Pre-planned trips

Wine Tour through the South of Italy

Ride in the sun of southern Italy among marine and mountain landscapes unique in the world. Live the experience of a genuine life. Taste the vibrant life of today in the cities of art and history (Valle D’Itria, Matera, Alto Ionio Calabria. Costa degli Achei). Savor the infinite range of traditional wines and culinary specialties. Retrace the millenary history in the cradle of our civilization. But above all, meet the local population, participate in their cuisine, dances, fun activities and exchange experiences.

Package

DAY 1 – ARRIVAL IN PUGLIA

Arrival in Bari / Brindisi in the morning and transfer to the Valle D’Itria Puglia hotel.

In the afternoon we will admire, in a quiet walk, Alberobello.

Evening – dinner and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 2 – VALLE D’ITRIA

Breakfast at the hotel

Arrival of guests in the Viola (Saracena) company

  • Start of the walk in the vineyard with explanations related to the vines and cultivation techniques
  • Arrival in the cellar and visit of the same with explanations on winemaking techniques.
  • Tasting room. Wine tasting in the Viola wineries pairings with local products (cold cuts, cheeses, desserts)

Evening – return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay

DAY 3 – MATERA

Morning – after breakfast, departure for Matera

11.30 am Arrive in Matera and transfer to hotel.

At 16 o’clock, take a guided tour of the Sassi of Matera, where you dive in the timeless silence of Sasso Barisano and Sasso Caveoso, following the streets where Pasolini shot “The Gospel According to Matthew” and Mel Gibson “The Passion of Christ”. It suffers from the charm of the city of caves, where every corner retains a surprise. You will not miss the opportunity to stop at the most scenic scenic spots and to discover the hidden corners of the ancient wonders of Matera.

Dinner in a typical restaurant to discover the lucano chapter of travel through the culture of food in southern Italy.

Overnight in Matera.

DAY 4 – COSENZA

Arrival at the hotel **** Hotel Palace Miramare

Visit of the historical center, walk in the alleys and on the promenade of the Cittadina.

Hotel accommodation dinner, overnight stay.

DAY 5 – VISIT OF PERCIACCANTE MASSERIA FORNARA AND FERROCINTO WINERY

Breakfast at the hotel

9:00 am Arrival of guests at the company Perciaccante Masseria Fornara

  • Visit to the rice fields
  • Visit to the Oil Museum

12:00 Arrival of guests at the company Ferrocinto

  • Start walk in the vineyard with explanations related to the vines and cultivation techniques
  • Arrival in the cellar and visit of the same with explanations on winemaking techniques.
  • Tasting room. Tasting of 6 wines paired with cold and hot dishes from the author’s kitchen

DAY 6 – VISIT OF VIOLA WINERY

Breakfast at the hotel

Arrival of guests in the Viola (Saracena) company

  • Start of the walk in the vineyard with explanations related to the vines and cultivation techniques
  • Arrival in the cellar and visit of the same with explanations on winemaking techniques.
  • Tasting room. Wine tasting in the Viola wineries pairings with local products (cold cuts, cheeses, desserts)

Evening – return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay

DAY 7 – VISIT OF CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL SITES 

9 am meeting with the guide and departure for the Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Armi in Cerchiara di Calabria

11 am Visit to the Cerchara DOP Bread Museum and tasting.

1pm Lunch in a restaurant / farmhouse

In the afternoon Afternoon excursion to the archaeological site of ancient Lagaria, founded by Epeo builder of the Trojan Horse, where we can follow the description of the life of the Greek ancestors who founded our European civilization.

Visit the village of Villapiana walk in the alleys, among the characteristic historical buildings (Palazzo del Principe, Palazzo Gentile, Palazzo dell’Americano, Palazzo Ducale, Palazzo La Regina, Porta dei Santi etc.) and its churches (Church of S. Maria del Piano, Convent of S. Antonio, Convent of S. Francesco)

Evening – return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay

DAY 8 – DEPARTURE

Morning – breakfast at the hotel

Departure for the airport and end of the services

Rates

Price : 1,230€ per person, based on double occupancy

The package includes:

  • 4 stars hotel in double room with bathroom in HB
  • Lunch in typical restaurants
  • Professional touristic guide
  • Shuttle service and transfer to the airport

The package does not include:

  • other meals not included in the package, beverages, tickets for fee paying visits and everything not included in the description

The payment must be made 50% when signing the proposal and the balance 15 days before departure.

The offer is referred to periods of low season

The price for single room will be estimated according to the period.

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