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Flavours of Puglia Cooking Week

Flavours of Puglia Cooking Week

8 Days/7 Nights From
AU$2,955 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Cooking classCooking class
  • Tour Code
    FOI-19-8497
  • Travel From
    24 Aug 2019
  • Travel Until
    17 Oct 2020
Offer
No single supplement
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8 Days/7 Nights From
AU$2,955 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Cooking classCooking class
  • Tour Code
    FOI-19-8497
  • Travel From
    24 Aug 2019
  • Travel Until
    17 Oct 2020
Offer
No single supplement
Enquire about this Tour
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 7-night accommodation in SalentoActivityActivity 5 cooking classesMealsMeals All meals as per itineraryTourTour Explore the towns of Lecce, Otranto, Salento & Santa Maria di LeucaTransfersTransfers Transfers from/to airportTransportationTransportation Transportation by minibus

Summary

Celebrate the unique and colourful flavours of the Puglia region during this 8-day cooking holiday. Stay in a beautiful villa, learn how to cook authentic Italian dishes and explore the historic towns and villages of the region. Explore Santa Maria di Leuca, a charming town that sits on the southernmost tip of the Salento Peninsula, where the Ionian and Adriatic Seas meet. Discover the magnificent Baroque buildings and cathedrals in Lecce. Visit the beautiful old town of Gallipoli. During your cooking lessons, learn how to create local specialties such as orecchiette (an ear-shaped pasta), seafood risotto and burrata.

2019 Departure Dates
August 24 & 31; September 21 & 28; October 5 & 12

2020 Departure Dates

  • May 9 & 16
  • June 6, 13 & 20
  • September 5 & 26
  • October 3, 10 & 17

Highlights

  • Discover the beautiful region of Puglia.
  • Visit local towns as per itinerary.
  • Learn to cook local specialties such as orecchiette pasta with a local chef.
  • Stay in a 17th century hunting lodge, beautifully restored into a retreat.
  • Small group tour – maximum of 10 guests
  • No single supplement

Itinerary

Day 1, Brindisi – Salento
Arrive and enjoy welcome drinks and dinner prepared by the local chef. (D)

Day 2, Santa Maria de Leuca
After breakfast, enjoy your first cookery lesson, followed by lunch. In the afternoon, visit Santa Maria di Leuca located at the very tip of the Salentine Peninsula, where the Ionian and Adriatic Seas meet. Enjoy an aperitivo before dinner at the villa. (B, L, D)

Day 3, Salento
After breakfast, enjoy another hands-on cookery lesson followed by lunch. Afternoon is free to relax by the swimming pool or take a cycle ride to a nearby village. Dinner at the villa. (B, L, D)

Day 4, Lecce – Otranto
Today, enjoy shopping and sightseeing in Lecce, the ‘Florence of the South.’ Lunch is at a local trattoria. Drive to Otranto situated by the sea and visit the famous cathedral. Return late afternoon for dinner. (B, L, D)

Day 5, Salento
This morning, another cooking lesson followed by lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy a private wine tasting at a local winery. Dinner at the villa tonight. (B, L, D)

Day 6, Gallipoli
After breakfast, enjoy another cooking lesson followed by lunch. Late afternoon visit to Gallipoli and wander around the old town. Enjoy a dinner at an excellent local fish restaurant. (B, L, D)

Day 7, Salento
Enjoy your final cookery lesson this morning and then lunch. The afternoon is free to sunbathe or relax. A farewell dinner will be prepared for you. (B, L, D)

Day 8, Departure
Tour ends after breakfast. (B)

Inclusions

  • 7-night villa accommodation in Salento
  • All meals and wine including 2 meals at local restaurants
  • 5 cookery lessons with an Italian chef
  • Visits to local towns such as Lecce, Otranto & Santa Maria di Leuca
  • Transportation by minibus
  • Transfers from/to Brindisi Airport

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