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Castles, whitewashed villages and ancient farmhouses – XX Edition

2 – 5 June 2022


Thursday 2 June

11.30 – 14.00 accreditation at Grand Hotel La Chiusa di Chietri (Alberobello), hotel accommodation, light lunch, briefing for the presentation of the event;

15.00 skill tests and departure for Alberobello; stop in the City of Trulli, a Unesco heritage site and visit the historic center;

18.00 departure for Monopoli

18.30 arrival in Monopoli, visit the historic center, dinner in a typical restaurant of the place “La Doce Vita”;

10.30 pm return to the hotel (total km.45);

Friday 3 June

09.00 skill tests and departure for Grottaglie; visit to the district and pottery workshops, Episcopio castle and the dressed house;

13.30 lunch at Parco delle Querce

15.30 skill tests and return to the hotel (tot. 88 km)

Relax in the afternoon;

19.30 12th century fortified farmhouse Barsentum – “Peasant Evening in typical clothes” with folkloristic dances by the Taranta Fil group;

24.00 return to the hotel (tot. Km.12);

Saturday 4th June

09.30 departure for Rutigliano -;

10.00 arrival in Rutigliano – Visit of the historic center and the whistle workshops;

13.30 lunch at Masseria Lama San Giorgio;

16.00 return to the hotel – relaxation afternoon (total km 72);

20.00 Villa Maria Castellana Grotte – gala dinner with music by Lucio Battisti by Roberto Pambianchi;

24.00 return to the hotel (tot. Km 15);

Sunday 5th June

Free morning and / or relaxation in the Spa

12.00 awards ceremony;

13.00 buffet lunch and farewell.

Total distances to be covered in the entire event: 232 km