$4,950.00 per person
(2 persons min)
Indulge in a private vacation that blends the culinary arts, history, art, and exploration in the three gastronomic havens of central Italy: Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany, and Umbria.
Your Retreat Base: Stay at the Italy Culinary Vacations ancient mountain retreat nestled atop Mt. Fumaiolo, a 4,500’ high mountain on the border between these regions. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of quaint ancient villages and meet local food and wine producers.
Immersive Cooking Experience: Each afternoon, dive into the heart of Italian cuisine, crafting authentic Emilia-Romagna and Tuscan recipes inspired by Pellegrino Artusi's 1891 Cookbook. Handmade pastas, roasts, sauces, seafood, and more will enhance your culinary repertoire. Feel free to relax with a glass of fine wine while Chef Stefano prepares dinner.
Regional Delights & Adventures: Discover regional treasures like Pecorino di Fossa di Sogliano, aged Parmigiano Reggiano, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar from Modena, and more. You'll curate daily menus by handpicking ingredients alongside Chef Stefano at family-run butcheries and markets.
Cultural & Artistic Immersion: Journey through the ages with visits to local wineries for Romagna and Super Tuscan wine tastings. Explore art by Medieval and Renaissance masters, and embark on a captivating tour at the Museum of Herbs of Aboca.
Exploration Beyond Boundaries: Visit ancient villages from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, soaking in history and gathering fresh ingredients for your culinary creations.
Tour Highlights in 7 Days: Tuscany, Umbria, Romagna, and the Castles of Montefeltro are yours to explore, including charming towns and historic landmarks.
All-Inclusive Package: Your journey includes accommodation, cooking classes, tickets, restaurant visits, food and wine tastings, market and winery tours, transportation, and a dedicated guide throughout your experience.
Sample Cooking Program:
Embark on a culinary and cultural vacation tailored to ignite your senses and curiosity across the culinary heartlands of Italy. Our goal at Italy Culinary Vacations is to make your travels seamless and your memories endless.
DESIGN YOUR GETAWAY-All of the Italy Culinary Vacation packages can seamlessly integrate with one or more of the 4 Days (3 Nights) modules listed, tailored to your preference. Immerse yourself in fully customizable travel experiences, empowering you to craft a memorable adventure to reflect your unique taste and desires. Chef Stefano will be your personal guide throughout each culinary journey. Cooking courses in Venice and Florence are also available.