Umbrian Lifestyle – 5 Days Holiday

 

3 Cooking classes + Wine, Chocolate, Deruta ceramic and Assisi Tours

Small group Culinary Holidays in Italy

 

The most precious treasures of Umbria are the protagonists of this holiday package. The tours will bring you in a gastronomic journey that goes from the artisan chocolate laboratory in Perugia to our amazing wine tour in the region of Sagrantino wine.
The visit to the oldest ceramics factory in Deruta and the excursion in the mystical city of Assisi will show you the beauty of Umbrian art.
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: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Departure Dates: Any day! Contact us for details.
Destinations: Italy, Umbria (Perugia, Deruta, Montefalco, Bevagna, Assisi)
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 starting from 2:00pm.
  • Day 2 – 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. You will have a chocolate tour in an artisan laboratory in Perugia. The workshop is a journey to discover the real artisan chocolate, made in Umbria, where tradition, innovation and quality of the ingredients are the key to a unique experience.
    Than 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. You will learn about the local production from a professional potter and you will try your skill at creating a piece of pottery from clay by hand.

 

  • Day 3- Cooking + Wine Tour in the region of the Sagrantino wine
    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 city of Montefalco.

 

  • Day 4 – 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. The tour will allow to get to know the main landmarks where st. Francis lived. You can see the st. Francis Basilica whose superior walls were frescoed by Giotto and Cimabue. You will also visit the Eremo delle carceri, one of the oldest Franciscan convents.

 

  • Day 5 – 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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