Cooking School Tours In Italy with Mama Margaret & Friends

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A Taste Of Cooking, Wine & Pampering At A Lovely Villa Near The Amalfi Coast


4 nights

Cook authentic southern Italian dishes in a state of the art kitchen with a passionate local cook in a truly exceptional, historic four star villa hotel on a unique country estate. In the lush gardens among olive and lemon trees, sip a cool Prosecco and gaze in awe at views of the Bay of Naples and Vesuvius.

In hills above Sorrento, cook with a joyful Neapolitan teacher in the hotel’s cooking school kitchen with individual work stations. As you dine on your creations, a wine connoisseur takes you through tastings of the region’s best wines.

With your private driver, explore the magnificent Amalfi Coast. Taste local life as you visit a family on their farm where they make mozzarella, olive oil and limoncello.

The ideal Italian cooking and wine tour to celebrate your special occasions like graduations, romantic times for two, milestone birthdays or special anniversaries!

See day by day itinerary below.

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Day 1: Welcome to your boutique villa hotel, dinner at home

Private group transport from Naples airport to your four star, boutique villa hotel, formerly a noble family’s home built in 1892, now beautifully renovated. On this lovely 5 ½ acre estate, relax in gardens with views over the Bay Of Naples to Vesuvius, swim in the pool, or take a short walk into Sant’ Agata, a typical small town.

Welcome dinner in the hotel’s elegant restaurant.

Day 2: Mozzarella cheese, limoncello at family's farm, cooking class at home

Every morning enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet.

Visit a local family’s farm. Tour their farm, sample the mother’s fresh mozzarella, taste their olive oil, drink their limoncello and experience a slice of authentic southern Italian life with a friendly, hospitable family.

Free time.

Evening  cooking class in the hotel’s state of the art cooking school kitchen with individual work stations, with Carmen. She’s been passionate about food all her life and learned cooking from her family in their local restaurant.

Dine on your creations.  At each cooking class dinner, a wine connoisseur guides you through a tasting of the Campania region’s best wines.

Day 3: Cooking class at home, Amalfi Coast tour

Meet Carmen for your mid morning cooking class.

12:30 Private driver takes you to discover the magnificent Amalfi Coast and visit Ravello, Amalfi and Positano. The hotel provides a packed lunch.

Free time on the Amalfi Coast. Return to the hotel.

Dinner of the dishes you made in your morning cooking class.

Day 4: Winery tour at family's winery under Vesuvius & lunch, dinner at top restaurant

10:00 your driver takes you to a family run winery in the hills of Vesuvius for a winery tour, wine tasting and lunch.

Return to your villa home.

Enjoy dinner in a top quality restaurant.

Day 5: Ciao for now

After breakfast, leave reluctantly via private transport to Naples airport or train station.

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  • Private pick-up & drop-off at Naples airport or train station between 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. (supplement will be added for early and late arrival and departure)
  • 4 nights accommodation with breakfast buffet
  • 2 hands-on cooking classes
  • 2 wine tastings with cooking class dinners
  • Excursion to Amalfi Coast with guide
  • Excursion to a family run winery
  • Visit and tastings with farm family
  • 3 lunches
  • 4 dinners including local wine, water, coffee

Not Included:

  • beverages consumed outside meal times

Tour Dates

High Season – Sunday to Thursday in May, June, July, August, September in 2015

Dates by request

Low Season – Sunday to Thursday in January, March, April, October, November, December

Other dates by request.

  • Oct 19-23
  • Oct 26-30

Tour Prices

Dates by request

Prices Per Person: Double occupancy, standard room. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations.

Low season: January, March, April, October,  November, December:

CDN: $2880
U.S.:  $2700
Euros:  €1800

Single Supplement (1 person)

CDN: $400
U.S.:  $375
Euros:  about €250


Dates by request

High season: May, June, August and September. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations.

CDN:  $3360
U.S.:  $3150
Euros:  about €2100

Single Supplement (1 person)

CDN:  $400
U.S.:  $375
Euros:  about €250

Please ask us about supplements for the junior suites or penthouse.

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