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Cooking Classes and Culinary Vacations in The Heart of Tuscany
Join us for food, fun & Tuscan sun in Cortona, Italy!

San Egidio House
Our home in San Egidio, Cortona, Italy where the One-Day Cooking Class is held.

Our One-Day Cooking Class is for groups of two to six people and held at our home in San Egidio ten minutes above Cortona.

Lake view from San Egidio

Tuscan Culinary (formally Workshops In Tuscany), offers One-Day and Week-Long culinary workshops. We can also organize and host other custom programs or special events.

San Egidio Kitchen
San Egidio Kitchen

Our Week-Long workshops and culinary vacations with accommodations at Il Rifugio are designed for private groups of six to ten people.

Il Rifugio, a respectfully restored seventeenth-century stone villa situated on the edge of a five hundred year old terraced olive grove on the border of Umbria above the village of Montanare in the community of Cortona in Tuscany, Italy.

Surrounded by over twenty two rolling hectares (fifty six acres) of private property Il Rifugio is ten minutes from the Etruscan citadel Cortona.

! Purchase our Il Rifugio Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil !

Il RifugioIl Rifugio (The Refuge)

For more information about Il Rifugio please visit our web site at

If you are a chef, an artist, a writer or a teacher, click here for more information on how we can help you plan your own private workshop.


If you are interested in having your own culinary or cultural event at Il Rifugio, Click Here.

Culinary Vacations in The Heart of Tuscany
 Il Rifugio is a private Tuscan farmhouse for rent by the owners,
located in the village of Montanare, community of Cortona, Italy