Italy Cooking Tour: May 6-11, 2024

$3,400$3,700

Join Alessandra and her family in this unique Italian tour. Showcase the beautiful city of Viterbo and the Lazio region of Italy. Guests enjoy exceptional restaurants, famous gelaterias, boat tours and wineries.

This is the best, most authentic way to immerse yourself in Italy’s culture, food and art. “Through the years, my family has welcomed tour guests around our table as new friends…To cook, laugh and make memories that will last forever,” says Alessandra.

Come to Italy with me! A family is waiting for you

ITINERARY

FIRST DAY 

  Arrival at “ Medioeval House” in Viterbo. 

  7pm

  Dinner at our favorite restaurant, famous for the great atmosphere and outstanding food. 

SECOND DAY 

  Start with a walking tour to discover our beloved city Viterbo.  Feed your appetite with Viterbo’s traditional foods, excellent wine and coffee. Embrace the Italian passion for fashion, the evergreen and the splendid history of this magnificent “Papal City.” 

  Afternoon – Visit cured-ham manufacturer, Prosciuttificio Coccia 

  Dinner and cooking class: Antipasti (Fried Zucchini Blossom, Fried Sage and slicing Prosciutto)

THIRD DAY

Visit magnificent Villa Lante in Bagnaia

  Lunch at Lake Bolsena on Captain Stefano’s Boat (weather permitting) 

  Dinner and cooking class: Home Made Pasta 2 Sauces: 1 Red Sauce with meat  2 Basil’s Pesto

FOURTH DAY 

  Visit to Orvieto in Umbria 

  Lunch and wine tasting at Madonna delle Macchie Winery

  Dinner and cooking class: Saltimbocca alla Romana and seasonal sides

FIFTH DAY 

 Visit the Famous “Parco dei Mostri” “Monster Park” of Bomarzo

Free late Morning and Afternoon.

  Dinner and cooking class: Make you own Pizza!!!!

SIXTH DAY 

  We’ll be leaving in the morning for Siena in Tuscany. 

  First stop visit the beautiful city of Montalcino – the capital of famous “Brunello Wine” 

  Lunch and wine tasting at the incredible winery, “Sasso di Sole” ,where great staff will guide you through the making of Brunello.  You’ll have an opportunity to taste one of the best wines in the world – Brunello (paired with a typical Tuscan dish). 

  Second stop in Siena! We found a lovely hotel situated at 10 minutes from the City Center: Hotel Chiusarelli

We’ll say goodbye, but we’ll leave you in a splendid City with very professional people who will give you maps and directions to best enjoy Siena! (The hotel in Siena will be included in the price of the tour.)

Tour Includes

• Five nights’ accommodation in Viterbo B&B. This is a lovely location situated inside the walled city. It is an historic place. All the rooms are wonderful, and all different, so some are bigger and some are smaller. For this we put 2 different prices. Medieval House 

• One night’s accommodation in Siena 

All Meals (except lunch on the 5th day) and all drinks 

All Villas’ or Museums’ entrance 

All Cooking Classes 

Private transportation in private bus and private driver.

Boat Tour on Bolsena Lake and lunch 

Lunch at Brunello Winery 

Transportation to Siena

 

Tour doesn’t include:

Airfare and transportation to and from airport.

Trip insurance it is not included. Recommended.

 

Pay a deposit of $1,200 per item
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FAQ

Q:  Do I have to pay in full when I sign up?

A:  No, you will need $1,200 deposit and the remain at least 40 days before you leave.

Q:  Does Cooking with Alessandra help with the flight?

A:  The flight is not included in the price. You are responsible for getting to Italy on your own or through a travel agent.

Q:  Will Cooking with Alessandra provide transportation from the airport to Viterbo?

A:  Cooking with Alessandra does not provide transportation to Viterbo.

Q:  What if I don’t want to cook every night?

A:  No problem! You are here to enjoy yourself, if you do not feel like cooking one night you can just relax!

Q:  What should I pack?

A:  What you pack is all dependent on the weather, however, keep in mind that there will be a lot of days spent walking, so don’t forget your comfy shoes!

Q:  Will I be able to travel around Europe before or after the cooking tour?

A:  Yes! Spend as much or little time as you like.

Cook, laugh, and make lasting memories.

Q: What if I want to sleep the last night in Viterbo, for example: because I have an early flight from Rome?

A: We can arrange that. BUT we have to know in time so we don’t book Siena and we book Viterbo. If you change your mind at the last minute you will be responsible of paying the hotel in Viterbo.

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Room Size

Single Room Standard, Single Room Larger, Double Room Standard, Double Room Larger