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  • From Bari: Pasta Experience Walking Tour

    1. From Bari: Pasta Experience Walking Tour

    Begin your cultural adventure visiting the main attractions of the old town. Stop and discover the Basilica of Saint Nicholas with its precious Crypt, the ancient Cathedral of Saint Sabinus, and the millenary Swabian Castle. Explore the modern French part of the city along the famous sea walk. Wander through the fresh fish market and feel the relaxing, gentle pace of life wash over you.  Having discovered some of Bari's architectural and historic gems its will then be time to end the walking section of the tour at at Signora Maria’s House. Here you will learn how to make orecchiette, a delicious type of local home-made pasta, and find out the secrets of its traditional recipe. While drinking genuine Primitivo red wine, cook and taste your own home-made pasta and feel like a real local. Finish a wonderful day by tasting some fantastic local ice cream.

    This tour will enhance your understanding, appreciation, and love of Bari in so many ways. I can't recommend it enough!

  • Otranto: Cooking Class at a Local's Home

    2. Otranto: Cooking Class at a Local's Home

    Immerse yourself in a cooking class at a local home, learning the secrets of the most famous dishes of regional cuisine and taste the fruits of your labor, accompanied by local wines.  During the lesson, the cook will reveal the tricks of the trade for three authentic local recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test.  You will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Taste everything you have prepared with a selection of local wines. Instead of loading your suitcase with souvenirs, take home Italian cooking skills that will stay with you for life.

  • Bari Segway Tour Pasta Experience

    3. Bari Segway Tour Pasta Experience

    Your tour begins by visiting the main attractions of the old town. This includes the Basilica of Saint Nicholas and its precious Crypt, the ancient Cathedral of Saint Sabinus, and the millenary Swabian Castle. Discover the modern French part of the city by the famous sea-side, with its fish market, opera theaters, and luxury shopping streets. Visit Signora Maria’s house and learn how to make orecchiette, the local home-made pasta, and find out the secrets of this traditional recipe. You will cook and taste your own own home-made pasta and feel like a native drinking genuine Primitivo red wine. Finish the experience by tasting delicious Italian homemade ice cream. All of this on an eco-friendly Segway!

  • Bari: Bike Tour & Pasta Making Experience

    4. Bari: Bike Tour & Pasta Making Experience

    Commence your bike tour by pedaling to some of Bari's most iconic historical attractions. Take a leisurely ride to the ancient Cathedral of Saint Sabinus, the Swabian Castle and the Basilica of Saint Nicholas and it's famous Crypt. Continue on your tour with a visit to the modern French part of the city and witness it's picturesque seaside. Whilst here, feel free to peruse through the fish markets, opera theatres and luxury shopping streets.  End your Bari adventure at Signora Maria's house where you will learn how to make Orecchiette, the local home made pasta. Find out the secrets of the traditional recipe while enjoying a glass of Primitivo red wine.. To finish the tour you will get to taste your own traditional, homemade pasta.

    Fantastic bike tour throughout the old town of Bari. Our guide Vladyslav was very knowledgeable and a great guide.

  • Alberobello: Italian Cooking Class at a Local Farmhouse

    5. Alberobello: Italian Cooking Class at a Local Farmhouse

    Hone your Italian cooking skills with a workshop at a family-run farm. Departing from Alberobello, drive to a 600-year-old farm where you will be welcomed by the owners. At the farm, pay a visit to the vegetable garden and learn how to recognize wild herbs and various types of vegetables. You will also have the opportunity to sample other local products such as extra virgin olive oil, jams and the “Senatore Cappelli” flower. Then, begin your 3-hour culinary experience and learn how to prepare a typical 4-course Apulian menu with antipasto, pasta, a main course, and dessert. After your lesson, sit down to savor the rewards of your efforts as you eat your lunch in the company of your chef. At the end of the lesson, your driver will take you back to Alberobello.

  • Traditional Home Cooking Experience in Lecce

    6. Traditional Home Cooking Experience in Lecce

    Get hands-on help preparing your own dinner from a friendly chef. Enter the home of your teacher and follow their guidance to prepare a menu of traditional Apulian recipes. You will use fresh produce and raw ingredients sourced from the local market. Discover how to make perfect home made pasta. Later, enjoy the fruits of your labor with a lovely dinner with the chef. Get the recipes and continue your cooking adventure back at home.

  • Bari: Private Pasta-Making Class at a Local's Home

    7. Bari: Private Pasta-Making Class at a Local's Home

    Immerse yourself the local culinary culture with this private pasta-making class. Learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and taste the fruits of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine. During the lesson, your host will reveal the tricks of the trade with 3 authentic regional pasta recipes while you have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients needed to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of local red and white wines.

  • Bari Rickshaw Tour with Pasta Experience

    8. Bari Rickshaw Tour with Pasta Experience

    Begin your tour by visiting the main attractions of the Old Town, including the Basilica of Saint Nicholas, with its precious Crypt, the ancient Cathedral of Saint Sabinus, and the millenary Swabian Castle. Continue to discover the modern French part of the city along the famous sea-side, with its fish market, opera theaters, and luxury shopping streets. Walk to Signora Maria’s House and learn how to make orecchiette, the local home-made pasta. Find out the secrets of the traditional recipe. Cook and taste your own home-made pasta, feeling like a native drinking genuine Primitivo red wine. Finish the experience by tasting delicious Italian home-made ice cream.

  • Bari Private Home Cooking Class

    9. Bari Private Home Cooking Class

    Uncover the secrets of Italian family recipes on your travels, Your guide, or Cesarina will share their wisdom, which has been passed down in their families for generations. Immerse yourself in a private cooking class at your guide's home. Learn the secrets of the most famous dishes of regional cuisine and taste the fruit of your labor accompanied by local wines.  During the lesson, the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic local recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Participants will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines. Instead of loading your suitcase with souvenirs, take home Italian cooking skills that'll stay with you for life.

  • Foggia: The Art of Handmade Pasta Cooking Class

    10. Foggia: The Art of Handmade Pasta Cooking Class

    Handmade pasta is one of the most famous Apulian food traditions. It can be enjoyed with many different sauces and it can take different forms depending on the area where it is made. There are also many different ways to prepare it. In each area, there is a different approach to using the ingredients and serving the pasta. However, in each variety, you will find a common theme, which is that good homemade pasta is made out of a few very simple ingredients but requires special skills to make it.  Simple pasta is made with flour, salt, and water - no other ingredients are necessary for delicious pasta. The most striking and complex ingredient is the ability of the chef to revive, through their hands, an ancient tradition. There is no way to explain in writing how to make homemade pasta. You have to experience it yourself under the guidance of a guardian of this ancient wisdom. It is a mat...

    This was fabulous! The cooks and family involved were so welcoming and helpful. We happened to be the only participants this day (family of 4) and they took our two teenage (12 and 14) boys under their wing. Our 14 year old has been cooking up a storm based on what he learned in this class. The food was wonderful - you will not leave hungry!

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What people are saying about Apulia

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 60 reviews

The guide was really helpful,patient and pleasant. The pasta cooking and tasting as well walking in narrow alleys where they still sell hand made pasta and sweets was really wonderful experience.

Whay an amazing experience! The host was perfect, the food was great, so nice to cook delicious food with locals. I had the best evening! Highly recommended!!

We were warmly welcomed by Stefy and Lisa. We made different kinds of pasta. It was very nice and well organized! Recommended!

This tour will enhance your understanding, appreciation, and love of Bari in so many ways. I can't recommend it enough!

Interesting tour with a friendly guide and a very nice pasta workshop. .