FAMILY or SMALL GROUPS: 5 days of Tuscan life and local food

Get in touch with local life and cook the Tuscan dishes

An authentic journey through the culture, traditions and flavors of Tuscany. You will get in touch with the daily life of the locals, living firsthand unique and exciting experiences away from the usual tourist itineraries. You will discover the Tuscan territory of the Valdichiana Senese and its typical products, accompanied by our local travel experts. You will learn how to cook the main dishes of the Tuscan cookery, such as handmade pici, bruschetta, almond Cantucci, and many other typical Tuscan recipes, guided step by step by housewives and local chefs. You will meet the artisans of taste directly in their companies, where you will closely observe their attention for quality, genuineness, and the Tuscan nature of their food and wine products. You will really learn to taste the local products and to enhance them thanks to the right combinations.

 

Price per person: from 819 € in double room
FREE children under 3 years
50% discount for children from 3 to 12 years

 

DAY 1
Arrival in Montepulciano. Gourmet tour in the historic center of Montepulciano, a “delicious” walk through the alleys of Montepulciano accompanied by an expert local guide.

 

 

DAY 2
Tuscan cooking class at the farm to learn how to make the famous handmade pici and other local typical recipes. At the end of the course, lunch in agriturismo.

 

DAY 3
Guided tour of Pienza, UNESCO heritage site, and visit to Piccolomini Palace, historic mansion of Enea Piccolomini (Pope Pius II), with its panoramic garden. Lunch in a dairy in Val d’Orcia, where you will discover the making process of the famous pecorino di Pienza cheese. In the afternoon you will be guided by a pastry chef to the refined art of local pastry; the course includes also the preparation of typical cantucci.

 

 

DAY 4
Guided tour of a Chianina breeding farm, the biggest calves of the world from which the original “Florentine T-bone steak” originates. Lunch at the farm based on Chianina meat.

 

 

DAY 5
Check out.

 

What it includes


Stay

4 nights in agriturismo with breakfast


Tour

Gourmet tour in the historical centre of Montepulciano
Cooking class with lunch in agriturismo
Tuscan pastry course


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Visite

Visit of a dairy producing pecorino di Pienza cheese and lunch;
Visit of a Chianina breeding farm and lunch.


Tickets

Guided visit of Pienza and Piccolomini Palace;


Trasporti

Trasportation for daily activities according to program;


Notes

Minimum participants: 2
Maximum participants: 8

 

  • Price is per person
  • Tourist Tax is not included in the price, if applied.

Booking information
Please contact us at booking@valdichianaliving.it 

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