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Cooking With a Family in the Chianti Hills

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5 nights

Experience authentic local life, living and cooking with an Italian family in their home in the gorgeous Chianti wine hills, so you feel part of the family. You feel like your Italian sister is showing you how to make the perfect tomato pasta sauce in her big Tuscan country kitchen.

Learn Italian cooking secrets every morning with two sisters in their nicely renovated 13th century farmhouse on a Chianti hill with amazing views of vineyards, olive trees and forests. Sit down at the table with the sisters and kids for a typical Italian family lunch of your creations and have fun getting to know each other.

Your “Italian sisters” accompany you on private excursions to discover their favourite Chianti towns, countryside and wines so you feel you’re with local friends.

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Traveler’s Story

Karen Begemann, BC, Canada

Our two cooking teachers and hosts) gave my cousin Judith and I a culinary experience to remember ! They warmly welcomed us to stay in their lovely 13th century farmhouse perched on a hilltop overlooking Chianti olive trees and vineyards.

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Sunday: welcome to family's farmhouse & dinner at home

Arrive at the Montevarchi train station, a 40-60 minute ride south of Florence. Transfer by private car to a nicely renovated, 13th century Tuscan farmhouse. Get settled in your room in their house.

If you’d prefer to stay in a hotel in a nearby town and go with a private driver to/from the farmhouse, we can arrange it for you.

Welcome dinner at home in the country kitchen with your hosts, two delightful sisters, both excellent home cooks and teachers.

Monday: morning cooking class & lunch, free time to relax

Put your hands in the flour in your multi-course cooking class of authentic Tuscan dishes in their big, country kitchen. Dine on your creations there.

Free time. Relax with a good book in the garden or by the fire, or walk through the gorgeous Tuscan countryside.

Enjoy light dinner with the family.

Tuesday: cooking class at home, excursion to Chianti winery

Multi-course cooking class of authentic Tuscan dishes in their big, country kitchen. Dine on your creations there.

Mid/late afternoon guided excursion to visit a Chianti winery and towns.

In the evening, return home for light dinner.

Wednesday: cooking class at home, free time to relax

Multi-course cooking class of delicious Italian dishes in their big, country kitchen. Dine on your creations there.

Free time. Relax with a good book in the garden or by the fire, or walk through the gorgeous Tuscan countryside.

After a free afternoon, get together for a light dinner with the family.

Thursday: cooking class at home, Chianti area excursion

After your morning cooking class and sumptuous lunch, relax at home.

In the late afternoon, enjoy a guided excursion in the Chianti area.

Return home for a light dinner.

Friday: cooking class at home, ciao for now

Experience a last morning of cooking, conversation and good wine followed by a siesta after lunch.

In the late afternoon, transfer by private car to the Montevarchi train station.

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Included:

  • 5 nights room with shared bathrooms, breakfast at the B & B farmhouse
  • welcome dinner with wines
  • 5 cooking classes with bountiful lunch & wine
  • 4 light dinners at home with wines
  • 2 Chianti area guided excursions
  • transfers to/from the Montevarchi train station

Not Included:

  • Transport in your free time. You may want to hire a driver to tour the countryside.

Tour Dates

Cooking tour available for any dates you wish between March 15-Oct 31

Tour Prices

Euros: €1560
CDN (Approx): $2105
US (Approx): $2090

 

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