5 Days Italian Cooking Holidays in Italy Perugia, Italy Cooking Schools
Perugia, Italy Cooking Schools

Let's cook in Umbria offers cooking classes, winery tours, gourmet tours, excursions to artisan chocolate and olive oil producers, truffle hunting and very popular cooking vacation programs that include accommodations and excursions to lovelyvillages

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From $1,089.00 / trip pp


Immerse yourself in the rhythms and beauty of farm life through Let’s Cook in Umbria’s many adventures, Italian cookery classes and cultural activities.

The charming region of Umbria, renowned for its delicious food and fine wines, will be the setting of this 4 night/5 day Italian cooking holiday, tucked away on a delightful, functioning Italian farm, nestled by the surrounding hills and valleys.

In an authentic, relaxed atmosphere, you will learn timeless recipes for Umbrian and Italian dishes and create your own beautiful pastas and specialties in the heart of your host’s home.

Covering a wide variety of skills, you will be perfecting pastas, accompanying seasonal sauces, and much more as you learn to cook an entire 4 course family style meal during each cookery lesson - not to forget the perfect desserts to complete them.

Your host Raffaella will be on hand to organize every aspect of your holiday to ensure you return feeling relaxed and full with mouth watering home Italian cooking, and a great collection of new recipes and techniques to replicate for friends and family.

Lunch in the garden

Typical Day

Detailed Itinerary

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 from 4.00 to 7.00 pm.

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 visit the Perugia’s chocolate factory and the Chocolate Museum to learn about chocolate production. The museum explains the process of converting cocoa into chocolate, and introduces the history of the Perugina chocolate company.
You will also 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. The production cycle is completely carried-out within the company and rigorously worked by hand in all its phases.

Day 3 - Cooking + Wine 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. 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 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

Potatoes gnocchi with salted ricotta

Map & Directions

strada comunale San Marino 25, Perugia, Italy 6125

Points of Interest
let's cook in Umbria

Nearby Attractions and Services

20kmTrasimeno lake

Rates & Availability


Solo travelers
Participating guest, single occupancy 1100 euro

Group of 2 people
Participating guest, double occupancy in 1 apartment 990 euro

Group from 3 to 4 people
Participating guest, double occupancy in 2 apartments 810 euro

Group from 5 to 6 people
Participating guest, double occupancy in 3 apartments 770 euro

Group from 7 to 8 people
Participating guest, double occupancy in 3 apartments 750 euro

Non-participating guest, double occupancy 690 euro

The rate includes:

Accommodations in the apartment of the farmhouse “la volpe e l’uva”
breakfasts (in your apartment you will find coffee, milk, biscuits, jams, butter and sugar)
3 cooking classes (preparation of 4 course meal),
3 Four course meal from the cooking lesson;
Umbrian wines during meals, liquors for after dinner/lunch;
Certificate of participation;
Folder with all the recipes;
Apron of Let’s cook in Umbria.
3 Tours as indicated in the itinerary

*Please contact advertiser for rates & availability for your travel dates.

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USD $1,089.00 per trip pp
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