Visit to the handmade basket workshop

Visit to the handmade basket workshop

an experience to see and experience (touch)

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One of the oldest art in Puglia’s craft is that of intertwining. You will have the opportunity to meet one of the most important masters of the Murgia upland, Mr. Vincenzo.

He inherited his craft from his father who made baskets up to he was 110 years old. In this experience that goes from the passion for his own business to tales of daily life, you will learn this famous old art of intertwining. During the visit you will have the opportunity to admire the realization of a basket and to discover the secrets of this ancient art.


  • Guided tour of the workshop
  • Demonstration of the creation of a basket
  • Tasting of typical products
  • Option (only on request): Basic course of interweaving

Options (on request only)

In the afternoon guided tour in the historic center of Minervino and in the beautiful cave of San Michele

When: 16 February, 13 April, 11 May, 8 June, 3 August, 26 October


Attention: the calendar may change

Special Event: May 27th, The beauties of Minervino, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Duration: about 2 hours in the morning

City: Minervino murge

Language: Italian, English, other languages ​​on request

Experts: Artisan

Price includes: visit to the shop; demonstration of the art of interweaving; tasting of local products; assistance by a representative of Puglia Taste & Culture; radioguide with headset.


The price does not include: transfer, tips and anything not expressly included

Reservations: accepted up to 48 hours before the scheduled date, depending on the available places

Cancellation: free within 48 days prior to the booked activity. For cancellations within 24 hours of the booked activity, 25% of the amount paid will be retained as penalty and the remaining part refunded.

Minimum number of 8 participants to activate the weekly sensory guided tour.

For a number less than 8 send an email to:

For visits on another day of the week write an email to

Notes: Dates or activities may vary. To confirm, write an email to

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