Art, nature, food & wine in Campobasso
Set off on a six-day trip to Molise, an area that holds many surprises, including unspoilt nature, traditions, history, culture, food and wine and unique experiences!
Private Tour: 2 people – duration 6 days /5 nights
Price per person: from € 803
|When||All year round|
|Tour itinerary includes||Nature, food & wine, history|
|Not included||International flights|
Day 1: Campobasso
Arrival by own means in Campobasso and accommodation at a renowned historical residence
Included: Accommodation at the historical residence
Day 2: Campobasso, Casalciprano, Oratino
After breakfast, you will dedicate the morning to visiting the historic centre of Campobasso. You will have lunch in a typical trattoria.
In the afternoon, you will explore Casalciprano and admire the original open-air Museum of Rural Memory, a route that winds through the historic centre of the village. Continue on to Oratino. Dinner on your own and accommodation at the hotel.
Visited: Campobasso, Casalciprano e Oratino
Included: Typical lunch, accommodation and breakfast at the historical residence
Day 3: Tour of Romanesque churches
After breakfast, you will reach the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Canneto (or Santa Maria di Canneto), in the municipality of Roccavivara. You will then reach Petrella Tifernina, where the church of San Giorgio Martire is located in the historic centre.
At the end of the visit, depart for Matrice where a friendly and skilful housewife will be waiting for you. You will participate in the preparation of ‘cavatelli’, fresh pasta typical of Molise. After preparing them, you will proceed to cook them and enjoy them dressed with an excellent local sauce.
In the afternoon, you will visit the church of Santa Maria della Strada. Back in Campobasso, dinner at a starred restaurant.
Visited: Roccavivara, Petrella Tifernina and Matrice
Included: Cooking class, lunch, dinner, accommodation and breakfast
Day 4: Sepino, Altilia and farm day
After breakfast, you will reach Sepino. You will visit its charming historic centre. Not far away is Altilia, the small Roman city nestled along the slopes of the Matese.
At 12 noon, you will arrive at the farm and depart for the excursion to discover the WWF Oasis of Guardiaregia. Afterwards, you will witness the preparation of ricotta cheese, which you will eat warm among the appetisers. An excellent lunch will follow. You will end the day by admiring the preparation of caciocavallo cheese. Dinner on your own and accommodation.
Included: Excursion to the WWF Oasis of Guardiaregia, lunch, accommodation and breakfast
Day 5: Frosolone and Sant'Elena Sannita
Breakfast and departure for Frosolone, to discover the work and tales of the master cutlers. Their tools are true works of art, preserved in the Museum of Cutting Tools.
After admiring the cheese-making process carried out by skilled cheesemakers, you will taste a selection of local products, including wine, bread, cheese and ricotta. You will also be able to participate in the preparation and tasting of typical Molise polenta served with meat sauce.
In the afternoon, you will leave for Sant’Elena Sannita, famous for its Perfume Museum. Dinner on your own and accommodation.
Visited: Frosolone e Sant’Elena Sannita
Included: Cheese tasting in Frosolone, accommodation and breakfast
Day 6: Truffle hunting
Breakfast and in the morning you will reach Busso. You will visit a family-run business specialising in the collection and processing of truffles. The morning includes:
- Arrival and welcome coffee
- Truffle hunting
- Lesson on truffle cultivation
- Visit to the workshop where the truffle is processed
- Tasting of typical specialities with freshly harvested truffles paired with Molise wines
In the afternoon, departure for the return to headquarters.
Included: Truffle hunting, food & wine tasting in Busso
|5 nights at the historic residence – bed and breakfast|
|Lunch at the typical trattoria|
|Cavatelli Experience + lunch at Santa Maria della Strada|
|Dinner at the starred restaurant|
|Excursion WWF Oasis of Guardiaregia + lunch|
|Cheese tasting in Frosolone|
|Truffle hunting + food & wine tasting in Busso|
|Assistance from the agency 24/7|
|What’s not included:|
|Private local guide|
|Entrance tickets to museums and monuments, tips and porterage|
|All not expressly mentioned in the “what’s included” section|
Price per person: from € 803 – minimum 2 people
Ready to go?
- 100% upon reservation
- 10% penality for cancellations made at least 10 days before the date of the tour
- 100% penality for cancellations made at less than 10 days before the date of the tour
We recommend to subscribe an insurance policy that covers any penalties in case of cancellation of this tour in Campobasso and surrounding areas. Read the Terms and Conditions of Italia Delight (art. 11).
- 5 nights at the historic residence (bed and breakfast)
- Lunch at a typical trattoria
- Cavatelli Experience + lunch at Santa Maria della Strada
- Dinner at a starred restaurant
- Excursion WWF Oasis of Guardiaregia + lunch
- Tasting of dairy products in Frosolone
- Truffle hunting + food & wine tasting in Busso
- Assistance from the agency 24/7
What’s not included:
- Private local guide
- Entrance tickets to museums and monuments, tips and porterage
- All not expressly mentioned in the “what’s included” section
Price per person: from € 803 – minimum 2 people
To send a trip enquiry, contact the local Expert
I have been working in the tourism sector for about 30 years. Since 2000 I have owned my own tour operator based in Campobasso. Years of professionalism that allow me to advise you on the best solutions to ensure you an unforgettable stay.
During my career, I have always tried to promote my territory, the Molise Region, which in my opinion has a lot to offer to all those who want an “alternative” holiday to enjoy unique experiences. From day tours to customised tourist packages, for individuals or groups, in order to best satisfy your desires.