Cooking Holiday in Venice
Venice, like all other regions in Italy, has its own food specialities. Cookery holidays to Venice and the Veneto region offer a wonderful opportunity to explore the culinary traditions of the region. Obviously, due to the proximity to the sea, there are a large selection of seafood dishes to choose from.
Not only is the lagoon known for its fresh seawater dishes, there are also an interesting number of inland fresh fish dishes. Preserving fish either by marinating them or keeping them in salt water was a very common technique that still continues to this day.
Day in Venice was fabulous – trip back on the water taxi along the Grand Canal is a memory I will always treasure.
Dates for 2019
Dates for 2020
|6 Jun - 13 Jun||£1599||Available||Request More Info »|
|13 Jun - 20 Jun||£1599||Available||Request More Info »|
|20 Jun - 27 Jun||£1599||Available||Request More Info »|
|29 Aug - 5 Sep||£1599||Available||Request More Info »|
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|12 Sep - 19 Sep||£1599||Available||Request More Info »|
|26 Sep - 3 Oct||£1599||Available||Request More Info »|
|3 Oct - 10 Oct||£1599||Available||Request More Info »|
|17 Oct - 24 Oct||£1599||Available||Request More Info »|
Your Holiday Price of £1599 Includes:
- 5 cookery lessons with our local Italian chef.
- Accommodation in one of our private, en-suite Venetian villas in peaceful and quiet surroundings.
- All meals and wine, including 2 meals at local restaurants.
- Taste Prosecco in Conegliano, the home of Prosecco.
- Day trip to towns Treviso & Conegliano.
- Private transport throughout stay.
- Group airport transfers*
* Provided you are able to meet them. Please ask for transfer times.
Our portfolio of villas are spread throughout the Veneto region, close to towns such as Conegliano and Treviso. You will be surrounded by the quiet nature of the woodlands, pastures and rolling hills; a perfect idyllic escape from the everyday life. Enjoy full use of the villa's pool and beautifully manicured gardens, perfect for relaxing and dining al fresco.
Cooking Holiday in Venice - Itinerary
Day 1 (Saturday)
Benvenuti! Arrival in Venice & group transfer to villa.
Benvenuti! Welcome to the Veneto! Our Flavours transfer will meet you at Marco Polo Airport upon arrival. Once you arrive at the villa, you can settle in, meet your host and enjoy welcome drinks. Dinner tonight at the villa, prepared by your chef.
Day 2 (Sunday)
Enjoy your first cooking lesson and relax in the afternoon.
After breakfast you will have your first hands-on cookery lesson with the chef, followed by lunch. In the afternoon you’ll have the afternoon to relax before dinner at the villa.
Day 3 (Monday)
Discover stunning Venice on your day trip.
Following breakfast, our transfer will collect the group and take you to Venice. Here you will have the day at your leisure to wander around this stunning city. 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 breath-taking views. Lunch will be at our favourite local Bacaro, sampling the city’s classic cicchetti. Later this afternoon, you will return to the villa for dinner.
Day 4 (Tuesday)
Visit Treviso's fish market and enjoy a private Prosecco tasting.
After breakfast, we’ll head to Treviso to visit the Isolotto della Pescheria, Treviso’s famous fish market. There will be time to explore this fascinating walled town before travelling to a nearby vineyard for a Prosecco tasting and lunch. Later this afternoon, you will return to the villa for another hands-on cookery lesson with the chef, enjoying your dishes for dinner.
Day 5 (Wednesday)
Relax in the beautiful Venetian countryside and enjoy your second cookery lesson.
After breakfast, you will be cooking in the kitchen with your chef, followed by lunch. The afternoon is yours to relax at the villa, before dinner tonight, prepared by your chef.
Day 6 (Thursday)
Another cookery lesson followed by a trip to Conegliano.
This morning is your fourth cookery lesson, followed by lunch. The afternoon will be spent in the charming town of Conegliano. Explore the historic town centre before dinner in our favourite local trattoria.
Day 7 (Friday)
Enjoy your final cooking lesson followed by a special farewell dinner at the villa.
After breakfast, you will have your final cookery lesson and lunch. Spend your last afternoon relaxing at the villa and in the evening, enjoy a special farewell dinner prepared by your chef.
Day 8 (Saturday)
Transfer to Marco Polo Airport. Arrivederci!
After breakfast some time to pack before our transfer will collect you and take you back to Marco Polo Airport for your fight home. Arrivederci!
How to get there?
There are direct flights to Venice Marco Polo from many regional airports across the UK. For each of our holidays, we provide a group transfer on arrival and departure to Venice Airport. Our team in the office are happy to advise you on our group transfer windows to help with your travel arrangements – simply contact us»
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