Cooking Vacation in Italy

Experience a Cooking Vacation in Italy

Specialty travels around Italian beauties are not all the same: during our cooking vacation in Italy, not only you can watch the beauties of the “Bel Paese”, but you will also bring back home a little piece of it in your heart.

In fact, what if you could literally experience a proper culinary holiday in Italy? That means relishing a part of Italian culture or, better, tasting the most important part of it: traditional food and ancient cuisine.xperience a cooking vacation in Italy at the Good Tastes of Tuscany culinary school.

So, experience a cooking vacation in Italy at the Accademia Italiana di Cucina Pandolfini. You will learn the Italian cuisine and style while staying in the Renaissance Villa Pandolfini and living the “bella vita”.

Having a specialty travel like this one means to savor Italy as a land of authentic way of life and traditional food, so… why not enjoy it? You will uncover the secrets of Italian cuisine: experience them during the cooking classes held in the historic kitchen of our Renaissance Estate. Not only, you can also enjoy artistic and cultural trips around Italy, to start from Florence and Tuscan countryside.

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We have run our school in Italy for almost twenty years and we have designed, in collaboration with our expert Chefs, this Italian cultural holiday to surprise you. Discover with us the best-kept secrets of the ancient Italian dishes, with hands-on instructions given by our chefs and culinary lessons tailored for you. What is better than having fun over a cooking vacation in Italy, while learning recipes from Italian heritage and experience gems such as local markets, the Chianti region and its world-renown wine, small towns and much more?

If you are thinking of a vacation in Italy, you just have to start feeling it: hills arising and designing landscapes, vineyards going up and down the countryside, your glass of wine and the flavor of an Italian dish you have just cooked with your friends, old town and medieval cities where you can smell history, a Renaissance Villa. But, above all, Italian people with their hospitality and their culinary heritage full of secrets eager to be shared.

This is your cooking vacation in Italy. Let this dream arise in the traditional way, the way of the Accademia Italiana di Cucina Pandolfini.


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Vineyards - Cooking Vacation

Weekly Program

Cooking Vacation in Italy – Cost

The price of 2300 € per participant* is inclusive of accommodation in one of our villas; meals as specified and a welcome basket with breakfast items, cold cuts, cheeses, breads, yoghurt and so on; historic tour, visit to central market in Florence with a guide; lunch, wine tasting and pizza dinner; local area tour with breakfast and lunch in Artimino; a four days intensive cooking class and instructions from the chefs, all food ingredients, five courses lunch on the four vacation cooking days, the final farewell dinner; a “Good Tastes of Tuscany” apron, your Tuscan Recipe Book and all taxes**.

*This price is based on double occupancy. Any single supplements will be charged an extra € 300 per week.
**There is a 4% booking fee.

Non cooking Participants: The price of € 1,900 per participant based on double occupancy (single room supplement of €300 if requested) is inclusive of accommodation, welcome and farewell class dinners, welcome basket, visit to central market in Florence with lunch and transfers, ‘Southern Tuscany Day Tour’ including breakfast, lunch, wine tasting and pizza dinner, local market trip, transfers and lunch in Artimino,five course meals after the classes & all taxes except the 4%. Not included: any additional meals, optional day tours, transfers, car rental, any tips, groceries purchased for your private accommodations, rental of cell phones, any additional cleaning or maid service, purchase of estate wine and olive oil.

The following can be provided at an additional cost:
– Airport transfers on request from Pisa, Rome or Florence Airports.
– Hotels, bed and breakfasts, villas or apartments for those wanting to extend their stay in Italy.
– We can book outings & tours. Please ask for our complete Tours list

Fun during Cooking