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    • Customisable tour
    • Also available privately!

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    Cook With Us! Tremezzo

    • Cooking course at panoramic location surrounded by olive trees
    • Find ingredients in the vegetable garden and from the chicken coop
    • Savour local, fresh, authentic and sustainable food
    • Enjoy a home cooked meal and local wine

    At a glance

    A 4 hour cooking course with Chef Alice, taking place in an amazing historic 17th century building overlooking the lake and surrounded by olive trees. An unforgettable opportunity to learn how to make Italian specialty dishes and enjoy the meal you cooked.


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

    • Duration: 4 Hours
    • Min: 2 Adults
    • Price: Upon request


    • Meeting Point: Tremezzo
      ​The class is held at a private villa in the area of Bonzanigo
    • Time of departure 10:00 AM or 05:00 PM
    • Operating any day upon request from April to October on a private or shared basis

    Risk Free Booking

    • SHARED TOURS: 72h Free Cancellation & full refund
    • PRIVATE TOURS: Small 10% deposit asked at booking, 15 days free cancellation & 90% refund

    Our cooking course takes place at an ancient building dating back to the 17th century and previously owned by the local Brentano family, who from being merchants of oranges and lemons produced on their lands and exported to Germany, finally moved abroad and became powerful bankers.

    The location is very charming and the view is great. The house is surrounded by land where our host and chef Alice grows her olive and lemon trees, her vegetable garden and keeps the chicken and hens.

    You will be given the option of a pasta class, making tagliatelle and cavatelli pasta by hand, with two typical sauces of the delicious Italian cuisine: tomato bacon sauce and black cabbage walnut pesto sauce.

    Or you will be left free to follow Alice’s spur of the moment menu, based on local ingredients. Starting from her vegetable garden, pick the eggs from the chicken coop, enjoy bio and sustainable ingredients, such as cheese, butter and meat, locally sourced by our host. You will transform these freshly picked ingredients into delicious dishes, also creating personalized versions of the basic recipes. At the end of the course you will savor the fruits of your labor and share the freshly prepared meal. A starter and a homemade dessert will be served as well. 

    You will have the unique opportunity to immerse in the world of fresh, authentic and sustainable food.

    The menu is of course seasonal. 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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    Before you go

    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
    • Souvenirs. Our guide will be glad to point you to the best spots to buy local gifts
    • Extra food & drinks and what is not explicitly listed in the program must be paid separately​
    • Tips are not mandatory but very well appreciated by guides and drivers if you enjoyed their service

    What should I bring and know?

    • ​Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • This tour is in English. Other languages are available upon request, please contact us
    • No pets allowed
    • 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.


    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 72hours 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 a “template”, 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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