7 Day Cooking Holiday: The Umbrian Flavors

Small group Culinary Holidays in Italy

 

All the flavors of Umbria in this relaxing holiday package that include hand on cooking classes and artistic and gastronomic tours but also free time to do some sightseeing or just enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
Reservations are on request for any day, year round, based upon availability, for a minimum of two people.

 

Details of the Cooking Holiday

 

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

 

Day by Day Itinerary of the Tour

 

  • 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- Free Day
    You have the day to yourselves to do some sightseeing or just enjoy the peaceful surroundings. An ideal day to make a trip to Perugia 4 km far from the farm. You can of course stay in the farmhouse and relax at the pool.
  • Day 3 – Cooking + Wine Tour in Montefalco
    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:  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  of Bevagna and Montefalco.
  • Day 4 – Cooking + Free Afternoon
    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: You have the afternoon to yourselves to do some sightseeing or just enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
  • Day 5- Cooking + Assisi Tour
    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: 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. You will visit the city and the famous churches like the St. Francis Church filled with spectacular frescoes by Giotto, and also the Eremo delle Carceri (a peacefully isolated church and monastery in the wooded slopes just outside Assisi’s walls, this was the first monastic home of St. Francis’ and his followers) and the St. Damiano church (A church and monastery outside the city walls is where the crucifix spoke to St. Francis, prompting him to repair it and begin his ministry. Later, St. Clare died here). Professional guide in the excursion.
  • Day 6 – Cooking + Orvieto Tour
    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:  You will visit the town of Orvieto. 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. Professional guide in the excursion.
  • 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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