Great full day’s riding to a fully functioning 18th century watermill.
(Excursion Price – 35 euros, Single Supplement 5 euros)
Riding to this lovely unspoilt valley is a wonderful experience. The ride itself is aproximately 2.5 / 3 hours each way, so we get a lot of riding done on this excursion.
The watermill is a joy. It was “saved” by its proud owner Pino, who bought it (without his wife’s knowledge!!) because he couldn’t bear to see it decline any further and started a 10 year labour of love to restore it. Luckily, the authorities eventually realised what he was doing and the place won major European awards and much-needed funding to be brought to the level it now is at.
It is situated in a beautiful totally unspoilt valley and its story makes fascinating listening. Pino will recount it with pride and pleasure.
– Usually Pino (the watermill owner) manages to knock together a simple country style meal with local products. These would include fesh bread, capers and olives, a selection of salamis, cheeses and other such stuff. A pasta dish follows and fruits for desert. Wine, of course and drinks are also included. On some occasions, the meal has been difficult to organise (Pino doesn’t have permanent stuff) and we try and organise the meal ourselves along the same lines…)