The Maiorchino Tournament in Novara di Sicilia

The Maiorchino Tournament in Novara di Sicilia

The Maiorchino Tournament in Novara di Sicilia

A story to live together among local culture and folklore, ancient traditions, discovery of the territory, meeting with the locals, food and wine

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The Mayor of Novara di Sicilia has instructed Filippo to organize a special edition of the famous Maiorchino Tournament, in order not to lose its tradition.

During the tournament, the citizens of Novara di Sicilia engage in a spectacular competition where they roll a wheel of cheese (Il Maiorchino) through the streets of the town.

Citizens of Novara di Sicilia you are called to set up and take part in the Tournament! Filippo is waiting for you and don’t worry about the hat to participate, it’s ready for you!

Filippo, will immerse you in historical and food and wine traditions, discovering his country, its inhabitants and you will e involved in taking part in the famous Maiorchino Tournament.

Program:

  • Meeting with Filippo and introduction to the company
  • Discovering the secrets of the production of Maiorchino cheese, at a local dairy farm, with tasting of typical products
  • Knowledge of the tournament path, walking through the streets of the town,  and meeting with the locals
  • Exploration of the Ethno-anthropological Museum where a wheel of Maiorchino tournament cheese is kept
  • Simulation of the Maiorchino Tournament
  • Meeting with the councilor inside an ancient mill, and demonstration of what was learned during the day
  • Celebrations with a typical local dessert, the “Jditu d’Aposturo”

Cost per person

According to your needs of cost and duration

Meeting Point

San Nicola Pastry shop,
Novara of Sicily (ME)

Duration

3 to 4 hrs approx.

Frequency

On request

Difficulty

Easy

Participants

Min
Max 25

Languages

Italian
English

Accessibility

Suitable for adults, families, individuals and groups up to 25 people.

Suitable for special occasions and team building

Minors must be accompanied by an adult

Included

Meeting with Filippo and introduction to the company

Visit to the dairy farm with tasting of typical products

Tour through the streets of the town and meeting with the locals

Visit of the Ethno-anthropological Museum

Tournament simulation

Visit to the mill

Typical sweet tasting

Not Included

Anything not previously expressed

Conditions

Further details will be provided when requesting availability and booking

Report in advance any allergies and/or intolerances

On foot

Cancellation policy: free 48 hours before the event. In addition, with a 30% penalty

Payment within 7 days of the event, by bank transfer

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