Come and experience a guided tour on the Trabocchi Coast,

with the renowned international chef Antonella Barbella.

Discover the ancient crafts, history, art, culture and cuisine of an area

still untouched by mass tourism and unspoilt by over-development.

You will immediately be made to feel at home by the hospitality of the locals with their conviviality and pride in the traditions, culture, food and the wine of great quality from

this remarkable area - Montepulciano d’Abruzzo.

 

 

 


 

 Available dates 2020

10-17 May

October 18-25

 

 

 For groups of minimum 6 people

On request dates for min 2 people with addicitonal costs

Possibility to add extra days with excursions in Rome

info@antonellabarbella.com


Program: from Sunday to Sunday

Sunday - Day 1 Reception at the airport (Rome or Pescara) and departure by shuttle bus to the hotel. Arrival at the hotel where you will be welcomed with a drink and dinner in a typical restaurant with wine arrangement.

Monday - Day 2 Wine producer and tasting, workshop cookies with oil and wine. Visit an old medieval village.

Tuesday - Day 3 Visit to the honey farm, tasting and candle workshop. Dinner with a sea view and free of extra virgin olive oil

Wednesday - Day 4 Make your own ventricina salami and barbecue workshop in the garden. Saffron farm 

Thursday - Day 5Cheese workshop: mozzarella and ricotta. Fresh pasta workshop. Wine producer and tasting

Friday - Day 6 The fisherman's bay, I trabocchi (old fishing system). Picking seasonal vegetables. Wine producer and tasting. Fish workshop. 

Saturday - Day 7 Truffle hunting. Visit to the castle in the mountains. Wine producer and tasting. Delivery of cooking diplomas.

Sunday - Day 8 Departure with the shuttle bus to the airport and return home.

Due to changing weather conditions, it may be possible that changes are made to the program.


All-inclusive gastronomic tour on the Trabocchi Coast with cooking courses

What

Come and discover the ancient traditions of local producers who have handed down family crafts and customs for generations. Be accompanied to savour local products, including cooking classes and typical restaurants, guided tours of local producers and fantastic excursions in the area between the sea and the mountains of the beautiful Costa dei Trabocchi with the hostess, the international chef Antonella Barbella.

Where

Welcoming hospitality in San Vito Marina in an elegant structure on the seashore, with a breathtaking view of the Adriatic, amid unspoiled views of the nature of the Trabocchi coast, locations with citrus plantations, olive groves, vineyards and fishing bays.

Who are our clients?

Lovers of Italy and Italian cuisine, ideal for family groups, friends or company teams with a passion for food, wine and Italian style. The trips are made for groups of 8 to 15 participants.

It is possible to organize the tour also for couples or larger groups, and with customization based on the customer's request.

When

From early April to late October. The program changes according with the saason.

Flights

Airport Rome Fiumicino – 2,5 hours from Destination with Shuttle bus

Airport Pescara – 30 min from Destination with Shuttle bus

 

Overview

Professional courses of traditional Abruzzo cuisine with the international chef Antonella Barbella in exclusive locations with local and seasonal ingredients.

 

• Discovery of Abruzzo: exciting guided tours among wineries, farms and local producers, markets, ancient villages, castles and churches, encompassing history, art, culture, traditions, between sea and mountains.

 

• All-inclusive. Leave the wallet at home!

The days begin with croissants and cappuccino, reinforced by hearty breakfasts of local products, followed by lunches and dinners with local wine and drinks included, guided excursions, entrance fees to museums, churches and castles, coffee breaks in fun Italian bars and tastings at local producers. Transfer to and from the airport by shuttle bus. Flight excluded (flights can be arranged upon request).

   

• Residence in a splendid hotel-Kastel, 40 minutes from Pescara airport or 2.5 hours from Rome. 4 Stars, recently renovated: Castello di Septe, contrada Castello di sette, 20, Mozzagrogna CH, Italia


What are the trabocchi

 The trabocchi, defined as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, are wooden constructions anchored on rocks, found only on the Adriatic coast.  They were used by local fisherman as a method of catching fish without going out by boat. Today, some have been converted into charming little restaurants on the water.

 

 

The territory

 

 The Trabocchi coast, named after these ancient fishing systems, is located halfway down the eastern coast of Italy, 250 km across from Rome, in an area still untouched by mass tourism.

The coast itself is wonderfully varied, with idyllic sandy beaches giving way to pebbles and even cliffs.

The area inland is known as the Green Region thanks to its three national parks,

where the brown bear and grey fox are among the protected species.

Soft rolling hills lead to two mountains which are home to the source of multiple rivers and spectacular waterfalls, to be seen during the spring melts. The mountains - Gran Sasso and Maiella are hosts to skiing sports in winter and this gives the locals an opportunity to share their pride in the region with winter sports enthusiasts. The Abruzzo is a real jewel of uncontaminated nature!

 



WELCOME TO MY HOUSE!

Benvenuti a casa mia!

My mission is to promote my land of Abruzzo by supporting the local economy of small producers and family businesses, who with great passion tell of ancient traditions, handed down from father to son through their authentic products.



Who is Antonella?

With passion, enthusiasm and an incredible positive energy, so engaging that it is contagious, Antonella will accompany you on an exciting journey made of the flavours and aromas of a land rich in traditions and history, making you feel at home. 

With 20 years of experience in organizing food and wine events and fairs, catering and home cooking, Antonella has applied her gift for story-telling and show-cooking for numerous institutions, and big Italian brands which promote gastronomy in the Netherlands.

She regularly organizes wine and food tours, guiding guests in her land of Abruzzo who want to discover the natural beauty of a still-untouched place, far from mass tourism and rich in traditions, art, history, culture and authentic food and wine. 

 

Antonella has published a cookbook in the Netherlands about the recipes of 3 generations of mothers in their different styles, and many recipes for the Italie Magazine in Holland, Germany and Belgium.

 

 



Cost

€ 2.900 p.p.

 

Discount van 30% for booking before 15 April 2020

 

You pay € 1.999 instead of € 2.900 p.p.

 

 

 

The fee includes:

7 nights in a double room, with breakfast, hotel 4 stars 

Lunches and dinners with wine and drinks

Coffee breaks during excursions

Cooking classes with diploma

Tastings at the local producers

Guided excursions and entrance fees to museums, castles and churches

Shuttle bus to and from the airports, excursions and beach visits for the exclusive use of the group

 

 

The fee does not include:

Personal insurance

The flight

Extra and personal tips

 

For information and reservations:

info@antonellabarbella.com

Tel & WhatsApp 0031 619 73 0063


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Looking forward to meet you in Abruzzo!!!