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A unique experience learning the old Sardinian tradition of straw braiding provided by Francesca

A unique experience learning the old Sardinian tradition of straw braiding

A unique experience learning the old Sardinian tradition of straw braiding
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Imagine to spend a day wandering in the middle of a wheat field, surrounded by vineyards and Mediterranean maquis. Imagine to get to know some of the most ancient types of wheat and to caress its spikes, to seat underneath the cuddling shadow of a tree and to learn the ancient secrets of straw braiding and its tales. Imagine to spend your day with locals, to get closer to the Sardinian culture while enjoying a glass of good organic wine produced locally and with passion....come and join us to make all the above come true!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Italian, Spanish
What to expect
  • You will visit our experimental wheat field that offers several varieties of the eldest types in Sardinia, selected for their high quality. We will talk about the story of braiding, recognized in 1800 as an excellence in Italian artisan production. After observing wheat and its characteristics, we will go through the phases of preparing the material and the different techniques of braiding. We will realize a tiny object which we will be happy to gift you with as a memory of this experience with us. We hope that this experience will be your best memory of Sardinia. Thank you :)
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English, Italian, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • You will visit our experimental wheat field that offers several varieties of the eldest types in Sardinia, selected for their high quality. We will talk about the story of braiding, recognized in 1800 as an excellence in Italian artisan production. After observing wheat and its characteristics, we will go through the phases of preparing the material and the different techniques of braiding. We will realize a tiny object which we will be happy to gift you with as a memory of this experience with us. We hope that this experience will be your best memory of Sardinia. Thank you :)
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 253301P1
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Instruments and material for straw braiding
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic Beverages
Duration
2h 30m
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We can either meet you at the meeting point or arrange your transfer with a few days of advance.
  • Eurospin, Via Su Pranu, 09049 Villasimius CA, Italy
  • Airports:
  • Elmas Airport, Cagliari, Sardinia Italy
  • Ports:
  • Via Roma 231, Via Roma, 231, 09123 Cagliari CA, Italy
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Instruments and material for straw braiding
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic Beverages
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We can either meet you at the meeting point or arrange your transfer with a few days of advance.
  • Eurospin, Via Su Pranu, 09049 Villasimius CA, Italy
  • Airports:
  • Elmas Airport, Cagliari, Sardinia Italy
  • Ports:
  • Via Roma 231, Via Roma, 231, 09123 Cagliari CA, Italy
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
2h 30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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JohnMilton08
London, UK101 contributions
A great experience!
Mar 2020 • Couples
Our visit lasted around 3 hours and we had a lovely time wandering around the field with Francesca while learning all the secrets of Sardinian braiding. The place is lovely and the owner is very acknowledged.
A must If you wanna have a real and authentic experience of  Sardinia!
Written 11 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Ambra D
7 contributions
Wonderful experience!
Mar 2020 • Couples
Unique experience
Amazing, memorable experience!
My husband found this place online and I immediately knew I wanted to go during our stay in Villasimius. Booking was easy and Claudia got back to me quickly with answers to my questions. Our workshop consisted of 5 other participants. Francesca is very acknowledged and passionate explaining every step along the way. The environment is so peaceful, in fact the workshop takes place in a vineyard under the shadow of a carrob tree where the straw is cultivated. Francesca  helped with the more challenging parts.  I would absolutely recommend doing this. And be sure to try the organic wine produced locally!
Written 10 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

flavi92
Cagliari, Italy4 contributions
An amazing unconventional day
Feb 2020 • Friends
Both me and my mum wanted a unique experience that we just couldn't get at home, and the straw workshop certainly delivered! We found this experience on their website and we were very curious about it.

The place, a lovely quiet vineyard straight were the wheat is farmed, was easy to find and Francesca was very welcoming.

Francesca showed us around the field and explained us all the process of the cultivation of the wheat. Then we sat down under the shadow of a carrob tree and worked on the straw realizing a nice key holder which we were gifted with.

When you get your final product you really are amazed and pleased. I'd really encourage readers to give this a go. Not only was it a great experience, but you leave the field with a one of a kind item. Great time! :)
Written 10 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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