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$262.60 Cultural & Theme Tours

Larino Carnival 2019

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.

$52.52 Water Sports

RAFTING IN MOLISE

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productWelcome to the Valle del Sangro!Between Molise and Abruzzo, the Sangro river marks the border between the two regions crossing a territory rich of interest: forest, mountain, paths, authentic villages, natural reserves, archaeological sites, tradition, hospitality and excellent cuisine. Castel del Giudice, located in Molise border, is a pleasant place surrounded by nature and apple orchards, the cultivation of organic apples, from which are also produced delicious juices and jams. The Sangro river, in this natural stretch and with clear and fresh water, is the ideal place to live an exciting experience in contact with nature, sometimes calm or more lively, will be able to entertain everyone without danger.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesLocation: SANGRO OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE

$1175.32 Day Trips & Excursions

Explore Molise on foot

ItineraryDay 1: Welcome in Ripabbottoni! Tour briefing followed by buffet dinner.Stop At: Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, Ripabottoni, Province of Campobasso, MoliseYour adventure will start in Ripabottoni. Welcome and tour briefing followed by buffet dinner.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Dinner: Buffet dinner of typical products.Accommodation included: Accommodation in B&B at "Art and Breakfast".Day 2: Mountain, Archeology, Cheese.Stop At: Campitello Matese, San Massimo, Province of Campobasso, MoliseTrekking about 12 km. The bus brings us to the Matese mountains and Campitello di Sepino (1100 a.s.l) where we walk the path called "Sentiero 3 frati". At lunchtime we visit a noted farm which produces superb local cheeses; we stop here for a light lunch consisting of products from the farm. After lunch we enter the “Royal Tratturo Pescasseroli – Candela” that crosses "Altilia", an important archeological site with remains from both the Roman and the Samnite period. After the guided tour the bus takes us back to Ripabottoni. Traditional regional dinner.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: lunch consisting of products from the cheese farm. • Dinner: Traditional regional dinner.Accommodation included: Accommodation in B&B at "Art and Breakfast".Day 3: Castle ruins, Regi Tratturi, TrufflesStop At: Castello d'Evoli, Castropignano, Province of Campobasso, MoliseCastle ruins, Regi Tratturi , TrufflesTrekking about 14 km. The bus brings us to Castropignano village. Our trek will start from the Castle along the Regio Tratturo Castel di Sangro – Lucera. During our lunch stop we will have the pleasure to taste the fresh, high quality truffle that is picked in Molise. We continue our trek along the Tratturo up to Ripalimosani village. Time for a coffee and walk in the village. We return to Ripabottoni and a traditional regional dinner.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: Lunch with high quality truffles. • Dinner: Traditional regional dinner.Accommodation included: Accommodation in B&B at "Art and Breakfast".Day 4: Provvidenti village, relaxStop At: Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, Provvidenti, Province of Campobasso, MoliseWalk about 6 km. After breakfast we start our walk directly from Ripabottoni,. Today's destination is Provvidenti, a very small village about six km away. Our pic nic lunch today will be in the little square of the village. We return to Ripabottoni by car and a relaxing afternoon. Late in the afternoon pizza preparation and Pizza dinner in the garden.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: Pic nic lunch. • Dinner: Pizza dinner in the garden.Accommodation included: Accommodation in B&B at "Art and Breakfast".Day 5: Adriatic Sea, Regio Tratturo L'Aquila – Foggia, WineStop At: City of Montenero di BisacciaTrekking about 12 km. The bus takes us to Marina di Montenero di Bisaccia where we start our trekking along the sea up to Torre di Petacciato, a ruin of an ancient tower. Time for a bath (depending on weather conditions). Transfer to a winery for a light lunch composed of bruschetta, vegetables and products of the territory with wine tasting. Transfer back to the beach and trekking up to the ancient fishermen's village of Termoli. Leisure time and shopping before our outdoor traditional fish dinner. The location allows a fantastic view on the sea. After dinner the bus takes us back to Ripabottoni.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: Light lunch composed of bruschetta, vegetables and products of the territory with wine tasting. • Dinner: Traditional fish dinner.Accommodation included: Accommodation in B&B at "Art and Breakfast".Day 6: Valle del Cigno, Larino, Olive oilStop At: Oasi LIPU Casacalenda, Casacalenda, Province of Campobasso, MoliseTrekking about 12 km. The bus brings us to Casacalenda. Today's trekking is along the beautiful Valle del Cigno up to Larino, a very important city of the Samnites, the first people of this region, defeated by the Romans. after the qick visit to the city, our time will be dedicated to high quality olive oil and its production. We will taste the exquisite Larino's olive oil that we get to try during the light lunch served at a private house. We continue our trek on via Francigena and Tratturo before coming back to Ripabottoni. This evening we will have our traditional dinner in a restaurant not far from Ripabottoni.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: Light lunch with Larino's olive oil served at a private house. • Dinner: Traditional dinner in a restaurant.Accommodation included: Accommodation in B&B at "Art and Breakfast".Day 7: Time to say Good-by to Ripabottoni.Stop At: Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, Ripabottoni, Province of Campobasso, MoliseTime to say Good-by to Ripabottoni.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$645.08 Classes & Workshops

