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Known all over the world as the "Red gold", saffron is recognized for its attributes and rarity. It grows betweeen the crocus saffron’s petals, a smal and delicate purple flower.

Saffron is a spice and it is used to give colour and flavour to many dishes but its production requires a great knowledge of the territory and a precise technique.

Our experience offers an initiation to this work, taking part to the saffron harvesting and learning how to trim the stigmaas and obtain saffron spice.

At the end of the harvesting you will enjoy a meal with saffron-based dishes. You will taste the versatility of saffron with different dishes, with pasta, meat, side dishes and even dessert.

Some great wine will be paired with food and you won’t leave with empty stomach!
  Dive into – and become part of – local life
      Samples of saffron-based dishes paired with wine
  It can be combined with other activities or included in itineraries

  Bring it home with you
  • It is highly recommended to wear comfortable clothing and shoes.
  • Saffron harvesting is only available at certain times of the year. Contact us to check dates and availability.
  • We organize saffron harvesting in different Italian regions. Get in touch and tell us where you would like your experience to take place.

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What they say about us

Great value, great food, great fun. Great way to see and sample places you might not try by yourself.
Molly S
Molly S
Due to the special situation concerning Covid-19 we were the only participants in the food tour, which helped to make the tour feel more personalised and was in a way a pleasant surprise. The wines were the best that i have ever had up to this moment in Italy and the tour started on time without any complications. Highly recommended!

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