Give yourself and loved ones an unforgettable Italian vacation that is stress-free and away from the typical tourist locations. We are passionate about providing all-inclusive experiences across Italy that are focused on immersing you in the flavors, cuisine, history and art of Italy. Learn to cook authentic Italian recipes, soak up the famous landmarks and truly enjoy La Dolce Vita with a private guide and personal chef Stefano.
Perched on Mount Fumaiolo, Chef Stefano’s estate spans the border between Emilia Romagna, Tuscany, Montefeltro and Umbria. You’ll enjoy the privacy of his spectacular stone home that is two centuries old and filled with antiques and history. Discover Italy's gems hassle-free as Chef Stefano personally guides you through ancient towns, markets, museums, and castles. No planning or driving—just pure enjoyment.
Each morning, Chef Stefano leads you through breathtaking landscapes, selecting fresh ingredients and local wines to curate a personalized culinary experience every afternoon. Unleash your inner chef with hands-on guidance from Chef Stefano. Dive into the heart of authentic Italian cuisine and savor unforgettable meals crafted by your own hands. And if you’d rather relax, let Chef Stefano take care of the cooking for you!
Join Chef Stefano as your personal host for our all-inclusive multi-day vacations. Immerse yourself in the rich art, food, and nature of central Italy, exploring ancient villages in Tuscany, Umbria, Romagna, and Montefeltro. Whether it's a vibrant market tour, a historic stroll through nearby villages, a picturesque picnic by the Tiber River springs, or a visit to a local winery or cheese maker, Chef Stefano will be your knowledgeable and friendly escort throughout these all-inclusive experiences.
Cook side by side with Chef Stefano and savor the solitude of an authentic mountain chalet as you experience Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany, and Umbria like a local. These unique culinary vacations blend hands-on cooking, cultural exploration, and the tranquility of the Italian countryside, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Embark on a journey with Chef Stefano as he guides you to the very places where traditional Italian dishes were born. Explore the culinary secrets of Pellegrino Artusi, the visionary behind modern-day Italian Regional cuisine. Artusi's extensive travels across Italy resulted in a collection of regional recipes that form the foundation of our culinary delights today.
Immerse yourself in an authentic culinary experience, spending 8 hours each day side by side with Chef Stefano in the kitchen of the house where you will stay. The focus at Italy Culinary Vacations is on technique, allowing you to seamlessly incorporate what you learn into your own cooking repertoire at home. This is not a conventional "classroom" experience with a set menu; instead, it's a hands-on culinary journey.
Whether you're a novice or a seasoned professional, our program is crafted to elevate your culinary skills. Join Italy Culinary Vacations, where every moment is an opportunity to enhance your love for Italian cuisine and create everlasting memories.
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