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Cinque Terre Sunset Cruise & Swim
We'll meet you in the harbor in Riomaggiore and depart on our magical sunset tour. We'll slowly make our way up the Cinque Terre coast, stopping in front of each village to give you a little bit of history and insider information, as well as the opportunity to take photos of the villages from the sea - hands down the best way to capture each village's beauty. Once we reach Monterosso we'll turn around, and with the sun setting behind us, we'll slowly head back to Riomaggiore. You'll sip bubbles while cruising. Yuri is a local wine expert and has his own vineyards, so he's able to provide you with information about how grapes are grown on our cliffs, and what makes the Cinque Terre wine which you'll be drinking so unique. You'll also be munching on homemade focaccia from the local baker, made fresh daily, and a must-try food while in the Cinque Terre. You can jump in the sea during the tour as well for a sunset dip. Take a deep breath - this is paradise. Once we return to Riomaggiore, if you are interested, Yuri can book you a table in the harbor at a fantastic restaurant, and you can finish your evening eating local seafood in the harbor​​. Let us make your night, and maybe even your holiday here in the Cinque Terre, a lifelong memory, and show you 'La dolce vita. The tour lasts around 2.5 hours depending on whether guests swim or not.
Abellonio Cascina Piccaluga - Langhe Essence
We wil made a tour in the vineyard until the top of the hill. there you can see all the langhe hills, and i will talk about the season work into the wineyard. Then we will go into the vinery to learn all the process of vinification adn aging of the wine. And but last but not the least the winetasting! Other things to note is possible take your dog with you if the weather is not good we don't go into the wineyard, just in the winery and winetasting
BachYard. A concert in the Vineyard.
My guests will enjoy one of the best views of the hillside in Cinque Terre, enjoy local specialties and listen to my Bach played live on the piano. The focus of this year, 2022, will be J. S. Bach's Goldberg Variations and Six Partitas. I will welcome my guests into my property, inside the Cinque Terre National Park, where they will visit a young vineyard, learn about the building techniques of the old dry stone walls that are peculiar to this area and hear some historical background of what makes our area so unique. Afterwards, they will enjoy a full dinner, a selection of wines and my homemade lemon liqueurs while enjoying classical piano music played live. I will only be able to transport a maximum of 6 guests per session in my vehicle but will help organise transportation for any extra guests who may be interested. The whole event will take place outdoors, on my terrace above the vines. If the weather does not allow for an enjoyable outdoor setting the event will be cancelled and our guests entirely reimbursed. For updates, check out our website: bachyard.com Bring along your camera, drinking water and an umbrella/blanket according to the weather. During these strange times you are also, unfortunately, required to bring a face mask.
Cooking Class with Sea View
Superb hand-made traditional cuisine, whose simple yet precious secrets will be shared in a friendly, homely environment facing the Gulf of Poets. You will have what I had when I was a child at my home: a full immersion experience in the authentic Italian cuisine. Specifically, we will travel together back and forth from Liguria and Campania discovering traditional recepies, made of selected, genuine and local ingredients (and there will be much more than Pesto and tiramisù!). Handmade pasta, cakes, savory pie all easy recipes that you may do again at your home. I like to cook seasonal foods and I love to take fresh vegetables from the local marcket.. We’ll learn how to transform those ingredients in delicious dishes. The cooking lesson will be paired with complementary Italian wine and home-made spirits, which will make your experience unforgettable(!). If you'd like to take a class at a time not avaible, please get in touch, I'll try to schedule you a new slot. For private classes, I can organize vegan or vegetarian lessons! My class can also be offered in italian, of course and I m studing spanish too!! My lessons are perfect for families and groups too! I live with my husband and one furry friend, my old dog. He very friendly and is ready for snuggles. Please,tell me about your food allergy, or if you are vegetarian when you book the class!
Cooking class in Langhe!
