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Traditional Home Cooking Experience in Lecce with Dinner

Get an authentic taste of local culture during this 3-hour cooking class in a private Lecce estate. Join the estate’s owners, both professional sommeliers, to create a meal of Pugliese specialties, and then enjoy your meal with a selection of fine wine.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$87.00 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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$87.00 USD

Primitivo and Negramaro Wine Tour Departing from Lecce

Get to know the sunny, seaside region of Salento through its most famous product: wine. Departing from Lecce, you’ll be introduced to native grape varieties and learn how wines have flourished in the arid climate. Visiting two wineries with an expert sommelier, you’ll cover the ins and outs of local wine-making, with a chance to savor some of the tastiest wine selections—paired with savory regional treats.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$179.80 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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$179.80 USD

Full-day Salento Wine and Food Tour

Take a break from the beaches and discover Salento’s food and wine, instead. With a private guide, you’ll visit two award-winning Salento wine estates where varietals using the primitivo and malvasia grapes, among others, are produced. As you sip, you’ll learn about viticulture in the region, and enjoy a light lunch either at the winery or nearby. Choose to add on a third winery or a swim stop at Porto Cesareo on your way back to Lecce.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$243.60 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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$243.60 USD

COOKING PUGLIA THREE HOURS HANDS ON COOKING CLASS with dinner and wine pairing

Spend three delicious hours learning how to cook real Apulian cuisine.  Led by the owner of the cooking school, experienced and talented chef, the hands on cooking class provides instruction on making traditional dishes like grandmother’s homemade pasta, delicious Apulian appetizers, meatballs or meat rolls and eggplant parmigiana and tiramisu. We love to share our traditions that have been passed down in our family with our clients and we will get you perfectly involved in how our food is prepared. When all is prepared and cooked, sit down  by the pool to enjoy the meal you made, accompanied by wine pairings.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$116.00 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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$116.00 USD

Lecce Cooking with locals, farm to table and market tour experience

Immerse yourself in Italian food culture with this half-day Lecce cooking tour. The farm-to-fork experience includes the harvesting of vegetables from a village garden, shopping at a market for local ingredients, and taking part in a fresh pasta-making class to create the typical Puglian orecchiette pasta. The best is saved ‘till last: You’ll sit down to eat your creations with dessert, coffee, and local wine, too.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$110.20 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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$110.20 USD

Private Wine Tasting and Walking Tour of Lecce WIth a Local Guide

Sip Salento wine and sightsee around Lecce with your own private guide. The experience is perfect if you want to discover the city’s main sights and history, and understand the local wine, too. You’ll stroll from Piazza Sant’Oronzo through the historical center, discovering the city’s famous papier-mâché stores, and more. Then, you’ll savor local wine, made with the negroamaro and primitivo grapes.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$45.24 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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$45.24 USD

Private Cooking Class in Cesarina's Home with Tasting in Lecce

Immerse yourself in a private cooking class at the Cesarina's home,  learn the secrets of the most famous dishes of Apulia cuisine and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine. During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$168.20 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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$168.20 USD

The art of the Italian Aperitivo with a Cesarina: Learn & Enjoy in Lecce

Your day in Lecce is just winding down, the sun's about to set... It's time for an Aperitivo. This glamorous Italian tradition is loved all over the world, and this is your chance to learn how to prepare it for yourself, the perfect souvenir.  Preparing the perfect aperitivo is an art; you will learn how to prepare a selection of  five elegant nibbles to pair with with a refreshing glass of fizz, ideal for sharing with friends in the early evening. Your aperitivo will be a bite-size representation of its local culture, using typical regional ingredients and local wines, such as a sparkling prosecco or a light red.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$121.80 USD
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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$121.80 USD

tasting APULIA

Discover the food of Italy and Puglia with a culinary tour of Lecce and coastal Otranto. With a local guide at your side, you’ll learn about Italian coffee, pasta, and wine, as well as Puglian favorites such as taralli, the region’s beloved savory cookies. Along the way, you’ll see beautiful examples of Lecce’s baroque architecture, and enjoy samples of food products that are traditional in the region.
  • Duration: 1 day
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$249.40 USD
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  • Duration: 1 day
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$249.40 USD

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Lecce Private Food and Sightseeing tour

The best way to spend the night in Lecce:  visiting the city and tasting its food! Savour local specialties and discover the jewels of Lecce, the Baroque capital of Puglia. Explore the historic centre with its beautiful squares and magnificent churches. You will see the church of Saint Chiara, the Duomo, Piazza Sant’Oronzo, the Santa Croce Basilica and the Celestine Palace - all universal emblems of the Baroque period in Lecce. Enjoy authentic Leccese specialties, such as the “rustico”, “tarallini”, “pasticciotto”, and many more. Your guide will take you on a 3.5 hour tour that includes stops at 7 different restaurants for tastes of authentic local foods and wines.On this thrilling and informative tour you will visit the main eateries and most important monuments in Lecce. You will taste local specialties and marvel at the most charming sites of the old city. 
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$113.68 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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$113.68 USD

