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Via Petrata 37, 06081 Assisi, Italy

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Cooking Class and Historic Glass Atelier Tour

from €130/person

The tour starts with a cooking class at Alla Madonna del Piatto near Assisi.

 

After the cooking class, travel to Perugia to visit a glass atelier which was founded in 1860 in a medieval palazzo in Perugia. Well-known as masters of stained glass, the owners had created windows for some of Umbria's most famous churches: the Cathedral of Orvieto, Santa Chiara and Santa Maria degli Angeli in Assisi, San Domenico and San Lorenzo in Perugia .

 

The studio is a treasure trove or antique furniture and art, as well as books, a whole collection of pigments, photographs, sketches and a magnificent life-size portrait of Queen Marguerite of Savoy which is of course, made in glass.

 

The visit, run by family members of the founders, will give you a fascinating glimpse into the history of their masterpieces and the technical process of glass staining and painting to the finest detail.  

what's included

Tour Information

  • 4-hour hands on cooking class

  • 4 courses lunch with drinks with the delicious foods you have created

  • Guided visit of a unique, historic, stained glass atelier in Perugia

  • Tour takes place rain or shine

 

Monday to Saturday starting at 11:00 am.

Tour limited to 12 people, reservation required at least 2 days in advance. 

If you are not renting a car, make sure to inquire about private transport.

Program

  • 11:00 am Arrive at Alla Madonna del Piatto Cooking School near Assisi. Enjoy a welcome drink and an introduction to the culture, history and culinary traditions of rural Umbria, then don your apron and start cooking.
     

  • 1:30 pm Enjoy the 4 courses meal that you just created on our beautiful terrace overlooking Assisi.
     

  • 4 pm Depart to Perugia and make your second stop at a medieval palazzo owned by the glass making family. Here you will spend about an hour learning about the production of finely painted stained glass by five generations of glassmakers. Admire - among others - a rendition of the Perugino's Coronation of the Virgin and Queen Margherita portrait.

  • 5:30 pm Return to your accommodation or walk through Perugia's splendid city center.

Important Information

Please note that the design, planning and reservation service of this tour is offered by Festa Tours  in combination with a cooking class and/or a farm stay at Alla Madonna del Piatto near Assisi.

It is also possible to book this tour if you have booked a cooking class with us but you are staying at a different accommodation. 

 

Alla Madonna del Piatto Agriturismo offers B&B rooms and a vacation rental near Assisi. Please book accommodations here

 

For more information about payments, cancellations, food issues, mobility issues, inclusions and  exclusions, please check our Terms and Conditions page.

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