7 Days Cooking Vacation In Bologna & Tuscany With A Chef

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Details :
    CIBO Culinary Institute of Bologna, Via Agamennone Zappoli, 5, 40126 Bologna BO, Italy
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick-up travelers at the Bologna Italy Guglielmo Marconi Airport
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Unlock the secrets to Italian cuisine with this 7 day all inclusive tour in Northern Italy with your own personal chef.
Visit local farmers, wine cellars and markets;
Visit to the Sanctuary of La Verna (Tuscany) founded by St. Francis of Assisi: here you'll admire the beautiful works of lead-glazed terracotta by Andrea Della Robbia;
Visit to Borgo San Sepolcro (Tuscany), home of the painter Piero della Francesca, where you will visit the local museum with frescoes of the Resurrection of Christ and the Polyptych of the Misericordia;
Visit to Monterchi (Tuscany) where you will admire Piero della Franceasca's Madonna del Parto;
Sant'Agata Feltria, Pennabilli, Monte Fumaiolo are just some of the dozens of welcoming towns and villages where art mixes with food, natural beauty and tradition, creating an intimate charm for those who visit;

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Itinerary
Day 1: Pick up at Bologna airport, check-in, aperitif and dinner prepared by your personal chef.
Stop At: Piazza Maggiore, 40121 Bologna Italy
After check-in in your Hotel and a rest we'll walk around the historic city center of Bologna and have an Aperitif. Soon after we'll walk to a famous Cooking School and we'll make and have Dinner there.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: CIBO Culinary Institute of Bologna, Via Agamennone Zappoli, 5, 40126 Bologna BO, Italy
Aperitif and Dinner
Duration: 2 hours
Meals included:
Lunch
Dinner
Breakfast
Accommodation included: Private room and bathroom in apartment or hotel in Bologna, Italy
Day 2: Market Tour and Cooking Class in a famous Cooking School in Bologna
Stop At: Mercato di Mezzo, Via Rizzoli 9 Quadrilatero area, 40125 Bologna Italy
The cooking day starts after Breakfast with a trip to the Middle Market, to buy what they have on the stall that day and what is in season. After the purchases we'll walk to the Cooking School where we'll Snack on Prosciutto di Parma, Parmigiano Reggiano while cooking Lunch. After Lunch and a rest in your Hotel we'll walk around the Bologna City center. Aperitif in the late afternoon and Dinner at the Cooking School with the menu we planned at the market in the morning.
Duration: 12 hours
Stop At: CIBO Culinary Institute of Bologna, Via Agamennone Zappoli, 5, 40126 Bologna BO, Italy
Hands-on Cooking Class including Handmade Pasta, Wine and Food Tastings and Lunch
Duration: 3 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Private room and bathroom in apartment or hotel in Bologna, Italy
Day 3: Balsamic Vinegar Tour and Cooking at the Traditional Balsamic Vinegar Factory La Ca dal Non in Vignola, Modena
Stop At: Rocca di Vignola, Piazza Dei Contrari 4, 41058 Vignola Italy
meet at CIBO at 8.30am, go shopping to the market with the chef and visit the vinegary La C dal Non (in English Grandfathers House) where Mariangela and her family will lead you to the discovery of the fascinating world of Traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena aged over 12 and 25 years. Here, after the visit we will be preparing a delicious meal using Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, Saba and the BALSAMOSaba sweet and sour condiment collection as main thread. The tour will last 2 hours and it will unlock the secrets of the production of this famous vinegar. Youll walk in the ancient lofts where vinegarages for many and many years and youll be guided through the tasting of these amazing vinegars and buy them at a retail price if you like.
Duration: 1 day
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Private room and bathroom in apartment or hotel in Bologna, Italy
Day 4: Wine Factory Tour, Tastings and Lunch at Fiorentini Vineyards in Castrocaro Forl
Stop At: Sorgente del Tevere, Localita' Balze Monte Fumaiolo, 47010, Verghereto Italy
Transfer to our mountain retreat on the Romagna-Tuscan Apennines and check-in
Duration: 4 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: private room and bathroom in apartment, farmhouse or hotel on Mount Fumaiolo, Tuscan Appennines
Day 5: Visit to Sansepolcro (Arezzo)
Stop At: Museo Civico di Sansepolcro, Via Niccolo' Aggiunti 65, 52037, Sansepolcro Italy
Painter Piero della Francesca masterpieces
Duration: 2 minutes
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: private room and bathroom in apartment, farmhouse or hotel on Mount Fumaiolo, Tuscan Appennines
Day 6: Visit to the Sanctuary of La Verna
Stop At: La Verna (Santuario Francescano), Via Santuario della 45, 52010, Chiusi della Verna Italy
Discovery of Della Robbia ceramist
Duration: 2 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: private room and bathroom in apartment, farmhouse or hotel on Mount Fumaiolo, Tuscan Appennines
Day 7: Transfer and City Tour of Ravenna
Stop At: Basilica San Vitale, Via San Vitale, 48121, Ravenna Italy
Well admire its Byzantine mosaics.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: CIBO Culinary Institute of Bologna, Via Agamennone Zappoli, 5, 40126 Bologna BO, Italy
Back to Bologna after lunch and Farewell Party according to departure schedules
Duration: 3 hours
Meals included:
Dinner
Lunch: Farewell Cooking Party at CIBO-Culinary Institute of Bologna
Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions

  • 7x Breakfast
  • 7x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • Entry/Admission - CIBO Culinary Institute of Bologna
  • Entry/Admission - Mercato di Mezzo
  • Entry/Admission - Rocca di Vignola
  • Entry/Admission - Sorgente del Tevere
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Civico di Sansepolcro
  • Entry/Admission - La Verna (Santuario Francescano)
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica San Vitale

Exclusions

    Additional Info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking

    Not wheelchair accessible

    Stroller accessible

    Near public transportation

    Infants must sit on laps

    Most travelers can participate

    This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

    This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers