Masseria Salecchia

Bovino (Foggia) Code

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In brief

  • Type: Bedroom (6),
  • Guests: 23
  • Map: Hills
  • Type of accommodation: Room only

The agriturismo

In the heart of nature in an area of ??350 hectares and protected by the EU, the farm is at the foot of one of the highest mountains of the Apennines. Historically the Duke hunting lodge Guevara, from the 30s, the farm belongs to the family D'Innocenzio that has transformed it into agricultural livestock farm and forest biocompatible and is still dedicated to the breeding of indigenous breeds, from which we obtain exclusive typical products locals. Today the family is now in its third generation, and Dr. Francis and his staff offers warm hospitality and provides tourism services for all needs and age with the same dedication inherited from his family

The accommodation

Cozy and elegant farmhouse of 1700 immersed in an enchanting natural landscape. The farm is for anyone who is looking for a refined, a delicious local cuisine and a direct contact with nature. The farm, of the d' Innocenzio family, is located in the Apennines of Daunia, between 600 and 900 meters high, completely surrounded by woods and meadows, in an area of ??particular natural and environmental value, as recognized by the EU site of Community Importance (SCI). The old farmhouse, dating back to 1700, former residence of the Duke of Bovino hunting, presents architectural structures in local particularly precious stone vaults in sandstone bricks. The ancient tools and utensils that were used in production processes and in the homes of a hundred years ago, are now in the museum of civilization. The farm is now a farm and educational farm biocompatible and multifunctional, capable of integrating human activities with the environment. For the past one hundred years, the family D'Innocenzio serves, in his wonderful estate of 350 hectares, to the breeding of sheep Gentile di Puglia and the black pig of Daunia Mountains; both races, endangered, are bred in the wild in the woods and pastures business. Since these animals are obtained rare and valuable products. It produces pecorino Gentile from raw milk according to ancient pastoral technique, il Gentile alle Erbe, il mbriacato Gentile ... and Cruschina ricotta, a delight to taste grated over pasta. From black pig you will get the rocchiata sausage, neck, tenderloin, bacon. It makes use of renewable energy in the production processes. VISITS: Eligibility to production processes such as cheese making, harvesting and processing herbs, fruit processing into preserves, the production cycle of the dough by hand. Adventure park, high rope course. equipped nature Trekking and driving in company forests for the recognition of native fauna and flora. Trails mountain biking, bird watching in the 200 hectares of woods surrounding the farm kitchen "with gusto School Workshops" from grain to handmade pasta, fruit jams, milk pecorino Gentile, from the olive oil, preparation of herbal teas with herbs. Guided tastings of cheeses, meats, with panel test oils, native wines. Museum of Civilization contadina.Visita the farm animals. Collection of mushrooms, berries, wild herbs Cooking classes for preparing traditional country dishes.

