5-Day Cooking Holidays - All Inclusive | Convivio Rome Italian Cooking Holidays

5-Day Cooking Holidays - All Inclusive

Italian cooking holidays 5 night


2022 Dates 5


Other dates can be arranged, please ask

Peace of mind: if Covid regulations change, we will transfer your booking to another date.

2023 Dates 5


Other dates can be arranged, please ask

Peace of mind: if Covid regulations change, we will transfer your booking to another date.


4 night / 5 day Italian Cooking Holiday Programme

5 Day Cooking Holiday

 € 1,147.00 Euro

per  person (twin share basis)


All meals & wine included

- Group and family discounts available: just ask!

- Single travellers welcome

- Available all year round

- Non-cooking partners are also welcome to attend all of the programme for a 10% reduced fee. Please enquire.

All meals & wine included - No need to hire a car

Day 1:   

Afternoon: - We meet you at our local train station and drive you through the beautiful Sabine Hills to your home in the medieval hilltop village of Toffia, where you will stay for the duration of your Convivio Rome Italian Cooking Holiday.

Evening: Welcome dinner at 8.00pm. This is a relaxed and informal dinner, held in a family taverna or restaurant, during which you can discover the unique flavours of traditional food from Sabina, as well as sample some of the best local wines. During dinner, Sally or Guido will give you a brief outline of your holiday.

Day 2:

Breakfast: Italian style taken on the café patio while enjoying majestic views over the Sabine Hills.

Morning: Lesson # 1  + lunch. Italian cooking tips and secrets about regional dishes are revealed while preparing a three course meal using only what's in season.

Afternoon: Guided tour of an olive grove with Guido, where you will learn all about the ancient art of olive oil making, followed by olive oil sampling with bruschetta while overlooking majestic views of Sabina.

Evening: Dinner will be at a local home restaurant, inside a 500 year old wine cellar or on a terrace overlooking the Sabine Hills, depending on the season.

Day 3:

Breakfast: Italian style taken on the café patio while enjoying majestic views over the Sabine Hills.

Morning: Lesson # 2 + lunch. Our enthusiastic pasta expert starts a cooking lesson with making fresh pasta out of eggs and flour. Pasta sauces and the importance of fresh ingredients, herbs and balance are discussed. More secrets are revealed to create a mouth-watering three course lunch. 

Afternoon: Guided tour of Castelnuovo, and ancient 12th Century hilltop village, recently restored with vibrant colours from medieval artist Giotto’s palette. (OR you are free to relax).

Evening: Dinner will be at a local home restaurant, inside a 500 year old wine cellar or on a terrace overlooking the Sabine Hills, depending on the season.

Day 4:

Breakfast: Italian style taken on the café patio while enjoying majestic views over the Sabine Hills.

Morning: Lesson # 3 - Winery tour and wine appreciation + lunch.

We are off to an award-winning winery where a wide range of wines, both red and white, are produced from local grapes. After visiting the wineyard and the cellars, where we learn how wine is made and matured we sample 3 of the wines produced at this winey. After the tour to the winery, we offer you a light lunch, where we sample local pecorino cheeses, cured meats, olive oil on wood fired oven bread and more Sabina wines.

Afternoon: Guided tour around the streets of the monastic village of Farfa ('L'Abbazia di Farfa') with its amazing 15th c. frescoed church, and numerous art and craft shops including locally hand woven cloths OR free time.

Final evening: Wine tasting evening and light dinner with food & wine editor Guido Santi. This is an informal evening during which you’ll learn about different Italian wines and the wonderful native grapes that are grown in the region.

Day 5:

Breakfast: Italian style taken in the main piazza, on the café patio while enjoying majestic views over the Sabine Hills.

Departure (11.00am): Depart after breakfast, with hopes you will return soon.

Extend your stay

You are very welcome to extend your cooking holiday in your accommodation. Please,  just ask.


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