Follow the Shepherds and Cheese Making

Day Tour Description
In Anversa degli Abruzzo, we will be the guests at a Bio-Agritourismo (Bio-organic Farm).  We will accompany the shepherds into the fields of the national park, to graze their sheep in the fields, breath in the in the pristine alpine air and enjoy the splendid views of the mountains all around.

Back at the farm is where the sheep and goats are milked to make first class ricotta and pecorino cheese. The farm’s quality cheese is so revered, that it is used in the best restaurants in New York and even served at the Whitehouse.  You will each get to make our own cheese, learning at the hands of these masters.

We will enjoy lunch in the farm’s own restaurant onsite, where they use only their own or local produce.  We will sample the farm’s array of salumi and cheeses.  Our favourite is the ricotta lightly smoked with juniper berries.  The gnocchi made with wild boar and melted 12year aged pecorino cheese is an experience in itself!

Inclusions
Private Tour, English Speaking tour leader, private transport, easy hiking with the shepherds, refreshments, lunch with local wines, cheese-making class.

Pickup
From your accommodation within the areas of Loreto Aprutino, Pescara, Montesilvano, Francavilla al Mare, Chieti, or anywhere within the province of Pescara.  If your location is not listed, place contact us to see if we can provide pickup.

Departs
6am

Returns
Approximately 4:30

Duration
Approximately 10.5 hours

Price
€215 USD$285 AUD$355
0-3yrs Free of Charge 4-15yrs 50% discount

Minimum Number of Participants Required
2 Adults

Accommodation in Abruzzo
Italian Provincial Tours can arrange accommodation for those who purchase Day Tours.  Be it a 4 star Castel Hotel, a B&B, a farmhouse, or a self-conditioned house in the historical centre, we can find the perfect accommodation to suit you.

We recommend staying in the charming village of Loreto Aprutino, and offer a free walking tour of the village for anyone who is staying overnight in Loreto Aprutino and books a tour with Italian Provincial Tours.

Public Transport
For information about public transport within Abruzzo, see the links below, or please contact Italian Provincial Tours.
www.prontobusitalia.it
www.tuabruzzo.it
www.trenitalia.it

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