Oliena: Sardinian Handicraft Workshop Experience

Oliena: Sardinian Handicraft Workshop Experience

From US$ 21.67 per person

Discover how the master leatherworker manages to combine tradition and innovation at a workshop on the Sardinian hills, in Oliena. Witness the making of Cambales and Tascheddas.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 1 hour
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Host or greeter
Italian
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit an artisan's workshop
  • Observe how leather goods are made
  • Learn about the history of Cambales and Tascheddas
Full description

Meet your guide at the designated meeting point in Oliena. Walk through the narrow streets of the historic center of the town towards the leather workshop. In addition to the rich display of high-quality Sardinian handicrafts, witness the making of "Cambales", thick leather leggings that were used by farmers to protect their legs from the weather and the branches. Assist in the working of the "Tascheddas", bags, which were used by Sardinian farmers and shepherds to carry the meal of the day. At the end of this authentic and traditional experience, you will be given a small souvenir handmade by the artisan leatherworker and a glass of local wine or a traditional dessert.

Includes
  • Practical demonstration
  • A glass of local wine or a traditional dessert
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Date

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Oliena Nuoro artisan leather shoe shop: Corrias 1940. Please arrive 10 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The experience is free for children up to 10 years old.
  • There are stairs to access some rooms of the laboratory.
  • After the tour, it is possible to visit independently the historical center or other artisan laboratories.
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Product ID: 395720