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8 Days La Cucina Culinary Vacations in Abruzzo, Italy

Cooking Holidays in Italy

Have a great cooking vacation in Abruzzo, Italy! With the great landscapes, the great wines (Montepulciano d'Abruzzo and the Trebbiano d'Abruzzo) and the good food, enjoy the kitchen from La Cucina Povera and meet the friendly locals. We make traditional Italian food with local products, over a glass of wine.


  • Market visit
  • Olive oil tasting
  • Cooking lessons
  • Local food and wine tasting
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Trip to Atri


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Dutch, Italian, English
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Our detached house, Casa Barbara, is located in the unspoiled Abruzzo, central / southern Italy, just 6 kilometers from the beautiful shores of the Adriatic Sea. The house has 5 bedrooms, two kitchens, two bathrooms and a huge garden. In the garden is a pond, apple and pear trees, 120 olive trees, persimmon trees and various nut trees. Casa Barbara also serves as a bed and breakfast.

La Cucina Culinary Holidays at Abruzzo, Italy Itinerary

Day 1, Saturday

  • On the arrival day we cook for our guests.
  • After breakfast, the group can go shopping and be back by 5 p.m.
  • Enjoy a wine as we cook using local produce. There is something for everyone, fish, meat, vegetarian, gluten free etc.

Day 2, Sunday

  • Cooking lessons.

Day 3, Monday

  • On Monday morning, we go to the market in the medieval art village Atri. Lovers can walk after the market visit in the WWF park of the porcupines.

Day 4, Tuesday

  • Cooking lessons.

Day 5, Wednesday

  • Wednesday is a day off after breakfast.

Day 6, Thursday

  • We visit the beautiful olive groves and vineyards of Tenuta Sant Ilario.
  • There we get a delicious olive oil tasting and a tour around the place.

Day 7, Friday

  • Cooking lessons.

Day 8, Saturday

  • Saturday is the last day of the vacation.
  • Departure.

Included excursions

  • Tour to Atris medieval market and park of porcupines
  • Visit to olive groves and vineyards of Tenuta Sant Ilario


The vacation takes place at Abruzzo, Italy.



  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Swimming pool
  • Wine tasting


  • Garden
  • Kitchen


  • Bicycle rental
  • Free Wi-Fi


Indulge in Italian food. All meals and wines are included in the package.

Things to do (optional)

Instructive, lively Italian cooking class at Almelo.

What's included

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • All meals and wines
  • Cooking lessons
  • Organized trips

What's not included

  • Airfare is not included.