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Savor the flavors of the Piedmont capital on a food and wine tour of Turin. Visit Europe's largest outdoor farmers market, which includes more than seven vendors offering local cuisine options. Try enough samples along the way to satisfy your need for lunch.
Get a taste of Cinque Terre on this 4-hour tour from Manarola, Cinque Terre, that combines a pesto demonstration, a boat cruise along the coast, and lunch. Travel to Cinque Terre via train with your group, then end the tour in Vernazza with a Cinque Terre trail pass to explore further if you wish.
Indulge in the fantastic and impressive wines of the Piedmont region in northwestern Italy. Visit wine cellars and vineyards of Langhe and Roero and be prepared to taste some amazing wine, including Barolo, Barbaresco, Nebbiolo, Roero, Barbera, Dolcetto and Arneis. Choose between a half-day or a full-day tour, exploring and learning about the wines of the area.
Explore the unique wine-making history of the Cinque Terre with a small-group, sunset wine tour from Riomaggiore. Take the public bus and meet a local winemaker in Montenero, where you’ll walk between rows of grapes growing in a vineyard with a view. Learn about the traditional methods of making wine in this part of Italy, then try Andrea’s wines in this spectacular location. The size of this group is limited to nine people, making it a more personal experience.
Experience the Liguraian way of life on a train, boat, and walking tour of Cinque Terre with wine and food tastings. Wander through winding streets lined with 12th century architecture and taste local whites, Barbera d'Alba, and a special Prosecco from a region north of Venice while you nibble on traditional Antipasti di mar, local cheese, and salami. Explore the village, take a dip, or venture off on a hike. With your Cinque Terre pass included in the tour, you access walking trail and trains and save an hour of time by not waiting in lines
Capital of Italy’s beautiful Liguria region, the coastal city of Genoa takes great pride in its local cuisine—with fresh flavors and traditional recipes handed down through the generations. On this walking tour, explore Genoa’s culture and lifestyle through its food and learn why Italian cuisine is the envy of the world. Sample pasta dishes with fresh pesto, local cheeses and seafood, and savory pastries, and taste the flavors the locals love.
The aperitivo is one of Italy’s—especially Turin’s—time-honored traditions, and often a restaurant or bar’s proudest accomplishment. With this tour, get an easy, varied introduction to the pre-dinner drink by sampling three aperitivi in three locations in the heart of Turin. Pair the aperitivi with food and wine, and listen to your guide tells stories about local culinary traditions and history.
Discover the sights, sounds, and tastes of the colorful villages of Cinque Terre on this 4-hour walking tour. Follow your guide around one of the UNESCO-listed villages and immerse yourself in the local fishing culture and traditions. Stop at small shops and cafes to sample treats and drinks from the Liguria region, such as focaccia, and admire the beautiful coastal scenery of the Italian Riviera.
Visit a Cinque Terre winery for a wine tasting and snacks on a tour from Manarola, and learn about the region’s distinctive vineyards. Sip locally-produced wines alongside focaccia and cheese, with time to meet the winemakers behind the bottles. Both morning and afternoon departures are available for this wine tasting tour, and it’s limited to 8 people for personal service.
Learn the authentic recipe for pesto Genovese with an hour-long, hands-on cooking class in Levanto. Use a mortar and pestle to turn fresh basil, pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan, and olive oil into a classic Ligurian sauce, then enjoy what you’ve made alongside a glass of wine, and a spread of local products.
Immerse yourself in a private pasta and tiramisu-making class in a welcoming home, learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and tiramisu and taste the fruit of your labour for lunch or dinner accompanied by local wines.
During this private lesson, you will learn how to prepare 2 pasta recipes and the tiramisu dessert from scratch. Your Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of these iconic recipes.
Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family once home with an Italian meal! This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages.
Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
You can't visit Italy without trying at least one pasta dish... So, we'll teach you two!
Learn how to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand and how to prepare 2 simple different kinds of pasta (filled pasta + fresh pasta) from scratch with your Cesarina.
As the icing on the cake you will learn to prepare also the iconic Tiramisu.
Share your passion for the Italian cuisine as you make new friends in this hands-on cooking class. It's a great way to truly experience Italian culture.
• Learn to roll 'sfoglia' (fresh pasta) by hand
• Learn to make 2 iconic pasta types
• Learn to make the iconic tiramisu
• Small-group cooking class with a maximum of 12 people. Share your passion for the Italian cuisine with other lovely guests
• Enjoy an Italian Aperitivo to warm-up
Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country. They are welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Embark on a savory gastronomic journey through the historic port city of La Spezia, led by a friendly foodie guide. Sample tasty regional specialties at 5 different food stops, pre-selected to bring you the best of local cuisine. Taste briny fried anchovies, or a delicate chickpea pancake. Menus are seasonal, guaranteeing the freshest ingredients, and small groups are capped to ensure a personalized tasting adventure.
