Day 1, Tuesday: Arrival at Udine train station in the afternoon. Transfer to the farmhouse by private vehicle. Check-in and free time to explore the surroundings before enjoying an informal dinner in the main dining room.
Day 2, Friday: Visit a local dairy to see how cheese is made followed by a visit to a farm which produces delicious salami, local sausages and grape pickled vegetables. Mid-morning break in a "Frasca" for wine sampling followed by a stop at the local mill to select polenta flour. Return to the farmhouse for a light lunch, served "al fresco" or in the main dining room. In the afternoon will be your first cooking class, followed by dinner. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 3, Saturday: Guided excursion to the local open-air market to purchase fresh products for class. Return to the farmhouse for your second cooking class, followed by lunch. In the afternoon a guided excursion to Trieste, the capital of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, set between the blue waters of its gulf, the green hills and the white rocks of the Carso plateau. Visit the Miramare Castle and the city's historical center. Return to the farmhouse in time for dinner. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4, Sunday: Check-out and transfer to Udine for a visit of this enchanting city in the heart of Friuli. Its beautiful castle located on a hilltop offers wonderful views over the town and the unique countryside with the gorgeous Alps on the background. At the end of the tour, transfer to the train station for the departure.
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