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Flavours of Umbria: Food and Wine Experiences

Flavours of Umbria: Food and Wine Experiences

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Our Umbria cooking classes and food & wine experiences offer a perfect taste of the Green region of Italy. Enjoy a multi-course half day Umbrian lunch cooking class, take an olive oil or truffle hunting tour in Assisi, visit a Montefalco winery including wine tasting and local specialties. Combine trekking on the Umbrian hills with a hiking guide and a winery visit. Stop with your family at Perugina chocolate factory and become a master chocolatier for a day. Discover magical landscapes and flavours on our Umbria food and wine tours!

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Flavours of Umbria: Food and Wine Experiences

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These Umbria food & wine experiences can all be customized to suit your requirements - here are some examples of the culinary tours you can book:
  • Half day Umbrian cooking class in Perugia or Assisi

  • Montefalco winery visit with olive oil, wine and local food tasting

  • Chocolate making class at Perugina factory school

  • Truffle hunting with lunch and wine tasting on Umbrian hills near Assisi

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A hidden gem worth exploring, Umbria offers the same charms as Tuscany but is much less visited. Local cooks, winemakers and master chocolatiers will be happy to share their knowledge and help you master the true Italian recipes. Our Umbria food tours and cooking classes are suitable for all ages and offer great entertainment to kids, families, couples and travelers from all over the world.

When stopping in Umbria during your Italian vacation you are certainly going to visit Perugia and Assisi. Why not spend a morning enjoying a typical Umbrian cooking class followed by a lunch when you will eat what you have prepared? Ideal for couples or families with kids this hands-on culinary experience will teach you how to prepare typical local dishes including homemade pasta and focaccia as well as seasonal products. If you are staying in Perugia this cooking experience can take place at a country farm located nearby the town. The guests will prepare from scratch a complete meal consisting of 4 courses: appetizers, first course, main course with side dish and dessert. The class can be extended to a full day experience including a gourmet tour featuring also wine tasting, truffles and chocolate! If you are staying in Assisi, enjoy your cooking class in a local winery located at the foot of Mt Subasio. Enjoy a full immersion experience combining Umbrian gastronomy with the art of winemaking. Using seasonal products and guided by an expert chef prepare your lunch and enjoy tasting local wine and olive oil as you cook. Umbria cooking classes include all ingredients and equipment and operate with an English-speaking chef. Other languages on request, subject to availability.

Are you a fan of truffles or chocolate? Follow a passionate truffle expert and hunt for the Black Diamond in the beautiful green woods of Umbria. Your Umbria truffle hunting tour will start in a winery nearby Assisi - enjoy a walk with the hunter and their dog learning the ancient art perfected for generations. Enjoy a visit and wine tasting of best labels in the winery followed by typical dishes based on truffles. Do you or your kids love chocolate? Stop by the famous Perugina chocolate factory and enjoy a tour of the museum including tasting of the best products. You can also learn all about the famous Italian chocolate by booking a Perugina chocolate making class and becoming a master chocolatier for a day!

For wine enthusiasts the Green region of Italy reserves special experiences: explore local vineyards and olive groves and taste the famous Montefalco Sagrantino. Enjoy your Montefalco wine tasting in a local celebrated winery. Discover the best labels including the visit of the cellar and the oil mill. Taste seasonal products like bruschettas, Umbrian salami and cheese. Extend your visit to also include lunch in the cellar. If you are staying in Assisi stop an organic winery and enjoy a tour of the vineyard and secular olive groves. Enjoy a typical five-course Umbrian lunch based on seasonal products and including tasting of six selected wines.

Umbria tours can be customized to suit your requirements. Select between wine and hiking tours, water activities at the Marmore waterfalls, Assisi walking tours and many more! With all our custom experiences we can organize additional transfers from Assisi, Florence, Rome, Tuscany or Perugia (other destinations on request) to start our tours.

Contact our Sales Team via our "Enquire Now" form and we will be happy to create and fine-tune your Umbria vacations!

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These culinary experiences can be arranged on a private basis - price will depend on the number of people in your party, or you can join a small group class on a specific day and time if available. The "starting from" per person rate you see on the website is based on 4 people taking a half day cooking class in Perugia.

Upon request selected food and wine experiences can also be arranged in other languages.

IMPORTANT: Beginning Friday 6 August 2021 and until further notice, access to the archaeological sites, museums and other tourist venues, bars, restaurants etc will be permitted only to those in possession of a Green COVID-19 Certification (Green Pass or equivalent certificate like the CDC vaccine card). Please remember to also bring your ID or passport to confirm your identity.

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