Italian Gastronomic tours

Through a regions local cuisine you experience and understand its true character, culture, history and traditions. From a leisurely weekend cooking break in Florence, to a gastro-cultural stroll through the elegant neighbourhoods of Venice, or an Umbrian morning market with tastings of top-quality wine, cheese, meats and sweets from local purveyors, to a full week cooking and culinary course.

Italian Appetites ~ 7 days
Umbrian  ~ Foraging and cooking 
Local cooking classes based on recipes rooted in ancient tradition & the finest local produce - a traditional Umbrian farmhouse kitchen, a family-run village restaurant and a 5 star villa with your teacher - a Contessa - makes for varied and delightful cooking lessons.
Commence Thursdays: 12 Apr, 3 & 17 May, 7 & 21 June, 12 July, 2 Aug, 6 & 20 Sept, & 18 October
TOUR COST: Euro1985.00 per person share twin

Piedmont - Food, Wine & Truffles ~ 6 days
Satisfy your culinary cravings with delicious truffle infused cuisine, paired with the finest Barolo and Barbaresco wines in an idyllic setting, amidst rolling plains, mountainous green hills and the Alps. Throughout this culinary discovery, partake in a local wine appreciation lesson from a master sommelier; experience the thrill of a truffle hunt; visit an aged cheese producer; shop at a local market and partake in a cooking class; visit the picturesque towns of Alba and Barolo; and indulge in food, wine and truffles at wineries and a Michelin star restaurant.
Tours commencing: 6 & 20 May, 17 June, 3,16 & 29 July, 19 August and 10 Sept 2018
From euro3100 per person, twin share

Flavours of Sicily ~ 8 days
Partake in a cooking class and indulge in lunch and dinners on family run winery estates, Palazzo's, olive oil farms and a Michelin Star restaurant. Most importantly, be introduced to local culinary secrets that combine fertile volcanic soils, sub-tropical climate, nourishing sunshine and Italian, Greek, Arabic and French influences.
Tours commencing: 12 Jun, 10 Jul, 11 Sep & 9 Oct 2018
From euro4200 per person, share twin.

Venice, and Veneto cookery school ~ 7 days
Very few places can satisfy all your natural senses like the Veneto. Off the beaten track you will discover the hidden jewels in this unexplored area of Italy, combined with a shared passion for superb food and wines. And experience the incomparable magic of Venice - from the hustle and bustle of the renowned Rialto fresh fish and produce markets, to one of the best kept secrets in the Venetian islands, where you will sample some of the finest cuisine the peninsula has to offer.
Tours commence Sunday:  27th May, 3rd and 10th June, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th September 2018
From euro3400 per person, share twin.

Gastronomic day tours
Enjoy the fantastic experience of learning our Chef's secrets on Italian cooking in an intimate and friendly atmosphere with this small-group class.





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