The discovery of Saffron

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In Pennabilli, land of Tonino Guerra is also cultivated a passion for the land and its products able to give ancient traditions and new satisfactions. In this vein there is also a new and precious cultivation for Valmarecchia: saffron.
Saffron is harvested every morning from about the second half of October to about the first half of November, so it is essential to be present in the saffron field from the early hours of the day. The visit consists in living directly the collection of flowers and during the activity will be explained the whole process and the phases performed during the year. At the end of the harvest we meet for a snack/ tasting of sweet and savory Saffron products.

Fee: € 20 per person - Children up to 14 years € 10
When: from mid-October to the first half of November
Timetable: 09.30
Where: Agricoltura Zafferano di Pennabilli Ca Berbece
People: minimum 2 people
Italian language

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Categoria Destinazione per Festività
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  • Experience by Agriturismo Zafferano 
  • Duration: about 3 hours
  • Recommended: Clothing for collection : comfortable long pants and shoes with slippery ground bottom
  • Flower collection baskets will be provided



  1. Pennabilli