Friday, August 6, 2010

Folkintour-August 18th and the 20th through the 22nd-Ariano Irpino (Av)

Folkintour is a section of the Ariano Folk Festival dedicated to the promotion and enhancement of the scenic and culinary territory of Irpinia. Avid hikers, history, and nature lovers are invited to discover the corners of Irpinia and the flavors of southern cuisine.

Wednesday, August 18
0900 hrs
Departure from Piazza Plebiscito (Ariano Irpino)

‘Urban trekking’ in Mirabella Eclano (av)

A visit to the archealogical ruins of Aeclanum, and a visit to the Museo del Carro e dei Misteri.

Apperitif in piazza

‘Urban trekking’ in Gesualdo (Av)

A stroll through the centro storico and visit to the churches and Palazzi Gesualdini, as well as a visit to the Cappuccini church.


Return to Ariano Irpino

Friday August 20
1800 hrs

Villa Comunale (Ariano Irpino)

Enogastronomical stroll with Donpasta

A visit to Castello Normanno, the ceramic museum, a visit to the cocce di morto, and a climb up to the bell tower of the Duomo Dell'Assunta.

2000 hrs

End of the tour

Saturday August 21
0900 hrs

Departure from Piazza Plebiscito (Ariano Irpino)

Urban trekking in Nusco (Av)

A stroll in the centro storico discovering the angles and alleyways. A super aperitivo in the courtyard of Palazzo Vescovile

A visit to Cassano Irpino (Av)

Visit and picnic lunch at the Pollentine Springs

A visit of Montella (Av)

A tour of the convent and Museo di S. Francesco a Folloni

1700 hrs

Return to Ariano Irpino

Sunday August 22
0900 hrs

Departure from Piazza Plebiscito (Ariano Irpino)

Four wheel drive trip through the hills of Irpinia in collaboration with free ariano- club della federazione italiana Fuoristrada

A tour of Orsara (Fg)

A walk through the centro storico and lunch to discover the flavors of dauni in collaboration with condotta
slow food foggia e monti dauni

1700 hrs

Return to Ariano Irpino

All of these events are free but you must call Mario 338 9532934 to reserve a spot.

Transportation to the various towns will be provided by bus.

For more info on the entire Ariano Folk Festival-visit the web site

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