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Looking for a cooking class or a food tour on Lake Como? You’re in the right place!

Here you will find a selection of food experiences that will introduce you to the typical products of the area.
Some perfect ways to… taste Lake Como at its best!

Discover the best cooking classes and food experiences on Lake Como!

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Cooking classes

Cooking class experience in Bellagio

Group or private experience

€160/person

Up to 8 ppl

3 h

A cooking class in the magical town of Bellagio, with your own private Italian chef.

  • Learn how to prepare fresh pasta with bolognese sauce (the world popular ragù), lasagna with pesto and, for dessert… tiramisu!
  • Enjoy delicious local products and have a great time with your loved ones in an amazing setting
  • Make new friends: after the hard work, you will be able to eat what you prepared with your fellow companions

Tour provided by Lake Como Experiences.
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Pizza Training Experience in Como

Group or private experience

€120/person

Up to 10 ppl

2 h

Learn how to prepare pizza with your own private pizzaiolo and taste it with a good glass of local wine.

  • Learn how to make your own pizza at a place a stone’s throw from Como’s historic center
  • More than a cooking class: an experience where you will really get to know the healthy products that you use in your recipe
  • Enjoy your own pizza together with a good glass of local wine

Tour provided by Slow Lake Como.
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Cooking class at a local's home in Varenna

Group experience

From €145/p

Up to 6 ppl

3 h

Improve your Italian cooking skills through a cooking class at a local’s home in Varenna and taste everything you have prepared accompanied by delicious local Italian wines.

  • Learn some top secrets of three authentic local recipes from your certified cook
  • Have fun learning Italian cuisines with a fully equipped workstation and utensils
  • Enjoy every dish that you have prepared accompanied by a selection of local wines

Tour provided by GetYourGuide.
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Food tours and tastings

Como food tour & farmer's market

Group or private experience

€100/person

Up to 10 ppl

3 h

An exciting culinary tour for people who love to discover the local flavours of Como in non-touristy locales

  • Discover hidden locations of authentic Como flavours in the narrow streets of Como’s town center
  • Taste local delicacies from trusted partners
  • Meet the farmers and breeders of the local farmer’s market and taste their products and learn about their stories
  • Enjoy some excellent Italian classics such as the espresso, pastry, local cheeses, salami, local wine and gelato

Tour provided by Slow Lake Como.
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A dining experience at a local's home in Varenna

Group or private experience

€85/person

3 h

Up to 10 ppl

A private 4-course dining experience (lunch or dinner) with real-time cooking at a local resident’s home in Varenna.

  • Participate in an exclusive cooking demonstration from scratch of Italian family recipes by your host
  • Make a real connection with the Italian host family and bask in their hospitality
  • Relish your freshly-prepared 4-course seasonal meal (includes water, coffee and wine) at an authentic Italian dining table

Tour provided by GetYourGuide.
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Panoramic wine tasting in Menaggio

Group or private experience

€70/person

Up to 10 ppl

2 h

A panoramic wine tasting in the open air, just above the center of Menaggio, with breathtaking views of Lake Como.

  • Taste three different varieties of wines from Lombardy and local fresh food (homemade snacks)
  • Learn wine tasting technique with a professional sommelier that will guide you through this fascinating world
  • Admire the beautiful views of Lake Como and Bellagio from the garden
  • Experience the authentic Italian aperitivo

Tour provided by Slow Lake Como.
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Guided day tour to Bellagio & Villa Melzi from Como

Private experience

From €145/p

Up to 19 ppl

8 h

A one-day guided tour of Bellagio and the gardens of Villa Melzi departing from Como. The tour includes round-trip public ferry tickets, a three-course lunch and admission to the Gardens.

  • From Como, take the ferry to Bellagio with your guide
  • Enjoy a three-course lunch at Bellagio with drinks and coffee
  • Visit Villa Melzi gardens and Bellagio with your guide
  • Note: the above price is per person when a group of 19 people participate

Tour provided by Rigamonti Lakes Tour & Experiences.
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Food & wine tour in Como city

Private experience

From €440/t

Up to 9 ppl

3 h

Discover the best tasting locations in the beautiful city of Como and experience the authentic Italian aperitivo!

  • Your guides will take you to the non-touristy places in Como where real locals hang out
  • Taste the best cured meats and wines that Como and the Lombardy region have to offer
  • End the tour with the best ice cream ever!
  • Note: the tour has a base price of €300 to which is added the cost of €70 per participant (minimum two participants)

Tour provided by Lake Como Experiences.
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Cellar tour and wine tasting in Domaso on Lake Como

Group or private experience

€55/person

Up to 10 ppl

1.5 h

A cellar tour and a wine-tasting experience paired with local gastronomic delicacies, and a visit to the vineyards.

  • Discover the secrets of winemaking at a prestigious winery
  • Visit the vineyards and admire breathtaking views of Lake Como
  • Explore the cellar and the wine-tasting room in a villa
  • Meet the winemakers and learn all about their family history
  • Enjoy a tasting of three varieties of wine paired with local gastronomic delicacies

Tour provided by GetYourGuide.
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