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Activities

SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES DURING THE STAY AT AGRITURISMO ‘’IL MULIN VECCHIO’’ (The Old Mill)

  • Besides enjoying the park (six hectares )whit the swimming pool in a stunning natural scenary, there are many activities and excurcions that guests can enjoy. Guests will find the possibible help in their choiche of activities at “MULIN VECCHIO’’ or they can conctact Tourist office in Castelnuovo Garfagnana, Piazza delle erbe, 1 tel. +39 0583 65169 http://www.turismo.garfagnana.eu (13 minutes away from ‘’Mulin Vecchio” by car)

 

The activities

  • Riding School ‘’La Covetta’’ – 4 minutes by car form Mulin Vecchio – Prices:
         one hour 20 euro with guide
         3 hours 60 euro with guide
         6 hours 100 euro with guide (lunch not included)

 

  • Trekking

     

  • Ciclyng

    Reception staff will provide addresses and phone numbers where you can rent bicycles or mountain bikes

  • Fun Park for children and adventure park

    Twenty minutes by foot and 2 minutes by  car: Selva del Buffardello

  • Natural lakes with suspended bridge

    Where you can enjoy activities like “Flying in the sky”’. 30 minutes away by car from ‘’Mulin Vecchio”.

  • Strongholds and fortresses to be visited

    If you are interested in the history of the area:

 

 

Food and wine shopping

 

Typical products of the area can be bought at good prices at Garfagnana Coop, very near ‘’Il Mulin Vecchio’’. Here you can buy spelt, chestnut and spelt flour, dried chestnuts, jam made from local fruit, vegetables in oli and dried mushrooms

Cooking Lessons

If you are interested in learning how to cook the typical products of the area, you can book your lesson, on your arrival, at the cost of 5€ for person. At the end of the lesson you can eat what has been prepared or you can take it back to your flat. Here are some recipes to choose  :

  • Spelt soup or salated spelt cake in the wood oven
  • Castagnaccio, a cake made with chestnet flour, delicious as a cake but aldo be enjoyed whit savoury food
  • Necci, similar to crepes, but made whit chestnut flour coke in a special iron mould
  • Making the tipical local bread (whith potatoes) and coking it in the wood oven
  • Making jams or oil vegetables