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Extra-Social Events

It is possible to book the following three extra-social events at the reception desk or via email to Touring Club Italiano. Note that these events will be confirmed only if the minimum number of adhesions is reached.

April 21, 2017 - Discovering the Aterno Valley

The guided tour will bring people to the Aterno Valley, a narrow valley which crosses the Sirente Velino Regional Park, and it is rich in natural beauty but also in castles, monasteries, medieval villages.  Afterwards, the tour proceeds with the visit of Stiffe Caves, a karstic resurgence where we climb on foot the course of an underground river featuring waterfalls and rapids. Finally, the tour concludes with a dinner at a local Farm with dishes made with truffles and genuine food.

Schedule

16:00: Departure from Fontana Luminosa

16:30: Arrival in Fontecchio and visit the medieval village, which has not suffered serious damage to the 2009 earthquake.

18:00: Visit the Caves of Stiffe

19:30: Dinner at Agriristoro "Da Nino"

The fee is  € 60 (at least 25 reservations to be confirmed) and includes:

Transportation,  International Tourist Guide, Fontecchio and Stiffe cave visit and dinner 

Fontecchio medieval village

Stiffe cave

 

April 27, 2017 - Fortified Villages (full day)

The guided tour allows to discovery a series of small villages at high altitude, where getting lost among the narrow medieval streets and a warrior monks monastery of other times . The tour will end with lunch in a local Farm, and a visit to Cantina Sociale Italo Pietrantonj, a historic cellar of the Valley Peligna. 

9:00: Departure from Fontana Luminosa

9:45: Arrive in S. Stefano di Sessanio, visit the medieval village and stop to admire from afar the Rocca di Calascio, one of the ten most beautiful castles in the world according to National Geographic.

11:30: Visit of the Monastic complex of Bominaco, with the Church of the S. Maria Assunta (XIII century) and the Oratory of San Pellegrino (eighth century)

13:00: Lunch at Farm "Solina Terre"

15:30: Visit of the Cantina Sociale Italo Pietrantonj in Vittorito

16:30: Return to the L'Aquila (the arrive in L'Aquila is scheduled for approximately 17:45).

The fee is € 78 x at least 25 tickets includes:

Transportation,  International Tourist Guide, Lunch and Tickets


April 27, 2017 - Fortified Villages (half day)

The guided tour allows to discovery a series of small villages at high altitude, where getting lost among the narrow medieval streets and a warrior monks monastery of other times . The tour will end with lunch in a local Farm, and a visit to Cantina Sociale Italo Pietrantonj, a historic cellar of the Valley Peligna.

9:00: Departure from Fontana Luminosa

9:45: Arrive in S. Stefano di Sessanio, visit the medieval village and stop to admire from afar the Rocca di Calascio, one of the ten most beautiful castles in the world according to National Geographic.

11:30: Visit of the Monastic complex of Bominaco, with the Church of the S. Maria Assunta (XIII century) and the Oratory of San Pellegrino (eighth century)

13:00: Lunch at Farm "Solina Terre"

12:45: Return to the L'Aquila (the arrive in L'Aquila is scheduled for approximately 12:45). 

The fee is € 30 x at least 25 tickets and includes:

Transportation,  International Tourist Guide, Lunch and Tickets

Monastic complex of Bominaco

S. Stefano di Sessanio

Rocca Calascio