Giovanni, who plays the role of Leone Amidei, is a florentine tourist guide extremely specialized on Michelangelo Buonarroti. Before examining if you really are Michelangelo’s heir, he will help you enter Michelangelo’s world thanks to a deeper exploration of his works, the places where he lived and, above all, the thoughts and emotions that this great man left us in writing.
Silvia will lead you through a Venice which is still untouched by tourism and will teach you what is and how you do a Travel Diary. You will discover the identity of places using the original Venetian toponymy, the Venetian urban space and its rich articulation, you will get to know how Gondola is made and its history, you will immerse in the traditions of Venice sharing, in an ancient “Bacaro”, the ultimate social rite “go for “ombra and cicchetti”, a venetian slang to say having a glass of wine and local appetizers still in use among the residents.
Angelo, playing the role of a descendant of Casanova, will bring you to discover Venice with new eyes, starting from the most famous places, then into the mysterious “calli” of the Jewish ghetto, involving you in an adventurous treasure hunt between the memories of Casanova and the tastes and culture of the Jewish community in Venice.
What are you waiting for? Join courageously with other Casanova’s descendants and put an end to the curse of your eminent Ancestor!
Armanda has organized an innovative Master degree in Piedmontese enogastronomy to allow fans to deepen their knowledge and better understand local cuisine products and delicacies to become “Senior Torinese Tasters”
The Master class will be very practical, you will learn the peculiarities of local products and you will have to show your know-how in buying at the best value for money at the market stalls of Porta Palazzo, the largest open-air market in Europe. The products will then be checked by Mauro, the famous chef of “Angelino”, one of the oldest and most famous trattorias in Turin, who will introduce you to his culinary art.
Selene is an expert in aromatherapy and production of cosmetics from essential oils obtained from plants and flowers of her land. She will accompany you, along with Alfio and his donkey Fiocco, into an immersive journey in the nature of Piancavallo following the lyrics of the song “La Cura”, by Franco Battiato. Selene will help you discover three important essences: oneself, Piancavallo, and its flora.
Alessandra, food and wine guide and granddaughter of Nonna Marisa, will help us to discover the best shops and farms in and around Pordenone to buy all the necessary ingredients to cook the Frico, a typical Friulian dish made with cheese and potatoes. We will get to know many local people who will let us take part in their lives to enter the soul of this land and its food and wine traditions. Thanks to the teachings of Nonna Marisa, everyone will put their hands on the Frico preparation, we will all eat it together in a libation based on excellent Friulian wines.
Giovanna is very prepared and a particularly attentive and sensitive tour guide, she will take you to discover Cividale immersing yourself in its history, its monuments, walking along ancient streets, entering the centuries-old inns, tasting typical food and touching the traditional artefacts of local artisan. In this swirl of colorful scenes, places and things you will be memorable, unique and unrepeatable meetings with Giovanna’s friends, wonderful people, who will share their history, life, their art and their heart.
Emanuela will involve you in the cultivation methods used by the farm and, for a day, you will experience the life of the fruit and vegetable farmers according to the season (asparagus, zucchini, strawberries…). At the end, you will help prepare either lunch or dinner, and if you have a bit of practice with social media, you will be invited to publish directly the multimedia material collected to start your own undertaking: promote the Del Zotto farm in the whole world as a symbol of genuineness, authenticity and originality of the agricultural food traditions of Friuli Venezia Giulia.
Tamara will help you catch the spirit of Quadreria Zancanaro, whre you can often find Cesare, its founder. You will visit Spilimbergo to immerse yourself in its millenium spirit and succeed in finding the right inspiration to complete your artistic work: express your soul and “donate your work for a Prosciutto”, or, by means of your art (drawing or writing) you can acquire the right to participate in a lavish tasting of typical, local products to take place at the famous Wine Shop “Enoteca alla Torre”.
Paola, in the shoes of a Celtic priestess in remote Carnia, will help us relieve one of the most dramatic moments in the ancient history of Cordenons. The rite will take place at nightfall, no matter the weather, and the result will be unsure until the very end. We are to dance until dark night entrusting the gods to help us but we are going to have a great feast if gods appear favorable.