Foodie Tour in Sardinia with an expert and local insider guide

Sardinia foodie tour (minimum 4 travellers)

The art of cooking and the secrets of a long life.

Giara small horses




domu antiga


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san benedetto market


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monte prama








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cooking classes


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sea urchins




The most uncontaminated and fascinating parts of Sardinia in touch with the people, and escorted by a local “insider”. This is an intense tour designed around our unique accommodations: a worth­living experience in itself. The perfect balance through ancient traditions, cultural inheritance, food and gastronomic excellences, hospitality, magnificent views, environmental sustainability and wellbeing.

May and September 2018


Day 1, Upon your arrival at Cagliari airport, you’ll be greeted by your personal English-speaking Local Insider. Welcome aperitif at Poetto beachat a light lunch. Hopefully we will get to see the iconic pink flamingoes. Scenic drive through Cagliari most panoramic sites. Stroll through the historical city centre with visit to the Santa Maria Cathedral and the Castello area.

Meals: Lunch

 Day 2, Discover the colorful and characteristic local market of San Benedetto. Your Local Insider will teach you how to distinguish the different products and to recognize the freshest and most flavorful ones. Leave Cagliari northbound, and stop for lunch in Villamassargia. During the afternoon you will visit the mud-bricks traditional house in which you’ll enjoy a hands-on cooking lesson (where you'll learn how to prepare home-made pasta) followed by a refreshing aperitif under majestic olive trees. You can spend the rest of the day to wander through the village centre and visit the ancient church.

Meals: Breakfast, tasting at the market, Lunch. 

Day 3, Exploration of Porto Flavia dismissed mines and visit of Pan di Zucchero cliff. You’ll have a pocket lunch in the dazzling Cala Domestica beach. As an alternative, we will visit the Monteponi dismissed mines.

Time for swimming (depending on weather), light lunch at a beach-bar restaurant, then scenic drive the Sinis peninsula. Check-in and fish dinner at the Hotel Lucrezia.

Meals: Breakfast, Picn-nic lunch, Dinner

Day 4, Let yourself be amazed by Mont’e Prama Giants (in the Cabras Museum). Guided visit of the ancient Phoenician city of Tharros. Immerse yourself in the past of this legendary city and discover its history. You'll enjoy a tour of the best Sinis' beaches. The lunch will be at a traditional beach restarant, with a fish based menu.. In the afternoon you’ll experience a Vernaccia wine tasting, at local cellar.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 5, Visit of “Su Nuraxi” a nuragic archaeological site in Barumini, included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Lunch in a traditional oil mill where you’ll taste local products and oil and guided tour with the owner. You’ll explore the Giara di Gesturi plateau, a high and steep-sided basaltic plateau with a surface of more than 40 square kilometers where a local and unique in its species small dark horse lives. Pizza dinner at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch in the mill, Pizza dinner

Day 6, Morning iist to a flour grinding milll, for a guided tour of flour and for puchasing the ingredients for the cooking class. Spend the day in a local family engagin on cooking classe, story-telling and fun. After lunch you’ll experience a ‘launeddas’ (traditional pan flute) private concert.

Dinner at the hotel

Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner 

Day 7, Depending on your flight departure time at leisure or/ and visit of the Archaeological National Museum of Cagliari. Transfer to the airport.

Meals: Breakfast 

Selected hotels 

Villamassargia: Enjoy your stay in a mud-bricks traditional house in Villamassargia, in the historical centre of the village.

A very characteristic b&b where modern design meets tradition and past meets present.  At breakfast you’ll enjoy a typical breakfast with local products.

Riola Sardo: A charming house restored following the principles of organic architecture. In this hotel, located in a rural area, you can feel the spirit and the elegance of the ancient culture, you can breath an atmosphere of the past, you can enjoy the real, authentic Sardinia.

Domu Antiga:A traditional house built in 1800 which offers its guests a lovely and warm atmosphere. This b&b, located in the historical city centre, will welcome you in the morning with a rich and genuine breakfast made by local products. You will experience the charm of the past without forgoing the relax and the comfort.

Locanda Lunetta: A country house of the 1600s, once a staging post, turned into an elegant welcoming inn with all comforts and a countless numbers of small hidden charms to be discovered. The breeze and crisp air from the hills invite passer-bys to pause and admire the romantic garden in the evening while tasting a fresh sparkling cup of Vermentino.

(these hospitality structures are small and they haven’t got many rooms. In case of no availability we’ll choose for you a similar accommodation).

1900 € per person sharing a double room
Standard package includes
  • English speaking guide
  • all transports made by minivan 8 seats
  • 6 breakfast, 6 lunches, 4 dinners
  • 2 hands on cooking lessons
  • bread making experience 
  • entry tickets for the cultural visits
  • transfers from/to airportMaximum 6 person
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Mario Delitala

Mario, 48 years old, is the managing director of Motus. Before co-founding Motus in Sardinia in

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