The village of Valdobbiadene is home to one of Italy’s still-unsung delights: La Strada del Prosecco, or the Prosecco Road. Lining this winding road and beautiful Venetian countryside are more than three dozen vineyards producing Italy's finest Prosecco's. Our speciality weekend Prosecco tours take you down this infamous road to visit the finest Prosecco vineyards of Italy. The weekend combines the fine dining of Veneto and their award winning Prosecco with the rolling green countryside for a unique relaxing getaway.
Learn to cook traditional Southern Italian speciality dishes from fresh local produce whilst enjoying the finest local wines with one of our food & wine experiences. Discover and experience Lecce in Puglia with new friends with delicious foods and award winning wines. Each morning you will visit the cookery school in the centre of Lecce to create the most delicious local recipes. Once the meal is ready you will sit down together and enjoy your creation with a glass of locally produced wine and good conversation.
To get the most out of your holidays or just for the beauty of the language we are currently running beginners and coffee morning short Italian language courses. Why not enrol today!
Visit Lecce, Puglia's Baroque Masterpiece
Built in the local soft creamy limestone with dazzling architectural surprises around every corner, Lecce the home of our cookery experience holiday, is a minor Baroque masterpiece. Its spider's web of streets offer a kaleidoscopic mix of long-range vistas, alluring glimpses and playful perspectives that have long enchanted visitors. Supported by a history going back at least 2,500 years, modern-day Lecce is the main town on Puglia's Salento peninsula and a major draw for the area's tourism industry. Its 95,000 inhabitants haven't forgotten their roots, however, and the production and sale of olive oil, wine and ceramics continues to be the mainstay of the local economy. During your time on our cookery experience in Lecce you will mix with the locals and discover the many culinary secrets that this beautiful traditional town has to offer. Check out our cookery holidays for the next available dates.