Emilia Romagna Cooking Vacations
Bologna, Parma, Modena: the very names evoke thoughts of plump tortellini, aged Parmesan cheeses and flavorful balsamic vinegar. Journey to the birthplace of such culinary treasures as home-made stuffed pastas, ragù alla Bolognese meat sauce and more during your cooking school vacation to Emilia Romagna with The International Kitchen. Explore local villages, fresh food markets, and ancient Roman cultural sites in this rich region during your cooking holiday. Known by Italians as one of the country’s gastronomic heartlands, Emilia Romagna will delight you with its authentic atmosphere, rich lifestyle, and exceptional cuisine.
Please see the full list of our cooking vacations and holidays in Emilia Romagna below.
Vacations in Emilia Romagna
Travel to the fertile lands of the Samoggia Valley and stay in a beautiful vintage style B&B that is perfectly situated to visit local producers, favorite markets, and skilled artisans. When not exploring the serene area, learn from your hosts and chefs, or “cooking lovers” as they like to call themselves, beloved recipes that are unique to Emilia Romagna and have been passed down for generations.
4 nights – Available from May to September on request for a minimum of 2 people.
Go To Culinary Treasures Of Emilia Romagna...
Experience authentic Emilia Romagna with this unique farm to table experience in the countryside outside Parma. Your hosts at this agriturismo getaway moved to Barboi Natural Park to escape city living and live a healthier life. Cookery classes focus on making seasonal compotes and jams, as well as fresh, homemade pasta using ingredients grown and sourced directly from the farm. Guests stay in a charming B&B, located just steps from the family’s organic farm.
3 nights – Available any dates on request for a minimum of 2 people.
Go To Farm To Table...
Escape into the northern Italian countryside, where peacocks freely roam and medieval towns follow age-old farming and cooking traditions. The quaint town is home to the last castle on the Po river as well as a one-star Michelin restaurant, where you’ll be learning about cured meats and pastas from the King of Ham himself.
3 nights – Available any week on request. Unavailable June, July, August.
Go To Flavors Of The Real Italian Countryside...
Discover the flavors of Emilia Romagna during a Bologna cooking vacation. Stay downtown in one of Europe’s quaintest cities and explore the region’s gastronomy, which is second to none.
Go To Foodie Experience in Bologna...
Enjoy a gastronomic sojourn in Parma, home of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Parma prosciutto ham, and Bologna, considered one of the culinary capitals of Italy. Visit local farms and wine cellars, taste gastronomic specialties, and eat like you’ve never eaten before!
7 nights — Available any week March through July, September through November on request for a minimum of two.
Go To Gastronomy In Parma And Bologna...
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