Sunday: Welcome dinner
Free Airport pick up in Rome (FCO), pick up at Terminal 3, arrivals at 1:00 pm and then drive across the Abruzzo mountains towards the Residenza Sveva in Termoli, where you will be staying. After you are setteled in, a welcome dinner will follow, with a multicourse meal.
Monday: Olive Grove-Peasant Lunch-Cooking Class
Visit an award winning olive oil maker and light lunch under the olive grove. The afternoon will follow with the first cooking class where you will be learning some of the most famous dishes of Termoli and its fish traditions.
Tuesday: Guided tour of Termoli, fisherman club, aperitivo and winery visit and pizza cooking class.
The day will start with a guided tour of Termoli, followed by a quick visit to the fisherman club, since Termoli was a fishermen village. You will then experience the Aperitivo pranzato, which is a wine tasting with some salame sampling. After a small break, we will head to a winery, one of the finest of Molise. A pizza class will follow with a master pizzaiolo.
Wednesday: Cooking class - free afternoon - shopping - dinner
The day will start with the 3rd cooking class where you will be cooking peasant. The afternoon will be free to discover the town, do a little shopping and enjoy the scenary. Dinner will be at Ferdinando, the legendary Termoli restaurant.
Thursday: Guided tour of Vasto - lunch on the trabocco - light dinner
This is the only day where there is no cooking. In the morning you will enjoy a guided tour of Vasto, a city that built before the roman empire, over 2,500 years of life. Lunch will be on the trabocco, which is a fishing house on stilts. This is a pop-up restaurant that is open from May to October. If it is not available, lunch will be eaten at the finest fish restaurant of Vasto. Light dinner to follow.
Friday: Bells, Cheese making lab, lunch at Cheese maker, Canneto, Farewell dinner.
In the morning, we will head to Agnone, where we will pay visit to a historic artisan bell foundry which still makes church bells manually for the Vatican. We will learn about the manufacturing phases.
Later in the morning we will learn the tricks of teh trade on how to make mozzarella. This will be a cheese lab. Hands on, you will learning how to stretch and create mozzarella. Agnone is famous in the area for its quality cheese, especially caciocavallo, which is a gourmet version of provolone. Farewell dinner.
Saturday: Back to the airport
Enjoy your last cappuccino in the morning and off to the airport. We want to make sure you’re going home with everything you came for.
At the end of these 6 days, you will be completely relaxed and will have eaten some fantastic meals, drunk some fine wines and learned a few amazing recipes. What else would you expect from a vacation?
FULL RETAIL COST 3,900 euros.
Discounts available on selected dates.
- 6 nights superior accomodations
- 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
- round-trip rome airport transfers
- olive mill tour & tasting
- pasta and truffle cooking class
- vineyard tour and wine tasting
- vasto tour & trabocco fishing houses
- peasant food cooking class
- antipasti cooking class
- visit to Agnone and bell foundry
- cheese making and factory tour
- 12th century cathedral tour
- guided fish market tour
- pizza making class