Autumn time near Borgotaro is full of events, typical products, traditions, culture and nature. Look for the Porcino Mushroom accompanied by a professional guide!
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Where

You will taste the typical cuisine of the mountain, with all it flavours, in many restaurants and farm houses of Borgotaro area. Harvest the delicious Porcino Mushroom and learn how to cook it!

Duration

2 days/1 night

Validity

September-October 2019

Suggested for

This tour is perfect for people who love food as mountains as well

The price includes:

  • authorization-pass for mushrooms harvest
  • 1 night in double room stay in farm-house with breakfast
  • dinner (4 courses) with mushrooms and Km 0 typical products, beverages included
  • meeting with an English speaking assistant/guide to discover the area opportunities and local products
  • English speaking environmental-excursion guide for 4 hours while looking for the Porcino Mushrooms PGI
  • packed lunch with typical products
  • mini-course about how to cook the Porcino Mushroom held by a chef graduated from the famous International School of Italian Cuisine ALMA

The price does not include:

transfers, entrance fee to monuments, tips, extras and everything not expressively written under “The price includes”.

Price per person

Starting from € 255,00 per person in double room for min. 2 people, in farm-house near Borgotaro
For groups: please ask for a tailor-made quotation

First day

Arrival at the farm-house with your own car, a corner of tranquility immersed in the nature of the upper Val Taro. Accommodation in the rooms and meeting with an English speaking assistant / environmental-excursion guide for the presentation of the area and its food and wine excellences (mushrooms, cold cuts, cheeses, meats) with particular attention to the Porcino Mushroom PGI. Dinner in the farmhouse with typical dishes and overnight.

Second day

After a delicious breakfast at the farm-house, a full day dedicated to the search for Porcino mushroom PGI accompanied by an English speaking environmental-excursion guide. Packed lunch based on typical local products. Return to the farm-house in the afternoon and mini-course focused on the use of the mushrooms in your receipts, held by an English speaking chef graduated from the prestigious International School of Italian Cuisine ALMA.

 

FURTHERMORE:

- Opportunity to visit a cheese farm and possibility of making cheese together with the cheese maker
- Possibility of excursion with environmental-excursion guide in search of Truffle
- Cooking class to learn the typical local dishes (homemade pasta, tortelli di erbetta, potato cake, cake of herbs, etc.)
- Possibility of using pedal assisted bicycles to enjoy the view and panoramas
- Opportunities for mountain biking in the woods and along the slopes of the Val Taro