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One week calabrian cooking classes: learn traditional cooking with passion

One week Calabrian cooking Classes

Learn traditional cooking with passion


8 days / 7 nights

Small group / Individuals

From: 1.350 EUR

Selected country and charming accommodation facilities

Daily departures

From April to October



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One week calabrian cooking classes: learn traditional cooking with passion

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Have fun learning Calabrian cooking. Join us on our one week Italian Cooking classes at Badolato, an old medieval village. Learn how to make complete 4 course Calabrian dinners covering all the basic Calabrian cooking techniques. Our chef believes that the only way to learn to cook is to do it yourself. While he will demonstrate the techniques, be prepared to roll up your sleeves and put what you have seen into practice.

Italian cooking well done:Our Italian cooking classes  are suitable for couples, friends travelling together, singles and also popular for honeymoon couples. Everyone is there to enjoy the experience of cooking and eating together.
Sightseeing and culinary excursions:You will have afternoon cooking lessons on 4 of the days with enough time to relax and enjoy the surroundings or to do some sightseeing in the area in the mornings or on your free day.  A full-day culinary excursion is included with visits to a cheese farm, olive oil farm for olive oil tasting, shopping and wine tasting in a unique winery and its rounded off with an informal dinner back at your hotel after a long but fun day.

Itinerary for the one week Italian Cooking schools:

Immerse yourself in the culture and lifestyle of Calabria. Learn to cook authentic Calabrian dishes, having fun and making friends for life, all while staying in one hotel. During your one week Italian cooking vacation you will have Italian cooking lessons on 4 of the days. For dinner you will dine on your creations accompanied by local wines to compliment the dishes. We introduce you each evening to different red and white Calabrian wines. The program allows you enough time to relax and enjoy the surroundings or to do some sightseeing in the area. A full-day culinary excursion is included.


Day 1

Arrival and check-in  in the selected accommodation facility in Riviera e Borghi degli Angeli. Dinner and overnight stay. Welcome dinner and introduction given by the chef and a chance to get to know each other. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2

Breakfast. In the morning you will enjoy 3 hrs walking tour of BADOLATO, an old medieval village perched on a hill at 250 mt. above sea level. Visit of the Monastery of“S. Maria degliAngeli”, the Church of Santa Caterina, the Church of the Immacolata and the Bell Tower. Short stop for a tasting of local products at a “catojo”, a typical local wine cellar. Light lunch for those who are present. In the afternoon first Cooking lesson starts at 15:00. Dinner  and overnight stay.

Day 3

Breakfast. Morning free for sightseeing or relaxing time. Light lunch for those who are present. Second Cooking class  starts at 15:00. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4

Buffet breakfast  and depart to LameziaTerme for a visit to “Statti”, one of the most important Calabrian winery.  Walking along the vineyard and olives grove. Lunch is planned in a breathtaking location and before going back to your accommodation you visit a Olive oil farm to taste various cold pressed extra-virgin olive oil and learn how it is made. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5

Breakfast. Morning free for sightseeing or relaxing at the resort-hotel. Light lunch for those who are present. Third Cooking lesson  starts at 15:00.  Dinner and overnight.

Day 6

Breakfast. Free day – On the free day, only breakfast is served.  After breakfast you have the day to yourselves to do some sightseeing or just enjoy the peaceful surroundings. This is an ideal day to take a trip to Soverato for shopping and sightseeing.  Tip: Our guide can organize and accompany your group on excursions in the area. You also have the option to stay at the beach and relax on the beach. Lunch and dinner reservations can be made at a restaurant of your choice.

Day 7

Breakfast. Morning free for sightseeing or taking a walk in the countryside. Light lunch for those who are present. Final cooking lesson starts at 15:00. You prepare an elaborate dinner covering all the cooking techniques you have learnt during the week and more. Presentation of food will be demonstrated. Farewell dinner and overnight.

Day 8

After breakfast and check-out, free time and departure.



  • Cosa è compreso
  • Cosa non è compreso
  • Accommodation in selected country and charming accommodation facilities
  • 3hrs guided walking tour in Badolato
  • Welcome drink
  • Daily breakfast
  • 1 Farewell dinner
  • 1 Local food tasting
  • Daily lunches and dinners as presented in the itinerary
  • 7 nights in selected country and charming accommodation facilities in Riviera e Borghi degli Angeli
  • 4 cooking lessons of approximetely 3 hours each
  • Full-day culinary excursion including lunch
  • Calabrian wines during dinner and lunch
  • Local Transfers
  • Transportations by air conditioning minibus (sizes accordingly to the number of passengers for the date)
  • English speaking tour leader as per program
  • Entrance fees
  • Tips, drink, portage, extras
  • Everything that is not mentioned under "price included"
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