Arrival at Termoli or Isernia train station and meeting with the local guide to begin Molise’s discovery. Traveling aboard a comfortable coach, you will arrive in Agnone to attend a great event in the tradition of Molise: the ‘Ndocciata, an exciting parade of torches set on fire along the main street of the town, creating a giant and spectacular river of fire. This is the Christmas tradition related to fire, the most impressive known in the world. In the evening accommodation in the hotel, dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to a cheese factory to live an incredible experience with the master cheese makers. From the production rooms to the maturing rooms of His majesty, “the caciocavallo”, a string cheese whose name derived from the maturing method. Guided tour of the Pontifical Bell Foundry, the historical center and the artisan shops. Lunch in a restaurant. In the evening guided tour of the Samnite Theater of Pietrabbondante, one of the most important testimonies of the Samnite population, that has survived up to the present day. Free walk in the historical center. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel. Guided tour of Venafro and Pandone Castle, an amazing manor house decorated inside with sixteenth-century paintings depicting the best horses of the breeding of Henry III Pandone, Count of Venafro. Lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon, we will reach Monteroduni, a small village dominated by the Pignatelli Castle, for a great experience in an authentic historic oil mill. An experience that will lead you to learn about the stages of oil production and learn how to taste and recognize quality extra virgin olive oil, expertly guided by the explanations of an expert in the field. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel. Guided tour of Isernia, the provincial capital of Molise, with an ancient heart, characterized by the imposing Cathedral of St.Peter, the Fraternal Fountain and the National Museum of the Paleolithic “La Pineta”. Lunch with a basket of typical products of Molise. In the afternoon transfer by coach to Isernia/Termoli station and departure for the return to the headquarters.