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A Day Cooking

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"the past...& the pasta"

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Pre-Post Cruise Civitavecchia






Rather than spending a frenetic day touring Rome think to a full day excursion in the country, cooking and drinking wine!

- One day excursion - for those on Cruise ships docking in Civitavecchia or from Rome

...a magic place for your heart and soul...!

 (Classes are limited to 6 but for lunch till 10 people)
Please enquire for dates 

what it is included:

- Including fine wines, cooking class and lunch

- transfers to Civitavecchia train station or port (Forte Michelangelo to reach from your Cruise by free shuttle)

- use of all facilities, as well as the swimming pool in summer

- Visit of the weekly market if in Friday Tolfa or Thursday Allumiere

- Visit to a wood oven Bakery

- Our recipes book "Fontana del Papa - the past & the pasta"


120 € per person  if 6 people  (2 people cost is 160€ p/p - 3p 150€ p/p - 4p 140€ - 5p 130€) only lunch 100 euro (from morning 9.30/10.00 till afternoon 3.00/5.00) we can take till 10 person

How to reach us

-The train from Rome Termini there is at 8.05 a.m. At Ostiense Rome station at 8.16 a.m. and arrive in Civitavecchia at 9.15 - www.trenitalia.com (you can buy the thicket for the train, the morning of departure at the station round trip about 10€)

-for those on Cruise ships docking in Civitavecchia: take the free shuttle bus from your ship to the port entrance. Here we pick up to Fontana del Papa


What you will do

Each class meal consists of a first course as soup, hand - made pasta, or risotto, or gnocchi main course (as meat saltimbocca, involtini, polpettine, or chicken/rabbit "cacciatora" or roasted with potatoes) vegetable course (season garden), and dessert Moretta (a special cake with Nutella), tiramisù or ciambellone or Apple Cake or Crostata or Ciambelle al vino and anice) (upon request vegetarian menu)

The Surroundings

After lunch, upon request, enjoy a short escorted walk through Tolfa and to the “Castello della Rocca” perched high above the town. From this ruined 12th Century castle we have one of the best views over the area

Fabulous Food ... Fabulous Wine... Fabulous Family ... Una giornata meravigliosa! Mary Anne Desmond - Arizona -


contact & inquiries


upon request we may organize a special afternoon cooking class making "pizza" and dinner


* Please note: No contract exists until we have received the Booking Form properly completed

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