Alghero and its surroundings offer interesting spots for food junkies who wish to get tasty glimpses of Sardinian products. Together with friendly Gaveena’s local folks you will enjoy a mouth-watering itinerary by taking part in the daily activities of a local farm, including animals feeding and cheese production; and what about hiking amongst a scenic coastal path while breathing intense Mediterranean scents? Your sensorial experience will also take you to a local wine producer to enjoy a sip of indigenous Cannonau and Vermentino wine, of course matched with tasty local ham and cheese specialties.
>> Visit a Sardinian farm and learn how cheese is made
>> Hike on scenic coastal path
>> Enjoy Cannonau and Vermentino wines with local producers
>> Unique romantic atmosphere in Alghero
Day by day program outline
In the morning arrival at your accommodation. During the afternoon Gaveena's smily fellows will be with you while joining the daily activities of a local farm; here you will learn about sheep herding, shepherds life and traditions and learn how pecorino cheese is produced following ancient rituals. Of course an important part of your visit will be devoted to enjoy the delicious results of this hard work (duration 3/4 hours). Rest of the day at leisure to discover the unique romantic atmosphere in Alghero old town. Overnight.
Get ready for an active and panoramic day along the scenic coast surrounding Alghero. Your easy hiking path will take you to admire stunning views on massive rocky cliffs, secluded bays and wide natural areas while intense Mediterranean scents will please your senses. During the excursion, enjoy a picnic lunch made with ham, cheese and other delicious local products (duration 6/7 hours). Evening at leisure and overnight.
The wide coastal plain surrounding in north-west Sardinia offers a perfect climate for vine growing and some of the best sardinian wines are produced here. Your local mates will open the doors of a local wine cellar, where you will get deep into wine history and production while tasting Cannonau and Vermentino, surely the most famous sardinian wines appreciated worldwide. In the evening a several course typical dinner will satisfy your hunger and tickle your taste with Mediterranean flavours. Overnight.
This program can be combined with all other packages
offered by Gaveena, check them out and create your unique travelling experience.
Selected accommodation in Alghero
Podere Monte Sixeri
Wine Resort Ledà d'Ittiri
Villa Mosca Charming House
Villa Las Tronas Hotel & Spa
Hotel Carlos V
La Posada sul Golfo
Pecorino cheese is made by shepherds all around Sardinia following ancient techniques - © John TollefsenBOTTOM LEFT PICTURE
Ham, sausage, pecorino cheese and olives are the most typical sardinian appetizer...that can easily turn into a long meal! - © Eemeli HaverinenBOTTOM RIGHT PICTURE
Cannonau is one of the indigenous grapes of Sardinia and it is used to produce the most famous Sardinia red wine - © Gino Cherchi
Individual and group
4 days – 3 nights
p/p in double starting from
Oct to Apr € 445
May - Jun - Sep € 490
Jul - Aug € 535
3 nights accommodation at farm holiday, b&b or hotel, including breakfast – excursions and meals as described in the program with english speaking guiding or assistance – travel insurance
For individual travellers, the most of activities proposed in our packages offer the possibility to have a pick-up at accommodation; in some cases the transfer service is included in the rate while for others a supplement is to be applied.
In any case, if you wish to freely enjoy Sardinia at its best, we warmly suggest you to rent a car.
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