Cooking With a Family in the Chianti Hills
Every morning have fun cooking a typical four course lunch hands-on in a Tuscan country kitchen. On two afternoons, your host takes you to visit a winery in a pretty medieval hamlet and Chianti towns. Other afternoons, take a siesta or a walk along the peaceful country roads. In colder times, relax by the fire in the farmhouse lounge with a good book. If you stay at a hotel, return to your hotel and hang out with locals in your Chianti town.
- 5 nights accommodation–room with shared bath breakfast at the B & B farmhouse
- welcome dinner
- 5 cooking classes with bountiful lunch & wine
- light dinners at home
- 2 excursions
- transfers to/from the Montevarchi train station
5 Night Italy Cooking School Tour Itinerary
Arrive at the Montevarchi train station and transfer by private car to a rambling 13th century Tuscan farmhouse.
In the evening sit down to a welcome dinner with two delightful sisters, Paola and Simonetta, both excellent home cooks and teachers.
Start your first hands-on cooking class lasting about two or three hours, learning four to five authentic Tuscan dishes. For lunch, gather around the table, share stories and laughter and dine on these creations.
Free time to relax with a good book in the garden or by the fire, or head out for a walk through the gorgeous Tuscan countryside.
Enjoy light dinner with the family.
Participate hands-on in your cooking class in the farmhouse kitchen. Enjoy your delicious creations over a bottle of wine and playful conversation around the family table.
After free time in the afternoon, take an excursion to the famous Chianti wine region to visit local wineries and towns. In the evening, return home for a delicious light dinner.
Cook another delicious array of Italian dishes and feel proud of your hard work over wonderful lunch around the table with your new friends.
After a free afternoon relaxing, get together for a light dinner with the family.
After your morning cooking class and lunch, relax and recharge at home.
In the late afternoon, take an excursion in the Chianti area.
Return home for a light dinner with good wine and conversation with the family and your companions.
Experience a last morning of cooking, conversation and good wine followed by a siesta on the farm after lunch. In the late afternoon, transfer by private car to the Montevarchi train station.
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