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14 Days Cooking Holidays in Italy


Cooking Tours in Italy

Experience wonderful moments in the most beautiful places in Italy. This is a wine and gastronomic tour especially designed to put you in touch with the genuine Italian flavors. You will be followed step by step by tour guides that will take you in this adventure made of aromas, flavors, and tastes in the real Italy. Come explore the place where much of the western culinary and art tradition were born; a fantastic spot where many of the very best dishes and wines were created, and the world’s palate was taken to another level.


  • Sample Apulia oil
  • 4 hands-on local cooking classes
  • Learn how to prepare dishes with lemon
  • Tour through a lemon grove and the most famous Tuscan winery
  • Visit the Terme di Chianciano and the Alberobello trulli
  • Excursion to Capri in a private boat
  • 13 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner

Group sizes

The maximum participants in the group is 15.

  • 12 days with instruction
  • Italian, English
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On this holiday you will spend four nights in Rome, five nights in an apartment at the Amalfi Coast, and four nights at a bed and breakfast in Apulia.

Day 1 - Arrival

You will be transferred by private car from Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO) to Val di Chiana.

Day 2 - Cooking class

Spend half of your day in a hands-on cooking class, where you will learn how to cook five recipes with one English speaking instructor.

Day 3 - Wine tour

Today you will have a wine tour in the most famous Tuscan winery.

Day 4 - Free day

This is a relaxation and free time day at Terme di Chianciano.

Day 5 - Amalfi Coast

You will depart from Rome and drive to the Amalfi Coast. You will have lunch in a famous pizzeria in Naples. Afterwards, you will check in at your apartment in Amalfi.

Day 6 - Lemon tour, cooking lesson

Take a lemon tour and a cooking lesson with Giovanna and Ramona. You will enjoy the Amalfi Lemon experience where you will learn how to cook with lemons.

Day 7 - Excursion in Capri

Today, you will go to Capri for a half day excursion with a private boat. After this marvelous adventure, tour around the Amalfi Coast and stop in one of the best restaurants along the coast.

Day 8 - Pizza making class

During this day, your culinary skills will be improved with a pizza lesson conducted by Giovanna and Ramona.

Day 9 - Free day

Today is a free day for you to book an excursion or to enjoy Amalfi at your leisure.

Day 10 - Drive to Apulia

You will leave the Amalfi Coast behind and drive to Apulia. After checking in at a bed and breakfast accommodation, you will have free time to rest or tour around.

Day 11 - Cooking class

Today’s cooking class will be with a special Mamma in Apulia. Your will discover some of the oldest recipes of the region.

Day 12 - Olive oil tasting

You will visit Alberobello, the famous trulli, and participate in an Apulia oil tasting.

Days 13 and 14 - Naples, departure

You will drive back to Naples International Airport (NAP) or Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO), depending on your personal schedule. The last nights can be accommodated as you prefer.

  • Half day excursion to Capri in a private boat
  • Tour around Amalfi Coast
  • Tour through a lemon grove
  • Visit the famous Alberobello trulli
  • Visit the Terme di Chianciano
  • Wine tour in the most famous Tuscan winery

This culinary holiday will take place in and around Rome, Amalfi Coast, and Apulia, Italy.

During your first cooking class, you will be delighted with snacks, drinks, and wine, and afterwards, with a meal accompanied with water and wine. You will enjoy one lunch in one pizzeria of Naples and a second lunch in a restaurant with a prefixed menu at Amalfi Coast. The Mediterranean cuisine is simple, but tasty, and Amalfi Lemon Experience's motto is "if you do not cook, you do not eat". This means that you will do everything in your cooking classes. Lemon is an inevitable ingredient in the Mediterranean cuisine, especially in the Amalfi Coast. Sfusato amalfitano lemons are one of the most valuable varieties and its flavor excels both in confectionery, as a base for many recipes, and for the production of Limoncello.

Amalfi Lemon Experience will teach you all the secrets of the traditional Mediterranean recipes and help you discover alternative ways of using lemons in the kitchen every day. Lemons are a key ingredient in Mediterranean diet and are rich in healing properties. They are an effective remedy against many diseases and disorders. It has been said that the lemon, more than a food, is a real drug.

  • Book an excursion or explore the surroundings by yourself
  • Explore Ravello
  • Relax in the wonderful garden of your apartment
  • Take a trip to Pompeii
  • Visit Positano
  • 2 lunches
  • 4 hands-on cooking classes
  • 13 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • Apulia oil tasting
  • Excursion to Alberobello trulli
  • Guided tours and excursions
  • Lemon tour
  • Local transportation
  • Snacks, drinks, meal and wine in your first cooking class
  • Tour of Capri in a private boat
  • Wine tour
  • Additional meals
  • Airfare
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expenses

Arrival by airplane

Arrive at Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO). Amalfi Lemon Experience will pick you up from the airport. The pick-up is included in the price.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 30 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 10 days before arrival.

Amalfi (SA), Italy

Amalfi Lemon Experience offers culinary vacations and lemon themed tours in Amalfi.

Speaks English

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