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7 Days Italian Cooking Vacations at an Ancient Water Mill

7 Days Italian Cooking Vacations at an Ancient Water Mill

  • 61049 Urbania, Marche, Italia

Culinary Tour Italy

For those interested in authentic Italian cooking in a fantastic setting, Maritaly by Gazzella Viaggi Srl offers three choices for you this holiday. This holiday is 100% biological agriturism, where you can explore the secrets of the Marchigian cooking in a relaxed atmosphere, in a private tour. You will stay in the biological family farm house, with the breathtaking scenery of the Marche nature, while enjoying a breathtaking scenery of the Alpe dalla Luna and at an old watermill.

Highlights

  • Enjoy meals and wine at the Mill
  • Enjoy hands-on Italian cooking class
  • Learn gastronomic delights from real Italian chef
  • Explore the secrets of the Marchigian cooking
  • Wine tasting sessions with a sommelier
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 5 days with instruction
  • Italian, English
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For this holiday, you will be staying in a biological farmhouse.

For this Italian cooking holiday, you will have the chance to learn five cooking classes, directly from a real Italian chef about the gastronomic delights, such as aspargles, mushrooms, fresh pasta, bread, gourmet dishes with flowers and aromatic herbs, local products, and much more. You will also be enjoying meals and wine at the Mill, along with wine-tasting, with a sommelier. This holiday will be done in a small group to ensure personal service and is perfect for all ages and skill level.

Le Marche is a glorious and unspoilt region of Italy, full of wonderful scenery, lovely beaches, and a plethora of places of interest and historical sites, such as Loreto, the stunning caves of Frasassi, and Villa Prati, which offers a unique holiday villa experience in the heart of the Le Marche region. The fact that it is still a relatively unknown area in comparison to Tuscany and Umbria, is a significant part of its charm, with few souvenir shops, less crowds, and yet so much to see and do, all in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Easily accessible with flights to Ancona or Bologna, Le Marche’s wonderful geographical diversity has led to it being labelled as The Whole of Italy in One Region. It remains a largely undiscovered gem in the heart of Italy, sandwiched between the stunning Apennine Mountains on its western fringes and the beautiful Adriatic coast to the east.

Perhaps, because Le Marche has historically been an isolated region, sheltered as it is from intrusion by its natural mountain borders to the north, south, west, and by the Adriatic Sea to the east, it is only slowly gaining rightful recognition overseas, although the Italians have long favored it for their own holidays. Often overshadowed by its better known and more touristy neighbours, Tuscany and Umbria, and strangely overlooked by the travel media, Le Marche can justifiably claim to be Italy’s very own Garden of Eden and hidden secret at that. Boasting lush greenery and an enchanting mixture of vineyards, olive groves, sunflower fields, abundant woodland, and rivers, which wind their way down to a beautiful coastline, topped off with stunning mountain scenery.

The Marche represents a unique reality in the food and wine sector and can be considered as the synthesis of Italian delicacies grouped on one land only, Italy in one region. In fact, precisely in virtue of the varied and articulate configuration of the territory, dominated by the mountains, and overlooking the sea, different culinary traditions can be found, as a result of the happy combination between nature, traditions, and culture. The Marche boasts a tradition of food and wine made with simple and genuine ingredients, kind tastes, where strong and decisive tasting dishes, mainly with meat, are alternated with dishes of shellfish, blue fish, and fish salad.

  • Discover spiritual experience in Marche
  • Enjoy extreme sports
  • Enjoy golfing
  • Enjoy horse back riding
  • Enjoy thermal baths
  • Explore fortress and castles
  • Go cycling
  • Go hiking
  • Go shopping
  • Take part in marine water sports
  • Visit museums
  • Visit national parks
  • 5 breakfasts
  • 5 dinners, with wine tasting with a sommelier
  • 5 hands-on cooking classes
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Additional activities
  • Additional meals
  • Airfare
  • Local and city taxes
  • Lunches
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Travel health insurance

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Maritaly by Gazzella Viaggi specializes in Italian cooking courses and tailor-made tours in the magical Marche region, where their small group tours guarantee comfort and beautiful surroundings.

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