Lombardia/Lakes Region Cooking Tours
Travel to Lombardia (Lombardy) and Italy’s Lakes Region for enticing cooking vacations in Northern Italy, and experience the elegance of one of the richest regions in Italy, known for such dishes as risotto, polenta, osso buco and panettone. Lombardia is located in northern Italy and is home to Milan, the fashion and economic center of Italy, as well as to the famed Lakes Region, which extends into the bordering Veneto. Enjoy “la dolce vita” on Lake Como, where celebrities and locals alike relish the gorgeous views and first-rate cuisine; relax on the shores of Lake Garda, where the rich soil produces olive oil and the famous wines of Valpolicella and Bardolino; shop in Milan’s ultra-chic boutiques, or explore the small towns and world-renowned restaurants of the Franciacorta wine country. An Italian cooking vacation in Lombardia or the Lakes Region will provide you with cherished memories and an insight into a remarkable cuisine.
Please see the full list of our cooking vacations in Northern Italy as well as our cooking course tours in Lombardy and the Lakes Region below.
Cooking Vacations in Lombardia/Lakes Region
Enjoy one of Italy’s most famous towns – Bellagio on Lake Como – during this 5-night cooking vacation in Italy. Stay at a family-run boutique hotel right on the water and enjoy cooking classes at a local restaurant.
5 nights — Available year round on request.
Go To Beautiful Bellagio On Lake Como...
Explore northern Italy’s Valtellina Valley during this unique culinary vacation in Lombardy. Surrounded by the stunning mountains between Italy and Switzerland, you will experience the best of Valtellina cuisine, including its famous wines and cheeses, and will explore the area’s many wonders such as the nearby Swiss resort town of St. Moritz.
6 nights — Available year round on request.
Go To Cooking In The Valtellina Valley...
Discover the stunning Lakes region in northern Italy with this tour of Lake Maggiore and Lake Como. Guests stay in luxury accommodations that offer amazing views of the surrounding area and lakes, take part in two hands-on cooking classes to learn about the area’s hearty cuisine, and visits some beautiful places that have helped the Lakes region become the popular destination that it is today.
6 nights: Available any week on request from April to October, with a Sunday start date, for a minimum of 2 people.
Go To Luxury Gourmet Experience on Italy's Lakes...
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