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Let's Cook in Umbria


Trip Planning, Italy, Cooking Classes and Tours

Cooking adventure in Italy: enjoy our hands-on cooking classes, gourmet tours and farm life

Location: Umbria, Perugia

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Immerse yourself in the rhythms and beauty of farm life and nature through Let’s Cook in Umbria’s many adventures, Italian cooking classes and cultural activities.

Since 2005 we have been offering an authentic cooking experience, set in a real farmhouse located in the heart of Italy. Come join our cooking classes, gourmet tours, excursions to chocolate and olive oil producers and  truffle hunting. Check out our popular cooking vacation packages , that include accommodations in the apartments of the farmhouse, cooking classes and excursions to villages throughout Umbria and Tuscany.
We offer a unique opportunity to spend some time in the countryside of Umbria, learning about authentic Italian food, touring beautiful art sites  and relaxing in the garden or by the pool. In the farm we produce vegetables, fruits, eggs, jams, wine and extra-virgin olive oil: the same local ingredients that are used to prepare the food during our cooking classes.
Let’s Cook in Umbria is an oasis of peace  where you can rejuvenate your senses.  The farm features cozy, well-appointed apartments, breath-taking views and unique cooking activities that will allow you to fully experience the authentic rhythms and beauty of life in a farm, surrounded by nature

Our Cooking Programs

The cooking programs are available year round on request for a minimum of 2 two people. Groups are kept small, and vary between two and eight participants

1Day Cooking Class

You will explore a complete menu that addresses the ingredients, techniques and traditions of central Italy cousine. In the class you will use homegrown fruit and vegetables, the eggs of our chicken and our extravirigin olive oil. The lesson is followed by a marvelous lunch of the dishes prepared, along with the wine produced in the farmhouse!

1 Full Cooking Day  

It includes cookery class/lunch in the morning and gourmet tour ( wine, chocolate, truffle) in the afternoon. This is a great way to indulge yourself with good taste, while exploring this great region of Umbria.

3/4/7 Day Cooking Holidays

We offer package itineraries for small groups from 2 up to 8 people in Central Italy. Our programs include cooking classes in the morning and Tours in the afternoons. During the cookery courses you will be taken on a full-day culinary excursion with a chef who speaks English fluently and will guide you to the source of Umbrian culinary specialties. The tours include visits to the famous art cities of Umbria and Tuscany like Perugia, Assisi, Gubbio, Todi, Orvieto, Spoleto, Norcia, Siena, Cortona, Arezzo, e Montalcino but also to many less frequented towns and villages off the usual tourist itinerary. We want our travelers to experience the fun of cooking and travel in a land known for its “food culture” .

The accommodation is in the apartments of the farmhouse, It is a quiet, peaceful oasis, an ideal place to relax and unwind surrounded by the Umbrian hills, valleys and medieval villages. Our property consists of 10 hectares of olive groves, vineyards and orchards. Five lovely two room apartments have been renovated paying close attention to details. The apartments are sunny and comfortable: we want our guests, even those who stay for a few days, to feel welcomed.

Seasonal Tours:

We offers EXCLUSIVE TOURS itineraries coinciding with special events and folkloristic traditions of the Umbria region and allow you to live an unique and wonderful experience in Italy.

Solo Travelers

You will have the opportunity to meet other, like-minded people to share the holiday experience with, to make friends and, hopefully, to enjoy a truly memorable stay in the heart of Italy. And that's not forgetting fantastic food, the wines, the beautiful Umbrian cities and panoramic views!
Send us an enquirie and we can discuss which classes we have already confirmed for your travel dates!


Located in the heart of Umbria, not far from Tuscany, the farmhouse “La Volpe e l’uva” is surrounded by rolling hills, vineyards and olive trees, and steeped in Etruscan and Medieval history
Raffaella runs this scenic and peaceful family farm, located only 4km  from the historical centre of Perugia.

The farmhouse host five comfortable and rustic apartments, furnished in typical Umbrian country style. Each apartment have  a living room with kitchen, one bedroom and one bathroom with shower. All the apartments are surrounded by a marvelous olive grove where you can sit and enjoy the landscape. The facility has got a beautiful panoramic swimming pool with a unique view over the Umbrian Hills. In the garden there is a barbecue available for the guests. For the children the farm has got a playground. Among the facilities are an Internet wifi .
The farm lies on a hill and offers absolute peace and quiet with spectacular views of the surrounding hills and Perugia.


Contact Information

Company: Let's Cook in Umbria

Name: Raffaella Bucefalo

Street: strada comunale san Marino 25

City: Perugia

State/Province: Perugia

Country: Italy

Zip/Postal Code: 06125

Phone: 00393406461480

Fax: 0757823188

Website: www.cookinumbria.it

E-mail: Click here to send an e-mail inquiry

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