FOOD

Winery tours, tastings, fishing, cooking class

Destination Apulia Lecce Street Food Tour

Lecce Street Food Tour

Enogastronomic walk in Lecce with a tour guide and traveling lunch Availability: by reservation Duration: about 3 hours Language: Italian, English, French Electronic voucher: yes   What will you do? Tell me what you eat and I'll tell you who you are. Street food is one of the best ways to get to know the culture of a place, the savory, spicy, sweet, bitter flavors and intense, widespread aromas offer you the true side of the city. It is good to visit the monuments but the present is in the work of those who continue the tradition and the street food tour takes you through the alleys of the center of Lecce to experience the city in its most current side. It starts from the aromas of the covered market, for an overview of the raw material and the transformation of local products and continues in the heart of Lecce tasting here and there the cult foods in places where they are prepared to perfection, starting from salty, passing to dessert and ending at the legendary Lecce coffee, accompanying everything with wine or Salentine beer, following the story of our guide made of anecdotes and characters. 

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Destination Apulia Deep sea fishing tour

Deep sea fishing tour

BECOME A FISHERMAN FOR A DAY! Availability: every day Duration: 8 hours, from 8:00 to 18:00 Language: Italian  Electronic voucher: yes   On board a boat equipped with GPS, depth sounder and 2 engines 150 hp each, two Skipper experts and co-Skipper will take you to experience the experience of an outing at sea using fishing techniques suitable for those who want to get closer to this sport in an amateur way. You can choose between: - deep-sea trolling, exiting up to 20 - 25 miles offshore and using from 5 to 7 reeds triggered with artificial looking for pelagic fish with an important weight; - deep sinker with a steady boat and natural bait, launching fishing lines on a depth of 400 to 500 meters trying to undermine the large fish that inhabit that type of ecosystem. The experience on board will allow you to acquire the basics and techniques to understand the essence of this sport, respecting the sea and the fish that inhabit it. Furthermore, the catch will remain as a gift to the participants.     N.B. On the boat there is a computer liter counter to facilitate the calculation of fuel consumption. It starts with a maximum of 4 people

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Destination Apulia OIL TASTING IN OIL MILL

OIL TASTING IN OIL MILL

GUIDED VISIT IN OIL MILL AND IN THE SURROUNDING OLIVE GROVE Availability: from Monday to Friday morning hours 8:30am-1:00pm; afternoon 3:00pm-6:00pm Saturday morning hours 8:30am-1:00pm; afternoon on request Sunday on request Duration: - Language: Italian, English Electronic voucher: yes   What will you do? You will see closely the whole process, very interesting especially between October and December, to attend the harvest. The tour is led by a company employee who explains all the different stages of processing the olives up to the bottling of the precious extra virgin olive oil; at the end there will be a tasting of friselline with pate of black and green olives, artichokes, red and yellow peppers, and dried tomatoes. The Farm is based in Squinzano and is run by the brothers Donato and Rosaria, who, together with their parents, have started a project of specialization and modernization of the property. It produces Extra Virgin Olive Oil according to the highest quality standards and with the utmost respect for hygiene. Inside the company, surrounded by 150 hectares of olive groves, all the olive processing activities are carried out: production, pressing within 3 hours from the cold extraction, transformation, and bottling of the precious final product. There is no shortage, to complete the work done and to guarantee the product obtained, a sense of tradition and respect for the environment. The company can be reached by the SS 613, exit Squinzano - Torchiarolo, direction Squinzano and has a large parking lot to accommodate tourist buses. There is a sales point for the purchase of products.

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Destination Apulia Tour of Alberobello, cooking class and lunch

Tour of Alberobello, cooking class and lunch

Visit to the city of Alberobello, called the capital of the trulli. Discover its oldest still inhabited district and visit inside a trullo.   Availability: every day from November to March, July and August  Duration: 5 hours Language: Italian, English, French Electronic voucher: yes   What will you do? Visit of Alberobello, at the end of the visit stop at a country house to learn how to cook a typical Apulian Sunday lunch in the company of an exceptional cook. Lunch included consisting of appetizer (seasonal vegetables prepared according to the Apulian culinary tradition, typical cheeses), home-made orecchiette with sauce, local meat, fruit and dessert prepared by the landlady. For vegetarians, as an alternative to meat will prepare a second ad hoc dish.

