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Living The Tuscan Dream

Forget about glazed remodelled castles, pretentious chefs and fake furniture accommodation which can easily be found in Tuscany nowadays. This unique culinary vacation is meant exclusively for those who are looking for a TRUE Tuscan experience. Immerse yourself in Chianti countryside, take a break from hi–tech/hi-rec daily life by embracing local slow rhythms and medieval rituals, rediscovering the pleasures and pure joy of simple food, gorgeous scenarios and beautiful souls!


 

7 DAYS | TUSCANY

TYPE: INDEPENDENT

TRAVEL: SUN (MAR-NOV)

FROM $4,776*


ITINERARY

Day 1 Arrival and welcome to Andrea’s house

Arrive into Florence airport, meet your driver and transfer to Andrea’s house. After check in, receive a welcome glass of local wine and enjoy the views Chiantis’ rolling hills and welcome dinner tonight. D

Day 2 Cooking Class and Siena excursion

This morning, meet Andrea in his veggie garden, to learn about his peculiar way to grow plants and pick seasonal veggies. Your rst class will be held right afterwards. Then enjoy an excursion to nearby Siena. Meet your local guide and learn about the history and legends of the town. There will then be free time, before savouring a tasty dinner. BLD

Day 3 Cooking Class and Into the Vino World

Meet Andrea in the kitchen for your second cooking class with lunch to follow based on your e orts. In the afternoon transfer to Dievole, one of the very oldest wineries on Earth. Enjoy a guided tour to ancient wine cellars with a tasting of olive and wine to follow. BLD

Day 4 Seasonal food – Pizza and bread class

The schedule of this morning varies according to the season

as it is focusing on a special ingredient. Lunch is based on the season ingredient. In the late afternoon join Andrea in his kitchen for a pizza and bread baking class learning about yeast and baking techniques. Pizza dinner to follow. BLD

Day 5 Montepulciano

Today discover Southern Tuscany. First stop will be Podere
il Casale, a local cheese maker in Pienza countryside where you will have am Estate tour with lunch to follow. After lunch stop at Montepulciano, a lovely hill?top medieval village with perfectly preserved walls and great views of the Orcia valley hills. Before heading back for Chianti, you will stop at Podere il Casale, a local cheese–maker, for an entirely cheese based dinner. BD

Day 6 Farewell Cooking Class

The morning is free to relax by the pool or hike in the countryside on own. After lunch enjoy your farewell cooking class with nal dinner to follow. BL

Day 7 Departure

After a homemade breakfast, check out and transfer to Florence airport with lifetime memories! B

Experience the true Tuscan experience with this unique culinary vacation

Immerse yourself in Chianti countryside and rediscover the pure joy of simple food and gorgeous souls

6 nights’ accommodation

Return private transfers

6 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L), 1 dinner (D)

4 private cooking classes

Private excursion (max 6 hour) to Siena

3 course dinner in typical Siena restaurant

Guided winery visit at Dievole

Private excursion to Pienza and Montepulciano

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B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner • *Terms and conditions apply. From prices are per person, twin share, based on lead in grades and/or seasons unless specified. When available, optional upgrades can be applied at time of booking. See our terms and conditions for more information