Three exclusive activities to do in Italy

A much sought-after aim is to enjoy touristic experiences limited to a few people and choose a destination and an hotel where to stay without stress. We suggest you an itinerary through the most interesting activities in Italy in three different regions.

Dinner at a castle in Emilia Romagna

Dinner at a Castle in Emilia Romagna Have you ever desired a dinner prepared by renowned chefs at a romantic castle open only on special occasions? From 10th June to 7th October there will be the enogastronomical festival “Chef Stellati a Castello – Ricordanze di Sapori nei Castelli del Ducato di Parma e Piacenza”, 4 events with 4 unique menus. The selected castles in Emilia Romagna are: the Antica Corte Pallavicina in Polesine Parmense (PR), the Castle of Scipione dei Marchesi Pallavicino in the medieval town Scipione Castello, the Castle of Rivalta which rises next to the river Trebbia in Rivalta di Gazzola (PC), the Castle and the Citadel of Sarmato (PC), owned by Conti Zanardi Landi.

For 4 Mondays the protagonists will be the best chefs of Emilia Romagna, along with the most precious local wines, so choose your daydream dinner and book in advance, the seats are limited.

For reservations, please contact the Association Castelli del Ducato di Parma e Piacenza, 0521/823221 or 0521/823220.

A meeting in Cortina, only for gourmets

Cortina gourmet festival Another enogastronomical suggestion in a beautiful destination, Cortina, that in June hosts an event dedicated to Italian excellences, from gourmet delicacies to the top wines of 2013.

GustoCortina, from 15th to 17th June will begin with an opening party at Vip Club restaurant, a buffet dinner with cocktails and dj set, then many wine tastings and meetings, among which “Wines… No Limits”, a comparison between 3 rare wines introduced by enologists and winemakers that will tell the story of these unique products; join the aperitif with Magnum sabrage, the opening of a Champagne bottle with a sabre, an amazing ritual that you can see here!

There will be conventions with many advices about food and wine, a closing party with a cooking show on Monday 17th evening, a lot of opportunities to discover some high quality Italian brands while you visit the elegant Cortina d’Ampezzo, the Queen of Dolomites. About the complete schedule: gustocortina.it

Enjoy the Endurance in Marche

Marche Endurance Lifestyle 2013 A very original experience is to see the favorite sport by Sheiks at the Conero Riviera in Marche, a unique set thanks to the sweet hills and the unpolluted coast, where will take place the Marche Endurance Lifestyle, an event about the coolest equestrian sport at the moment. The Endurance is based on controlled long-distance races on trails from 30 to 160 km, extraordinary competitions which you can see in Marche from 13th to 16th June.

The Trophy will raffling off 21.000 €, the highest prize ever awarded in Italy; the event includes also limited access areas and a venue, the Bayt El Emarat, dedicated to Arabian traditions and culture, where you can enjoy the flavors of this positive and refined people.

The best choice is to follow the horse riding races in a place which reminds to an oasis, here you’ll be sure to spend a stunning holiday surrounded by a luxuriant landscape.

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