Enjoy the beauty and cultural heritage of Umbria, the land once called Green Heart of Italy.
Umbria, the Green Heart of Italy, is calling out to travelers to experience its captivating beauty and unwavering cultural heritage. Embark on a five-day Italian cooking and wine holiday in the stunning, lush province of Perugia to make a memory that will last a lifetime.
Your host Raffaella graciously awaits to treat you to the quintessential Umbrian experience. Through this retreat, learn the intricacy of the much-loved Italian cuisine and culture, including old-world recipes straight from the local traditions.
Create tempting tomato sauces and handmade pastas, take a trip to a truffle farm for a sensory adventure, go to a local cheesemaker’s to taste unique flavours, and learn the secret of making a delicious Italian pizza. Additionally, experience the paradisiacal countryside of Umbria on a guided tour and visit some of the most beautiful towns of this land.
Be sure to savor the local food and wine pairs of this paradise. Visit the cellars dug into the tufa stone and taste the delectable fine wine with a cheese-tasting excursion for the perfect Italian experience. Appreciate the exceptional terroir and craftsmanship of the winemakers, and enjoy the great flavors of world-famous wines like Orvieto or Montefalco Sagrantino.
Throughout the retreat, you will explore the candle-lit nights and cobblestone streets of the small cities with your host, and learn about the good and hearty local Flavours, like crumbly breads, truffles, pecorino cheese, and sagrantino wine. Revel in the simplicity yet divine richness of this land.
This is the idyllic destination for anyone searching for an enchanting escape, appreciating history and wanting to explore a new culture. Come to Umbria and discover the Green Heart of Italy with all the tastes, smells, and colours it has to offer. Take home a piece of this magical land, one that will last in your heart and mind forever.
Come and experience the real Italian culinary and wine heaven! Join Raffaella and this unforgettable 5 day Italian cooking and wine holiday in Umbria, Perugia, which will treat you to an idyllic getaway that is rich in history and cultural heritage. Learn to make traditional recipes and relish the local tastes and wines, visit a truffle farm, cheese makers and cellars, savor traditional dishes and culinary pairings. Explore the cobblestone streets of small cities and the rustic countryside with romantic candle-lit nights. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to discover the Green Heart of Italy and take home a memory that will never be forgotten.