8 Days, 7 nights culinary tour in Italy with T spoons. Cooking classes & nature trails in the Ligurian Riviera
- A seven-night stay at the Abbadia San Giorgio on the Ligurian Riviera.
- Walking tour of Moneglia, pesto demonstration and welcome dinner.
- Three cooking classes with dinner.
- Two market excursions including Chiavari and Varazze.
- Two walking tours in the Cinqueterre including wine tasting.
- One walking tour of Moneglia coastline via the village bakery.
- One walking tour of Montemarcello peninsula.
- Ground transport to and from Genoa airport on arrival and departure.
- Excursions by private bus and trains.
- Breakfast daily, six lunches and seven dinners including wine and water with meals.
- Tours accompanied by the owner on five days plus hostess throughout.
Moneglia, one of the prettiest villages in Italy, showcases the Ligurian Riviera at its best; a natural haven, forgotten by time nestling in a secret valley open to the sea but hidden from the rest of the world. Kick back at the beachside cafes, feel the sand between your toes, take sunset strolls on the beach and enjoy the flavors of wonderful cooking whilst staying in our very special luxury guesthouse, a former 15th century Franciscan friary. Meals, luxury accommodations, ground transportation by private bus as well as train, three cooking classes, foodie and walking tours to the Cinqueterre and Montemarcello peninsula, plus winery and market visits will help restore balance and serenity to your life.
Featured Lodging Description
Staying in this restored Franciscan friary dating from 1484 by the striped steeple of St George’s church, you step into the cloister only to sense the gentle hum of daily life in the colourful seaside village of Moneglia retreat. Within this oasis of peace eight individually decorated rooms o!er period features and antique furnishings, as well as modern en-suite bathrooms with shower, WiFi and luxury amenities. The awards speak for themselves: Winner of Condé Nast Johansens Readers’ Award 2011 and Most Excellent Luxury guesthouse 2009. To enhance your stay personal attention is assured from owner who will personally guide excursions on 4 days. Moneglia is restricted to traffic, leaving an unspoiled Riviera lifestyle, sandy beaches and pristine walking trails.
All rooms enjoy private en suite bathroom with shower, telephone, satellite TV, room safe, hair dryer, mini bar and air-conditioning.
Couples—we recommend either a standard room or a suite.
Friends—we recommend a Junior Suite with separate beds.
Sharers—we recommend a Larger Junior suite with separate beds.
Singles—we recommend a Classic room for sole occupancy.
Classic rooms are furnished with a full double bed (54in. x 75in.).
The room size is approximately 150 sq. ft.
Junior Suites are furnished with double beds (69in. x 77in.) and are suitable for couples or sharers as the beds are divisible. Rooms are larger than standard at approx. 215 sq. ft.
Large Junior Suites are furnished with larger doubles (70in. x 78in.) and are suitable for couples or sharers as the beds are divisible. Rooms are larger than Junior Suites at approx. 300 sq. ft.
The Suites are furnished with double beds (69 in. x 77 in.) and have canopy beds. The rooms are the largest in the property at approx. 355 sq. ft.
Pre-extensions are available in Genoa for those arriving early.
Notes: The tour requires a minimum number of participants to operate. The trip is subject to availability. bootcamp series Images