Your CULINARY HOLIDAY

ITINERARY

SEPTEMBER 2019

WelCome CITY SAUCERY guests,

Below you will find the itinerary for your upcoming culinary holiday.

If you have any questions during your stay in calabria or need any assistance please call or whatsapp michelle at +44 7470301320 or email michelle@discovercalabria.it

Enjoy your holiday in calabria!

 
 

Saturday, September 21st

Welcome to Calabria!

Please arrive at the Agriturismo anytime after 2 p.m. for check in. You are welcome to relax by the pool or go on a nature walk to explore your new surroundings. We will all meet together in the evening for a welcome orientation and to discuss all the details of the week.

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7:00 p.m. Orientation and aperitivo in the lounge. Followed by a delicious welcome dinner at the agriturismo’s restaurant.

The restaurant features 0 kilometer organic ingredients from the premises. Fresh pasta made by hand using their very own wheat, natural breads, sun ripened fruits and freshly picked vegetables, meat from farm raised animals, fresh cheese, organic olive oils and local wines from ancient soil.

Sunday, September 22nd

Morning: Wake up after a peaceful rest and enjoy a healthy breakfast. (Breakfast is served every morning from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.)

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9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Today you will visit the outdoor market of Gioiosa Ionica. Afterwards depart for a delicious food tasting at a local restaurant to taste the different flavours of Calabria.

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Afternoon: This afternoon you will have free time to relax before dinner.

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8:00 p.m. Enjoy a delicious dinner at the farm.

Monday, September 23rd

Morning:  Enjoy a healthy breakfast (Breakfast is served from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.)

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9:30 a.m.  This morning enjoy a guided tour of the farm.

Visit the sheeps, cows and pigs. Learn about the land and the seasonal ingredients of Calabria. After the tour there will be a cheesemaking demonstration. Watch the master cheese chef work his magic to make delicious award winning cheese. Afterwards there will be a demonstration on how to make traditional tomato sauce and preserve tomatoes.

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1:00 p.m. Enjoy a relaxing lunch on the farm.

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 5:00 p.m. Learn to make your own yeast and dough for breads and pizza and create your own pizza. Afterwards take part in preparing Calabria’s traditional hand-rolled fileja pasta and Melanzane ‘mbuttanate (stuffed eggplant) sauce.

9:00 p.m. Enjoy a delicious family style pizza party with the hand-made pizza created earlier.

Tuesday, September 24th

Morning:  Enjoy a healthy breakfast (Breakfast is served from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.)

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9:30 a.m. A tractor will be waiting for you outside. Enjoy the ride that will take you to the olive trees where you will pick your very own olives. Learn how to make a special olive blend for preserving. You will also learn the secrets of how to preserve vegetables in olive oil and with vinegar.

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1:00 p.m.  Enjoy a relaxing lunch on the farm.

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 4:00 p.m.  You will be picked up for an excursion in the beautiful medieval village of Gerace.

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8:00 p.m. Enjoy a traditional dinner in Gerace.

Wednesday, September 25th

Morning:  Enjoy a healthy organic breakfast (Breakfast is served from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.)

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9:00 a.m. Get picked up by our driver for an excursion in Scilla. Learn about the ancient fisherman village of Chianalea and its culinary traditions by a local host. We will then stop for a delicious seaside lunch to enjoy Scilla’s famous swordfish delicacies.

After lunch we will depart for the city of Reggio Calabria where you will have free time to shop, stroll the lungomare or visit the museum.

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 7:30 p.m. We will meet at 7:30 p.m. for a Calabrian cocktail lesson and aperitivo dinner in Reggio Calabria.

Thursday, September 26th

Morning:  Enjoy a healthy organic breakfast (Breakfast is served from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.)

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9:00 a.m. Get picked for a relaxing hiking excursion. (Please wear running shoes or comfortable walking shoes) 

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1:00 p.m. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the countryside.

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 8:00 p.m. Enjoy a delicious dinner at the farm.

Friday, September 27th

Morning:  Enjoy a healthy organic breakfast (Breakfast is served from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.)

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7:00 a.m. Rise & Shine! This morning you will learn to make bread the traditional way, in a wooden oven. Knead the flour water and yeast, shape your loaves, light the oven and bake your bread.

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Lunch: Enjoy a picnic lunch with the fresh bread you just made.

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 Evening: Enjoy a farewell dinner with live traditional music to say goodbye to your new friends in Calabria.

Saturday, September 28th

Morning:  Enjoy a healthy organic breakfast (Breakfast is served from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.)

10:30 a.m. Check out of hotel and depart for the airport. 

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AND EVERYDAY AT 4 PM YOU CAN WATCH THE MILKING OF THE COWS AND SHEEP.

volunteer opportunities on the farm during free time are possible just please ask a day before to see what is available. 

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