From the Celts to the Middle Ages among the most beautiful villages in Italy!
New appointment for foodies walkers on the hills of OltrepÃ: Calyx Cultural Association organizes for Thursday, April 25, 2014 for a walk with guided tours and buffet final lead of nature, tastes and legends from the Celts to the Middle Ages against the backdrop of breathtaking scenery and two lovely villages for their peculiarity have been included in the guide "The Most Beautiful Villages of Italy".
The tour will depart from the picturesque village of Fortunago in fact ends at the close Stefanago Castle, a beautiful medieval manor house, situated in a panoramic position on a spur overlooking the valley of the Cup which now houses the Resort and the Enoteca Wine Cellar Baruffaldi.
The meeting is scheduled for 09:30 am in front of the fountain Fortunago San Ponzo, a legendary source of drinking water drinkable now also in soda, on the side of the large yard with parking in Via Roma, at the foot of the old town (It is located in the courtyard behind the restaurant La Pineta).
From here, in the company of local experts is going to come up through the narrow streets of the charming little village of stone houses, linked both look to ancient folk tales distant Provence. Once you reach the top of the hill, which according to tradition, make up the core of the pre-Roman town, we will visit the sixteenth-century church of San Giorgio and then down to the valley along the path of the old ramparts. The activities will continue with a path agro-naturalistic around the castle during Stefanago will be able to acquire information on geology, nature and environment closely linked to the history of the products that will be tasted during the tour of the mighty medieval castle. The latter, in addition to its wines, has the fame to the story of love and death told in the historical novel "The plant of Sighs" by Defendente Sacks, real best-selling mid-nineteenth century.
The excursion will end at 14:00 with a lunch of cheese, salami and DOC wines of Castello, at the Enoteca latter.
For organizational reservations are required by Wednesday, April 23, 2014
For information on how to participate using the following contact information:
Ass Calyx, E-mail: Tel 347-5894890 firstname.lastname@example.org (Mirella) / 349-5567762 (Andrew)