Hotel in Altomonte and overnight.

DAY 3 – PAPASIDERO AND SARACENA

Breakfast in Altomonte.

In the morning, visit of Romito cave of Papasidero where is possible to find reconstructions of the indigenous culture; important engravings are two sketches of Bos primigenius.

In the afternoon, on the way back to Altomonte, visit stop in Saracena with degustation of the special sweet wine called Passito accompanied with a tasting of typical food (Feudo dei Sanseverino winery).

In the evening, return in Altomonte and tasting of a selection of the best calabrian wines and gourmet dinner in Altomonte village (Barbieri winery).

Overnight.

DAY 4 – SIBARI – CASTROVILLARI – CIVITA

Breakfast in Hotel in Altomonte.

In the morning, visit of the Archaeological area of Sibari and its museum, a very important milestone of the classical and archaic age.

After we will take a light lunch with local food and EVO oil degustation (Parisi farm).

In the afternoon, visit of Civita, town of Albanese origins with the interesting Arbereshe museum.

On the way back stop in Castrovillari and tasting of typical local wines (Ferrocinto wines).

Return in Hotel in Altomonte and overnight.

DAY 5 – DEPARTURE

Breakfast in Hotel in Altomonte and free time before departure.

Location

Altomonte, Province of Cosenza, Calabria, Italy

Altomonte, Province of Cosenza, Calabria, Italy