Cooking Class and Pottery Tour

from €120/person

Maiolica is an Italian earthenware with a polished glaze and colorful decoration which never fades or loses its beauty. Umbria, especially in Deruta, Gubbio, Orvieto and Gualdo Tadino, has been known for maiolica since the 13th century. 

Take a cooking class with us then travel to some of the extraordinary maiolica studios in our region. We will be happy to advise about your visit, depending on interest, budget and timetable. 


You will be able to learn about the history of the Umbrian pottery craft and the meaning of it's intricate decors. Shop to your heart content for one of a kind pieces available for your home and garden in an endless variety of shapes, color and sizes.

what's included

Tour Information

  • 4-hour hands on cooking class

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

  • Visit of family-run pottery workshop


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.​


  • 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.

  • 3.30 pm Travel to one of the pottery centers of Umbria. Deruta is only 40 min drive from Alla Madonna del Piatto and offers  the highest concentration of pottery workshops and variety of crafts at reasonable prices.

  • 5:30 pm Return to your accommodation.

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.


Az. Agr. Alla Madonna del Piatto

Via Petrata 37, 06081 Assisi, Italy

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