Pesto cooking class with lunch in the Cinque Terre
Activities

Pesto cooking class with lunch in the Cinque Terre

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the secrets, origin and history of Ligurian pesto
  • Learn how to make this famous sauce with a local chef
  • Taste your homemade pesto with a glass of wine
What to expect

Are you in Liguria and want to eat like a local for a day? Let's make pesto! Discover the secrets, origin and history of Ligurian pesto and what makes this sauce unique and worldwide famous.

The cooking class takes place in a panoramic location that will leave you breathless. In this splendid place, you will be introduced to the history and ingredients of the traditional Ligurian sauce.

After collecting basil directly from the garden on the spot, you will prepare the pesto with the technique of the Carrara marble mortar guided by the explanation of a local chef and surrounded by the colors and aromas of the Ligurian cuisine.

Who will be the winner of the best pesto? You can finally taste your homemade pesto for lunch on a terrace overlooking the sea, accompanied by cold cuts (vegan/vegetarian option available) and paired with a glass of Ligurian wine presented by a local sommelier.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Cooking class with a local chef
    • Fresh ingredients, apron, kitchen utensils
    • Lunch with homemade pesto and cold cuts (vegan/vegetarian option available)
    • Glass of Ligurian wine
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 6-12)
    • Infants (age 0-5): free of charge, without reservation
    Where

    Stazione di Manarola, 19017 Riomaggiore SP, Italy

    What to remember
    • Tour available with a minimum of 2 adults
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    When
    • Daily at 10.30am
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Bologna Tour
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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