A story of lands of water between rice and folk songs

Our travel will follow the plain of Vercelli, a little known land but witness of a strong and rooted history.

In the morning we will visit Vercelli, a stroll with our expert guide that will touch all the fascinating and rich point of history: the beautiful “Basilica of Sant’Andrea”, the “Duomo of Sant’Eusebio”, the Synagogue, the “Salone Dugentesco” and finally “Piazza Cavour”, with its historic cafes and its antique shops and, under the arcades, a delicious scent of cinnamon will lead you to “Pasticceria Taverna & Tarnuzzer”, known and appreciated for many specialties but particularly for the dry biscuits “Biciolani”, symbol of Vercelli, so much that during the Carnival the most important male character is called “Biciolano” (but this is another story).

 

The stop for the launch in an inn where we will be delighted by a menu that, from the appetizers to the dessert, will follow a single thread, his Majesty the rice.

In the afternoon the tour will continue with a full immersion in the “lands of the water”, through the spectacular scenario of the rice paddies.

We will visit an ancient estate dating back to about five centuries ago and that now hosts the Ecomuseum of the rice paddy.

 

In this magnificent place out of time, will await us “il Mario”, an extraordinary 

person that at the age of 8 brought the magazines to the young “mondine”, the only one authorized to enter in the dorm room, a great man that with a patient and meticulous work, has recreated all the atmosphere of the time, from houses to artisans’ workshops, rebuilt with authentic furnitures and relocated in their original location. An authentic journey with the time machine, for an interactive dive in a time that marked forever the history of this land.

 

In the evening return to Turin.

Accessibility and usability for travelers with specific needs 

The tour is accessible to travelers with physical-motor disability, preferable the presence of a companion as the territory has some challenging slopes or slight movement difficulties.

 

The program results particularly interesting to travelers with sensory disabilities as the pleasures of the palate are exalted.

 

The tour presents a good level of interactivity between the traveller and the narrative voice, a reason that can be of great interest in the presence of sensory disabilities.

 

On recommendation of the traveller we evaluate any type of “food attention” in order to guarantee a suitable and qualitatively adequate service to your needs.

 

We are at your disposal for further information and to answer every of your needs.

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Day Program

The package includes:
  • Travel by tourist bus or minivan 
  • Guided visit of Vercelli
  • Launch in an inn with menu based on rice consisting of a first course, a second course with side dish, dessert, 1 glass of wine and ½ a liter of water
  • Guided visit of the Ecomuseum of the rice paddy
  • Our assistance
  • Insurance
The package does NOT include:
  • Any extra and everything that is not mentioned in “The package includes” section

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