Beautiful spots for culinary vacations in Italy
Culinary Vacations
And Cooking Classes
With The International Kitchen!
A view of Sorrento during an Amalfi Coast cooking vacation
Food+Travel=
Sustenance for
the soul Susan, Visiting Amalfi Coast, Italy

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Delicious seafood dish on an Italian culinary tour Mediterranean Cooking Experience
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4 or 6 Nights Starting At $2,040

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Italy's glorious Amalfi Coast awaits you - from Sorrento to Amalfi, Pompeii to Positano!

Evening view of vineyards during a culinary tour in Tuscany
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Kitchen's expertise Thomas, Visiting Tuscany

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Chef Silvia's kitchen during your cooking vacation in Tuscany Cooking Under the Tuscan Sun
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3 or 6 Nights Starting At $1,650

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Food, art, wine - this is Tuscany! Experience it like an insider on an authentic culinary tour.

Spanish cuisine on a culinary vacation in Andalusia
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Tasting local cuisine & culture Martha, Visiting Spain

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A few of the Alhambra Palace at dawn Highlights of Andalusia
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7 Nights Starting At $3,380

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Tapas, jamon, paella, and rich Spanish wines in Granada, Cordoba, Sevilla, & Malaga!

The Best Culinary Vacations

When you book a trip with TIK you’re not just getting an authentic and top quality cooking experience, you are entrusting your trip to a group of expert, experienced, and passionate tour coordinators and fellow foodies who are dedicated to making sure you have the trip of your dreams. We’ll call on our many decades of experience in the culinary travel industry to give you a trip unlike any other. Don’t believe us? Give us a call—we’ll let our customer service speak for itself. Our Staff

“Helping fellow travelers explore

the world through food brings me joy on a daily basis. I knew my ideal job would be something combining my love for Italy, food, and travel.

I can’t help pointing people to Italy; it’s a place of sincere warmth and heavenly food.”

–Peg Kern, Vice President

Our Staff's Favorite Vacations


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Temple of Concordia visited on you Sicily cooking vacation Sicily Cooking Vacation: Best of the West
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6 Nights Starting At $3,270

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Night view of beautiful Barcelona, home for your fabulous culinary vacation in Spain Barcelona Foodie Adventure
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3 or 5 Nights Starting At $817

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Our Tried And True Bestsellers


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A view of the Mediterranean during an Amalfi Coast cooking vacation Culinary Experience on the Amalfi Coast
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6 Nights Starting At $3,350

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Greek ruins in Taormina during an authentic cooking vacation in Sicily Elegant Taormina and The Eastern Coast
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4 or 6 Nights Starting At $2,550

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Roast Duck with beetroot sauce on our Food Lover's Chicago foodie tour Food Lover's Chicago
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3 Nights Starting At $900

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Clams freshly prepared on a cooking vacation in Spain Cooking in Andalusian Olive Country
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3 or 5 Nights Starting At $1,500

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View of the Florence skyline during your Tuscany culinary tour Florence for the Food Lover
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5 Nights Starting At $2,350

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Greece
Lunch by the sea in Greece on a Greek culinary tour Greek Cooking Odyssey
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7 Nights Starting At $2,495

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Portugal
Pasteis de nata enjoyed on a culinary tour of Portugal Delectable Portugal in Historic Évora
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4 or 6 Nights Starting At $2,200

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Peru
Visiting Machu Picchu during a Peru cooking vacation Taste of Peru
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6 Nights Starting At $3,150

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Gondola in Venice during a cooking vacation in the Veneto A Venice Cooking Odyssey
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5 Nights Starting At $3,100

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Chef Silvia's kitchen during your cooking vacation in Tuscany Cooking Under the Tuscan Sun
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3 or 6 Nights Starting At $1,650

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Puglia's famous Trulli houses, visited on a culinary tour in Italy A Culinary Adventure in Puglia
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6 Nights Starting At $2,990

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Delicious seafood dish on an Italian culinary tour Mediterranean Cooking Experience
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4 or 6 Nights Starting At $2,040

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Portugal
The river Duoro and its vineyards as seen on a cooking vacation in Portugal Walking and Cooking in Portugal
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7 Nights Starting At $1,950

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Client Testimonial

Cooking in the French Alps

Deborah T., California

“Overall, the cooking program in the French Alps was a wonderful culinary and cultural experience provided with great heart, warmth, hospitality and pride by the hosts!!!”

