Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Italy  /  Tuscany  /  Province of Siena  /  Siena  /  Sightseeing  /  Scuola di Cucina di Lella
Scuola di Cucina di Lella, Siena
(4.9/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
Learn how to cook like an Italian at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, a famous culinary school of regional and international cuisine. The head chef and teacher, Lella, welcomes tourists and locals alike into her kitchen. Courses can last as long as a half-day or several days, depending on the level of mastery you'd like to achieve. You have your choice of foods you'd like to prepare, including medieval recipes. Cooking classes at your rental villa and private chef services are also available. Using our world travel planner, Siena attractions like Scuola di Cucina di Lella can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Create a full Siena itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Siena

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Siena by other users

13 days in Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Italy, Paris & London BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in Italy BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO May, culture, relaxing, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Italy BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL June, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Italy BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL June, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Italy, Riga & London BY A USER FROM LATVIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA March, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 32 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Siena BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Tuscany BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA May, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: May, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This was a great introduction to the local cooking techniques of Siena. Chef Francesco explained each step, and Julia translated so we could catch the nuances. Every dish in our "tipico" menu was fabu...  more »
  • Hey, I spent five most enjoyable days in Siena, at this cooking school in Oct. 2005 and I still have the fondest memories of Lella, her school, and the fun we had cooking and then eating for lunch wha...  more »
  • Excellent day, excellent food, excellent instruction. Highly recommend. So warm, friendly and hospitable. 
Google
  • What a a great day and awesome experience. We had 5 of us in our group. Gabriella was a great teacher and makes everything look easy. Julie was so helpful and translated for us, making it a fun time. I would highly recommend this school to anyone for a true Tuscan experience. Grazie mille.
  • Delicious food and Chef Lella is amazing!! She taught us such lovely authentic Italian food that i have never had before. Indeed, there's no better place to learn authentic cuisine in Italy!! Grazie chef Lella for the wonderful experience!!