Lecce wine and food tasting

Taste the local food and wine in a vinery of LecceSavor our legendary platter of local meats and cheesesMake a toast with the best wines from Apulia
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
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$23.20 USD
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  • Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
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$23.20 USD

Hire your local home cook in Lecce

Want to entertain your friends and family in your home away from home? Le Cesarine is your perfect solution; our expert local home cooks will come to your accommodation to create an authentic culinary experience you'll never forget. Put your feet up and relax with your loved ones while our Cesarina takes care of everything for you (clean up included!). Enjoy an aperitivo with sparkling wine and nibbles followed by a  4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish, dessert and  drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from regional cellars).  How does it work? After you have booked the experience we will contact you asking for the address of your accommodation and any specific requests or preferences including timings. We will then match you with the perfect local home cook from our world-famous network.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$104.40 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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$104.40 USD

Local market visit and private cooking class at a Cesarina's home in Lecce

Visit the vibrant local market and the  traditional food shops with the Cesarina and immerse yourself in a private cooking class at the Cesarina's home,  learn the secrets of the most famous dishes of cuisine  from Lecce and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine. During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$249.40 USD
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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$249.40 USD

Dining experience at a Cesarina's home in Lecce with show cooking

Immerse yourself in a private dining experience at a Cesarina's home, enjoy an exclusive show cooking and  taste authentic recipes from Lecce treasured in family cookbooks passed down by real Italian Mammas. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people. Enjoy a 4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish, dessert with  drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from regional cellars and coffee). At the end of the experience, take this your souvenir back home: the official Cesarine apron and shopping bag.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$98.60 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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$98.60 USD

Name your recipe: food market tour and workshop with a Cesarina in Lecce

Have you ever been to a local market and traditional food shop in Italy, full of ingredients you'd love to experiment with? This is your chance to  visit a market with a local expert, choose your most inspiring ingredients, and create and name your very own recipe.  Go food shopping with your Cesarina and choose 3-5 staple ingredients that capture your imagination before immersing yourself in a private cooking class at their home. With their expert guidance, you will learn how to prepare your chosen ingredients and make your own Italian creations. Cultivate your creativity and confidence in the kitchen by adding an Italian flair to your dishes.  Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$179.80 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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$179.80 USD

Lecce Cooking Class, market tour

An hands on cooking class in a private house not a school for tourist. A day with the locals in Lecce, is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the local recipes and culinary tradition. Cook, learn and have fun with locals in a private country house on the outskirts of Lecce,surrounded by an olive groves and garden.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$104.40 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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$104.40 USD

Puglia: classic wine tour with tasting

Discover Apulia wine in this great tour. Visit two famous wineries and taste fine wine with traditional local products.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$312.04 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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$312.04 USD

Wine lovers tour

A unique wine tasting tour of Salento's best and oldest boutique wineries, meeting and talking to the real people beyond the finest Apulian wine and extra virgin olive oil.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$168.20 USD
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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$168.20 USD

Extra virgin Olive oil tasting tour

A unique experience to taste and learn all you need to know about the finest extra virgin olive oil of Puglia. immerse yourself in the typical countryside of Salento, walk ancient olive groves, discover charming and ancient fortified farmhouses and beautiful baroque small town.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$249.40 USD
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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$249.40 USD

Local Market Tour and Dining experience at a Cesarina's home in Lecce

Visit the  vibrant local market and immerse yourself in a  private dining experience at a Cesarina's home, enjoy an  exclusive show cooking and  taste authentic recipes from Lecce treasured in family cookbooks passed down by real Italian Mammas. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people.  Enjoy a  4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish, dessert with  drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from regional cellars and coffee). At the end of the experience, take your souvenir back home: the official Cesarine  apron and shopping bag.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$168.20 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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$168.20 USD

Private food walking tour and cooking class at a Cesarina's home - Lecce

Dive into your destination like a local foodie. Explore your Cesarina's most trusted artisanal food shops, tasting as you go. After your walking tour, immerse yourself in a private cooking class at the Cesarina's home,  learn the secrets of the most famous dishes of cuisine  from Lecce area and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by  local wines.  During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Participants will have a  workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$336.40 USD
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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$336.40 USD

Private pasta-making class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Lecce

Immerse yourself in a private pasta-making class at the Cesarina's home,  learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine. During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional pasta recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$168.20 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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$168.20 USD

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