Tour to discover the Cervaro Valley
In the heart of the Cervaro Valley, in the province of Avellino, it stands Savignano Irpino, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, small Norman center dominated by the Guevara Castle. Further north, towards the border with Puglia, it rises Greci, a town of Greek origin, which after the mid-1400s became a welcoming ground for a garrison of Albanian soldiers who arrived in the wake of their national hero, General Skanderbeg. From this moment on, a commingling phenomenon between Greek culture and Albanian culture that is still very much alive today and which makes Greeks the only municipality in Campania to host an Albanian ethno-linguistic minority: the community arbëreshë.
We propose an itinerary to be carried out on foot, putting human and nature health first
The tour will start early in the morning with a walk through the streets of the ancient village of Savignano Irpino with a visit to the Angelica Fountain, the Church of Purgatory, the Monument of the Fallen, the Palazzo Albani, the Castello Guevara. We will then travel by car to Greci to begin the visit from the Church of the Madonna del Caroseno, from here we will enter the heart of the village and visit the Church of San Bartolomeo, the Palazzo Lusi-Museo Pleag, the Palazzo Caccese, the symbolic places of the community arbëreshë (Rione Breggo). The main stages:
- Ancient center of Savignano Irpino
- Guevara Castle of Savignano Irpino
- Ancient center of Greci
- The places of arbëreshë culture
- Church of San Bartolomeo
- PLEAG museum
Cost of the tour: starting from € 12.00 per person
The cost is variable based on the number of participants
- Duration: about 4 hours
- Available times: morning and afternoon
- Meeting point: Angelica Fountain of Savignano Irpino
- Available every day from Monday to Sunday
- Tour in Italian
- Includes: local tour guide
- Along the way it is possible to taste local products. Any tastings are optional and excluded from the requested rate
- The dips can be customized
- Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the tour
To protect your health, participation in the tour will be open, exclusively by reservation, to individuals, couples, families up to a maximum number allowed by the security protocols in force, for the whole year 2020.
In case of cancellation of the tour due to problems related to the covid-19 emergency, it will be possible to take advantage of a voucher on any other date of 2020 or 2021.
For info and reservations: https://www.terrediviaggieterritorio.it/contatti/