Activities

Visit of Winery and Wine Tasting

Spend a different day in Marche Region! Visit our wine cellar and organize a great wine tasting! We daily open our doors to everyone: wine lovers, school trips, tourists from Italy and abroad or people who simply love wine and its world! For further information about our visits and costs, please contact us. TOUR DESCRIPTION A visit at Villa Forano is much more than tasting wine or visiting a cellar: it's a life experience. Our guests have the special opportunity to regain the relationship with nature and its colours, its smells, its original flavours. We will accompany you in the heart of the production, telling you our family historical history, visiting the vineyard and explaining you all the different vinification processes. You will go through the ancient tunnel having the possibility to visit also the refining undergrounds, where the bottles are ageing waiting to be sold. The visit will go further to the tasting room where you can discover three of our best wines accompanied by typical products. The welcoming of our guests is by Villa Forano something really important: The visits are also in English and Spanish; We dispose of big parkings; You have the possibility to buy our products in our shop (credit cards are accepted); We accept groups every day with reservation.


Sferisterio Opera Festival

Arena Sferisterio, a huge neoclassical arena erected in the 1820s as a stadium for a form of handball called pallone al bracciale, a sort of game with ball and bangle. Today is a unique theatrical architecture. According to the most famous opera singers and the outdoor theater with the best acoustics in Italy. We organize wine tastings before the Sferisterio evening.

54° Opera Season 2018 from 20th July to 12th on August 2018 http://www.sferisterio.it/?lang=en&f=1


Palio dei Terzieri - Montecassiano

15-22 on July 2018


Summer Cinema in Appignano

CINEMA IN OUTDOORBack to the Cinema in Piazza! Every Wednesday from 4 July to 8 August you can discover the most beautiful titles given in the cinema during the year! The appointment is at 21.30 in Piazza Umberto I!
L'ora legale - 04 July
GGG - 11 July
Oceania - 18 July
Come diventare grandi nonostante i genitori - 25 July
In viaggio con Jacqueline - 1 August
Guardiani della galassia - 8 August


Ceramics

Earth, Water, Fire and Soul. These are the elements of the master potters of Appignano handing down this tradition for more than 500 years. Approach the world of ceramics by visiting the workshops of master potters.
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Cooking Lessons

Le Marche is a meeting place between the cuisines of northern and southern Italy. Immersed in the green, in the center of Italy, this region is a land of ancient traditions. You will discover the secrets to cooking the sauce of Vincisgrassi and technique to pull the hand-made pasta. A way to bring in the flavor of your stay in this wonderful land in your dishes.

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In the garden

Try to imagine a garden without borders, lying on a hammock in the shade of mulberry trees, surrounded by the peace and quiet of the countryside. And while the fire becomes embers to make bread for your dinner, waiting for the sunset bring with them the magic of summer nights, made of crickets and fireflies among the wheat fields, with a roof of stars on the pastures dormant .. and the intimate pleasure of a glass of wine, fruit of those same lands that surround you.


Step Donkey

The donkey is a perfect partner to know our territory and to tell us of forgotten trades, the donkey invites us curious to play with simplicity, the donkey, in short, teaches us through the proverbial slowness, to reclaim our time and to acquire the "step donkey" that allows us to go into the world carefully and calmly so that they can live better every pleasant discovery. The various themed trails, hiking and educational proposals to be discovered on the site www.associazionelacarovana.it


Yoga in Nature

An interior journey, the growth of subjective awareness, a vital part of any personal development program. Together with Anandi you can enjoy all this in direct contact with nature, surrounded by vineyards'll find the time for you, allowing your body to relax deeply and remove stress and fatigue.

For further information on courses please visit www.anandi.it or www.anandi.co.uk


Golf Courses

The sport of Golf for years is warming more and more people of all ages making it possible to establish a direct contact with nature and its rhythms. In the Marche you will find different Practice Fields and Golf Club in the green of the hills.


Horseback Riding

Just 20km from our farm in the nearby Abbey of Fiastra you will be close to nature with the horse rides and spent a wonderful hour. Then visiting the nearby village of Urbisaglia with its amphitheater risalete to 75-76 AD.


Pageants and Palios

From Appignano, where you can dive into the past to relive the events of the Bellente Brigante, to Montecassiano, where with Knights and Ladies, we are witnessing the Palio of the Terzieri, from Treia, with the Challenge of the bracelet, to Macerata, with the celebration of harvest, traveling in the Marche to discover traditions and history.


Spas and Wellness Centers

The thermal system is widespread in the area. In addition, the Marches as well as the province of Macerata are famous for its remarkable beneficial and healing properties of its mineral springs, which are used for both bottled and mineral water treatments and for the treatment of aesthetic medicine. Some centers special and unique hiding in the territory as the Wabi Sabi San Ginesio in a place of meditation and peace, to seek beauty. www.wabisabiculture.org


Natural photography lessons

The sea and the mountains will frame to this journey. Among the flavors, scents and colors of the Marches, led by professionals photographers, you will visit the villages and the countryside. Through hills that narrate changing of seasons, discovering the history and traditions through the faces of the people, you will know in a region on the landscapes, its lights and its shadows.


Paper Museum

Fabriano is one of the fewest cities in the world where to this day paper is still manufactured by hand, evidence of the determination of not closing with this past centuries old tradition. A charming journey not only for the little ones. http://www.museodellacarta.com


Bee's world

A day dedicated to nature, a way to approach the world of bees and all that these insects are of importance both in nature, as pollinators and environmental indicators, both in the diet of' man, as producers of honey. You will be guided by an experienced beekeeper looking closely at the world of bees and at the end of the day you can taste the honey from the beehives directly.


Leguminaria Ottobre 2018

Chickpeas, beans, lentils and roveja, traditional country dishes, by indisputable nutritional benefits. In the past, slowly cooked over an open fire in the earthenware pot. Even today Leguminaria offers its dishes served in earthenware bowls made ​​by the Masters of Vasai Appignano, accompanied by the Rosso Piceno of our Farm. http://www.leguminaria.it

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Music&Wine

Music and wine tasting: an unforgettable experience in the picturesque setting of some of the best wineries of the Marche region. In partnership with Istituto Marchigiano di Tutela Vini (Wine Institute of the Marche Region). In Our Winery On August 13th from 5.30pm http://www.sferisterio.it/macerata-festival-off/concerti-in-cantina/