Il Rifugio (The Refuge)
We offer One-Day and Week-Long culinary workshops and vacations plus other custom programs.
If you are a chef, an artist, a writer or a teacher, click here for more information on how we can host your workshop.
Our One-Day Cooking Class is for groups of two to six people and held at our home near Cortona (not at Il Rifugio).
Our Week-Long workshops and vacations with accommodations at Il Rifugio are designed for private groups of six to ten people.
Il Rifugio, a respectfully restored seventeenth-century stone villa situated on the edge of a five hundred year old terraced olive grove on the border of Umbria above the village of Montanare in the community of Cortona in Tuscany, Italy.
Surrounded by over twenty two rolling hectares (fifty six acres) of private property Il Rifugio is ten minutes from the Etruscan citadel Cortona
The Patio Il Rifugio