5 DAYS culinary tour
july 22 – 26, 2019
Join Chef Luciano in this food journey to the toe of Italy. Chef Luciano will lead a small group of fourteen people to discover and experience in person the history and the best of the Calabrian hospitality. This food tour in Calabria is just a must and you don’t want to miss out!
a food tour ideal to all
Camigliatello Silano – Ciro ‘- Rossano – Pizzo Calabro – Spilinga – Dino’s Island – Grisolia – Diamante.
- Accommodation in 5 Stars Resort (Torre Camigliati, National Government Historical Site)
- Private coach bus with a driver during the entire trip
- 1 cooking class with Chef Luciano
- 4 hrs cruise at Dino’s Island and Calabria Coast
- 5 hrs tour included lunch at the largest Calabrian winery, Librandi in Ciro’
- Visiting at the most famous factory of tuna Callipo and excursion at Spilinga, the Capital of Nduja.
- Visit Murat Castle and Piedigrotta in Pizzo Calabro
- All breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and beverages included
DAY 1 – MONDAY JULY 22 – Pickup time is scheduled at 4 pm at Lamezia Terme Airport, Chef Luciano will be meet you at the airport for the welcoming. A shuttle service will transfer you at the resort Torre Camigliati. Accommodation and welcome dinner at Antica Taverna Torre Camigliati for a fantastic evening with Chef Luciano and Anthropologist Christopher Sisca (DPhil in Anthropology, University of Oxford) that will cook and share stories on Calabrian traditions.
DAY 2 – TUESDAY JULY 23 – Today we’re going to Ciro to be guests of Librandi Winery. The day begins in the winery, where guests are guided in an in-depth visit of every section. From there, we set off for the Rosaneti vineyards, where we will go on a tour of our vineyards and olive groves on a pick-up trucks. We then head to the summit of the hills, where we can enjoy an especially stunning view. Next, we visit the Agricultural Museum located in the early nineteenth-century farmhouse at the heart of the summer. Lunch is then provided at the guest quarters in the farmhouse, Chef Francesco will be in the kitchen and Chef Luciano will join him for a collaborate team work.
After the afternoon is spent by taking a relaxing stroll among the vines we will visit the Museum of Licorice in Rossano: a long history of work, culture, and tradition finds its roots in Calabria’s territory with the Amarelli family and company and it is now possible to physically touch, to hear and to taste That history in Giorgio Amarelli’s Liquorice Museum.
Return for dinner at Camigliatello at Antica Taverna Torre Camigliati.
DAY 3 – WEDNESDAY JULY 24 – After breakfast, we will head Tuna Callipo factory, where in addition to a guided tour inside the plant we will also taste some delicacies made with tuna.
We will continue to Spilinga – the capital of Nduja – with a visit to the plant Nduja San Donato and tasting of the most famous and spicy salami spread in the world.
Lunch at Il Tiglio Restaurant for a menu featured on nduja and other typical local products.
After lunch visit to the Dairy Factory Caserporo to taste Pecorino of Monte Poro, a Government Certified sheep cheese DOP.
In the late afternoon we’ll move in Pizzo Calabro to visit Castle Murat and Piedrigrotta and then we will stop for dinner at Piazza della Repubblica (central square) at Il Cappero Rosso Restaurant – after dinner we will move to Ercole Bar – where they will show us how Tartufo its made and then we will seat to enjoy this magical ice cream filled with a liquid core of double chocolate.
DAY 4 – THURSDAY JULY 25 – It’s a day of Beach, Fish, and Cruise. After breakfast, we head Grisolia and Hotel Il Cormorano – where we will spend the morning at the beach with music, fun and sun, Italian style. At lunchtime we are special guests of Executive Chef Benvenuto Salvatore with a fresh seafood menu.
At about 3 pm – a private boat we will take us to a cruise at Dino’s Island and all along the beautiful Calabrian coast for a period of 4 hours.
At the return, we lead Diamante – Capital of Chili Pepper, where we will spend the rest of the evening with a pizza night and walk along the waterfront.
DAY 5 – FRIDAY JULY 26– After breakfast and greetings the shuttle bus will take you to Lamezia airport
SEE YOU IN CALABRIA!
Price: $1899.00 per person
(Accommodation in Double Occupancy – Single supplement available)
Transfer to/from Airports, Flights, Travel Insurance, Medical Insurance, Taxes, Gratuities, Personal Expenses and terms not mentioned.
*Due weather conditions or for other reasons program may change.