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Maria's Cookery Course


3-Lesson / 4-Night Program


Our cooking vacations at the tenuta Castel Venezze will allow you to immerse yourself in the culture and lifestyle of Veneto and learn to cook authentic Italian dishes in an informal and friendly environment. Classes are limited to 4/8 participants. The classes are small enough to accommodate cooks of all levels and are ideal for small groups of family and friends.

It is also possible to bring along a non-participating partner who can spend the day enjoying the surroundings, sightseeing, or playing golf and could then join the group at dinnertime.


Our programs are very flexible in the choice

The basic program includes the following:
Four-night stay at Villa Tenuta Castel Venezze, full-board accommodations in a double room with a private bathroom.
Three cooking lessons in the morning from 10:30 am to approx. 2.30 pm. (lunch included) and all meals, including wines.


€ 750,00 per person.  (in double room)

€ 800,00 per person. (In a single room)

This program is open to up to 10 attendees; ask the staff for larger groups.

Daily Schedule


Around 6 pm, pick-up at Rovigo train station. Dinner at 7:30 pm. at our restaurant Locanda Venezze and your first introduction to local places to familiarize yourself with your new surroundings.


Breakfast and Welcome to the participants.
At 10.30 am first hands-on cooking class with our chef Simone. Today we'll start making dishes using techniques and recipes handed down through generations of local women: traditional Italian pasta, tagliatelle, tortellini, vegetables, and cakes. Lunch follows, including d.o.c. Italian wine. In the afternoon you can relax at the villa, or visit the beauties of the nearer Sightseeing. We also offer the possibility to participate in one of our food and wine experience. Dinner at our restaurant Locanda Vnezze.


Breakfast, 2nd Cooking Lesson with lunch. Hands-on cooking lesson during which you will learn how to make and cook other traditional Italian recipes, from appetizers to desserts. Lunch at the villa, with wine. In the afternoon, you will have free time, or you may join a half-day tour with our guide to explore the surrounding wineries. These wine tours usually are back by 6.00 pm. Dinner at our restaurant Locanda Vnezze.



Breakfast, 3rd Cooking Lesson Another full-menu hands-on cooking lesson, and we sit down and enjoy the meal together at the end. In the afternoon free time to enjoy our garden with the swimming pool. Dinner at our restaurant Locanda Vnezze.


4TH DAY: Breakfast and Check-out - (Our staff can call a taxi for a transfer to the nearby train station)



To get to Rovigo, the best transport is by train. It starts every hour from Venice and stops at Rovigo Railway Station; the ride is about 1 hr, and the cost for a round trip is approximately € 15 per person.

Our staff might arrange your pick-up at Rovigo's train station; the taxi ride is €25/30.



Venice departure:08:40
Rovigo arrival: 09:47
Ticket € 7,80
Train Number: RV3967



  3. FAQ
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Our Tenuta is in the Venice's countryside and in case you do not have a transport we can provide a taxi for you at Piazzale Roma in Venice. The cost of this service is 90 euros one way or 200 euros for a round trip. Otherwise, you may get a train from Venice Santa Lucia’s train station to Rovigo (the nearest city to us). The price of a single ticket is 7 euros per person and there is a train every hour. At your arrival to Rovigo I will come to pick you up till our Tenuta.

These are the two best train’s options to get to Rovigo.
Download the .pdf with train times

When you are on the train just phone me and I will come to the station. My number is: +393392436043
In case you have need of other information I am at your disposal
Look forward to welcome you here! 

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Additional Info

  • persone:

    min. 2 persons max. 12 persons;
    for groups of more than 12 people ask the staff

  • date:

    From April to November

  • orari:

    Three cooking Classes in the morning from 10:30 to 14:30

  • Rate:

    The basic program includes a four-night stay at Tenuta Castel Venezze in a double room with a private bathroom.

  • Menu:

    Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

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