Italy Food Tours

This holiday is ideal for Italian food and language lovers. Learn Italian, meet Abruzzo's chefs, and immerse yourself into true tastes and traditions of the region. During this holiday, led by Abruzzo's chefs, you will learn how to cook typical Italian recipes, while Wolftour's guides conduct you along Abruzzo's countryside, discovering food and wine treasures. Join this holiday, visit some of the most suggesting Italian sites, and learn Italian language while you cook!

Highlights

  • 5 Italian lessons
  • 4 hands-on cooking lessons
  • Wine, olive oil and cheese firms visits
  • Local and fresh typical cooking ingredients
  • Beautiful countryside views around Abruzzo
  • Daily typical Italian breakfast included
  • 5 lunches at local restaurants
  • 6 nights accommodation

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6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Italian, English
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Accommodation

Agriturismo Le Tre Poiane Country House is an elegant hotel, completely renovated, situated on the beautiful hills of Pescara. Strategically located at the entrance of the national park of Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga, the main building is in the middle of an organic farm of 11 hectares, mainly dedicated to extra virgin and organic olive oil production, cereals, legumes and vegetables.

Program

Day 1

  • 17:00 Arrival to Agritourism Le tre Poiane in Penne; welcome drink
  • 18:00 First meeting with Abruzzo's chefs
  • 19:30 Dinner at Agritourism
  • 20:30 Overnight in Agritourism

Day 2

  • 08:00 Typical breakfast
  • 09:00 Visit olive oil museum of Loreto Aprutino and taste local products, the Museo Acerbo delle Ceramiche of Castelli, the Antiquarium Casamarte and the museum of rural life
  • 13:00 Taste typical products at La Bilancia restaurant of Loreto Aprutino
  • 16:00 Return to Penne for a cooking lesson on bread
  • 18:00 Italian language lesson
  • 19:30 Dinner at Agritourism
  • 20:30 Overnight in Agritourism

Day 3

  • 08:00 Typical breakfast
  • 09:00 Visit olive oil and cheese firms
  • 13:30 Lunch at Tatobbe restaurant of Penne
  • 16:00 Cooking lesson on pasta
  • 18:00 Italian language lesson
  • 19:30 Dinner at Agritourism
  • 20:30 Overnight in Agritourism

Day 4

  • 08:00 Typical breakfast
  • 09:00 Move to Farindola, a mountain village in the Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga national park and taste the typical cheese Pecorino
  • 13:30 Lunch at Trattoria dellOrso restaurant
  • 16:00 Return to Penne for a cooking lesson on pizza
  • 18:00 Italian language lesson
  • 19:30 Dinner at Agritourism
  • 20:30 Overnight in Agritourism

Day 5

  • 08:00 Typical breakfast
  • 09:00 Move to Santo Stefano di Sessanio, one of the most beautiful mountain villages of Italy, visit the mountain village and taste its typical products
  • 13:30 Lunch at Monastero San Colombo restaurant in Barisciano, a mountain village in the nature reserve of Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga
  • 18:00 Italian language lesson
  • 19:30 Dinner at Agritourism
  • 20:30 Overnight in Agritourism

Day 6

  • 08:00 Typical breakfast
  • 09:00 Visit a wine firm
  • 13:30 Lunch at a wine firm
  • 16:00 Cooking lesson on second course and side dish
  • 18:00 Italian language lesson
  • 19:30 Dinner at Agritourism
  • 20:30 Overnight in Agritourism

Day 7

  • 08:00 Typical breakfast
  • 10:30 Cooking lesson with products bought on earlier days
  • 13:30 Lunch with dishes made previously
  • 16:30 Departure

Included excursions

  • Acerbo delle Ceramiche, Antiquarium Casamarte and rural life museum visits
  • Santo Stefano di Sessanio mountain village excursion
  • Wine, olive oil and cheese firm visits

Location

Abruzzo, Italy, will be your home during this week-long holiday.

Food

You will have daily breakfasts and dinners of local products and dishes. During this holiday, you have the opportunity to dine in several restaurants, taste the local wines and extra virgin olive oil from Abruzzo. Also, you will learn and taste a wide range of typical Italian products, including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Jams, jelly and honey
  • Local farro and saragolla pasta
  • Peach juice
  • Pecorino di Farindola cheese
  • Zafferano and amarene liqueurs

Things to do (optional)

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Trekking

What's included

  • 4 cooking lessons with Abruzzo's chefs
  • 5 Italian lessons with expert teacher
  • 5 lunches at specified restaurants
  • 6 nights accommodation on double occupancy
  • Books and teaching materials
  • Daily typical breakfast
  • Local and fresh typical cooking ingredients
  • Tickets for the museum of olive oil and the Oleoteca regionale in Loreto Aprutino
  • Tour guide
  • Wine, olive oil and cheese firms visits
  • Wolfycard

What's not included

  • Anything not specified in whats included
  • Beverages
  • Tickets for Oasi Lago di Penne
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