7 Days Cooking and Wellbeing Holidays Italy

7 Days Cooking and Wellbeing Holidays Italy

  • Contrada Sterparone, 86030 Montenero di Bisaccia CB, Italy

Italian Culinary Vacations

If you are looking for peace and relaxation with good food in the mix, then Agriturismo Fontefredda has the perfect holiday for you. You will enjoy a various of different activities in this humble abode, country house from visiting their petting zoo, horseback riding or on donkey for kids, enjoy Italian cooking classes, learn basic courses of Italian language, visit and participate activities on the farm, and go on guided tours and tastings of oil, wine and cheese. Discover this beautiful Molise region and be on your way to incredible and authentic experience journey through delicious food, great hospitality and enjoy pure landscapes in Italy.

Highlights

  • Truffle hunting
  • Visit a cheese farm with tasting
  • Cooking sessions with an Italian chef
  • Visit to award winning winery and tasting session
  • Personalized cooking apron and cookbook
  • Fishing demonstration on a trabocco
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 4 days with instruction
  • English
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If you are looking for a place surrounded by nature, away from the chaos, where discovering the pleasure of the slow life, Fontefredda is the perfect place for you. You will be staying in a beautiful country house located near to the Adriatic sea and the Tremiti Islands. It is not far from well-known archaeological sites and natural trails, as well. The country house has recently refurbished, with its little alleys, the old barn and the stones outbuildings well-finished in every details. It seems to give life to a small village far from the reality.

All rooms are equipped with one double bed and one single bed, ensuite bathroom, air conditioning, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and private balcony / terrace provided with wicker chair with stunning view of surrounding hills. There is a swimming pool, the solarium, and the outdoor spaces, where you can relax, making your stay unforgettable.

Annex of the Oak room

The Annex of the Oak was designed and built to accommodate guests, who are seeking privacy and relaxation. Natural stone, wood and wrought iron are materials used to create the architecture. The apartment is equipped with kitchen, air conditioning, windows with mosquito nets and bathroom. The pool is directly connected to the room. You can accommodate a maximum of 6 guests and can request a cot for children.

Annex of the Olive Trees room

The Annex of the Olive Trees is the perfect accommodation for families. It is located on the ground floor and has a porch. In the room, you can find a fully equipped kitchen and a stone fireplace. The apartment can accommodate 4 people, and on request you can add a single bed and a cot.

Deluxe room

This room has been designed and built to satisfy the desires of couples. Immerse yourself and let yourself be pampered by the hot tub for 2, equipped with color therapy and music, sipping a good glass of wine, watching the sky that is on fire at sunset. The room is furnished with designer items and equipped with every comfort in order to create a perfect environment to relax. Your privacy is guaranteed by an exclusive patio.

Melograno room

A room designed to accommodate couples that wants an intimacy of the countryside without sacrificing comfort. The wrought iron canopy bed dominates the scene.

Sunflower room

The sunflower room can accommodate 4 persons. The gracious attention to detail and exclusive terrace overlooking the hills are the main features of this room.

Day 1

  • Arrival with drinks and prosecco for a great welcome
  • Dinner and briefing about the week's program

Day 2

  • You will start your day with leisurely traditional breakfast
  • Morning hands-on cookery class about homemade pasta and sauces
  • For lunch, you will be incorporating dishes from the morning's class.
  • The afternoon is for your leisure, where you can take in the beauty of the surrounding countryside, go on walks or even go swimming
  • Early evening wine and salami tutored tasting in the artisan norcineria
  • Dinner

Day 3

  • You will start your day with leisurely traditional breakfast
  • Transfer to Vasto for a fishing demonstration from a trabocco
  • Seafood lunch on the trabocco
  • Visit of the charming old town of Vasto
  • Dinner with local specialities

Day 4

  • You will start your day with leisurely traditional breakfast
  • Mountain hiking with the possibility of walks to discover the truffle
  • Visit to an award winning winery for tasting of Tintilia wine and brunch on the vineyard
  • Afternoon at leisure
  • Dinner with specialities of truffle

