150€ per person

Fresh pasta and wine. Plus: you made the pasta yourself with a local chef!

For all cooking enthusiasts, or even just good food lovers… Don’t miss the opportunity to enrich your passion by participating in one of our Cooking-classes.

An expert Chef will accompany you in the preparation of some typical dishes and will support you so that this experience will remain a joyful memory of Lake Como.

To end this experience, you will be able to taste and indulge in the dishes you prepared.


Please report food intolerances at the time of booking.
Pets not allowed.




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from Monday to Friday
2 - 10+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Selected location (in Varenna). The name will be notified to you at the time of booking.
  • Departure Time
    10:00 AM
  • Return Time
    3 hours
  • Included
    Complementary starter, water, two glasses of wine and coffee per person
    Italian and English-speaking Chef
  • Not Included
    2 hours e-bike rental
    30/40 minutes ride with "Lucia" boat
    4 aperitif main course
    4 courses
    A platter of local cured meats and cheeses
    Access to the SPA area
    Aperitivo with "Bellavista"
    Aperitivo with "Franciacorta" wine
    Aperitivo with Prosecco and appetizers
    appetizer and main course
    At disposal: large pool and small pool for children
    Bike rental
    Boat tour of the center lake
    carving tools
    Changing rooms
    cotton totes
    Daily entrance to the location with direct access to the lake.
    E-bike rental (at choice)
    English speaking Chef
    Entrance ticket to the Orrido di Bellano and Ca' del Diavol
    Entrance ticket to the Silk Museum
    Entrance ticket to Vezio Castle
    Entrance ticket to Villa Balbianello and its Gardens
    Entrance ticket to Villa Monastero
    first course
    First main course
    Flight by seaplane
    handmade sketchbook
    Italian and English speaking-pilot
    Italian and English speaking-rower
    Italian and English speaking-tour guide
    Italian and English-speaking artist for a 2 hours long lesson
    Italian and English-speaking Captain
    Italian and English-speaking guide
    Italian, English, German, French-speaking tour guide
    Italian, English, German-speaking tour guide (occasionally French or Russian)
    Kit with front and rear lights, padlock, bell, mobile phone holder, high visibility vest
    lino black
    lino block
    main course
    material to sketch with
    Milk paper
    milk paper or cotton totes
    One glass of wine
    Paintbrushes and paints
    Painting paper
    Paper maps with routes on cycle paths
    paper or cotton totes
    Rear seat for children 1-3 years (on request).
    Reserved sun chair on the grass (one per person -NO for children)
    Round trip train tickets from Varenna to Abbadia Lariana
    Round-trip train tickets from Varenna to Bellano
    Round-trip train tickets from Varenna to Sondrio
    Round-trip transfer by boat
    Round-trip transfer to Borgofrancone
    Round-trip transfer to Chiuro (Valtellina) by minibus
    Round-trip transfer to Como
    second course
    second course and dessert
    Small swimming pool for children
    Soccer field
    Street direction to get to the Orrido from the train station
    Street direction to get to the pier from the train station
    Street direction to get to the Silk Museum from the train station
    Street direction to get to the Winery from the train station
    Supercar rental
    Tasting of 4 wines
    Tasting of 8 different types of cheese
    Tennis court rental
    Tennis equipment (rackets and balls) at choice
    Tour of the vineyard and the cellar with an english-speaking guide
    Typical dinner
    Typical lunch
    Visit of the cheese factory
    Water and coffee
    Yoga lesson
09:50 AM at the selected location for the Cooking Experience (located in Varenna).
10:00 AM meeting with the Chef and start the Class with preparing and cooking of  fresh pasta with its sauce. To end this experience, you will be able to taste and indulge in the dishes you prepared.

The Cooking Experience lasts 3 hours with tasting the recipes prepared and it includes a complementary starter, water and two glasses of wine per person.


We require a deposit of 30% at the moment of booking, the balance should be paid 15 days before the scheduled service. If the balance is not paid by the scheduled deadline, the reservation will be considered cancelled and the deposit lost. For reservations made less than 15 days before the service the total payment amount is required.


The experience will be confirmed once the minimum number of participants is reached. Varenna Holidays will then send a confirmation or cancellation email the day before.


6% only for online payment


Refund of the entire amount paid for cancellation up to 7 days before the date of the experience. No refund in case of no-show.