Cinque Terre Pesto Course, explore the enchanting villages of the Cinque Terre, experience the alternate perspective and dynamic rugged landscape of the ‘Five Lands’ by boat, where colourful houses and ancient vineyards cling to steep terraces. Enjoy an authentic Pesto demonstration in breathtaking surroundings, make your own pesto the traditional way and enjoy the fruits of your labor.
We take a short train ride into the heart of the Cinque Terre, walking through the picturesque scenery to the panoramic Cinque Terre destination . Take a moment to enjoy the stunning surroundings before walking the short distance to our stunning location. Next, don your apron and get hands on experience in the ancient art of making a delicious pesto the traditional way. Once the pesto is finished, sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labor and taste the delicious pesto served on local breads with olives, salami and cheeses. Also enjoy a sampling of the famous Cinque Terre white wine.
Next, walk down to the harbour for a comfortable boat trip to enjoy the spectacular coastline and experience the unforgettable sights and unique sensations of the Cinque Terre. Arrive at the village of Vernazza known as one of the original fishing villages on the Italian Riviera.
The tour will officially end here, where you have the opportunity to enjoy some free time to explore the ancient village, take a swim, or for the more adventurous a hike along one of the walking trails which are among the most beautiful in Europe. Alternatively you can return with the guide on the train to La Spezia station.
Your guide will supply all guests with a Cinque Terre pass, which gives you access to the walking trails and also the train pass to explore further villages.