Cooking School

2020 COOKING SCHOOL PACKAGE DATES

April 15 to April 24
April 29 to May 8
May 13 to May 22
May 27 to June 5
June 7 to June 14 (7 nights) Tuscany with Thomas Hobbs
June 17 to June 22 (5 nights)
June 24 to June 29 (5 nights)
June 30 to July 5 (5 nights)
July 7 to July 14 (7 nights)
July 16 to July 21 (5 nights)
July 22 to July 27 (5 nights) Friday, July 24th Teatro Del Silenzio Andrea Bocelli – Lajatico, Italy)

PUCCINI OPERA FESTIVAL   (July 31st  Turandot)

July 29th to August 5 (7 nights)
September 1 to September 6 (5 nights)
September 14 to September 23
September 25 to October 4
October 7 to October 16
October 18 to October 23 (5 nights)
October 25 to October 30 (5 nights)
November 3 to November 8 (5 nights)

We reserve the right to cancel classes due to lack of participation

Sample of a typical 6-day cooking school package

DAY 1
Arrival Day
A light lunch served until 2:00pm
Aperitifs
Welcome Dinner
(with introduction, and orientation)

DAY 2
Cooking classes
Visit to an important pasta factory to Lari
Excursion to Pisa to visit the beautiful “Piazza dei Miracolli” with its Leaning Tower
(weather permitting)

DAY 3
Cooking classes
Visit to Le Cinque Terre for day of athletic walk or visit the walled town of Lucca, free time for shopping
(weather permitting)

DAY 4
Cooking classes
Excursion to visit a wine cellar with wine tasting in the Chianti Classico area or Bolgheri area
(weather permitting)
e/o San Gimignano for visit of medieval town

DAY 5
Cooking classes
Excursion to the art city of Florence
(weather permitting)
Free time to visit its monuments and perhaps a bit of shopping too
Farewell dinner at Villa

DAY 6
Departure day

 

Sample of a typical 10-day cooking school package

DAY 1
Arrival Day
A light lunch served until 2:00pm
Aperitifs
Welcome Dinner
(with introduction, and orientation)

DAY 2
Cooking classes
Visit to an important pasta factory to Lari
Excursion to Pisa to visit the beautiful “Piazza dei Miracolli” with its Leaning Tower
(weather permitting)

DAY 3
Cooking classes
Excursion to visit the beautiful fortified city of Lucca and free time for shopping
(weather permitting)

DAY 4
Cooking classes
Excursion to San Gimignano to visit this picturesque medieval town
(weather permitting)

DAY 5
Cooking classes
Depart to Le Cinque Terre for day of athletic walk or visit to Volterra the oldest town in Italy where the Etruscan life started
(weather permitting)

DAY 6
Relaxation day
Tuscan lunch at the Villa
The Great Bocce Tournament for the afternoon
Dinner at Villa Delia (make your own pizza in the evening)

DAY 7
Cooking classes
Excursion to visit a wine cellar with wine tasting in the Chianti Classico area or Bolgheri area
(weather permitting)

DAY 8
Cooking classes
Excursion to visit Siena to look at the beautiful monuments and the fantastic Piazza del Campo where the palio is held every year, free time for sightseeing
(weather permitting)

DAY 9
Cooking classes
Excursion to the art city of Florence, free time to visit its monuments and perhaps a bit of shopping too
(weather permitting)
Farewell dinner

DAY 10
Ciao! Departure

 

VIA DEL BOSCO N. 9 56035 RIPOLI DI LARI Pisa, ITALY