Francesco is a colourful local character who you can often see around town with his horses.
He has many relatives who have lived in Villa Minozzo and so he has a wealth of knowledge about the history the customs and thegeogrphy to share with you. He offers half or one day tours (donations to a local charity) such as;
Food and wine tour. You can visit a local cow farm, then the caseificio where the parmesan cheese is made, see how the salame is made, and have a look at the world of balsamic vinegar.. He can also include other seasonal information such as chatting to mushroom or truffle hunters, myrtle, walnut or other fresh food collectors. And of course you can taste some local wines.
A visit to a local organic farm.
This idyllic farm which seems to be from a fairy tale is an excellent opportunity to dra happy animals in a lovely environment.
You can take the chairlift to the top of Monte Cusna at night to watch the sunset, and then the shooting stars - in August.
He can also take you on beautiful walks in the area, talking about the culture and traditions of the landscape. You can decide with him how long the walk should be and at what level.
As alays there are other options for your day off for example, 'Luca Tours', horseriding with Rosella, climbing or white ater rafting with a local company, or even just taking a walk from the house. There is always something interesting, something to inspire.