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Pizza and Gelato Making

Learn to make mouthwatering Pizza and scrumptious Gelato just like the Italians do - join our late afternoon class! ... - ... - Read more

From € 49.00

Tuscany Wine Trail

Discover one of the most evocative and well-known wine regions in the world: the Chianti. We'll take you into the heart of the Chianti region of Tuscany, the “Chianti Classico.” Located just south of Florence, sun-gorged hills are... - ... - Read more

From € 129.00

A Gourmet's Tour: Taste the Traditional Florentine Delights

We'll take you on a delicious stroll through the Florence city center, where we'll take gourmet pit stops in traditional Florentine bars, shops, and eateries. And of course, we'll round your experience off with a taste of vin santo ,... - ... - Read more

From € 29.00

Private Tuscan Cooking Lesson

Enjoy a private cooking lesson and learn how to prepare delicious Tuscan recipes. Barbara or Valentina will be your private chef, expertly guiding you through the preparation of the menu of your choice. Your cooking adventure begins at 4:00pm, and... - ... - Read more

From € 60.00

Wanna be Italiano! Cooking Lesson with Market Shopping

Shop, taste, chop, prepare - learn how to cook a delicious Tuscan three-course meal from market to table! Chef Giovanni will take you to the central market in Florence where you will learn about shopping for (and tasting!) the best ingredients.... - ... - Read more

From € 79.00

VIP Cooking Class in noble Villa with Market Tour

Enjoy the fantastic experience of learning Chef Giovanni's secrets of Italian cuisine in an intimate and friendly atmosphere with this small-group cooking class! ... - ... - Read more

From € 149.00

Art & the Art of Cooking - Guided Tour & Lunch at Private Palace

On this adventure, you'll see works of art from a new angle, guided by a knowledgeable art historian and native Florentine. Also a true connoisseur of wine and food, he will then invite you to a lunch prepared by himself in his own home, a... - ... - Read more

From € 135.00

Tuscan Dinners at Your Location

Offer your family and friends a fantastic evening with traditional Tuscan dishes and the best Tuscan wines.  Bring our chefs home with you – and together we'll create memories no one will forget! ... - ... - Read more

From € 43.00

Florence Food Tour

Get a unique taste of Florence! Experience the food culture past and present, from shopping to eating and drinking. With this complete immersion you'll gain a complete and delicious picture of one of the world's most gourmet cities! ... - ... - Read more

From € 65.00

Wine Tasting Session in Florence

Discover the varied and fascinating universe of Tuscan wines! During your private wine tasting in central Florence, you'll learn about the popular wines as well as the lesser known names, you'll discover the traditional vintages and the... - ... - Read more

From € 35.00

Contemporary Architecture, Ancient Art, and Wine in Montepulciano (Day Tour)

This work of art... is a winery! Your day-long excursion includes visits to Montepulciano and San Biagio Abbey, lunch and two wine tastings, including two important Contemporary Art Proyects. ... - ... - Read more

From € 255.00

Discovering the Brunello di Montalcino

Spend a day you won't easily forget: discover Montalcino and its world-famous Brunello wine. Your day trip includes the visit of two Montalcino wineries followed by tastings, as well as a delicious three-course lunch at La Taverna at Castello... - ... - Read more

From € 495.00

Bolgheri & Super Tuscans Wine Tasting Tour

Travel towards the sea, to the famous Bolgheri region, land of some of the first Super Tuscans. Visit where some of the greatest Italian wine is produced – and taste it! This exclusive tour for the discerning palate includes the visit of two... - ... - Read more

From € 495.00

Wine Tour through the Chianti Rufina

Join us for a memorable tour through the Chianti Rufina region, east of Florence. The Rufina is the best known Chianti area after the the Chianti Classico. Pilgrims traveling along the ancient Roman stone roads that cross high mountains found... - ... - Read more

From € 175.00

Lucca, Pisa, and Wine

Visit a winery in the Valfreddana near Lucca, explore Lucca with its ancient walls and picturesque historical city center where you'll enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch and admire the magnificent Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa. A perfect day trip! ... - ... - Read more

From € 175.00

Morellino and the Maremma

Discover the Maremma, one of the wildest and most beautiful regions of Tuscany, with olive tree covered hills, Mediterranean maquis (evergreen), and valleys where horses and wild boar roam freely. Its most famous wine, the Morellino di Scansano,... - ... - Read more

From € 235.00

The Chocolate Artisans of Florence

There is more to the Florentine pleasures of the palate than wine and savory dishes... This is a tour for gourmet lovers of sweet things! Tuscany, and Florence in particular, played an important role in introducing chocolate to Italy – and... - ... - Read more

From € 90.00

Florence Wine, Oil and Cheese Tasting

After the museums, the monuments, and the art, join us for our exclusive Wine & Cheese Tasting in a traditional wine bar located in the heart of Florence. A detailed explanation of the various flavors and historical background will accompany... - ... - Read more

From € 35.00

Cooking Class Florence: Handmade Pasta and Traditional Dessert, with Lunch

Discover the secrets for preparing the best handmade pasta every time! Under the expert guidance of a multilingual chef, you'll learn to make three different types of pasta with three different sauces and a traditional Italian dessert –... - ... - Read more

From € 53.00

Craft Beer and Bites Walking Tour Florence

Take this opportunity to break out of the “usual” Italian experience, and taste four Italian craft beers and three delicious finger food pairings as you learn about Italian food and culture in an intimate group setting. ... - ... - Read more

From € 59.00

Life is Grape: Wine, Food, and Beauty of the Val d'Orcia

Escape the hustle and bustle of Florence and experience the heart of Tuscany by visiting the enchanting Val d’Orcia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the beautiful towns of Montalcino, Pienza, San Quirico, and Montepulciano, enjoy two... - ... - Read more

Food Experience: Chianina Beef Tour

Come with us on a tour to the Tuscan countryside! You will visit one of the farms that raise the magnificent Chianina breed. Your tour of the farm is followed by a delicious Tuscan lunch featuring the best local specialties - including, of course,... - ... - Read more

Balsamic Vinegar & Wine Tasting in the Modena Countryside

Enjoy the best of the Modena countryside: Visit the world’s oldest balsamic vinegar manufacturer - and a winery run by passionate young winemakers! A traditional lunch is included.   ... - ... - Read more

Wine Tasting & Tuscan Cuisine Cooking Lesson near San Gimignano

Enjoy a dream day on the hills of San Gimignano - learn to prepare a delicious lunch, visit the organic winery followed by wine tasting and the lunch you prepared in an ancient farmhouse nestled among the vineyards of Tuscany.   ... - ... - Read more