DAY TRIPS, TOURS, COOKING & LOCALS: EXPERIENCE BASILICATA

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ACCOMMODATION, FOOD, TRANSPORT & BASILICATA EXPERIENCES

Our tour experiences of Basilicata include accommodation at our beautiful agriturismo olive farm. They also include all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), as well as water, soft drinks, beer and wine at meal times - both at our agriturismo and in local restaurants. 

 

All transportation is included in the total price that we quote to our guests, including airport pick up/drop off and all day trips and excursions. 

To help you get the most out of your experience, Greg & Silvia will be your guides and translators throughout your tour. This service is in included in the price.   

Explore our range of authentic Italian experiences and days out below to find out more about what your La Lucana vacation might look like. Some of our experiences are also available as one day experiences, without accommodation.

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CHEESE EXPERIENCE
In this special demonstration, you'll learn all about how to make fresh mozzarella amongst other cheeses.
 
Enjoy a traditional family lunch after!
PASTA
WORKSHOP
In this hands-on workshop, we'll teach you all about the techniques and different types of pasta we make in this part of Italy.
Followed by a traditional family lunch!
COOKING
LESSONS
In this unique cooking lesson you will get to learn some of the secrets of Basilicata's cuisine and discover the 'cucina povera' of Southern Italy.
Enjoy a traditional lunch after!

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MATERA
BREAD
Enjoy a one hour workshop, with a local baker, where you'll learn all about 'pane di Matera'.
Visit a traditional bakery and discover one of Italy's most famous breads!
OLIVE
HARVEST
At the end of September and throughout October it's time to harvest and press the delicious olives that we grow at our agriturismo. 
Tour our groves, visit a local press and learn how to taste olive oil!
WINE
TASTING
Meet a sommelier and enjoy a range of local wines from the Basilicata and Southern region. 
Let your own personal expert guide you through the tastes of the South!
MATERA
DAY TRIP
Enjoy a guided tour of the UNESCO site, The Sassi of Matera. Discover the ancient treasures of this stone city and indulge in an aperitivo/light lunch.
TOWNS & VILLAGES
Ghost towns, ancient villages and medieval towns. Discover a more authentic side to Italy as we take you right into the heart of Basilicata.
MOUNTAIN
TOWNS
Journey to Castelmezzano and Pietrapertosa, set amongst majestic mountains and lush scenery and explore yet another side to the wonder that is Basilicata.
RAFTING
RIVER LAO
A truly special rafting experience with beautiful scenery and breath taking waterfalls, this is a day out that you'll never forget and you simply won't want to leave.  
POLIGNANO
A MARE
Located on the coast of Puglia, on the Adriatic Sea,  indulge in the great seafood and beautiful architecture of Polignano a Mare.
FOLK
MUSIC
Experience a private concert with some of our local folk musicians who will introduce you to our ancient music and instruments and enchant you long into the night.
ARTISAN
STUDIO
Meet a local artisan in her studio as she demonstrates making fascinating clay sculptures such as the traditional 'cucu'.
TRULLI
ALBEROBELLO
Take a trip over the border to Puglia where you can discover the 19th century dry stone huts that have become a landmark for this region.
FLIGHT OF
THE ANGEL
The Flight of the Angel is one of Europe's highest zip wire experiences and La Lucana Active can organise this daredevil experience for you and your groups - only if you're brave enough though! 
CAVE SPA
EXPERIENCE
Visit a Roman inspired spa to relax in the saunas and swimming pool of a stunning cave resort. If you like, we can also arrange a massage or other treatments to help you relax amongst the ancient stones. 
HIKING
ADVENTURE
In our hiking experiences you will get to join Cosimo as he takes you deep into the wilderness of the mountains and the forests where he will share with you some incredible landscapes and help you to create some treasured memories. 
BRIDGE TO
THE MOON
The 'Bridge to the Moon' is the most impressive Tibetan bridge in the world - and it can be found right here in Basilicata. Do you think you could make it across to the other side? 

To begin planning your La Lucana experience vacation and discover authentic Southern Italy, simply fill in this form below and we will contact you with a quote. 

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We are so excited to help create this truly one-of-a-kind journey for you. Our entire family welcomes the opportunity to share in your journey and introduce you to the hospitality, historic sites and natural beauty that can only be found in Southern Italy

 

It's time to "Disconnect & Discover!"