Day 5

  • You will start your day with leisurely traditional breakfast
  • Early departure to Termoli for visit to the local markets to buy quality ingredients for upcoming lesson and dinner
  • Lunch in a superb restaurant in the hearth of Termoli
  • 3rd cooking lesson: An afternoon class using the fresh ingredients from the market
  • Dinner with regional menù

Day 6

  • You will start your day with leisurely traditional breakfast
  • Cooking class learning to cook bread and pizza
  • Lunch
  • Visit to an artisan cheese maker for a tutored tasting of ricotta and pecorino
  • Afternoon leisure
  • Farewell dinner with pizza and Molise street food (porchetta, arrosticini, etc.)

Day 7

  • You will start your day with leisurely traditional breakfast
  • Exchange goodbye greetings and gifts
  • Transfer and departure to the airport
  • Fishing demonstration from a trabocco at Vasto
  • Visit artisan cheese maker
  • Visit award-winning winery
  • Visit charming old town of Vasto
  • Visit local markets at Termoli

This holiday will take place in the countryside of Molise, Italy.

Activities
  • Cooking classes
  • Horse riding / rental
  • Swimming pool
  • Wine tasting / tour
General
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
Services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Library
  • Local market
  • Mosquito net
  • Parking lot
  • Room cleaning

Everyday, you will begin your day with a leisurely traditional breakfast. You will enjoy authentic Italian cookery classes and visit award-winning winery on your trip. Not only that, you will have the opportunity to have seafood lunch on a trabocco and have an experience of the Molise street food.

  • Activities on the farm
  • Basic courses of Italian language
  • Horseback riding or donkey rides
  • Visit petting zoo
  • 1 goodbye gift
  • 1 personalized cooking apron and cookbook
  • 1 truffle hunting
  • 1 visit to a winery and wine tasting
  • 1 visit to a cheese farm and tasting
  • 2 visits to charming old towns
  • 4 cooking sessions with an Italian chef
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Daily meals and breakfasts (including water, house wine and coffee)
  • Transfers to / from airport in Rome (FCO), Bari (BRI) and Pescara (PSR)
  • Transport to excursions
  • Additional activities
  • Additional drinks
  • Additional meals
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

Driving directions from Autostrada A14 (Bologna – Taranto)

  • From Autostrada A14, exit at Montenero di Bisaccia-Vasto Sud on highway Adriatica A14
  • Take SS.650 Fondo valle Trigno, heading for Isernia and take the junction for Montenero di Bisaccia
  • Once in Montenero di Bisaccia, follow the indications for Palata / Campobasso (you will find indications for Agriturismo Fontefredda along the street, the first one is in front of the Sanctuary of Madonna di Bisaccia)
  • After 2.3 kilometers, turn right, go ahead for 900 meters, and then turn left
  • Continue for another 700 meters, and Fontefredda is on your left

Driving directions from Autostrada A14 (Milano-Napoli)

  • From Autostrada A1, exit at San Vittore
  • Then, take the exit for Venafro
  • Continue on SS85 towards Isernia
  • Take the junction for San Salvo / Vasto (SS650 Fondo Valle Trigno)
  • Take exit Montenero di Bisaccia
  • Once in Montenero di Bisaccia, follow the indications for Palata / Campobasso (you will find indications for Agriturismo Fontefredda along the street, the first one is in front of the Sanctuary of Madonna di Bisaccia)
  • After 2.3 kilometers, turn right, go ahead for 900 meters, and then turn left
  • Continue for another 700 meters, and Fontefredda is on your left

GPS

Latitude: 41.925283 (41° 55' 31.019" N)

Longitude: 14.777633 (14° 46' 39.479" E)

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 45 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on departure.

Montenero di Bisaccia, Italy

Immersed in the heart of the Molise countryside, Agriturismo Fontefredda is a charming bed and breakfast, offering luxurious accommodations and authentic gastronomic Italian cuisine experiences.

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