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Sardinia: Cooking Class in a Small Village with a Local Family

From Hearth to Heart: Immersive Cooking and Cultural Experience in a Sardinian Village


  • Food&Wine
  • History
  • Nature

What makes this tour Special

Unlike any other cooking class, this experience brings you into the heart of a Sardinian family's home in Montresta, where cooking is more than a skill—it's a way of life. The intimate setting and hands-on guidance from locals offer a rare insight into the island's culinary traditions, making every dish you prepare a story in itself.

The tour is not just about cooking; it's a journey through Sardinia's stunning landscapes and its rich cultural tapestry. The drive to Montresta sets the stage with its dramatic vistas, while the village itself tells tales of ancient origins and enduring customs, adding layers of meaning to the culinary skills you acquire.

After delighting in the dishes you've helped create, the tour gently transitions to exploring Montresta. This isn't just a walk; it's an exploration of local life, from the vivid murals that decorate the village to the natural beauty that surrounds it, offering a full-circle experience of Sardinian culture and hospitality.

What to Expect


Enjoy your tour with your own private tour expert at your party's disposal only


8 hours




Meet&Greet at your hotel/accomodation. Private Driver included throughout the tour


This tour is suitable for kids of all ages


No entrance tickets are needed! Enjoy your tour!

What's Included
  • Transportation by air-conditioned car/minivan during the tour
  • Private Transfers from/to Alghero
  • Cooking Experience at a local shepherd family's home
  • Rich tasting of local, zero-kilometer products
  • Blue Badge Private Guide
Not Included/ Optional Extras
  • Private Transfers from/to Capo Caccia/Sassari/Stintino
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips (optional)
  • Additional food and drinks outside the provided lunch

Sites you’ll visit

  • Cooking Class
  • Montresta
  • The perfect way to learn from an expert Italian chef! Spend personal time in the hands of an expert of great Italian cuisine. Only fresh ingredients are used during cooking classes and there is a range of things to choose from, especially if you suffer from any food allergies. You'll have the delight to eat what you made during the class and keep receipts to try again at home.
  • Montresta is a small village in Sardinia nestled in the hills of the Oristano province. Known for its pastoral landscapes and traditional Sardinian culture, it provides a peaceful retreat with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

Tour description

Embark on a culinary journey deep into the heart of Sardinia with our "Cooking Class in a Small Village with a Local Family" tour.

This unique experience takes you through breathtaking landscapes of sea and mountains to the quaint village of Montresta, born from 50 Greek families.

Here, a local shepherd family welcomes you into their home for an engaging cooking class that connects you with the age-old traditions and people of Montresta.

Dive into the preparation of traditional Sardinian dishes such as pipiriolos, culurgiones, and typical sweets.

Accompanied by stories and legends, this immersive experience culminates in a rich tasting session, allowing you to savor the flavors of Sardinia in a truly local setting.

After lunch, enjoy a leisurely stroll through the untouched nature and charming village, discovering murals and panoramic views amidst the Mediterranean scrub.

Useful information

Please let us know if you have any food allergies of requests.

Full Refund Cancellation Policy

Eyes of Rome has two policies with full refund terms.
The policies are included and non-optional.
  1. Dolce Vita policy is applied on all Standard Bookings placed more than 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms up to 72 hours from the date of the event for any reason. To apply for a refund including where your tour is cancelled or changed by Eyes of Rome®, please contact our customer service team at info@eyesofrome.com.
  2. Peace of Mind policy is applied on Selected Bookings and on all Bookings placed within 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms so if you are unable to attend your booking due to unforeseen circumstances outside of your control you may be entitled to a refund - please see our full set of Refundable Terms and Conditions here. To apply for a refund, please find the instructions on how to apply in the booking confirmation email you received after payment.

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