Norcia – Break of Gastronomy and Black Truffle

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Date: 01 May 2013

Categories: Gastronomy, UmbriaExperiences, UmbriaTour, Unique

Norcia in Umbria is located in the National Park of the Sibillini Mountains and is considered one of the most popular culinary destinations in Italy.

 

The most renowned include black truffle of Norcia, pork butchery, which consists of different types of cold cuts that have been produced in this small town for centuries and cheese and legumes such as lentils of Castelluccio of Norcia.

The intact city walls enclose this small town that offers a unique setting to enjoy a break consisting of good food and relaxation

 

Travel skills: truffle, gourmet restaurants, cookery school, truffle hunting, cheese school, relaxation and nature

 

Available for individuals and groups; certain excursions are chauffeur driven and transfers can be organised.

Car rental is possible with on site pick-up and delivery.

 

Day 1

Accommodation in a small, beautiful boutique hotel owned by a family who has been in the hotel industry in Norcia for over 150 years.

Dinner at the Gourmet restaurant in the hotel where the famous black truffle shall also be tasted

 

 

Day 2

Local products are discovered at Cookery school in the morning with the hotel’s chef. Two hour preparation of a 4-course meal and food tasting.

Truffle hunting in the afternoon. Together with a truffle hunter and his dog you shall search for the famous and prestigious delicacy and learn a few secrets about it.

Possibility of visiting the crypt of St. Benedict and participating during Compline by listening to the Gregorian chants of the Benedictine monks in a unique atmosphere

 

 

Day 3

A visit is made to Castelluccio in the National Park of the Sibillini Mountains, which is a plateau that allows you to enjoy an incredible panoramic view. A small local cheese producer is visited to demonstrate how cheese is made.

Visit to a small local producer of cold cuts and free range pig breeding.

All the producers have small, local, family-run businesses and are not tourist attractions, which allow for actual contact with the locals

Dinner in a traditional restaurant with local cuisine and a medieval setting

 

 

Day 4

Departure or transfer to another location

 

 

Extended tour: Assisi, Tuscany, Chianti, Maremma, Florence, Rome

 

 

What is included?

 

3 nights on bed and breakfast basis

1 gourmet 4-course dinner including a truffle course, excluding drinks

A 2-hour cookery lesson including stand-up food tasting of the prepared 4-course meal

Truffle hunting including transfers and a guide

Chauffeur service for the excursion to Castelluccio and the producers

A demonstration of cheese making

A visit to the farm and food tasting

4-course dinner in a traditional restaurant, excluding drinks

Use of the hotel’s spa with sauna, Turkish bath and Jacuzzi

 

 

 

Contact us for more information and cost

 

 

 

Truffle Hunting Umbria
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Truffle Hunting Umbria
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Truffle Hunting Umbria
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Truffle Hunting Umbria
Discover real Umbria
Truffle Hunting Umbria
Discover real Umbria
Truffle Hunting Umbria
Discover real Umbria
Truffle Hunting Umbria
Truffle Hunting Umbria
Truffle Hunting Umbria
Discover real Umbria
Truffle Hunting Umbria
Discover real Umbria
Truffle Hunting Umbria
Discover real Umbria

 

Accomodation

 

Luxury Hotel Norcia
The Palace
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Romantica room
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Library
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Dining
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Junior Suite
Luxury Hotels Norcia
Bathroom
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Superior Room
Finest Restaurants Norcia
The Gourmet Restaurant
Finest Restaurants Norcia
The Prosciutto of Norcia
Finest Restaurants Norcia
The Black Truffle of Norcia

 


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