Cooking in Chianti Vacation
Hands-On Cooking & Touring in Chianti
7 NIGHTS & 8 DAYS - MAXIMUM 12 GUESTS
This 7-night, 8-day all-inclusive Accompanied Chianti Culinary Vacation includes 5 hands-on cooking classes with local chefs and wine tours across the Italian countryside.
Chianti Cooking Vacation & Wine Tour
Small group fully accompanied with licensed guides
Historic accommadtions in Florence & Chianti
Most meals included
All land transportation in private coach
Five Hands-on cooking classes all around Chianti
Guided city tours in Florence, Siena, Pienza & Cortona
Three Winery tours with tastings
Excursions to Siena, Pienza, Cortona, San Gimignano
Special gelato making demonstration
Truffle hunting when in season
Cheese farm visit with tasting
7 nights in charming 3 & 4-star historical hotels & country resorts of which 2 nights in the historical center of Florence located just minutes from the Duomo and 5 nights in a 4 star completely renovated hotel in Radda-in-Chianti where you have at your disposition spa, pool & restaurants. The hill-top village has magnificent views of the Chianti vineyards. Room configurations are double/queen beds. Single rooms (solo travelers) will incur a supplemental charge of US$650 for 2020 and US$660 for 2021. In many instances, it is possible to up-grade standard rooms to deluxe/superior or suites on our tours.
During the course of the week in magical Chianti, you will experience FIVE hands-on cooking classes around the Chianti area. Your kitchens will be in charming farm houses and wineries. Your instructors will be local Tuscans from the area who love what they do.... cook for others !! Classes are 3-4 hour sessions and will generally include 4 course meals (with the exception of the Pasta Making day where we will be eating primarily various types of pastas following the lesson) with local wines. You'll receive recipes for all the meals prepared.
Breakfast included daily and ALL but 3 meals included during the 8 day period as indicated on the itinerary. Cooking classes will take the place of meals as your will be dining after each class.
There are 3 winery tours with tastings that include 3 or 4 locally produced wines.
The tour begins at the hotel on day 1. All transportation is provided as per the tour specific itinerary's destinations and excursions. At the tour end, there is a complimentary transfer from the Chianti residence to the Florence train station SMN and the Florence airport.
Guided City Tours
There are 3 city tours led by licensed guides: Florence, Siena or Volterra and San Gimignano in addition to the country tour to Pienza & Cortona.
Maximum of 12 guests