7 Day Cooking Holidays:  Authentic Umbria

Small group Culinary Holiday in Italy

 

This is a weekly intensive Cooking Package for people who want to be involved in the mornings and in the afternoons in activities to discover the secrets of the beautiful region of Umbria.
In the mornings you will participate in our  authentic, hand on cooking classes and in the afternoons you will join our unique cultural and gastronomic tours.
It’s the perfect way of learning to cook great food while discovering the Umbrian culture and cuisine.

 

Details of the Cooking Holiday

 

Trip Length: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Departure Dates: Any day! Contact us for details.
Destinations: Italy, Umbria (Perugia – Assisi – Deruta – Orvieto – Montefalco, Bevagna)
Activities: Culinary, Wine tours, Cultural exploration

 

Day by Day Itinerary of the Holiday

 

  • Day 1 – Arrive in Perugia
    Arrival at the country farm “La volpe e l’uva” (Perugia, Central Italy, Umbria, near Tuscany). Check-in your apartment at 4:00pm.
  • Day 2 – Cooking + Assisi Tour
    Morning: Hands-on cooking class starts around 10.00 am. You will prepare a four course lunch that you will eat at the end of the class, accompanied by our wines.
    Afternoon: You will visit the mystical city of Assisi, a beautiful medieval town based on Mount Subasio, overlooking a peaceful Umbrian landscape. Assisi is essentially known for the fact that it’s the place of birth of St. Francis in and that of Santa Chiara.Professiona Guide in the excursion.
  • Day 3 – Cooking +Chocolate and Deruta Ceramic Tours
    Morning:Hands-on cooking class starts around 10:00am. You will prepare a four course lunch that you will eat at the end of the class, accompanied by our wines.
    Afternoon: At first you will visit the Perugia’s chocolate factory and the Chocolate Museum to learn about chocolate production. The museum explains the process of converting cocoa into chocolate, and introduces the history of the Perugina chocolate company.
    Then you will visit a ceramic laboratory in Deruta where the majolicas are completely handmade. Deruta ceramics are a milestone in the history of Italian pottery. They gained worldwide fame during the Renaissance thanks to their creative and qualitative excellence. Their high quality products keeps the tradition alive and evokes the classic decorations of the various periods of Deruta. The production cycle is completely carried-out within the company and rigorously worked by hand in all its phases.
  • Day 4 – Cooking +Wine Tour in Montefalco
    Morning:Hands-on cooking class starts around 10.00 am. You will prepare a four course lunch that you will eat at the end of the class, accompanied by our wines.
    Afternoon:  It is a wine tour in a winery that produces Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCGS. You will have a guided tour of the vineyard, cellars finishing up with a test of local Umbrian specialties and the wines. You will also visit the medieval cities of Bevagna and Montefalco.
  • Day 5- Cooking + the Urban trekking
    Morning:Hands-on cooking class starts around 10.00 am. You will prepare a four course lunch that you will eat at the end of the class, accompanied by our wines.
    Afternoon: Urban trekking is an excellent way to discover the lesser-known parts of the beautiful cities oh Perugia. It is a way to slow down and experience the local life and it is the most sustainable of all forms of tourism. The urban trekking winds through the streets of the city to discover the tourist’s excellencies in Perugia.
  • Day 6 – Cooking  + Orvieto Tour
    Morning:Hands-on cooking class starts around 10.00 am. You will prepare a four course lunch that you will eat at the end of the class, accompanied by our wines.
    Afternoon: The city of Orvieto exists in symbiosis with the tuff cliff on which it stands, an extraordinary example of the integration of nature by the work of man. The Cathedral, dating back to 1263, is the most important architectural landmark of the city, with its splendid Gothic facing and the richness of the ornaments and internal chapels. In the ancient town we also find the St.Patrizio well, built in 1527.
  • Day 7 – Departure

 

More about the COOKING CLASSES
Read what MEALS are included in the Cooking Program
More about your ACCOMMODATION in the farm

 

If you are interested in a culinary holidays without tours (only accommodation and cooking classes) please visit the page Cooking Vacations.

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