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Todi Christmas Market

Overview

Join our unique cookery classes available in December and January with special Christmas Program!

In this program you prepare a full lunch with antipasto, primo, secondo and dessert using authentich Christmas recipes for about 3 hours before you sit at a table with all other participants and enjoy lunch with all prepared foods. The afternoon tour is in Todi, where you can see a real Christmas village

 

Situated on top of a hill, Todi strategically dominates the Tiber-valley. The city was an important centre between the Etruscan and the Umbrian civilizations. Todi is the home-town of Jacopone, a franciscan poet considered one of the fathers of Italian language.

 

The guided tour includes:

 

  • – Tempio della Consolazione
  • – St. Fortunato church
  • – Tomb of Jacopone da Todi
  • – Medieval civic palaces (only from outside)
  • – Cathedral
  • – Alleys and views

 

You can breathe magic and Christmas atmosphere starting from the House of Santa Claus set up in an historical and populated by elves, gnomes and fairies.

The main square of Todi in the Christmas period is divided into two sections: on one side you can skite under the big Christmas tree, among flower decorations and wood bridges along the ice pathway (over 3.5 km long), whereas on the other side the Christmas paths are going to recreate a wonderful garden made of wood, hills, small lakes and Christmas trees, among shows and live-music, tastings and mulled wine

Highlights

•Learn tips and typical Italian culinary methods from a traditional chef
•Prepare a traditional Italian meal with Christmas recipes
•Receive a cooking diploma, recipes and apron.
•Private transfer in Todi
•The Christmas Markets and events in Todi
•Professional guide on request
•Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences

What is included

•Half day cooking class (the preparation of a 4 courses meal),
•Four course lunch from the cooking lesson;
•Umbrian wines during meals, coffe after lunch;
•Certificate of participation, Folder with all the recipes; Apron of Let’s cook in Umbria.
•Transportation with private minivan.
•English speaking professional guide on request
•Hotel pick-up and Hotel drop-off*

*It is included in the rate if your accommodation is in Perugia centre, if your accommodation if in the surroundings I will inform about you the additional cost

Additional information

•MEETING POINT : Your hotel / apartment in Perugia or sourroundings
•DATE : on request ( from Monday to Saturday)
•STARTS : 9 am
•ENDS : ca. 5 pm
AVAILABLE: from 8th December 2019 to 7 January 2020
•GROUP TOUR: minimum 2 people- maximum 8 people

 

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Overview

Join our unique cookery classes available in December and January with special Christmas Program!

In this program you prepare a full lunch with antipasto, primo, secondo and dessert using authentich Christmas recipes for about 3 hours before you sit at a table with all other participants and enjoy lunch with all prepared foods.

In the afternoon you will have a guided tour in Città della Pieve, Situated on the border between Tuscany and Umbria, on a hill-top near Lake Trasimeno, The city is famous as the birthplace of the Renaissance painter Pietro Vannucci, called Perugino, master of Raphael, who left some of his major works in several buildings of town, such as the amazing fresco of the Adoration of the Magi.

The Guided visit includes :

Perugini Fortress
Cathedral of Ss. Gervasio and Protasio
Della Corgna Palace
Oratorio dei Bianchi, inlcuding thefamous fresco, Adoration of the Magi by Pietro Vannucci
Santa Maria dei Servi

The Monumental Nativity Scene of Città della Pieve is part of a tradition which has been handed down for decades. It was first set up in 1957 by the Terziere Castello and its collaborators to commemorate the age-old tradition of the Umbrian nativity scene.

The Nativity has become one of the major attractions in Italy with thousands of visitors each year.

Set in the evocative underground vaults of Palazzo della Corgna, the Monumental Nativity Scene, scene after scene leads up to the “Nativity”.

Highlights

•Learn tips and typical Italian culinary methods from a traditional chef
•Prepare a traditional Italian meal with Christmas recipes
•Receive a cooking diploma, recipes and apron.
•Private transfer in Città della Pieve
•The Monumental Nativity
•Professional guide on request
•Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences

What is included

•Half day cooking class (the preparation of a 4 courses meal),
•Four course lunch from the cooking lesson;
•Umbrian wines during meals, coffe after lunch;
•Certificate of participation, Folder with all the recipes; Apron of Let’s cook in Umbria.
•Transportation with private minivan.
•English speaking professional guide on request
•Hotel pick-up and Hotel drop-off*

*It is included in the rate if your accommodation is in Perugia centre, if your accommodation if in the surroundings I will inform about you the additional cost

Additional information

•MEETING POINT : Your hotel / apartment in Perugia or sourroundings
•DATE : on request ( from Monday to Saturday)
•STARTS : 9 am
•ENDS : ca. 5 pm
•GROUP TOUR: minimum 2 people- maximum 8 people

How to book

Booking conditions and Cancellation Policies

Booking and Pricing

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