Cooking in the Italian Lakes Region

Learn how to make local Italian specialties from the incredible chefs at the Cooking School Le Gemme di Artemisia during hands-on cooking classes in the heart of Northern Italy.
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Program No. 23485RJ
10 days
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At a Glance

Tantalizing tortellini, savory carne salada (salted beef) and perfectly prepared panna cotta. These are just a few regional specialties of Lago di Garda – Lake Garda – a lush paradise in Northern Italy known for its castles, olive trees, mountain views and, of course, food. Alongside expert chefs, learn how to make some delicious local cuisine through hands-on cooking classes at a renowned cooking school. With each lesson, learn new techniques to bring home, along with recipes, as you create delectable dishes from pastas to pastries. When you’re not in the kitchen, explore the neighboring towns to discover why this region has drawn the likes of Napoleon Bonaparte, Dante Alighieri and nine Michelin-star chefs.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn how to make delicious dishes from seasoned chefs at the Cooking School Le Gemme di Artemisia during several culinary classes.
  • Venture to a local vineyard to study wine production as well as taste some of its varietals.
  • Explore Canale di Tenno, a small village abandoned during WWII and revitalized by local artists in the 1960s.
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