Italy is a patchwork of local cuisines, each with a proud heritage and unique dishes. On this walking tour, take a deep dive into that of food-centric Turin, from its market to its neighborhood eateries. Sample a plethora of local delicacies from street foods to restaurant fare, learning about their role in the city’s gastronomic culture from your guide. Taste wines and get your caffeine fix with Turin’s prized coffee.
The Italian city of Genoa, where pesto got its start, is home to antique shops; stunning 15th-, 16th-, and 17th-century palaces; and scores of outstanding restaurants and bars. This tour leads you through the top sites, secluded squares, and hidden spots. You’ll try local Prosecco, coffee, pesto, and focaccia, all with the expertise of a local guide.
Wine fans looking for a tasting experience with a difference—this is the one for you. Enter a historic and beautifully preserved wine cellar in Manarola for a tasting that involves the senses of smell, sight, and taste. The experience is heightened by darkness and atmospheric music, as you try three half glasses of Cinque Terre white wine and snacks. A sommelier guides you through the experience and provide information you wouldn’t discover otherwise.
Intrigued by our title? Wine here is truly a life experience, and the heroes that made and are still making wine in this incredibly difficult terrain are following their ancestors' practices handed down since the 1300s. Wine is the historical and cultural heart of the Cinque Terre, and this tour offers one of the only ways to visit a working wine cellar in the Cinque Terre and taste their wine directly in the vineyard overlooking the sea. This unique opportunity is combined with the chance to do a second wine tasting with a professional sommelier with unparalleled experience in Cinque Terre wines. When you finish this intimate tour, you'll have learned the ins and outs of winemaking, wine tasting, and the true history of the Cinque Terre, all the while in the company of experienced local guides who have been working with both the winemaker and the sommelier for years.
If wine is your passion or you just want to do something different from mass tourism, this is for you.
Learn the secrets of the Italian kitchen with this 3-hour cooking class in La Spezia. Led by an expert chef, begin at the local market to select fresh seafood and vegetables for your dishes. Then, bring your ingredients to the kitchen of a nearby ‘osteria.’ Receive hands-on training in your small group as you craft three courses of delicious Ligurian cuisine, sitting down to feast on your creations afterward. Numbers are limited to four people to keep the experience intimate.
Italy has a vast and varied culinary heritage, and our local hosts are proud to share its hidden secrets.
Share your passion for Italian gastronomy with other lovely guests, immerse yourself in the vibrant local market and enjoy an authentic hands-on cooking class.
You'll visit the local market with your Cesarina host, who will teach you all about how to select the best ingredients with the seasons. Then, you'll return to their home, warm up with an Italian Aperitivo and enjoy the class. You'll learn how to make one iconic Pasta type, typical of the city you are visiting, and the famous Tiramisu.
After the class, you will enjoy everything you've prepared with local wines.
This experience is the perfect choice if you want to encounter the real Italian regional gastronomy through genuine connections, food, and friendship.
Immerse yourself in the culinary culture of the Liguraian coast on this walking food tour. Sample local delicacies like stuffed anchovies, octopus salad, hand rolled pasta and pesto sauce, and learn the stories behind the dishes. Taste local wines and learn regional traditions and history as you stroll the streets and pass by architectural landmarks. End the evening with an extended stop at a restaurant to continue the conversation.
Visit an organic vineyard situated on the hills behind Bonassola with an expert winemaker and taste two local white wines. Between the ancient vines you will see the cultivation of blackberries, raspberries and a wonderful apiary.
And all this comes a lovely sea view!
Discover the secrets of authentic Italian cuisine with this home pesto-making and tasting experience along the Cinque Terre coast. Visit a beautiful La Spezia home; get hands-on with a mortar and pestle as you cook up your own pesto, using fresh basil and pine nuts; then tuck into your delicious homemade creations.
In the heart of the Barolo production area, in a beautiful panoramic position, you will find the Municipal Cellar of Castiglione Falletto which houses all the producers of the precious Castiglione Falletto wines. The diversity of winemaking among the various producers further accentuates the particularity of the lands of Castiglione Falletto, who know how to give unique characteristics to the quality wine produced here. In a simple and hospitable environment you can taste the wines of our producers from the fresh and fruity white Arneis and Favorita, to the young Dolcetto d'Alba, from the elegant Barbera d'Alba to the imaginative Langhe Rosso and the soft Nebbioli, but above all the king of wines and the wine of kings, the noble Barolo who has the heart of productive excellence at Castiglione Falletto.
Savor the flavors of Liguria with a 5-hour food and wine walking tour of Genoa. Start with a typical Italian breakfast of coffee and pastry. Sample local specialties like farinata, focaccia alla cipolla (focaccia with onions), octopus, tripe and pasta with pesto at stops throughout the day. Sip local wines as you go.