From the stable to the cheese! The farmhouse El Mas in Moena opens its doors to let us discover how the cheeses Puzzone di Moena, Moena Blu, Stella Alpina, Mantino are made. Real delicacies, whose production follows strict and ancient procedures, passed on from generation to generation.
Meeting place: at 9.30 a.m. by the Sport Check Point office (Strada de Sèn Pelegrin, 2) in Moena.
Programme: guided by the local guides, we will walk from the town centre through the ancient quarterhood "Ciajeole", through capitals, a small church and old haylofts, and then up towards "Roncac", a panoramic balcony that overlooks a wonderful view over the beautiful hollow of Moena, the Fairy of the Dolomites, and the valley of San Pellegrino. Through an easy, grassy path we will reach the hill called "Col dei Soldai" and the agricultural farm "El Mas", built using green building techniques and inaugurated in 2013, with a magnificent view towards the peaks of Sass da Mesodì, Lusia, Monzoni, Roda de Vael and Sassolungo. The farmhouse is built taking inspiration from ancient techniques, making privileged use of raw timber. The central building hosts the restaurant and the bedrooms, while beside there is the stable, starting point of our journey through taste and rural traditions. Guided by the landlord, Michelangelo, we will visit the "Cajelo" (the cheese factory), to find out more about the production and the refining of the unmistakeable cheeses of the house, strictly zero-mile. Afterwards, time for a delicious snack in an atmosphere of ancient times. Return: around 1.00 p.m. along an easy track to the square "Piaz de Sotegrava" square.
Duration: about 3.30 hours. Difficulty: easy-level excursion for families with children (not suitable for strollers). Altitude gap: 200 m. Suitable mountain clothing and shoes are required.
Fee: adults € 15,00; € 10,00 children (between 7 and 12 years). The fee must be paid at the time of enrolment and it includes a traditional products tasting. Excursion reserved to the guests of the accommodation facilities associated to the Tourist Board Val di Fassa.
Limited number of participants, minimum 4 people, maximum 12. Mandatory online reservation on the App Guest Card or by the Tourist Offices and Sport Check Points of the valley (within 6.30 p.m. on the previous day) showing your Val di Fassa Guest Card. Early booking is highly recommended. Without the minimum number of participants, the activity will be cancelled. In case of cancellation, the participants will be called within 7.00 p.m. on the previous day and totally refunded. In case of bad weather, the programme may be subject to variations.
The outdoor activities will take place in full compliance with the local restrictions and health-hygienic rules, in order to contain the spread of the COVID-19.