Molise
Destination
7.5 hours
Duration
Ita-Eng
Language
2+
People

Villages, Archeology and Cashmere in Sepino

Discover Sepino, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Explore from its historic centre  to Altilia, the small Roman city on the slopes of Matese and one of the most important archaeological sites in Molise. Through history, archeology and culture, let yourself be surprised by an original tour to the farm wehere cashmere goats are raised.


What you’ll do

  • Join the guided tour of the historic centre of Sepino and of the archaeological site of Altilia
  • Discover the production cycle of cashmere, starting from the breeding of goats
  • Take part in the felting workshop
  • Make organic olive oil soap coated with carded wood
  • Take home a free soap
  • Taste typical products at a traditional  farmhouse

Price per person: € 90


What to expect

In the morning you will reach Sepino, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. You will start your guided tour of the evocative historic centre. You will admire its stunning Fountain of “Mascherone” and an elegant square with the church of Santa Cristina with its stone colonnade and a suggestive Crypt.

Not far from Sepino there is a marvelous location: Altilia. The small Roman village is one of the most important and impressive archaeological sites in Molise. After the visit, you will have lunch in a well furnished farmhouse to taste the typical local dishes.

In the afternoon there will be a very original and interesting visit to discover cashmere. You will visit a farm in Sepino where cashmere and angora goats are raised. Here their fibers are collected and sent to specialized spinning mills. Then, they come back to the farm,  in the form of soft yarns, quilts or carded wool for manual spinning.

The visit includes: the entrance to the farm, a brief description of the productive cycle and the participation in the felting lab with the realization of organic olive oil soap coated with carded wool that you can bring home as souvenir.

Where Sepino, Campobasso – 26 km from Campobasso
When On Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays – duration 7.5 hours
Start time 9.30 a.m.
Language Italian and English
Important information
  • We suggest that you wear comfortable clothing
  • The language of the tour must be indicated at the time of booking;
What’s included
Guided tour of Sepino and Altilia
Visit to the cashmere factory
Workshop with felting master
Complimentary handmade soap
Typical lunch at a farmhouse
Not included
Accommodation

Price per person: € 90 minimum 2 people – €35 children aged 4 to 12

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The Food 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 in Molise. In this experience, you will visit Sepino and taste directly from the pastures of the Matese, tasty products from “farm” to “fork” at a local agriturismo.


Cancellation policy: all bookings for the villages, archeology and cashmere experience can be cancelled within 3 days from the start date of the experience. Read the Terms and Conditions.

Angelina

My name is Angela and 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.

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