Feel the Spring - The Awakening of the Senses

ItineraryDay 1: Meet us in Essentia - dimora rurale. Relaxing day!Stop At: ESSENTIA Dimora RuraleYour journey will start from Essentia, the rural residence which in these days will become your home in Molise! In the afternoon, after check-in, you will have the opportunity to relax in the magnificent setting of theresidence surrounded by orchards, vegetable gardens, and fields, with a view that sweeps over a green valley. You will meet Salvatore and Marina, the owners of the house, who will show you the territory and the activities you can do. The day will end with a dinner consisting of local products at 0 km. You can taste the homemade pasta made with ancient grains grown in the surrounding fields and taste the goodness of the vegetable garden.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Dinner: Dinner consisting of local products at 0 km.Accommodation included: Accommodation in B&B in "Essentia" rural residence. Double, triple or quadruple rooms, with internal private services.Day 2: Outdoor yoga class, cooking class and sound-vibrational harmonization activity.Stop At: ESSENTIA Dimora RuraleAn outdoor yoga class, breathing the morning fresh air, will be a great way to start the day that will continue with a rich homemade breakfast; you will be ready to start the “wheat experience” : about a 2 hour journey, from sowing to harvest, where walking through the fields you will discover the characteristics of the grains and the native flours. You will have the opportunity totakepartin a cooking class "hands in dough" where you will preparetypical homemade pasta, which will then be part of adelicious lunch in the facility! In the afternoon we will take care of relaxing your body and your spirit with a sound-vibrational harmonization activity: by immersing yourself in the vibrations produced by the Tibetan bells, you will experience deep relaxation, mental quietness,and emotional balance. The resulting perception can be of total union with ourselves and with the whole universe that surrounds us. If you want, you can finish this quiet afternoon with a relaxing massage, single or couple. In the evening you can freely discover the village of Larino and its essence, but we will remain at your service for suggestions, advice,and needs!Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Rich homemade breakfast. • Lunch: Typical homemade pasta...made by you!Accommodation included: Accommodation in B&B in "Essentia" rural residence. Double, triple or quadruple rooms, with internal private services.Day 3: Jeep tour!Stop At: Lago di Guardialfiera, Guardialfiera, Province of Campobasso, MoliseAs you awaken, a rich breakfast will kick off a day of adventure! We will leave in a 4x4 jeep to enter the most hidden and least known part of the territory: our route will follow remote roads and mule tracks where we will reach the Tratturo Celano-Foggia, an incredibly impressive wide road thatmeasures 111 meters used in the past for transhumance, seasonal flock migration. The surrounding environment is unique. From here the Tavoliere of the Puglia leaves room for the first gentile hills of Molise giving bucolic landscapes and beautiful panorama as far as you can see. Surrounded by these wonderful sceneries we will stop in unknown places but rich in history as the medieval tower of Magliano and the rural church of Sant'Elena, a post station located on the cattle track of San Giuliano di Puglia. Continuing to drive this ancient route we will face impervious passage until you cross the river Cigno, in this point swallowed by the clays, where you will feel like you are on the moon! During the journey, we will let you discover the flavors of our gastronomy with a stop in which, if you want, you can taste the genuine products of a local farm. Before returning to the residence you will still have the opportunity to let yourself be enchanted by the Fondo valle of the Biferno river and by the ruins full of history of the Benedictine abbey and the Roman villa. In the evening you can enjoy the calm and silence of the house, but we will remain at your service for suggestions, advice,and needs!Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Rich homemade breakfast.Accommodation included: Accommodation in B&B in "Essentia" rural residence. Double, triple or quadruple rooms, with internal private services.Day 4: Day dedicated to the local food and wine tradition.Stop At: I Dolci GrappoliAfter the days of relaxation and adventure, we could not miss a day dedicated to the local food and wine tradition. With an experience in the winery CantineD'Uva, located just 10 km from the rural residence, we will let you taste the quality and goodness of the famous Gentile di Larino, the undisputed star of local gastronomy to continue to discover some culinary specialties of the territory, such as the Tintilia, the native Molise vine. Walking 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. From the field, you will pass to the cellar with a sensorial laboratory on the color, smell, and taste of Tintilia. The visit will end with a typical lunch in the relais where you can taste 6 wines paired with typical local delicacies. In the afternoon you will return to the facility and you will enjoy the calm and silence of the house, but we will remain at your service for suggestions, advice, and needs!Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Rich homemade breakfast. • Lunch: Long appetizer of typical products (hot / cold) • Tasting of pasta • Desserts • Tasting accompanied by 6 winesAccommodation included: Accommodation in B&B in "Essentia" rural residence. Double, triple or quadruple rooms, with internal private services.Day 5: Arrivederci!Stop At: ESSENTIA Dimora RuraleAfter a relaxing breakfast you will be ready to leave Molise, but we warn you, after this trip, you will never want to separate yourself from this little gem!Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Rich homemade breakfast.No accommodation included on this day.

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