A joyful, happy party, even a little bit crazy! Under the sign of lightness, fun and excellent food!In the settings of confetti and masks of the Carnival of Larino, we want to propose some days dedicated to discovering our history, our land, and our flavors.Entirely colored by papier-mâché giants that even this year, as tradition, will fill the streets of our town for an event recognized by the historic Carnival circuit of Italy.
ItineraryDay 1: Arrival at Essentia dimora rurale, LarinoStop At: ESSENTIA Dimora RuraleAt your arrival, you will be welcomed by the gentle hills of lower Molise in the wonderful surroundings of Larino. After checking in, you can enjoy the afternoon at leisure to discover the vineyards and olive groves that characterize the scenery. We suggest if you would like, to immerse yourself in the traditional Molisana sweets of carnival, with the cooking class "Let's make two chiacchiere" which will let you discover the secrets of this typical Molisesweet and it will end with a delicious taste! The children, instead, can express their creativity in a workshop where they will learn to use papier-mâché, the absolute protagonist of the carnival. Then, back to the facility, a delicious dinner will delight your appetite and your evening. You can taste a healthy and delicious menu based on genuine products, from wheat to vegetables, cultivated and processed according to tradition and respecting the naturalpace of the land.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Dinner: Appetizer, main course, second-course, side dish, fruit, sweets or dessert. Drinks: water, a quarter of wine per person.Accommodation included: Essentia dimora ruraleContrada Bosco, 2186035 Larino (CB)Day 2: Discover LarinoStop At: Palazzo Ducale di Larino, Larino, Province of Campobasso, MoliseThe day will start with a rich breakfast of typical products and homemade sweets, before immersing yourself into the history of the ancient village of Larino, where a local guide will explain the Roman domination of this town that sees its greatest expression in the Roman Amphitheater. The Medieval Village will welcome you within its walls through the historic Via Cluentio that will lead you to the Palazzo Ducale and the majestic Cathedral Basilica of San Pardo and the Assunta. We will then let you discover the village and its flavors in leisure, but we will remain at your disposal for suggestions, advice,and needs! In the afternoon the main attractions are the papier-mâché giants which will begin coloring the streets and piazza of the town with the joy and the lightness of the classical carnival atmosphere. The parade will last until the evening and will end with a mask contest where, if you want, you can be the protagonist! In the evening you can return to the facility where a tasty and genuine dinner awaits you before you can enjoy a free and festive evening among the masks!Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast: Rich breakfast of typical Molise products and homemade cakes. • Dinner: Appetizer, main course, second-course, side dish, fruit, sweets or dessert. Drinks: water, a quarter of wine per person.Accommodation included: Essentia dimora ruraleContrada Bosco, 2186035 Larino (CB)Day 3: Pane, oil and wine workshopStop At: I Dolci GrappoliA pleasant and relaxing breakfast will be the best way to start this Sunday! After the check-out from the facility, you can participate in the carnival event, where in the morning you will see the protagonists the papier-mâché giants and a variety of performances and jugglers that will cheer the atmosphere until evening, when there will be the long-awaited final award ceremony of the winning float! Alternatively, we suggest to immerse yourself in the local food and wine tradition with Pane, oil and wine workshop! On an experiential path in the Cantine D'Uva winery, located just 10 km from the farmhouse, we will let you taste the quality and goodness of the famous Gentile di Larino, the undisputed star of the local gastronomy, to continue to discover some culinary peculiarities of the territory, such as the Tintilia, the native Molise vine. Strolling through the rows of vines in the company of an expert guide, you will discover the secrets of the vine and the ancient art of harvesting. At the end of the tour, you can, of course, taste these and other delicacies in a pleasant lunch, which will be the perfect opportunity to give you our goodbye. N.B. The program may vary according to technical and meteorological requirements. Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Rich breakfast of typical Molise products and homemade cakes.No accommodation included on this day.