Availability: Tuesday - Saturday*
Duration: 5 hours
*This tour operates all year round.
Take an adventure to the authentic village of Chiavari and learn how to make the pesto sauce in Sestri Levante. As you walk through the maze-like alleyways in Chiavari, you will discover the old city center exclusive shops, and (on Fridays) the bustling market of this medieval town. Have the chance to see an artisan’s workshop who continues to honor the villages’ ancient traditions. The artisan creates handmade wooden stamps that are used to produce the shape of this regions famous Corzetti Pasta.
Then, you'll reach Sestri Levante for a private pesto making class. Grabbing your mortar and pestle, your skillful teacher will reveal the secret process to making the famous pesto sauce. At the end of the class, enjoy a relaxing light lunch with Trofie, a typical local hand-made pasta, and pesto sauce.
Pick up at your hotel in Santa Margherita Ligure.
- Private English-speaking guide in Chiavari
- Pesto making class
- Light lunch
- Gratuities (optional)