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Agriesperienza - Azienda Scoglio

From flour to bread, from milk to cheese

Let’s pay a visit to the farm run by Marco and Isa Scoglio in Mugena, in the Malcantone area. The landscape of gently rolling hills and dense vegetation extends from Lake Lugano to Monte Lema. This typical farm produces cheese all year round, as well as cold meats, jams and biscuits during the Christmas period. To get to Mugena we will catch the train from Lugano or Lamone-Cadempino and then continue by bus. After visiting the farm (in the company of the bilingual guide), the first workshop will get underway. Each participant will be given some dough to work and transform into delicious bread with a mouthwatering aroma, which can be eaten here while it’s still warm from the oven or taken home. During the second workshop, we will learn how to make a fresh cheese. Our gastronomic experience will then continue with an aperitivo featuring products from the host farm. After concluding our visit with a walk among the chestnut trees, all we have to do is decide whether to return to Lugano with the guide or remain in the Malcantone area for lunch. In the latter case, the guide will be happy to provide advice and details of characteristic local eateries. Meanwhile, those who want to be pampered could opt for an afternoon of relaxation at the Kurhaus wellness centre at Cademario Hotel & Spa.
 

Days of the week: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Other days on request.
Next dates: 14, 21 April; 5, 21 May; 2, 16 June; 7, 14 July; 11, 25 August; 1, 22 September; 6, 19 October. Other dates on request.
Availability: April to November
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – other times available on request 
Languages: I - D - F - E - S - P
Duration: 4 hours
Participants: min. 6, max. 20 participants
Difficulty: easy
Wheelchair accessibility: no
Method of transport: train and PostBus
Included in the price CHF 75 per person: bilingual guide, visit to the farm, two workshops, product tasting and a drink. 
Booking essential: info@agriesperienze.ch 
Guide meeting point:

  • 9.00 a.m.: main entrance of Lugano SBB train station 
  • 9.15 a.m.: bus stop (line 423, direction Magliaso) 

Plan for the day:

  • 9.21 a.m.: departure by bus
  • 9.42 a.m.: arrival in Mugena and walk to the farm
  • 10.00 a.m.: visit to the farm and workshops, followed by a walk in the chestnut woods
  • 1.00 p.m.: arrival in Lugano and end of guided tour

 

 

Photos: Photolocatelli.ch for ticinoate.ch

Features

  • TYPICAL PRODUCTS Cheese , Cold cuts , Wine