Starts in: Rijeka | Available: Every day (May-October)
Guided Tour
5 hours tour
$115/ person
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Tour Highlights


Explore the local market with your guide while learning about regional ingredients


Learn how to prepare traditional Istrian food with a local chef


Enjoy the delicious dishes you prepared during the class

Why we chose this tour

Don't leave Croatia without learning how to cook like a local! Our Istrian Cooking Class in Rijeka is the ultimate introduction into the Croatian culinary world. You'll roam the local market for fresh ingredients, then learn how to prepare regional dishes while sampling coffee and other treats along the way. Finish the adventure by indulging in the fruits of your labor - and leave with lifelong skills and recipes you can share with your loved ones while remembering your time in Croatia.

Our Istrian Cooking Class in Rijeka is available daily from May 15th through October 31st. What better way to immerse yourself in the local culture than with an insider cooking adventure? First, you’ll hit the marketplace to shop for fresh ingredients and sample some coffee and treats.

Begin your cooking class with a welcome drink, then learn how to prepare a variety of regional dishes – such as wild game stew with gnocchi, homemade pasta with truffles, sardines in sesame, risotto with shrimps, Dorada with vegetables, fish filet with a side of greens, and fruit strudel. Choose from one of two menu options – whichever most intrigues your palate – and learn how to create a 3 course culinary masterpiece!

The Istrian Cooking Class starts and ends in Rijeka with guaranteed departures.

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Itinerary - Istrian Cooking Class in Rijeka

9:00 Meeting point at City Clock Tower, Gradski toranj
  • Meet your local guide
Guided tour of the market
  • Experience Rijeka's local market with your guide while picking up ingredients for your cooking experience
Cooking class
  • Enjoy a guided cooking class with a local chef. Learn about the traditional flavors of the Istrian kitchen. Enjoy the dishes you prepared!
14:00 Drop off at City Clock Tower, Gradski toranj
  • You will be dropped off at the same location you were picked up from
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Important Details

Fully guided tour 
Coffee and snacks at the local market
Welcome drink in the restaurant 
3 course meal and a beverage
Guidance of a professional cook, in a fully-equipped kitchen
Personal expenses
Travel insurance
Choose between 2 different menus 
Menu 1: Sardines in sesame, risotto with shrimps, Dorada (fish similar to sea bass) with vegetables, fish filet with local side dish 
Menu 2: Wild game stew with gnocchi, tagliata from rump steak, homemade pasta with truffles, strudel with fruits
The maximum number of people per group is 8
NB all times are approximate
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