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France
View of the vineyards in the Montaigne de Reims, visited on a wine tour of Champagne country Celebrating Champagne Country
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3 Nights Starting At $2,250

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Lavender hanging at the market on a French culinary tour Cuisine and Culture of Provence
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6 Nights Starting At $3,250

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Intensive Cooking Vacations


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A beautiful day at Castle Sween on your culinary vacation in Scotland Undiscovered Scotland
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7 Nights Starting At $2,550

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Exterior of the converted farmhouse that will be your home on your Burgundy culinary tour. Colors of Burgundy
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Canal du Midi on a foodie tour in France Savor the Flavors of the Languedoc
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Tuscan Cantucci enjoyed during a cooking vacation Luxury Lucca Villa Cooking
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Pastries enjoyed during your cooking vacation Insider's Venice
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France
Braised meat dish on your gourmet cooking vacation in France Cooking in Gascony
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3 or 5 Nights Starting At $1,005

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France Cooking Vacations and Dining in Provence Bonjour Provence
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6 Nights Starting At $4,490

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Group of culinary travelers on a cooking vacation in France Robert Ash Cookery School
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5 Nights Starting At $2,315

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Mexico
Enjoying time outside on a cooking vacation in Mexico Hola Mexico
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5 or 7 Nights Starting At $1,798

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Poule au Pot on French culinary tour Cooking in Brittany
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Custom Trips

Which of our trips can be customized? Any of them! We can also start from scratch and design a tour entirely around your personal wishes, even in regions you don’t see represented among our current offerings. Our decades of working exclusively in the field of culinary tourism mean we have contacts all over the world, and can put together custom cooking vacations and foodie tours usually in about 48 hours or less. Just give us a call or send us an email and we’ll get the process started! Contact Us

How About a One-Day Class?

For those who don’t have time for a full culinary vacation, The International Kitchen offers one-day cooking classes in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Argentina, and more. Our cooking courses provide an authentic and educational cooking experience that is rich in both culture and cuisine – not to mention being a lot of fun. If you don’t see your destination of choice listed, please contact us about a custom class, as we may still be able to make your culinary dreams come true. Learn More

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Portugal
Tuna as made on a Portugal culinary tour in the Algarve. Authentic Algarve
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5 Nights Starting At $2,250

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The city of Porto visited on our Porto wine tours and Portugal cooking vacations. Flavors of Portugal Culinary Tour
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7 Nights Starting At $3,925

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Morocco
Moroccan tagines on a culinary tour of Morocco Luxury Morocco Culinary Tour
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9 or 12 Nights Starting At $4,440

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Peru
Typical hand-made boat on a culinary tour of Peru Colors and Flavors of Northern Peru
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5 Nights Starting At $1,580

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Italy
Making pasta on a cooking vacation in Tuscany Living the Real Tuscan Dream
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6 Nights Starting At $3,100

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View of Abruzzo from a distance Authentic Abruzzo Cooking
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4 or 6 Nights Starting At $2,025

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Turkey
View of the sea from a street in Bodrum, home for your Turkish cooking vacation Cooking on Turkey's Aegean Coast
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The ruins of Kuelap near Chachapoyas, Peru Culinary Journey into the Amazon
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Vineyard in Umbria on a cooking vacation in Italy Gastronomy in an Italian Villa
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Italian pasta with seafood on a cooking vacation in Sicily Baroque Sicily
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Traveling on the UNESCO Bernina Express in the Swiss Alps during a culinary tour of Northern Italy Cooking in the Valtellina Valley
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Parmigiano wheels on a farm to table cooking vacation Flavors Of The Real Italian Countryside
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Closeup of tarts served on an Italy culinary vacation Farm to Table in Emilia Romagna
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View of Rooftops from Carunchio, Abruzzo, seen during a culinary vacation in Italy Sapori d'Abruzzo
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Zakynthos Island Adventure
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Cooking and Traditions of Crete
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From Our Blog

Recipes, travel ideas and tips, high-lights from our cooking travels, chef interviews, and more. Check out our blog for insights in an industry where we have a ton of experience.

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Eating gelato on our Italy food tours.

Eating Gelato in Italy

August 19, 2019

Gelato is one of our favorite subjects, and we get questions about it frequently on our Italy food tours, such as, is gelato the same…

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A plate of traditional carbonara on a Rome food tour.

What to Eat in Rome

August 13, 2019

If you're exploring Italy on a Rome food tour, chances are you love Italian food. Traditional Roman cuisine has some of the most quintessential of…

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