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Cooking class of Pesto and walking tour around Genoa food market
Join this tour and visit the food market of Genoa, the famous port city of Liguria. In addition, you will live the unique experience of learning how to make a great pesto sauce according to the tradition. Do not miss the opportunity of this trip to discover the history and local culture!
Genoa food market Private Guided excursion and experiment how to do Pesto highlights:
- Discover the historical landmarks and story behind this one powerful city of Genoa
- Explore the historical food market of Genoa
- A great morning to spend in the biggest food market of Genoa!
- Expose yourself to the different cultures and atmosphere of Genoa
- Watch and learn how Genoa pesto is made using traditional methods and taste them!
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Come along to this Genoa cultural tour along with pesto lessons and we assure that you will not be disappointed! You will meet your private guide at the railway station or at the centrally located hotel in Genoa. At the end of the walking tour, you will be shown the traditional Genoa pesto making in the historical food market, where you are very welcomed to sample taste with your lunch.
Immerse in the historical Genoa
Genoa is the sixth largest city in Italy and its impressive landmark and rich cultural historical background has been inscribed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO. A city that is rich in artistic history, you will find a lot of treasured paintings, mosaics, frescoes, sculptures and numerous tapestrie.
Visit the oldest food market of Genoa
A great morning to spend in the biggest food market of Genoa. You will be captured by the smell of fresh focaccia, by the various cheese stalls, meat stalls, bakeries, shops that sell handmade pasta, fresh fish, fruits and vegetables in season. This colorful market is a food lover's paradise!
European Capital Culture
Not only is Genoa rich in history and culture but also in cuisines and one of them is pesto. Genoa pesto is famously known as the best and the basis of all regional pesto in Italy. Using ingredients such as fresh basil, pine nuts, olive oil, garlic and grated Parmesan pounded together is the most iconic and valued dish in the whole of Italy. A local culinary expert will welcome you to participate to a pesto sauce lesson with mortar and pestle, just as the tradition wants. After the pesto lesson you will enjoy a typical ligurian lunch with typical specialties!
Other tours in Liguria
Discover also the Manarola and Vernazza with a Private Wine Tasting or the Portovenere with a Boat Trip to the Poet's Gulf.
- Private tour guide
- Private pesto lesson
- Tasting/light lunch at the end of pesto class
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. In summer, bring a bottle of water; in winter, bring an umbrella.
Please, notify us of any food allergies or intolerances, during the booking.
Please note that the tour guide will only be with you until the beginning of the cooking class.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.