ACTIVITY BREAKS 
Adventure and Activity Holidays 
Choice of Cycling, Hiking, Canyoning/Climbing and Nature breaks for families and groups 
 
3 x 3 Adventure 
3 night break including 3 days of activities in 3 national parks 
Canyoning in the Appenine, Iron Way in the Apuan Alps and Climbing/Deep Water Solo above the Ligurian Sea 
 
DAY 1 
Arrive at the Podere in the morning and depart with a picnic lunch for an afternoon of guided canyoning in the Apennine National Park, including jumping, diving, toboga and rope descents. Return to Podere Conti for a welcome dinner of local cuisine. 
DAY 2 
Full day guided trek with picnic lunch along the Iron Way of the Apuan Alps, a mountain route equipped with fixed ladders, steel cables and bolted anchors that allow climbers to run along ledges and up vertical walls. Return to Podere Conti for a wild-game dinner. 
DAY 3  
Guided trip with picnic lunch to Portovenere or Fiascherino on the Gulf of the Poets for climbing or deep water solo (climbing without ropes above the sea). Return to Podere Conti mid afternoon for relaxation followed by a seafood dinner. 
DAY 4 
Leisurely breakfast and check-out 
Not suitable for kids under 12 years old or those unable to swim. 
Qualified English Speaking Environmental Guide and equipment/gears (excluding footwear) provided.  
No previous experience required. Difficulty ★★ 
 
Groups of min 2 - max 5 persons  
€785 per person sharing double room 
€935 per person single person per room 
€510 per person sharing quadruple room 
 
Offer valid until 30/6/17 s.t. availability. Activities require fair weather conditions - recommended from April onwards 
 
Cycle and Taste from the Mountains to the Cinque Terre 
3 night break including guided cycling and tasting tour of the picturesque Lunigiana hamlets in the foothills of the Appenines to the panoramic roads of the Cinque Terre National Park 
 
DAY 1 
Arrive at the Podere in the afternoon and enjoy a welcome dinner of local cuisine 
DAY 2  
Full day 40 km Cycle and Taste Tour by e-bike across medieval villages and castles at the foot of the Apennine National Park and Mab Unesco Reserve. Sample genuine and local cuisine with visits to the medieval tower houses of Ponticello, the water mill at Filattiera and the quaint village of Bagnone. Return to Podere Conti for a seasonal dinner. 
DAY 3 
Full day 27km Cycle and Taste Tour of the Cinque Terre by e-mtb avoiding the tourist crowds to enjoy spectacular views over the fishing villages, terraced vineyards and the sea. Vineyard visit and wine tasting. Return to Podere Conti for a seafood dinner paired with the wines of the day. 
DAY 4 
Leisurely breakfast and check-out 
 
 
Qualified English Speaking Tour Guide, e-bike rental (with helmet) and insurance provided.  
No previous experience required. Difficulty ★★ 
 
Groups of min 2 - max 3 persons  
€600 per person sharing double room 
€750 per person single person per room 
 
 
Groups of min 4 - max 5 persons  
€475 per person sharing double room 
€625 per person single person per room 
€410 per person sharing quadruple room 
 
 
Groups of min 6 - max 14 persons  
€435 per person sharing double room 
€585 per person single person per room 
€370 per person sharing quadruple room 
 
 
Hiking in the Parks 
3 night break including a guided hike in both the MAB Unesco recognised Apennine and Cinque Terre National Parks. 
 
DAY 1 
Arrive at the Podere in the afternoon and enjoy a welcome dinner of local cuisine 
DAY 2 
Full day guided hike with picnic lunch in the Apennine National park starting from the Prati di Logarghena at c.800m to the ridge at c.1200m to see breathtaking views of the Apennine Range over the Lunigiana Valley and the peaks of the Apuan Alps to the Ligurian sea. . Return to Podere Conti for a seasonal dinner. 
DAY 3 
Full day guided hike with picnic lunch in the Cinque Terre, avoiding the crowds by walking along panoramic hiking trails through the woods and terraced vineyards with fantastic views over the fishing villages and sea. Return to Podere Conti for a seafood dinner. 
DAY 4 
Leisurely breakfast and check-out 
 
