Italian art history excursions and cooking courses in the Marche region Italy


Marche Tango Holidays in Italy
Tango Holidays in Italy

Italian art history and cooking courses in the Marche region Italy, a full immersion discovering the Italian traditions and history, in a wonderful location with swimming-pool, fantastic food and good friends

Visiting Urbino in the Marches Italy

Be Inspired by the Beauty of Italian Art and Architecture, enjoy lovely Italian meals and wines in this one week Cultural Holidays for Lovers of Italian Food, wines and Art.

Art and Cooking Holiday Courses in Italy
Visiting Urbino, Art Tour Italy

Taste of Marche combines Italian cooking classes with Art Tours in Marche Italy. Enjoy daily Italy activities: tours to Art towns, Italian cooking courses, visit to local markets, wine tastings and lively lectures on Italian culture and a nice relaxing in the swimming pool under theItalian sun with a nice glass of Italian wine!


Marche Italy holiday courses
Guided tours and visits to Art treasures in Italy
wine tastings in Marche Italy
Stunning Italian Renaissance Art in beautiful Italian hilltowns
The Taste of Marche includes Italian cooking courses with Hands-on cooking classes, wine tastings, visit to cellars and excursions to visit the beautiful surrounding.
Excursion to San Nicola da Tolentino

We lead you to Art Cities, monuments, churches, museums and to magnificent frescoes and inspiring convents and abbeys. We open doors to impressive Art collections that usually remain closed to the public.
Art and gastronomy go hand in hand during the Taste of Marche Italy holiday course. It is designed to let people be inspired by all the beauty that Italy has to offer!

visit Recanati Italy Marche
We make wonderful tours to stunning places that we have selected during years of research in the heart of Italy. On one side it gives you the occassion to discover this (for many) unknown area and on the other it deepens your knowlegde about Italian (art) history. In an informal way and most of all to enjoy!

This course is open for beginners and also for the experienced art lovers and cooks.
The cooking classes are held in English, at the Caravanserraglio restaurant, by your Italian chef and host Ennio Barbieri and his collaborators. He is an experienced Chef and a active member of the Italian Slow Food association, researcher of ancient Italian traditions, and a real alchemist. Behind his joking and informal attitude hides an enormous source of knowledge and information that satisfies both the lover of the Italian Kitchen and the professional.

visit Italian traditions Marche

At the end of the course you will be able to cook some simple and delicious Italian dishes and surprise your friends and beloved ones when your are back home. You will have a great overview of Italian Art and learned some new tools to enjoy art even more! And you will know more about the major Marche wines through wine tastings, visits to producers and lively background lectures.

This is a unique experience and will introduce you in a relaxed way to the art, food, wine and life of one of Italy's most beautiful regions.

The Taste of Marche, Art Tour and cooking Courses Price is: 1250,00 € per person per week

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Wine tastings in Italy
Lovely Italian wines
Guided visits to wonderful Italy Art towns
Visits guided to wonderful Italy Art towns

Cooking Classes in Marche Ital
Delicious Italian meals during the Holiday
Art tours in Italy
We open doors to collections that usually remain closed to the public

Highlights of the Italy Tour:

  • Guided visits to Urbino, Assisi, Loreto, Macerata, and beautiful convents and abbey in Tolentino and Abbadia di Fiastra.
  • Excursions to local pottery studio, wine producers, markets and pecorino cheese maker
  • A series of lively and informative background lectures on Italian Art History, the Italian Kitchen and Italian wines.
  • Italian cooking classes and dinners based on regional recipes at the Caravanserraglio restaurant. The cooking classes are held in English, by your Italian chef and host Ennio.
  • Accommodation at the beautiful Caravanserraglio agriturismo with swimming pool, in comfortable self-catering apartments.

Guided excursions to monuments in Marche Italy
fascinating guided day trips with professional guide to impressive locations
Italian Cooking Courses
Italy Cooking Holiday, Marche Italy

Art Tour Course Includes:
  • 1 week's accommodation with breakfasts at the Caravanserraglio agriturismo
  • 4 full-day excursions with lunch (art towns, exhibitions, medieval villages, monuments, open markets)
  • 4 Italian cooking classes
  • 9 Meals & Wine at Caravanserraglio
  • 4 lunches during the excursions
  • the ingredients for the hands-on cookery course
  • all land travel in Italy included in the itinerary by private air-conditioned 8 person coach
  • use of swimming pool
  • final cleaning
  • weekly change of linen
  • water, electricity and gas

What is not Included?
  • Airfares
  • Travel insurance
  • Entry fees
  • An optional excursion may be offered which is not included in the tour price
  • Personal transport costs, phone calls or tips

The mentor of The Intenso Cooking Course is the Italian Chef Ennio Barbieri. The classes are held in English at the Caravanserraglio Countryhouse in the Marche, Italy. The maximum number of people for each group is eight, to guarantee our guests a personal entertainment and a good service.


For a Detailed Itinerary of the Taste of Marche Art tour Course in Italy please click here.

" We participated in the weeklong "Taste of Marche" package which included for us visits to Urbino, Ascoli Piceno, Tolentino, Macerta, San Severino, Porto San Georgio, and Assisi. Ennio was our knowledgeable, enthusiastic guide "



visit Urbino Italy Marche
Taste wonderful Italian wines and visit Italian wine cellars in Marche, Italy

Italian dishes made by you in Marche, Italy
Italian cooking lessons and delicious meals at the Caravanserraglio restaurant