Tuscany: Cooking in Tuscany

Cooking in Tuscany

This is a Tour for the lovers of the Italian food that want to discover more of our culture. 

6 nights will be spent in a Country House/Villa in Tuscany country side, with its beautiful landscapes. You will enjoy the food, the wine and Italian culture.
4 cooking lessons will bring you into the Italian Cuisine learning
4 complete menus and the opportunity to taste the dishes that you have prepared. A certificate of attending the Course will be delivered at the end of Course.
A tour into the great wines of Tuscany, the food, the beautiful small towns, the landscapes, the cellars of well known wine producers.
Visit of Florence the capital of the Renaissance, the Medieval Siena and the Ancient Rome. *** Itinerary available for custom groups.

Rome – Tuscany Arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport, meet Tour Escort and transfer to your Hotel in the Land of Tuscany by private motor-coach. Passing through the Umbria Region that produce good Italian Wines like Sagrantino, Rosso di Montefalco, Grechetto, Orvieto etc. A stop will be done in Assisi for a guided visit to the San Francis Basilica and admire the beautiful frescoed ceiling and walls painted by Giotto. Visit of the Wine Museum and the wine cellars of a local wine producer including a wine tasting with snack at the mansion. Welcome dinner at your Country House/Villa and overnight in Siena area

Siena: Breakfast at the Villa. Am Cooking Lesson: a complete menu from the Appetizers until the Dessert. Lunch will be at the Hotel tasting the dishes prepared during the lesson. After lunch we will make and excursion to Siena and a guided visit will be included: the beautiful gothic Cathedral with frescoes of Pinturicchio, the Medieval Piazza del Campo, the narrow historic streets of the centre and the Patrician Palaces. We will spend some time free ending with Dinner in Siena in a local good Restaurant. Overnight at your Country House/Villa in Siena area.

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Florence: Breakfast in the Country House/Villa Today we have included a full day excursion to Florence, capital of the Renaissance. Visit of Florence with local guide: Piazza della Signoria beautiful example of the Renaissance period, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistry with its "Gates of Paradise" doors, Santa Croce Church. Lunch will be on their own. You will have time free for shopping in Florence, famous for the Artisans of the Leather, the Goldsmith and the Silver. Transfer back and Dinner at the Country House/Villa. Overnight in Siena area

Montepulciano: Breakfast at the Country House/Villa. Am Cooking Lesson: a complete menu from the Appetizers until the Dessert Lunch at the Villa tasting the dishes prepared during the lesson After lunch we will visit Montepulciano: Town encircled by walls and fortifications with the beautiful Renaissance style Palazzi. Visit of the cellars and wine tasting at an old famous Canteen of Montepulciano where we will have the opportunity to appreciate the Vino Nobile and Rosso of Montepulciano. Dinner will be served at your Country House. Overnight in Siena area.

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Montalcino: Breakfast at the Villa. Am Cooking Lesson: a complete menu from the Appetizers until the Dessert Lunch after the lesson tasting the dishes prepared during the morning This afternoon we have included an excursion on the land of the great wines like Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino and Sangiovese. Guided tour of Montalcino, charming small Town still today mantaining the look of an ancient Medieval Village. Visit of the Civic Museum. We can't stay here without a visit of the cellars and the Glass Museum of a famous Wine Producer and taste the famous Montalcino wine . Transfer back and Dinner will be at your Country House. Overnight in Siena area


Siena: Breakfast at the Villa. Am Cooking Lesson: a complete menu from the Appetizers until the Dessert. After your last cooking lesson, you will taste the dishes prepared during the morning. In the afternoon you will be transferred to Siena for a walking tour through its narrow streets, visiting the old shops of the Artisans including the admittance fee to the Museo di Contrada, big Senese tradition. If we have time we will visit a cheese or salami local producer. Dinner with live music will be served at the Villa. Overnight in Siena area

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Tuscany - Rome: After Breakfast, today we leave our Country House/Villa in Tuscany driving to Rome again through the Umbria Region. Check in at your hotel in Roma Lunch will be on your own We will spend our afternoon with an included guided tour, exploring the ancient Rome, the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Capitol Hill and the beautiful St. Peter Basilica. The Farewell Dinner will be in a good Roman Restaurant including the Castelli white wine that is the local production. Overnight at your Hotel in Rome


Rome - Fiumicino Airport: American Breakfast at your Hotel. Today you say "Arrivederci to Italy" with a transfer from your Hotel in Rome to Fiumicino Airport and departure to your final destination.

What's Included:
  • 6 nights accommodation in a Country House / Villa in Siena area 
  • 1 night accommodation in a 4 star Hotel in Rome
  • Buffet breakfast daily 
  • All luxury transportation and transfers services as per the itinerary 
  • Tour Escort at disposal during whole program 
  • All Entrance Fees to Cultural Sites 
  • Licensed local guide services as per program 
  • 4 Cooking Lessons including Certification of the Course 
  • 4 Dinners and 4 Lunches with wine included 
  • 1 festive dinner with music 
  • 3 wine tastings and visits at well known cellars 
  • Headsets for the visits 
  • All local taxes 
If you are interested in this package, contact us today for more information. This tour can also be adapted for individuals. All of our tours are available year round upon request for your private group of minimum 2 people. Final price depends on chosen style of accommodation and dining. Please contact us with your group size (minimum 2 guests), travel dates and preferences and we will send you custom pricing.

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