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    • Experience crafted by locals
    • Customisable tour
    • Also available privately!

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    Cook With Us! Mandello

    • Cooking course at a fishing hamlet
    • Discovering local cooking traditions and tips
    • Enjoying a home cooked meal and local wine

    At a glance

    A 3,5 hour cooking course taking place in a charming fishing hamlet on Lake Como. An unforgettable opportunity to learn how to make Italian specialty dishes and enjoy the meal you cooked.

     

    This experience is available both on a small-group and on a private basis and can be further customised. Please get in touch!

    • Duration: 3.5 Hours
    • Operated Only Privately
    • Price: Upon request

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    Risk Free Booking

    • SHARED TOURS: 72h Free Cancellation & full refund
    • PRIVATE TOURS: Small 10% deposit asked at booking, 15 days free cancellation & 90% refund
    Itinerary
    Why not spend a few hours during your Lake Como vacation learning how Italians live and cook in this area?

    An opportunity not to be missed, an experience that will give you an insight into how the locals really live…

    Our cooking course takes place in the lovely fishing hamlet of Mandello del Lario, a characteristic village on the lakeside at family run restaurant , where our chef will teach you how to make homemade pasta, using seasonal, local fresh ingredients.

    You will be made to feel at home preparing and then enjoying a home cooked meal and local wine, all accompanied by great company.

    The menu changes according to the season. This cooking course will enable you to discover local cooking traditions and tips, ideas and methods which you can take back to try out in your home country and share with your friends and family.

    We’ll provide all food and drink, all that is required is that you bring enthusiasm and willingness to learn, to meet new people and try to speak some Italian along the way.

    What are you waiting for then…

    Come and have fun with us!

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    What is included?

    • Local, friendly English speaking chef
    • All cooking instructions and recipes
    • Delicious meal and wine

     

    What is not included?

    • A tour guide is not included
    • Pick-up and drop-off from a different location is available upon request and quoted separately
    • Extra food & drinks and what is not explicitly included and detailed in the program must be paid separately​
    • Tips are not mandatory but very well appreciated by guides and drivers if you enjoyed their service
    • Souvenirs Our guides will be glad to point you to the best spots to buy local gifts

    What should I bring and know?

    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • While in Italy you should always carry an ID card with you. When taking a boat tour in particular, at least one person in the group must carry his/her passport or ID or a copy or a picture. If failing this requirement, boarding might be denied.
    • No pets allowed
    • This tour is in English. Other languages are available upon request, please contact us

    What is your cancellation policy?

    • SHARED TOURS: full payment within 15 days before tour date. Full refund until 72 hours before departure time.
    • PRIVATE TOURS: 10% non-refundable service fee at confirmation. 90% payment 15 days before tour. Full refund (excluding service fee) until 15 days prior to tour/itinerary start. No refund thereafter.
    • No refunds if you do not turn up for the tour (no-show) (our tours start promptly, the guide shall not be able to linger)
    • ​If you need to reschedule your booked tour we will do our best to accommodate your request. Please contact us directly by email. In case we cannot meet your needs and you decide to cancel, no refund shall be given for tours that are cancelled with less than 72 hours notice in case of shared tours and 15 days in case of private tours. 
    • Tours and activities take place rain or shine. If one of our suppliers cancels (i.e. boat), we will do our best to propose an alternative solution. Full refunds will not be guaranteed in case the alternative is not accepted, as some services (i.e. guide, car) might still be due remuneration.
    • Some tours may require a fixed deposit in order to purchase tickets in advance. We will let you know case by case once we receive your request.
    •  A 4% credit card fee will be applied to cc payments. Credit card fees are not refundable.
    •  We encourage travel insurance for all trips.
    • Please refer to our full Terms and Conditions policy here

    Is the tour customizable?

    Yes! All our itineraries are samples, created to inspire and give options for a ready to book tour. But we love to design custom experiences for our clients.

    Whether you just have a special request for us or need a private, fully made-to-measure experience, let us know! We can design an itinerary just for you.

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