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Molise: A Culinary and Cultural Journey

For the historically-minded, culinary curious, and adventurous traveler who desires to explore a lesser-known area of Italy, we offer a unique tour on foot and by van. With your Tour Leaders you visit small farms and food artisans who produce distinct varieties of olive oil, wines, legumes, cheese, and cured meat, on an unforgettable experience through one of Italy’s most pristine regions.

 

Molise: A Culinary and Cultural Journey

Dates & Pricing

Minimum of 6 participants, maximum of 15, with a maximum guide-to-guest ratio of 1 to 8

 

DATES (7 days)

For dates, info and availability please contact us.

 

TOUR PRICE

Per person in double occupancy: from $3,590

 

Single Supplement: $540

 

In addition, we pledge to donate more than 1% of your trip price to food literacy and environmental non profit organizations

Tour Highlights

  • Visits and tastings of wine, olive oil, cheese, pastries and cured meat makers
  • Delve daily into history, traditions and cuisine in this unique area in south of Italy
  • Discover Campobasso, the provincial capital, the old-world town of Termoli on the Adriatic Coast, and the villages of Sepino, Agnone, Larino and Bonefro
  • Relax in unique, cozy masserie and 3- or 4-star hotels distinctively representing the local culture
  • Experience an intangible UNESCO Cultural Heritage, the Mediterranean Diet with delicious meals and a cooking demonstration
  • Explore the Molise region and learn about ancient Samnites, Roman,
  • Lombard and Swabian civilizations
  • Learn more about local recipes, savor the cuisine of Molise, and meet local chefs and artisan food makers  
  • Travel with professional tour leaders and discover the cultural regional differences that make Italy so unique and worth-exploring 

What's Included

  • 6 nights of accommodation in 3- or 4-star hotels and masserie (farm stay)
  • 6 breakfasts and 3 lunches
  • 4 dinners with either a 3- or 4-course menu (1 with truffles)
  • Entry fees to the Samnitic museum, a Swabian castle and visit to a bell foundry
  • Daily exposure to history, culture and cuisine of Molise
  • 1 visit and tasting to olive oil maker and 1 to a cured meat producer and Slow Food presidium
  • Walks on a UNESCO Biosphere and tratturi (grassy trail)
  • 1 cooking demo with a local chef and 1 truffle hunting demo
  • 1 visit and tasting to a local winery and 1 to a cheesemaker
  • Comfortable transportation by 9-seat van for all travel as cited in the itinerary
  • Bilingual, professional Tour Leaders
  • Group transfers from/to Rome airport to beginning and end of the tour
  • Local taxes and gratuities for luggage porters and restaurant servers during tour

What's Not Included

  • 3 lunches and 2 dinners on your own
  • Alcoholic beverages at group dinners (including wine and spirits)
  • Round-trip airfare and expenses to/from the tour
  • Trip cancellation, baggage loss or travel delay insurance (this optional coverage is highly recommended and is not provided by Food.Stories.Travel.)
  • Gratuities for your Tour Leader
  • Personal expenses, such as, but not limited to, phone calls, laundry, emails, snacks, gifts

Itinerary

Post-Tour Extension to Northern Puglia and Matera

 

To request the itinerary as a PDF or to ask us any questions please contact us today!

 

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