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Destination Apulia Tour of Alberobello and tasting wine in cellar

Tour of Alberobello and tasting wine in cellar

Tour of Alberobello, the capital of the trulli. Discover the oldest and still inhabited district and visit a trullo. Availability: from November to March, July and August; every day except Sunday Duration: 3/4 hours Language: Italian, English, French Electronic voucher: yes   What will you do? Visit to the city of Alberobello, called the capital of the trulli. Discovery of its oldest and still inhabited district and visit inside a trullo. Tasting of typical products in the Monti district, the most famous of the districts of Alberobello. Visit at the winery of Alberobello, with the tasting of 3 wines of the Apulian tradition including the famous doc Locorotondo and our Primitivo.

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Destination Apulia Pasta cooking class + typical dish

Pasta cooking class + typical dish

Do you want to learn the basics of Salento cuisine? Availability: by reservation Duration: about 2 hours Language: Italian, English Electronic voucher: yes   What will you do? Learn with us the secrets and techniques to make the main formats of typical fresh Salento pasta and a typical dish of your choice. In a meeting of a couple of hours in a professional pasta factory with adjoining restaurant you will have the opportunity to try these preparations, in the end you will taste together the prosotto made with a good glass of wine. Possibility of pick-up from Lecce for people not self-driving to reach the town 3 km from Lecce where the meeting takes place. 

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Destination Apulia WINE TOUR SALENTO

WINE TOUR SALENTO

The wine tour accompanies you to discover the best wineries in the Lecce area Availability: every day except Sunday morning from 9.00am to 2.30pm; afternoon from 2.30 to 7.30 pm Duration: about 5 hours Language: Italian, English Electronic voucher: yes     What will you do? The wine tour will start with the pick-up from your accommodation in Lecce, with a mini van and personal driver. From here, venturing into the beautiful countryside of Salento, we will take you to discover some of the vines among the best Italian wine producers and we will let you taste their wines, from the great reds to the fragrant and fresh rosés. It is also a useful service for those who are self-driving, so you can taste wine without having to then drive. The Tour can be customized according to the duration, the availability of the Cellars, can be associated with visits to other types of companies such as oil mills or dairies, to fully know the excellence of Salento in the food and wine field. Salento hosts a DOCG and seven DOC wine areas including Alezio, Copertino, Galatina, Leverano, Matino, Salice Salentino and Squinzano. These wine-producing regions cultivate the most important vines including Negroamaro, Malvasia Nera, Chardonnay and Primitivo.   It is possible to choose the number of wineries to visit (depending on availability) and the duration of the tour. Price to be determined based on the type of tour, duration and number of people. In collaboration with Masseria Altemure: http://www.masseriaaltemura.it/

Destination Apulia OIL TASTING AND PIC-NIC IN FIELD

OIL TASTING AND PIC-NIC IN FIELD

Pic-nic experience under the olive trees of a farm Availability: from Monday to Friday morning hours 8: 30-13: 00; afternoon 15: 00-18: 00 Saturday morning hours 8: 30-13: 00; afternoon on request Sunday on request Duration: - Language: Italian, English Electronic voucher: yes   What will you do? Picnic experience under the olive trees of a farm or in the equipped area, where benches and tables are available, and includes a basket with typical products: frize with tomato, potato focaccia, leccese laces, cured meats and cheeses, pasta cold. Water and wine included. Before the banquet a guided tour will take place in the oil mill and in the surrounding olive grove to be able to see closely the whole process, very interesting especially between October and December, to attend the harvest. The tour is led by a company employee who explains all the different stages of processing the olives up to the bottling of the precious extra virgin olive oil. The Farm is based in Squinzano and is run by the brothers Donato and Rosaria, who, together with their parents, have started a project of specialization and modernization of the property. It produces Extra Virgin Olive Oil according to the highest quality standards and with the utmost respect for hygiene. Inside the company, surrounded by 150 hectares of olive groves, all the olive processing activities are carried out: production, pressing within 3 hours from the cold extraction, transformation, and bottling of the precious final product. There is no shortage, to complete the work done and to guarantee the product obtained, a sense of tradition and respect for the environment. The company can be reached by the SS 613, exit Squinzano - Torchiarolo, direction Squinzano and has a large parking lot to accommodate tourist buses. There is a sales point for the purchase of products. 

FromEUR 15

 

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