Dogliani and the Langhe are the homeland of wine, there isn't a better way to welcome you than with a good glass of Dogliani wine! So it's time to get to work. We'll start with a delicious appetizer: vegetable flan with fondue. Then we will prepare handmade pasta combined with a sauce made with the freshest ingredients of the season. We will make tajarin, tagliatelle or maltagliati, served with vegetables, cheese, sausage or mushroom sauces, depending on the seasonal availability. Finally, following the tradition, we will prepare zabaione, the typical egg-based liqueur cream, perfect to combine with cakes and biscuits. After working hard, it will be time to enjoy our dishes in a pleasant friendly lunch. Please let me know about any intolerance or preferences during the booking process and I'll be happy to adapt the menu to meet your request. The experience is in Italian, if you need it in English I will arrange it without problems. During the class you will find the recipe book available in 4 languages: Italian, English, German or French.

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The great Pesto Experience Cinque Terre
In this experience you will learn how to make Genoese Pesto by pounding all the ingredients in a mortar, according to the traditional technique and according to the recipe of my grandmother who, with her personal mortar, prepared it when I was little. Finally, you can taste the sauce that you have made with a plate of testaroli, a typical Lunigiana pasta, a glass of wine and between pleasant chats you will discover the history and tradition behind which the flavors of Ligurian cuisine are hidden. The experience takes place in an authentic XVI century private house in Riomaggiore where you will find the table ready and, after a glass of prosecco, we can start working to create the best pesto you have ever tasted and enjoy a wonderful terrace overlooking the sea. This experience is recommended for 2 or more people. NOTE: Genovese pesto is NOT vegan and NOT suitable for people with nut intolerance or severe gluten intolerance (we can use an alternative packed gluten-free crackers or similar but cross-contamination is inevitable).
Cinque Terre Sunset Cruise & Swim
We'll meet you in the harbor in Riomaggiore and depart on our magical sunset tour. We'll slowly make our way up the Cinque Terre coast, stopping in front of each village to give you a little bit of history and insider information, as well as the opportunity to take photos of the villages from the sea - hands down the best way to capture each village's beauty. Once we reach Monterosso we'll turn around, and with the sun setting behind us, we'll slowly head back to Riomaggiore. You'll sip bubbles while cruising. Yuri is a local wine expert and has his own vineyards, so he's able to provide you with information about how grapes are grown on our cliffs, and what makes the Cinque Terre wine which you'll be drinking so unique. You'll also be munching on homemade focaccia from the local baker, made fresh daily, and a must-try food while in the Cinque Terre. You can jump in the sea during the tour as well for a sunset dip. Take a deep breath - this is paradise. Once we return to Riomaggiore, if you are interested, Yuri can book you a table in the harbor at a fantastic restaurant, and you can finish your evening eating local seafood in the harbor​​. Let us make your night, and maybe even your holiday here in the Cinque Terre, a lifelong memory, and show you 'La dolce vita. The tour lasts around 2.5 hours depending on whether guests swim or not.
Unforgettable cinque terre from the sea
we will leave aboard a comfortable boat for the fascinating 5 lands. swimming in coves accessible only from the sea, snorkeling surrounded by colorful fish and the view of the wonderful 5 lands from a unique point of view! Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore the 5 wonders that inspired poets and writers and where the last disney film Luca was set, from a privileged point of view: the sea! And to conclude with a flourish, an aperitif on board will be offered based on local wine and homemade focaccia from our oven! Far from mass tourism, equipped with every comfort, you will surely experience an unforgettable day of your holidays!
Dolcevita Aperitivo GoldenHour Boat Tour
The Gulf of the Poets, named after Lord Byron and Shelley who lived here and took inspiration from its beauty, is dominated by Portovenere and the 3 Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto), which all are part of Unesco World Heritage Sites. The 3 small inaccessible Islands are located just in front of Portovenere, the pearl of the Gulf, and are rich in vegetation and animals. Their beauty, especially at the Golden Hour, is breathtaking! With a 1 hour tour, starting from the port of La Spezia (Passeggiata Morin), I'll guide you through the hidden gems of the Gulf and the 3 Islands : • Torre Scola, a 16th century military fort built at the center of the Gulf and damaged during the Napoleonic wars • Portovenere, the true pearl of the Gulf, with it enchanted village and San Pietro ancient romanic church, known as the world's most beautiful one • "Azzurra" grotto in Palmaria, shining gold at sunset • The Tino old-lighthouse, one of the few remaining in Europe • "Madonna Stella Maris" statue emerging from the sea outside Tinetto • The dismissed cableway used until the II World Wars to load the marble from the local quarry • The many unique military installations from the 1st and 2nd World Wars Other things to note We'll wait for you at the boarding point (HopHop Boat - Piattaforma Galleggiante), 5 minutes before the departure time.
