The Autumn is the best period to go with the mountain bike. Good temperature, routes suitable thanks to the rains, forgotten perfumes since a year: mushrooms, truffles, chestnuts, oil…already new oil. How is possible that the growing symbol of the Nerina Valley links with the passion for the pedals? With a tour to the ancient Costantini oil press in Precetto and Ferentillo, not far from the Marmore Falls.
the school of mountain bike service will organize the tour on Saturday, 22nd November in collaboration with La Loggia del Nera Country House and the programme will be very interesting. After doing the tour along “the olive street” in the afternoon (at 4.30p.m.) will arrive to Precetto where is the oil press.
You will be the possibility to know some techniques, in a rough landscape, rich of rocks and medieval villages to the border between remote lands: the State of the Church and the Reigns of the two Sicily. The mill maintains the original structure of stone belongs to the 800s; today is all mechanized but inside preserves still the ancient grindstone.
The visitors can observe all the production phases. The oil, extracted with the dripping technique when cold, will be tasted with bruschetta and dishes with cooked bean on fire. We wait for you on Saturday, 22nd November in Arrone ( 6 kilometres far from Marmore Falls) by the Mountain bike service centre.
Don’t forget it!