 
Qualified English Speaking Environmental Guide provided 
No previous experience required. Difficulty ★★★ Medium or High 4-6 hours walking 
 
Groups of min 2 - max 3 persons  
€565 per person sharing double room 
€715 per person single person per room 
 
 
Groups of min 4 - max 5 persons  
€455 per person sharing double room 
€605 per person single person per room 
€400 per person sharing quadruple room 
 
Groups of min 6 - max 14 persons  
€420 per person sharing double room 
€570 per person single person per room 
€365 per person sharing quadruple room 
 
 
Active Family Break 
3 night break including guided cycling and tasting tour of the picturesque Lunigiana hamlets in the foothills of the Appenines and a day's hiking and swimming adventure in the Stretti di Giaredo, a beautiful and natural protected canyon 
 
 
DAY 1 
Arrive at the Podere in the afternoon and enjoy a welcome dinner of local cuisine 
DAY 2  
Full day 20 km Cycle and Taste Tour by e-bike across the foothills of the Apennine National Park and Mab Unesco Reserve. Sample genuine and local cuisine with visits to Malgrate Castle and the quaint village of Bagnone for a swim in the river. Return to Podere Conti for a seasonal dinner. 
DAY 3 
Half day Stretti di Giaredo Adventure with picnic lunch walking along the high walls of this stunning natural canyon, swimming in clear water pools and admiring millennial multi-coloured rocks. Return to Podere Conti mid afternoon for relaxation followed by a seafood dinner. 
DAY 4 
Leisurely breakfast and check-out 
 
 
 
 
Qualified English Speaking Tour Guide, e-bike rental (with helmet), wetsuit/helmet/life jacket and insurance provided.  
Not suitable for kids under 6years old. No previous experience required. Difficulty ★★ 
 
Groups of min 4 - max 5 persons  
€380 per person sharing double room 
€530 per person single person per room 
€355 per person sharing quadruple room 
 
Groups of min 6 - max 14 persons  
€345 per person sharing double room 
€495 per person single person per room 
€320 per person sharing quadruple room 
 
Short Nature Break for Families 
2 night break including a day out with the local shepherd and discover how cheese is made plus a walk along the Via Francigena, retracing the footsteps of this ancient pilgrimage route from Canterbury to Rome  
 
DAY 1 
Arrive at the Podere in the afternoon and enjoy a welcome dinner of local cuisine 
DAY 2 
Half day guided trip to meet the shepherd and walk in the pastures with his sheep and dogs. See and taste how fresh cheese is made and tastes along with other farm products. Return to Podere Conti for a seasonal dinner. 
DAY 3 
Half day 5-6km guided walk with picnic lunch along the Via Francigena. Hear the stories of Sigeric, the 10th century Archbishop of Canterbury, who first documented this pilgrimage route showing Lunigiana to be the gateway and crossroads between Italy and the rest of Europe. Return to Podere Conti for check-out. 
 
Qualified English Speaking Environmental Guide provided.  
No previous experience required. Difficulty ★ Easy. 
 
Groups of min 4 - max 5 persons  
€200 per person sharing double room 
€335 per person single person per room 
€225 per person sharing quadruple room 
 
Groups of min 6 - max 14 persons  
€190 per person sharing double room 
€315 per person single person per room 
€170 per person sharing quadruple room 
Offer valid until 30/6/17 s.t. availability. Fair weather activities (canyoning and deep water climbing) are recommended from April/May onwards. In the event that adverse weather conditions prevent an outdoor activity taking place, best endeavours will be made to offer a substitute activity. Prices include accommodation and all meals during the stay, transport to and from activities and the cost thereof (insurance, equipment hire, guide) but excludes travel (flights/airport transfers) to and from Podere Conti prior to check-in and after check-out. 
 
 
ALL PACKAGES CAN BE ADAPTED FOR PARTICULAR GROUP BOOKING REQUIREMENTS 
 
TO BOOK OR FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CALL +39 348 268 1830 or Email: info@podereconti.com