Cinque Terre Pesto Experience

Let’s make Pesto! Cooking class and tasting of the traditional Ligurian sauce, the best of Italy. Be local for a day in the splendid setting of the Cinque Terre.

1-8 125
0-5 Free
6-11 50
Free Cancellation
Immediate confirmation
Secure Booking
Electronic Vouchers Accepted
Every day at 10.30am and 1.30pm - except Tuesdays
  • Learn to do the real Genovese Pesto
  • Taste typical products
  • Discover culinary traditions of Liguria

Group tour

Other people will join the tour

Cancellation policy

No charge for cancellations received up to 72h before tour start date.

Full charge for cancellations received later than 72h before tour start date.

Meeting point: Località Punta Bonfigliolo 19017 Manarola, La Spezia


Do you want to feel Ligurian for a day? Discover the secrets, origin and history of the Ligurian Pesto and what makes this sauce unique and famous in the world. You will learn how to make it with a Pesto making class in Cinque Terre. The panoramic view of our location in the Cinque Terre will leave you breathless. Let’s make Pesto!In this splendid setting you will be introduced to the history and presentation of the ingredients, with the collection of basil directly in our garden.

It continues with the explanation and preparation of the pesto, surrounded by its colors and scents, with the technique of the Carrara marble mortar. Who will be the winner of the best pesto? You can finally taste the pesto prepared with your own hands and enjoy the lunch on the terrace overlooking the sea with cold cuts (vegan / vegetarian solution available) accompanied by the tasting of a « Cinque Terre » wine with a local sommelier.

Important notes

  • Show up 10 min. before departure at meeting point
  • Please inform us of any food intolerance or allergy in advance
  • In case of bad weather the experience could be canceled and/or postponed to another date

The Tour includes

  • Pesto course location
  • Basil harvest
  • Hands on pesto course lesson with a local expert
  • Lunch with your homemade pesto, cold cuts (vegan / vegetarian options available)
  • Tasting of a local wine
  • Use of apron and cooking utensils (including a mortar)
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