The Pesto sauce cooking class

Discover the techniques for preparing the famous pesto using a pestle and mortar

City of departure: Cinqueterre (SP) - Half day
  • The pesto sauce cooking class is an unique experience which will allow you to learn the techniques for preparing the famous pesto using a pestle and mortar.
  • The course will take place in the oldest part of one of the Cinque Terre villages, in a very traditional location.
  • The experience will start with picking the basil leaves in the adjacent garden.
  • Luca will be with you at every stage to lead you through the preparation of an excellent pesto sauce, and the experience will conclude with the tasting of the final product.
    The cooking class will last one hour.

Type of tour: private, cooking

AvailabilityMonday to Sunday

Duration: 1 hrs 1/2 

Departure time 11 am or 3 pm 

Meeting point: ​Manarola townsquare

Cancellation policy: 

  • No fee up to 16 days before the tour starting day; 
  • From 15 days to 7 days before the tour starting day: 20% penalty;
  • From 6 days to 3 days before the tour starting date: 40% penalty;
  • 48 hours' notice: 60% penalty;
  • 24 hours' notice: 100% penalty.


  • Pesto sauce cooking class
  • tasting the prepared dishes with pesto sauce 


  • everything not mentioned in the inclusions

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