We want to enjoy your holiday at Olive Grove Farm .Here are some of the many activities available to you that will enhance your stay at Olive Grove Farm. Apart from the amenities at Olive Grove Farm (outside table tennis table, football machine, canoe, 3 bikes, darrs, badmington, board games, books library, extensive DVD library, hill walking....
Corridino is an extremely talented local artist (who comes to look after the house and pool for me) . He has an MA in art. He is willing to paint a picture (any size) from a photograph you have taken. This can be something you have brought from home (i.e. your house) or a picture say of you during your stay at Olive Grove Farm. His prices are extremely reasonable (and a special discount for OGF guests) and you will not only have a good memory of your holiday but a good investment also. He prefers "landscapes" re "portraits"
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Horse Riding – Giuseppe & Fiorella Pino
This a local riding school on a farm located at the back of IKEA – about 20 min. from OGF. The horses are safe, well trained and well cared for, and there are extensive grounds, stunning scenery with many different paths to explore. Ok to hire for the hour or longer, children or/and adults. Again discounts for OGF guests. Beautiful restaurant to relax while non riders wait
Sailing – Giuseppe Pino
The 12metre sailing boat is moored at the beautiful harbour in Pescara. Pino is a qualified sailor. Sailing can be for a morning, afternoon or ofcourse longer periods if required. Prices are very reasonable but of course will depend on number of people participating. For inexperienced sailors Pino is willing to give short sailing courses. An exciting experience – I know I have done it! Discount for OGF guests
Cooking School -
This is run by Pino’s wife , Fiorella She is an excellent cook and holds one Day introduction courses in Italian cooking, ideal if you don’t fancy sailing and the rest of the family does!! They do hold residential 5 day courses from time to time and if you participate in the introduction this cost is a discount on the main course. Also discounts for OGF guests.
Water Rafting –Abruzzo Rafting, Contrada Forconi, Frazione Ciclone 66010, Civitella Messer Raimondo(CH)
Abruzzo Rafting is a commercial business devoted to offering its customers high quality rafting trips, fun and safe, in a pristine and beautiful natural environment while enhancing the area and working in harmony with the local communities.
The excursion on an inflatable raft for our regular run lasts about 1.5 hours and is perfect for non-
Contact: Tel: +39 327.2819191 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.abruzzorafting.it
Aqua Park – VastoIncoronata, 66054 Vasto, Italy
Located just over an hour’s drive from Serramonacesca, this is a wonderful Aquapark with fun for all the family. Over 3,000 square meters of swimming pools, over a kilometre of water slides, 50,000 square meters dedicated to green in a real natural paradise. Open every day in the summer Adults 22 € Seniors &Children 16 €
Contact: Tel: +39 0873 310130 Web: www.aqualandvasto.com
Golf – GOLFARCOBALENO Via Santa Maria del Carmine, 30 65020 Alanno PESCARA
Located just 20 min from OGF this area offers magnificent views overlooking the hills and olive groves of the Contrada S. Maria del Carmine, in the area of Alanno.
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Natural Health Spa – Carimanico, Popoli Located just 30 min over the mountains (glorious drive)
Carmanico Spas offer many luxuries and a most tranquil surrounding. Have several hot spas etc. If you want to relax and be pampered – this is for you!
Tour Guide – Franco D’ Orazio
Franco is a good friend, a retired music teacher who has extensive knowledge of the locality and even as far as Rome. He is a great character and speaks fluently English, German, French, Russian and ofcourse Italian. He is willing to accompany you and introduce you to the" Italian Experience" something you may not get in being a simple tourist. He knows many local farmers and institutions he could introduce if interested. You will see the real Italy with him. He is also familiar with many local restaurants!! Primarily only available on Wednesdays
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This is a superb Winery concentrating only on quality wines. Paulo, the owner, is more than willing to show you around the winery -
Contact: Paulo Tel: +39 349 844 7069 Email: email@example.com
Local friends of ours (who are English) run a local campsite (Kokepelli) and are keen mountaineers are willing to take experienced or inexperienced climbers on local climbs or mountain walks locally
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