In Camerano, on Conero mountain slopes, there's one of the few fields cultivated with "paccasassi", the wild fennel of Conero.

PERIOD: Every wensday afternoon from 5:30 pm to 7 pm.
From June to August
SUGGESTED OUTFIT: Clothing suitable for the season, closed shoes and a hat (… it's best if it's a straw hat!)
LANGUAGES: Italian, English


A "paccasassi" in oil jar to share this flavour with your friends and family once back home!


1 h 30 more or less

Your guide

You will be accompanied in the discover of this herb by Eva, horticulturist and food tecnologist and Ettore, agronomist specialised in “paccasassi” cultivation.


You will have a walk in the field and listen about stories linked to this wild plant.
During the walk you will learn more about the plant and the culinary use over the centuries (do you know their nutritional role at the time of Ancona Maritime Republic?)
You will learn more about botanical features of this wild herb and you will try the harvest.
At the end of the walk an olive grove will welcome you with shadow and a green lawn.

Now you are more expert of paccasassi from the historical and botanical point of view, it’s time to taste it!
Under the olive grove you will be informed about the different culinary uses of this plant!
You will taste the paccasassi you have just harvested to get an idea of their particular flavour!
The tour ends by an apéritif among the olive trees with a glass of wine and paccasassi “tapas”.



The fee includes:

• Guided walk in the field and harvest experience
• Apéritif of wild fennel tapas and a glass of wine
• Your souvenir: a jar of "paccasassi" in oil

The fee does not include:

• Transfers to and from the initial meeting point
• Extras and everything that is not described in the section "The fee includes"

The appointment with Eva is in the main square of Camerano at 5:30 pm right in front of the entrance of Camerano caves.
We suggest you to dedicate the early afternoon to the visit of Camerano caves then go on with the visit to the paccasassi field enjoing your final apéritif!

The activity will be confirmed with at least 10 participants.

Do not hesitate to ask for more information if you have special needs.



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