Festive Italian Cooking Short Breaks in Venice

As the birthplace of Prosecco and Tiramisu, the Veneto region is a great place to discover authentic Italian cuisine! The city of Venice is magical at the best of times but comes truly alive over the festive period. The festivities are not stop and the atmosphere is amazing with food, culture and art all coming together to celebrate this time of year. During this 4 day Festive break, you will learn local festive recipes and sample the fruits of your labour along the way with a glass of Prosecco of course!

Our villa is away from the hustle and bustle situated near Treviso and is stunning Venetian Manor house restored to its fully glory. The perfect spot to enjoy the Veneto region.

Villa Accommodation

Villa Domenica is a beautiful Venetian manor house situated near the small town of Treviso. Dating back to the 1500s, the villa has a rich history and sumptuously decorated rooms. Enjoy full use of the villa’s pool and beautifully manicured sculpture garden, perfect for relaxing and dining al fresco. Read our blog, Our Venetian getaway – take a look inside, to find out more about this historic villa.

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Your Holiday Price Includes:

  • 3 cookery lessons with our local Italian chef.
  • Accommodation in one of our private, en-suite Venetian villa
  • All meals and wine, including 1 meal at a local restaurant.
  • Taste Prosecco in Conegliano, the home of Prosecco.
  • Day trips to Venice & Conegliano
  • Private transport throughout stay.
  • Complimentary group transfer from the airport to the villa.
  • No single supplement

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Italian Festive Cooking Short Break in Venice - Itinerary

Day 1 - Benvenuti! Group transport to villa and first cookery lesson.

Benvenuti! Welcome to Venice!  Our transfer driver will meet you in the  arrivals at Venice Marco Polo Airport and then take you to the villa where you can settle in, meet your chef and host, enjoy welcome drinks and a light lunch. Later this afternoon, you will be in the kitchen for your first festive inspired cooking lesson with the chef, enjoying the results for dinner.

Day 2 - Explore stunning Venice including lunch at a typical Bacaro and enjoy the festive atmosphere

Following breakfast, we will leave for Venice. Arriving in this stunning city,  we will wander to the hustle and bustle of the Rialto food market. We will immerse ourselves in the Veneto Christmas traditions and maybe even buy some treats to take home. We will enjoy lunch organised at a typical Bacaro in the heart of the city. Then you can explore Venice as you wish, whether you choose to explore the mysterious passageways by foot or float along the maze of canals, Venice offers an abundance of stunning architecture and breathtaking views – don’t miss the Basilica di San Marco! Return to the villa for dinner.

Day 3 - Enjoy your second festive cookery class and then off to a private prosecco tasting.

This morning, enjoy another festive inspired cooking lesson with your chef, followed by lunch. In the afternoon, you will visit a local winery for a private Prosecco tasting. After this, you’ll return to the villa where you will have time to relax. You will enjoy a typical festive dinner prepared by your chef for your final evening.

Day 4 - Final cooking lesson and lunch before going home. Arrivederci!

After breakfast, you will be in the kitchen for your last cooking lesson and will learn some more festive recipes for you to enjoy for lunch and try at home during the festive period. After lunch, our transfer will collect you and take you back to Marco Polo Airport for your flight home. Arrivederci!

No Single Supplement

A room to yourself. We never charge a single room supplement.

Solo Traveller Friendly

Over 70% of our guests travel solo taking advantage of our no single supplement policy.

Travel Information

We have found the best flight options for you to book that will meet our complimentary transfer from Venice Marco Polo Airport. Please see the details below to help with your travel plans:

  • On the first day of  your holiday your transfer driver will  meet you in the arrivals hall of Venice Marco Polo Airport at 1:30pm. ( For your arrival, London Gatwick Airport with Easyjet, London Heathrow with BA or London Stansted with Ryanair are all good options)
  • On the final day of your holiday, you will be collected and taken back in time for flights departing from Venice Marco Polo Airport between 5pm and 7pm. ( For your departure to London Gatwick Airport with Easyjet, London Heathrow with BA or London Stansted with Ryanair are all good options)

Please note: transfer times are subject to change so please get in touch before booking your flight to ensure the timings work with the complimentary group transfer between Venice Marco Polo Airport and your villa.

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If you might be interested in activities other than Cooking, you can find out more about the Painting holiday that we offer in Venice.

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