Wine tasting in the vineyard
Take a short trek of about half an hour to reach the Eroico Vineyard, one of the most beautiful in the Cinque Terre. Once you arrive, you can discover a Unesco Heritage and enjoy three glasses of Eroico wine. Luca will accompany you throughout the experience. He is a hiking guide and the youngest member of the family who manages the Eroico vineyard.
Pesto Class, Wine Tasting, Oil Tasting alle Cinque Terre
Learn to make the most famous salsa in Liguria: PESTO!! Cook with me, I've learned from Grandma Linda! We make everything from scratch, by pestle and mortar, using only selected ingredients! We will be in a typical Cinque Terre winery, furnished with stone and wood, a dip in 19th-century Vernazza! After preparing pesto, we will taste 3 wines from Cinque Terre and 3 Ligurian oils and eat our sauce with the typical focaccia!
Sunset in relax cinque terre
Welcome to our experience! With the two captains Steeven and Christian, we will start from the Manarola Marina to discover the first village of Riomaggiore (stopping in each village to take photos from the sea, all this always close to the coast), we will return to return from Manarola and continue towards Corniglia, the only village that is 100 meters from sea level,we will stop for swimming and snorkeling, on board we will offer you to drink, we will visit caves accessible only by the sea, we will arrive in Vernazza one of the villages most loved by tourists, and in the end we will arrive in Monterosso, the largest village, and admire its beaches. We will leave the coast to admire the sun setting and back calmly. At the end of the tour you will be able to go down to Manarola or Riomaggiore.
Abellonio Cascina Piccaluga - Langhe Essence
We wil made a tour in the vineyard until the top of the hill. there you can see all the langhe hills, and i will talk about the season work into the wineyard. Then we will go into the vinery to learn all the process of vinification adn aging of the wine. And but last but not the least the winetasting! Other things to note is possible take your dog with you if the weather is not good we don't go into the wineyard, just in the winery and winetasting
Cinque Terre sunset from the sea
You will be taken to see all of the Cinque Terre in the best moment possible when the fading lights of the sunset and the quiet atmosphere will be the perfect frame for an unforgettable  experience. During the tour, you will be served local wines, prosecco and some appetizers like pizza and focaccia. This option is  designed for couples, for the ones of you looking for the perfect picture, for wine lovers and for the ones who are simply looking for some relax during the best moment of the day.  The boat will start from Riomaggiore harbor and we will stop in front of each towns of Cinque Terre. You will have a local skipper on board to let you know some secret of the towns.
swimming stop & Cinque Terre
Welcome aboard our boat "STELLA" a traditional Ligurian gozzo from the Cinque Terre where there is no better way to start the day. We will meet at the marina of Manarola where we will board our boat where we will start our adventure, sailing near the coast and stopping in each village to capture unique and unforgettable photos from the sea, we will visit all the Cinque Terre from the sea with a stop to swim, in the crystalline sea of Liguria. On board we will offer you a drink of good local wine, beer, cola, or water, book what are you waiting for. Welcome to Cinque Terre!
BachYard. A concert in the Vineyard.
