4 Days Private Garden Cooking Holidays in Italy

4 Days Private Garden Cooking Holidays in Italy

  • Furore, Amalfi Coast, Salerno, Italy

Cooking Vacations Italy

Join Amalfi Tour Vacation for an exciting cooking class where you will have the opportunity to learn the techniques to prepare the typical dishes of Amalfi local cuisine. The experienced and passionate chef Vito Piccolo will be your guide in this cooking vacation that combines the passion for tourism and the passion for cooking in one of the most beautiful places in Italy.

Highlights

  • 2 hands-on cooking classes
  • Unique Amalfi Coast gastronomic experience with Chef Vito
  • Cappuccino and delicious homemade lemon cake during coffee break
  • Local wine and refreshments during classes
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • 2 days with instruction
  • English
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Amalfi Tour Vacation manage about 20 properties so if you decide to spend some days in their beautiful places, you will be welcomed based on the number of people and availability in one of their beautiful facilities.

Amalfi Tour Vacation’s most important aim is to satisfy their guests’ requests. The cooking classes will be arranged and conceived individually. Every guest can decide the theme of the cooking class, for example a vegetarian lesson, a lesson on freshly-made pasta, a patisserie lesson, or even an entire lesson dedicated to the famous neapolitan pizza. Amalfi Tour Vacation leave full choice to their guests because their aim is to make the guests feel enthusiast and happy at the end of the experience.

Day 1 - Arrival

  • Welcome in Italy!
  • After arriving at Naples International Airport (NAP) or at the train station, you will be transferred to your comfortable accommodation in Amalfi.
  • Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by a cake and a bottle of Prosecco.
  • You will have free time at your disposal.

Days 2 and 3 - Cooking classes

  • On your first cooking class, you will be introduced to all secret to cook good vegetables.
  • You will also have a unique Amalfi Coast gastronomic experience for a day with Chef Vito in the morning or in the afternoon.
  • During the break, cappuccino and a slice of a delicious homemade lemon cake and a good appetizer will be served.
  • After that, you will get ready for the class in which you will be served local wine and refreshments.

Day 4 - Departure

  • Breakfast.
  • Check-out.
  • Transfer back to the Naples train station or Naples International Airport (NAP).
  • Farewell.
  • Vito Picolo

    Vito is a thirty-year-old chef who has always been passionate about good cooking. After many important experiences abroad, he decided to start a new adventure. His cooking is based on the use of high quality ingredients, on the respect of the seasons, and on the use of local products. Another goal that is very important for the chef Vito is to work the food as less as possible in order to leave its freshness and its authenticity intact.

Furore is nestled between the mountains and the sea and it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. It is far from the chaos and smog of the big city, and it is perfect for those who want to spend a holiday of relaxation and tranquility. Furore is also known by the nickname of the country that does not exist, since there is not a real important center but just small groups of houses that sprout isolated from the ridges of the cliffs. Those who visit Furore can only admire the beauty of this town and its fiordo, one of the most picturesque in Italy, which has always been used as a natural harbor.

Admire the art gallery “en plein air”

Very unique is the art gallery “en plein air” consisting in the “artistic walls”, graffiti, and sculptures that make Furore a “painted city”. In fact, going down the main road that runs through the town, you can admire the graffiti that have been painted on the walls of the houses and on the terraces, according to the case; to this day around fifty paintings have been carried out, and new ones are added every year.

Attend Balconata Furitana Festival

Another important initiative is the “Balconata Furitana”, a special and unique kermesse that brings together art, culture, shows, wine and food, and solidarity. The Church of Santa Maria, house of one of the most important and prestigious ancient confraternities of Furore, is the venue where all the events are held. The church also includes a pre-Napoleonic cemetery and the Oratory of the Immacolata.

The Balconata Furitana is a journey of discovery of unknown cultures and artists that aims to promote these beauties by offering touristic and wine and food itineraries.

Visit Fiorfo Fjord

Those who visit Furore can’t miss the beauty of the Fiordo, one of the most picturesque and evocative fjords in Italy, that has always constituted a natural harbor where the ancient industrial activities, such as mills and paper mills, developed. The Fjord of Furore, a deep rift in the rock, ends with a cliff overlooking the sea, where there once lived a small fisherman’s community.

The main road goes above the fjord thanks to a 30 meters high bridge where, on the first Sunday of July, a stop of the Marmeeting (high diving world championship) takes place. During the last years, this event has grown attracting numerous visitors.

Visit Marisa Cuomo Winery

Finally, the last stop you can’t miss out on are the cantine (winery), Marisa Cuomo, one of excellent wines known worldwide. Don’t miss the guided tour of the cellars dig in rock, a one-of-a-kind place, and the amazing vineyards where the grapes grow attached to rock and exposed to the magical action of the sea and the sun of the Amalfi Coast. The visit ends with an excellent tasting where you will find all typical local products.

  • 2 cooking classes on how to cook good vegetables and make good pasta
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Cappuccino and a slice of delicious homemade lemon cake during coffee break
  • Local wine and refreshments during the classes
  • Transfer from and to Naples International Airport (NAP) or local train station
  • Unique Amalfi Coast gastronomic experience with Chef Vito
  • Welcome cake and prosecco
  • Airfare
  • Beverages
  • Extra activities or excursions
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary

Arrival by airplane

Book your flight to arrive at Naples International Airport (NAP). Amalfi Tour Vacation will pick you up from the airport. The pick-up is included in the price.

Arrival by train

Please arrive at Naples Central Station (Napoli Centrale). Amalfi Tour Vacation will pick you up from the train station. The pick-up is included in the price.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 40 days before arrival.

Campania, Salerno, Italy

Amalfi Tour Vacation combines the passion for tourism and good food. They organize dream holidays that leave pleasant memories and unforgettable moments.

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