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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up in Bologna, private transfer to Apennines, check-in and dinner prepared by your personal chef.

Stop At: 47028 Verghereto, Province of Forlì-Cesena, Italy
We will pick you up in a private vehicle and take you to the Apennine Mountains, stopping for lunch along the way. After check-in in your hotel and a rest you will be picked up and taken to the home of Chef Stefano where you will begin with your first mindful cooking lesson.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Private room and bathroom in apartment or hotel in Balze, Italy

Day 2: Mindful cooking class in a mountain retreat

Stop At: Balze, Balze, Province of Forli-Cesena, Emilia-Romagna
The day starts with a morning meditation along the banks of the River Tevere. Then you will begin your mindful cooking lesson with a trip to a local market where we will carefully choose the ingredients for the day's meals and learn about their origins. Upon returning to the kitchen we will begin preparing lunch as the chef leads you through the mindful exercises to focus on each task. After lunch you may return to your hotel or take a yoga class. In the evening you will return to the kitchen to prepare your dinner with the chef.
Duration: 12 hours

Stop At: 47028 Verghereto, Province of Forlì-Cesena, Italy
The mindful cooking lesson begins with a trip to a local market where we will carefully choose the ingredients for the day's meals. and learn about their origins. Upon returning to the kitchen we will begin preparing lunch as the chef leads you through the mindful exercises to focus on each task.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Private room and bathroom in apartment or hotel in Balze, Italy

Day 3: Bike riding or other outdoor activity

Stop At: Mount Fumaiolo, 47028 Verghereto, Province of Forlì-Cesena, Italy
Today is a day to enjoy the sanctity and solitude of the mountains. Take a bike and lose yourself in a mountain trail or visit a quaint mountain village. Or you can hike one of the many trails available from beginners to hard core trekkers.
Duration: 12 hours

Stop At: 47028 Verghereto, Province of Forlì-Cesena, Italy
Return to the retreat for sunset meditation and a meal prepared for you by your personal chef
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Private room and bathroom in apartment or hotel in Balze, Italy

Day 4: Take in the sights

Stop At: Sorgente del Tevere, Localita' Balze Monte Fumaiolo, 47010, Verghereto Italy
Visit to the Sanctuary of La Verna (Tuscany) founded by St. Francis of Assisi: here we’ll admire the beautiful works of lead-glazed terracotta by Andrea Della Robbia;

Visit to Borgo San Sepolcro (Tuscany), home of the painter Piero della Francesca, where we’ll visit the local museum with frescoes of the Resurrection of Christ and the Polyptych of the Misericordia;

Visit to Monterchi (Tuscany) where we'll admire Piero della Franceasca's Madonna del Parto;

Sant'Agata Feltria, Pennabilli, Monte Fumaiolo are just some of the dozens of welcoming towns and villages where art mixes with food, natural beauty and tradition, creating an intimate charm for those who visit;
Duration: 3 days

Stop At: Mount Fumaiolo, 47028 Verghereto, Province of Forlì-Cesena, Italy
We'll pack a picnic lunch and find an enchanting waterfall to refresh our spirits.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: 47028 Verghereto, Province of Forlì-Cesena, Italy
Return in the evening for another cooking lesson or have the chef prepare you a healthy dinner of your choice.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Private room and bathroom in apartment or hotel in Balze, Italy

Day 5: Return to Bologna and stop in Ravenna along the way

Stop At: Ravenna, Ravenna, Province of Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna
On your return to Bologna, we'll stop in the city of Ravenna for a brief tour. We'll admire the beautiful Byzantine mosaics or reflect at Dante's tomb.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.