My guests will enjoy one of the best views of the hillside in Cinque Terre, enjoy local specialties and listen to my Bach played live on the piano. The focus of this year, 2022, will be J. S. Bach's Goldberg Variations and Six Partitas. I will welcome my guests into my property, inside the Cinque Terre National Park, where they will visit a young vineyard, learn about the building techniques of the old dry stone walls that are peculiar to this area and hear some historical background of what makes our area so unique. Afterwards, they will enjoy a full dinner, a selection of wines and my homemade lemon liqueurs while enjoying classical piano music played live. I will only be able to transport a maximum of 6 guests per session in my vehicle but will help organise transportation for any extra guests who may be interested. The whole event will take place outdoors, on my terrace above the vines. If the weather does not allow for an enjoyable outdoor setting the event will be cancelled and our guests entirely reimbursed. For updates, check out our website: bachyard.com Bring along your camera, drinking water and an umbrella/blanket according to the weather. During these strange times you are also, unfortunately, required to bring a face mask.
Cooking Class with Sea View
Superb hand-made traditional cuisine, whose simple yet precious secrets will be shared in a friendly, homely environment facing the Gulf of Poets. You will have what I had when I was a child at my home: a full immersion experience in the authentic Italian cuisine. Specifically, we will travel together back and forth from Liguria and Campania discovering traditional recepies, made of selected, genuine and local ingredients (and there will be much more than Pesto and tiramisù!). Handmade pasta, cakes, savory pie all easy recipes that you may do again at your home. I like to cook seasonal foods and I love to take fresh vegetables from the local marcket.. We’ll learn how to transform those ingredients in delicious dishes. The cooking lesson will be paired with complementary Italian wine and home-made spirits, which will make your experience unforgettable(!). If you'd like to take a class at a time not avaible, please get in touch, I'll try to schedule you a new slot. For private classes, I can organize vegan or vegetarian lessons! My class can also be offered in italian, of course and I m studing spanish too!! My lessons are perfect for families and groups too! I live with my husband and one furry friend, my old dog. He very friendly and is ready for snuggles. Please,tell me about your food allergy, or if you are vegetarian when you book the class!
Portraits in Vernazza Cinque Terre
We will visit together the most evocative places of Vernazza where we will take pics of your experience in the Cinque Terre :) We will start the tour by visiting the port, then I will guide you in the historic center and we will conclude the photo session at the ancient tower, where you can admire the magnificent view of Vernazza and the Cinque Terre coast. Why choose Vernazza? Vernazza is a seaside town that offers different scenarios. With its crystal clear water, the green hills and the typical colored houses, it is a place that stimulates creativity. My goal is to entertain you to capture your smiles! • This experience is perfect for couples, solo travelers, families and friends. • The cost includes: 1 hour of photo shoots. • If you do not have the possibility to book the experience in the indicated time slot, I invite you to contact me to define together the time of the photo session. • You can purchase all the raw photographs taken during the shooting. Contact me for any info. To know my style and get in touch: https://www.instagram.com/lovviamemories/ https://lovvia.com/ Thank you!
Fresco test in a breathtaking village
Upon your arrival we will take a few minutes to get to know each other and discover the secrets collected over the years in the studio,. Here you will find everything you need to make your own small fresco and I will be happy to give you all the necessary information. You will choose the subject, you will learn how to bring the drawing back and how to apply the color. In the middle of the afternoon we will take a break, a tour of the village to discover hidden corners and a short stop at the bar to refresh yourself.
Esperienza culinaria in una terrazza vista mare
In this experience you will be able to learn how to make PESTO, GNOCCHI and TIRAMISU' starting from scratch. The experience takes place in a XVI century private house in Riomaggiore where you will find the table ready and, after a glass of prosecco we can start working to create the best pesto, gnocchi and tiramisù you have ever tasted and enjoy a wonderful terrace overlooking the sea. We will start with the TIRAMISU', which must remain in the refrigerator to cool down, to immediately move on to the preparation of the best Genoese PESTO by pounding all the ingredients in a mortar, according to the traditional technique and according to the recipe of my grandmother who, with her personal mortar, he used to prepare it when I was little. Then we will prepare GNOCCHI which you can finally taste with the sauce you have made and a glass of wine; among pleasant chat you will discover the history and tradition behind which the flavors of Ligurian cuisine are hidden. Finally, the most famous Italian dessert awaits you, the creamy TIRAMISU 'which with its foamy consistency will let you forget the stairs you took to get to my kitchen. This experience is recommended for two or more people. Send me a private message if you have any questions about intolerances.
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