Authentic Umbria – 7 Day Cooking Holidays

Small group Culinary Holiday in Italy

 

This is a week-long intensive  Cooking Package designed for enthusiasts eager to engage both mornings and afternoons in exploring the secrets of the enchanting region of Umbria. Mornings are dedicated to hands-on participation in our authentic cooking classes, while afternoons offer the opportunity to join our distinctive cultural and gastronomic tours. This comprehensive experience is the perfect blend, allowing you to learn the art of cooking exceptional cuisine while immersing yourself in the rich culture and flavors of Umbria.

 

Details of the Cooking Holiday

 

Trip Length: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Departure Dates: Check the available dates.
Destinations: Italy, Umbria (Perugia – Assisi – Deruta – Gubbio – Montefalco)
Activities: Culinary, Wine tours, Cultural exploration

 

Day by Day Itinerary of the Holiday

 

  • Day 1 – Arrive in Perugia
    Arrival at the country farm (Perugia, Central Italy, Umbria, near Tuscany). Check-in your apartment at 3:00pm.

 

  • 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: 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.
    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. We offer you a workshop to discover the craft techniques of the ceramic district 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 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 + Perugia 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  + Gubbio 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: Gubbio is among Italy’s best preserved medieval towns, situated on the slope of the Monte Ingino. A walk through its alleys is like going back in time. The main square is a daring construction, a so-called hanging-square upon which rises an impressive town-hall: the Palace of the Consuls. The Palace now hosts the City Museum which keeps, among other treasures, the only written testimony of the autochthonous Umbrian population: the so-called seven bronze tablets of Gubbio.

 

  • Day 7 – Departure
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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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