Activities and surrounding

Thanks to the large spaces available and the professionalism of the staff, the farm offers many and varied tourist facilities: it has a corporate adventure park with qualified staff and a well-equipped playground for the little ones with PICNIC area. Possibility of trekking and naturalistic equipped with guide for the recognition of native flora and fauna as well as bird watching activities in the 200 hectares of woods surrounding the farm. Availability of mountain bike trails. Seasonally possible activities such as collecting mushrooms, berries, wild herbs, ... service restaurant with typical dishes of local tradition and business products with special menu on request for celiac, vegetarian, vegan and intolerances food varied. Guided tastings of cheeses, meats, with panel test oils and native wines. Cooking classes can be activated on demand. Guided visit to the "Museum of rural culture" set up in the farm with many old tools and utensils used in production processes and in the homes of a hundred years ago. educational farm workshops fun and gave thanks to the active participation of visitors and perfectly accessible to all ages. Workshop "The Farm cereals" an active cooking workshop "from farm to fork", which provides as a manual activity the production of biscuits and fresh dough starting from the wheat. Workshop "The Milky Way": a fascinating laboratory leading to the discovery of the Gentile di Puglia, a native sheep breed endangered, and to actively participate in once the techniques used to obtain products: shearing with scissors for the wool and the hand for milking the milk. In the dairy farm then it turns milk into cheese so exclusively handcrafted. Laboratory "In the old farm": knowing live animals which are traditionally reared in the farm and learn small notions about them and what products they give us are the main objectives of this workshop. Through the visit to the farm breeding sheep, blacks pigs, horses, donkeys and farm animals (chickens, rabbits, geese, pheasants, ...), the little ones can also win the mistrust and fear towards animals! A conclusion of the workshop the "Baptism of the saddle" (short walk on ponies and / or horse). Workshop "The Fantabosco": a review of the most popular fairy tales for children with costumed characters that interact with small, making them directly involved and not mere spectators! Natural scenery of this fun and educational at the same time theater is the forest, to reach to the edge of the old tow. Workshop "The five colors of the fruit": enhancing the right way the consumption of fruits and vegetables and other foods that are part of a healthy Mediterranean diet is the 'goal of this workshop that includes the collection of seasonal fruits in the orchard (when possible) and the production of jam. Laboratory "Organic Garden": the objective is to learn the basics of farming and of 'organic food, working the soil, transplanting and harvesting vegetables directly with their own hands! Laboratory "Re Soap": purpose of this workshop is to convey the knowledge of the soap production techniques and a trade once widespread as that of the laundress. The planned manual activities are the production of homemade soap and hand washing of laundry with the 'aid of the sun arms and a wooden board hard and grooved better known as "struculatur'". Sensory Laboratory "Our friends herbs": learn the 'importance of the benefits of the aromatic and medicinal herbs for the' nutrition and health is the purpose of this interesting workshop, which provides as a manual production activities of scented chalks drawers and cabinets and / or bags of bath perfumes. Visited in the immediate vicinity of the farm the municipality of Bovino, recognized as one of the "most beautiful villages in Italy", and some tourist and historical attractions in the town of Deliceto, such as the Sanctuary of Consolation and Castle. To be included in a broader tourist route also the nearby Troy, Lucera, Sant'agata, Monte Sant 'Angelo, San Giovanni Rotondo and the salt flats of Margherita di Savoia.

Services

Available services

Restaurant
Internet
Pets allowed

Inform the agriturismo of any animals at the time of booking.

Owners will be held responsible for damage to property and persons.

Pets allowed

  • Dogs
  • Cats

Allowed in

  • Accommodation
  • Public areas

Safety

  • Only well-behaved, supervised animals
  • Must be kept on a lead outside
Playground for children
Sport and leisure
  • Bike rental
Typical products on sale
Disabled facilities
Attractions and activities in the surrounding area
  • Theme Parks and Water Parks
  • Nature Reserves
  • Museums and galleries
  • Artistic and historical sites
Sport and activities in the surrounding area
  • Hiking
  • Bird watching

Rooms and prices

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Setting and surroundings
8,6
Activities and facilities
8,9
Accommodation
9,7
Restaurant
8,5
F
francesca
August 2020
10
Amazing
"We were very pleased with the welcome we received and the availability of the owners. Beautiful location and well managed. Highly recommended!"
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Stay: 7/2020
Traveller: Families with children
Holiday: Fun
Setting and surroundings
10
Accommodation
10
Activities and facilities
10
Restaurant
10
C
J. Carouso
May 2019
10
Amazing
Francesco and his staff could not have been more welcoming. He invited us to observe as he taught school children to make cheese. The room was simple but very comfortable, with a modern bathroom, mini fridge. Breakfast was generous and delicious, with yogurt from the sheep we wat... Read more
Stay: 5/2019
Setting and surroundings
8,5
Accommodation
8,5
Activities and facilities
8,5
Restaurant
10
S
Stefania
June 2018
10
Amazing
Attracted by the idea of ??spending a day with friends in a fun way with the adventure park, we found ourselves greeted with kind and warm ways by the owners in a very well kept farm surrounded by a breathtaking natural landscape! We promised to come back soon with our mtb. 10 an... Read more
Stay: 6/2018
Traveller: Groups of friends
Holiday: Sports
Setting and surroundings
10
Accommodation
10
Activities and facilities
10
Restaurant
10

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Masseria Salecchia
Bovino (Foggia)

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