Welcome to Alghero
One of Sardinia's most beautiful medieval cities, Alghero is the main resort in the northwest. Although largely given over to tourism – its population can almost quadruple in July and August – the town hasn't given up its unique character and it retains a proud and independent spirit. Its animated historic centre is a terrific place to hang out, and with so many excellent restaurants and bars, it makes an ideal base... Read More
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Sardinian Traditional Home Cooking Class with Lunch in the countryside of Alghero
Live an authentic culinary experience in Sardinia. Enter the farmhouse of Eugenio in Alghero and enjoy an amazing hands-on cooking followed by a convivial lunch with his familyIf you want to spend some time pleasantly in the countryside, with simple and friendly people who love company and good food, this experience is for you! The farmhouse is just a few minutes from the center of Alghero in an easy atmosphere, relaxing and of course really familiar. The location is just 8 km from Alghero.Eugenio adores cooking and hosting guests, together with the help of his wife, who is originally from the southern region of Sardinia. Together they’ve refined a menu of Sardinian specialties, using products and raw materials from the island, like fish and vegetables from the local market, and olive oil from Puglia. Get ready to learn some of the secrets of our cuisine and enjoy the meal with your friends and family. This is a typical menu you will prepare: appetizer: bruschetta with tomatoes ; cream cheese and rocket; vegetable fritters First, Sardi Gnocchi Sardi with lamb sauce Second: Scallops with lemon and roasted potatoes with rosemary Dessert : Squares of cottage cheese flavored with orange Sardinian red wine, Water and Mirto and limoncello, home made of course. Don't miss the chance to live this unique culinary experience.
Sardinian Special Dinner at a Fisherman's House in Alghero
Make your way to a local fisherman's home near Alghero to be welcomed in for a delicious 3-hour dining experience.Enjoy an amazing dinner with Consuelo and Eugenio, based on local culinary traditions.Eugenio adores cooking and hosting guests with the help of his wife, who is originally from the Western region of Sardinia. Together they have refined a menu of Sardinian fish specialties, using products and raw materials from the island, like fish and vegetables from the local market. Alghero has an important tradition of creating delicious recipes based on the lobster. Get ready to learn some of the secrets of Sardinian cuisine and enjoy the meal with new friends. This is the lobster menu that Consuelo has created for you: Starters with the fish of the day: Catalan-style fish, octopus with potatoes, marinated sardines, octopus in garlic sauce Linguine noodle with squid ink, or spaghetti with meat sauce of conger eel, and other filleted fish Lobster a la Catalana Dessert and coffee Local wine (quarter liter per person) and water Don't miss the chance to have this unique culinary experience. If you want to spend some time in the countryside with friendly people who love company and good food, this experience is for you.
Full-day Tour in Alghero among History and Enogastronomy
One of Sardinia's most beautiful medieval cities, Alghero is the main resort in the northwest. The town hasn't given up its unique character and it retains a proud and independent spirit. Its animated historic centre is a terrific place to hang out, and with so many excellent restaurants and bars, it makes an ideal base for exploring the beaches and beauty spots of the nearby Riviera del Corallo. The main focus of attention is the picturesque centro storico (town centre), one of the best preserved in Sardinia. Enclosed by robust, honey-coloured seawalls, this is a tightly knit enclave of shady cobbled lanes, Gothic palazzi and cafe-lined piazzas. You will discover its beauties with your local expert guide strolling across the city centre.After the walking tour in Alghero, you will proceed visiting the Marine Protected Area of Capo Caccia for a panoramic tour of the coast. You will then visit a famous archaelogical site in the area where an ancient "Nuraghe" is located.After that you will visit a local winery and an olive oil producer, tasting their products and learning about ancient production methods, still used today.You will then move to an organic farmhouse for a full typical lunch during which you will have the chance to taste traditional Sardinian recipes combined with local wines.