From the stable to the cheese! The holiday farmhouse El Mas in Moena opens its doors to let you discover how the cheeses Puzzone di Moena, Moena Blu, Stella Alpina, and Mantino are made. Real delicacies, whose production follows strict and ancient procedures, passed down through generations.
Meeting place: at 3.30 p.m. by the Sport Check Point office (Strada de Sèn Pelegrin, 2) in Moena.
Programme: guided by the local guides, you will walk from the town centre through the ancient district "Ciajeole", among capitals, a small church and old barns, and then up towards "Roncac", a panoramic balcony that overlooks the beautiful hollow of Moena, the Fairy of the Dolomites, and San Pellegrino valley. Through an easy, grassy path you will reach the hill "Col dei Soldai" and the holiday 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, preferring the use of raw timber. The central building hosts the restaurant and the rooms, whilst next to it there’s the stable, starting point of your journey through taste and rural traditions. Guided by the landlord, Michelangelo, you will visit the "Cajelo" (the cheese factory), to find out more about the production and the refining of the unmistakeable cheeses of the farm, strictly zero-food-miles. Following, a delicious snack in an atmosphere of bygone times. Return: at around 6.30 p.m. along an easy track to the square "Piaz de Sotegrava".
Duration: about 3.30 hours. Difficulty: easy excursion for families with children (no strollers). Elevation gain: 200 m. Suitable clothing and shoes are required.
Price: adults € 20, with Val di Fassa Guest Card € 15; children € 15 (7 to 12 years), with Val di Fassa Guest Card € 10.
Limited enrolment activity, minimum 4 people, maximum 20. Mandatory online reservation on Mio Trentino app or at the Tourist Offices and Sport Check Points of the valley (within 12.00 p.m. of the same 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 contacted within 7.00 p.m. of the previous day and totally refunded. In case of bad weather, the programme may be subject to variations.