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One Week Cooking Course | Nenà al Borgo Castello

One Week Italian Cooking Course and Culinary Tours

Discovering the Treasures and the Great Tastes of Italy

If you are planning your long vacation in Italy and would like to spend a few days in a small oasis of peace and tranquility, between Tuscany and Rome, to the north, and the Amalfi Coast, Naples, Pompeii to the south, this is the place, stop here!

  • A full immersion in the traditions of the best Italian cuisine
  • 4 Cooking lessons tailor-made for you
  • 5 Exclusive culinary excursions and visits discovering authentic Treasures of History, Art, Culture, Nature, that belong to the immense Italian heritage, in short, authentic "goodies"

Day 1.

  • Late morning, arriival at Nenà.
  • Welcome drink, Staff presentation, introduction to the program and itineraries.
  • Welcome lunch, with tasting of selected wines and served with local products (cheeses, salami, olive oil, etc.).
  • In the afternoon, tour of Pico : the medieval village, the Farnese Castle, the Churches, the History, food and Gastronomic Traditions.
  • In the late afternoon, cooking class n° 1. Dinner with the dishes cooked by the participants in the course.

Day 2. Excursions to Anagni, Piglio and Alatri: the road of the Cesanese del Piglio D.O.C.G. Wine Tour between medieval villages and ancient castles.

  • After breakfast, depart from Pico. Arrival at Anagni, visit the Cathedral, Crypt, Old Town.
  • Transfer to Piglio for the Wine Tour.
  • Wine tasting with traditional and local products.
  • After lunch, transfer to Alatri and visit to the Town of Cyclops and the Acropolis.
  • In the afternoon, transfer to Pico.
  • In the late afternoon, cooking class n° 2.
  • Dinner with the dishes cooked and prepared during the class.

Day 3. Excursions to Sperlonga and Gaeta: Buffalo mozzarella, Ricotta and Cheeses. The Riviera of Ulysses, a land of myths and heroes Ulysses and Aeneas, between history and legend.

  • After breakfast depart depart for the Pontine coast and a visit to a farm that produces buffalo mozzarella, ricotta and cheeses.
  • The owner will tell and show you how to produce mozzarella.
  • Tasting of products and possibility to eat cheeses and freshly made products!
  • With even in the mouth the taste of buffalo milk, transfer to Sperlonga (optional: visit to the Roman Museum and the Cave of Tiberius).
  • Visit the enchanting village of Sperlonga, "One of the Most Beautiful Villages of Italy".
  • Transfer to Gaeta and lunch with the specialties of Gaeta, in a typical restaurant.
  • After lunch, visit of the Split Mountain and The Turk’s Cave, tour in the Old Gaeta.
  • In the afternoon, transfer from Gaeta to Pico.
  • Dinner at Nenà.

Day 4. Excursions to Veroli, Casamari and Arpino.

  • Arrival at Veroli, visit the Basilica of Santa Salome and the Holy Stairs, the Roman Calendar, the cathedral of St. Andrew and its treasure.
  • Lunch in a typical restaurant.
  • Departure for Abbey of Casamari and guided visit to the monastic complex. Departure for Arpino, the hometown of Cicero, and guided visit to the pre-roman Acropolis "Civitavecchia" with the medieval tower of Cicero, the old historical Centre and the Cathedral.
  • In the afternoon, transfer to Pico.
  • In the late afternoon, cooking class n° 3.
  • Dinner with the dishes cooked and prepared during the class.

Day 5. Excursions to Atina, Alvito and the Lake of Posta Fibreno or Lake of Cicero.

  • Culinary Tour n° 3: Cabernet di Atina D.O.C. Wine. Flavours from the past: Wine & Truffle tour in the Comino Valley.
  • After breakfast, depart from Pico.
  • Arrival at Atina, visit the hystorical town.
  • Transfer to visit a prestigious cellar, where an expert of the House will tells the company's story, the methods of production of wines and will talk about the "Art of Wine" and the "secrets" to produce a great wine!
  • Among the wine barrels in the cellar, enjoy a tasting of D.O.C local wines served with delicious local produce.
  • Depart for Alvito and lunch in a typical restaurant.
  • After lunch, transfer to the Lake of Posta Fibreno, or Lake of Cicero.
  • In the afternoon, transfer to Pico.
  • In the late afternoon, cooking class n° 4.
  • Dinner with the dishes cooked and prepared during the class.

Day 6. Excursions to the Pastena Caves, Pastena museum, Terracina.

  • Culinary Tour n° 4 : Extra-Virgin Olive Oil.
  • After breakfast, depart from Pico.
  • Arrival at The Pastena Caves, guided visit. Transfer to Pastena and visit the Museum of Rural Life and the Olive Tree.
  • Transfer to Terracina, on the coast, lunch with the sea food specialties of Terracina, in a local restaurant.
  • After lunch, visit the Old Town of Terracina. Depart for visit to an oil mill (frantoio) and tasting of extra-virgin olive oils.
  • In the late afternoon, transfer to Pico.
  • Farewell dinner with the Specialities prepared by our Cooks.

Day 7.

  • Breakfast.
  • Check-out, departure of guests from Pico and Arrivederci!

Accommodation for the "One Week Italian cooking course"

You stay in the same House in which your Italian Cooking class takes place. Accomodation in a charming suite/apartment , based on double occupancy. Individual Travelers: accomodation in a charming double room, based on single occupancy.

What includes the "One Week Italian cooking course"

  • Daily breakfast
  • 6 nights accomodation at Dimora Nenà, in the same House in which your Cooking class takes place.
  • Lunch at Nenà the day of your arrival, wine and beverages, tasting of our homemade liqueurs, coffee, all included.
  • 6 dinners at Nenà, with the dishes cooked and prepared in class, wine and beverages,tasting of our homemade liqueurs, coffee, all included.
  • 4 cooking classes, wine glasses included.
  • 1 full-day culinary excursion to Anagni, Piglio, Arpino, wine tasting with traditional and local products.
  • 1 full-day culinary excursion to Gaeta, Sperlonga, Fondi, lunch in a typical restaurant included.
  • 1 full-day excursion to Veroli, Casamari Abbey and Arpino, lunch in a typical restaurant included.
  • 1 full-day culinary excursion to Atina, Alvito and Posta Fibreno Lake, wine tasting, lunch in a typical restaurant included.
  • 1 full-day culinary excursion to the Pastena Caves, Pastena, Terracina, extra-virgin olive oil tasting, lunch in a typical restaurant included.
  • House wine, soft drinks, tea and coffee are freely available.
  • Cooking kit, with Nena’s recipe book, Nenà’s apron and your certificate of participation in the Cooking Course, after completion of the Italian cooking vacation.
  • Car with driver and english speaking guide, for all the excursions indicated in the program.
  • NOT INCLUDED, and available upon request: Car with driver for 2 transfers from/to the train station and from/to the airport, on arrival and on departure.

Price per person
SPECIAL OFFER!

  • Participating guests, double occupancy € 2023 - $ 2376
  • Solo Travelers participating guests, single occupancy € 3103 - $ 3644
  • Non-partecipating guests € 1437 - $ 1688
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Italian cooking course exclude: reserved entrance to sites and monuments, entrance tickets (payable at the door), travel insurance, tips. Please read our Terms and Conditions.

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