3 Days Lovers of Cooking Vacations in Italy

3 Days Lovers of Cooking Vacations in Italy

  • Lido, Venice, Italy

Delightful Cooking Holidays Italy

This holiday is calling out to you, cooking lovers, to come and spend a delightful cooking time in the lovely Venice. Come together with a dearest one, accompanied by titled master chefs of Italy, learn how to prepare typical Venetian dishes, including the tips and the secrets. Enjoy authentic five-course lunch and dessert served with wine that has been carefully selected by MasterchefVenice's sommelier, and have a memorable cooking holiday that lasts a lifetime!

Highlights

  • Intensive cooking class
  • Learn the secrets of wines and their combination with dishes
  • Learn cooking Venetian dishes from titled master chefs of Italy
  • 5-course lunch with wines and dessert
  • Plenty of time to explore Venice
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 3 days with instruction
  • Italian, English
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During this holiday, you will be staying at a private villa. Set in an enchanting historical garden, and rich with the perfumes of Mediterranean herbs and old roses, the villa represents a step back into the history of Liberty in Venice. A residence of an old Venetian family, originally from the island of Murano on which the millennia passion for glass is handed down, the villa offers its guests an atmosphere of charm and exclusiveness together with a warm reception.

The villa has various suites, all with private bathrooms. The colors and perfumes of the Mediterranean are the distinguishing motif of each suite (chocolate and saffron, or rosemary and lavender). In each suite, elegant materials and soft furnishings, precious lighting from the family furnaces, refined details seen to by the mistress of the house abound, offer the guests a sojourn of past times, without foregoing the comforts of modern life.

All of the rooms are equipped with air conditioning, Wi-Fi connection, plasma television, and all of the bathrooms have a shower and Jacuzzi bath. In the warmer months, guests are served breakfast in the garden or an aperitif at sunset.

During this holiday, you will be able to participate actively in the preparation of authentic Italian dishes. One class lasts for four hours and finishes with tasting the meal served with wines suggested by MasterchefVenice's sommelier.

The kitchen

The villa's renowned chef of international level, has turned her childhood passion into art. Not only will she comfort you with her special breakfasts, but she will, on request, open her kitchen to guests offering them cooking courses and suppers or aperitifs served in the romantic gazebo covered in wisteria or in the suites of villa itself.

This cooking holiday will take place in a villa situated in the center of the Lido, the island known for its Liberty architecture, its famous beaches, and its way of life on this tranquil island just ten minutes from the suggestive magic of Venice. In fact, Lido offers the possibility of enjoying the wonders of the lagoon without the crowds of mass tourism.

In addition to it being the center of the international film festival, it also has one of the most renowned European golf clubs and the beaches of Excelsior and Des Bains with their "fin de siècle" elegance.

Nearby places

  • Des Bains beach - 5 minutes
  • Excelsior beach - 5 minutes
  • Lido ferry stop - 3 minutes
  • Murano - 20 minutes
  • St. Mark’s Square - 10 minutes
  • Venice Biennale - 10 minutes
  • Venice golf club - 10 minutes
  • Venice International Film Festival venue - 5 minutes
Activities
  • Boating nearby
  • Cooking classes
  • Golf course nearby
  • Hot tub / Jacuzzi
  • Shopping nearby
General
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Bar
  • Beach nearby
  • Café nearby
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Restaurant nearby
Services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Local market
  • Tour assistance

During this holiday, you will be served daily breakfasts. You will also be able to enjoy five-course lunch with the foods that you have prepared together with dessert and wines recommended by MasterchefVenice's sommelier.

The privileged position of the villa that you will be staying at offers its guests a wide choice of itineraries to enjoy the lagoon and its hinterland. You will be able to explore Malamocco, the very first small Venice, where the inhabitants of the mainland fled to escape from the North European invasions, and Venice that is famous with its millennial beauty, with its churches, squares, and scenes of unchanged historical value.

Furthermore, you will also be able to visit Murano, Burano, and Torcello, that are best known islands of the lagoon, world-famous for their glass and lace. There are also the minor islands, San Servolo, Armeni, S. Erasmo. and S. Francesco del Deserto, and Pellestrina and Chioggia, that are small islands of fishermen and beautiful beaches. The last but not least, you can also enjoy Ville of the Brenta that boasts great architecture set in century-old parks.

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • 4-hour hands-on cooking class
  • 5-course lunch with dessert and wines
  • Daily breakfast
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Medical insurance
  • Visa application, if required

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE). From the airport, you can reach the venue by taking the Alilaguna boat.

Arrival by ferry / boat

If you are taking a car, you can reach the venue by taking the ACTV line 17.

Arrival by train

You can take the train to arrive at the Venice Santa Lucia Train Station. From the train station, you can take the ACTV Vaporetto line.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled before the arrival date.