In the land of Frederick II, a fascinating journey to discover the secrets of the best local typical products and wine-making methods that respect the territory and environment.
The tour starts from Andria where a fascinating excursion begins in the Lands that once upon a time belonged to the empire of Frederick II, Norman Emperor that led Apulia to a political and commercial magnificence. Thanks to the strategic geographical position of the peninsula and the passion for hunting and nature, made this region the center of new cultural exchanges, a bridge between East and West, building and reorganizing royal farms and agro-pastoral structures.
However the most suggestive and imposing building constructed, was certainly Castel del Monte, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site: “… an extraordinary universal monument for the perfection of its forms, harmony and fusion of cultural elements from northern Europe, Muslim world and classical influence … “
In this “aurea” historically suggestive, you can find untouched places where you feel strongly a return to nature, the countryside is spread with olive trees and vineyards. Fortified farms are transformed into places where you can celebrate the most beautiful events of your life, in a magical and surreal atmosphere, you rediscover scents and tastes of the past. With particular attention to organic and biodynamic food products. Here you can find many farms and wineries that in these recent years have approached this new way of cultivation to recall ancestral agriculture, where the moon kisses the earth fertilizes it.
Itinerary provide a visit end tasting to a dairy farm and laboratory of mozzarella and cheese;
Guided tour of a winery and tasting of biodynamic olive oils and organic wines;
Lunch with typical local products;
A stop for an excursion to Castel del Monte.
Period of the tour: all year round on request
Itinerary and minimum number of participants: 8 people.
Price: EURO 130 (per person)
Pick-up at the meeting point agreed: Andria
Duration tour: 8 hours
Included in the price:
Apulia Emotions card valid for the whole year;
Transportation by bus or car for the food and wine tours
Nella terra di Federico II, un affascinante itinerario alla scoperta dei segreti dei migliori prodotti tipici locali e metodi di vinificazione che rispettano territorio e ambiente.