Guided tours in Florence

Daily walking tours in the historical centre and guided tours to the Uffizi Gallery in English. You also have the opportunity of a combined walk and bus tour: enjoy the beauty of Tuscan countryside riding the bus to the scenic heights of Fiesole and Piazzale Michelangelo AND experience the city close-up in the company of a local guide experienced in the history and culture of this magnificent city! Other tours available: The Vasari Corridor, Boat trip on the Arno, Florence by bike, the Medici villas and Familiy tours.

Cooking classes

This is a perfect opportunity to learn about authentic Tuscan food. In a typical setting, you will prepare a complete menue or a variety of fresh pasta dishes. Menues vary according to seasonal cuisine and the goal is to expose you to all of the good tastes of Tuscany! After having prepared the dishes together, you will enjoy your delicious meal with a good glass of wine.

Italian lessons

Vuole parlare italiano? Why not? …or just fresh up your Italian knowledge? Sig.ra Georgia is a certified Italian teacher for foreigners and upon request she gives you private lessons, or in small groups.

Wine & olive oil tasting

The "cantina" (wine cellar) "Podere Spazzavento" is a family owned wine estate, producing excellent Tuscan wines as well as a unique olive oil. The production is exclusively organic and the wine & oil tasting is professionally held by the owners. Some cheese, ham and bread is served, which helps taste the flavour of the wine and olive oil. A truly unique pleasure!

Truffle appetiser

Tuscany shares a widespread of country in which a variety of truffles can be found. "Azienda Agricola Biologica SAN LUIGI" has been producing various truffle products over the past 3 generations. In a cosy and inspiring atmosphere a generous truffle appetiser, truffle dinner and truffle hunting is offered: You can taste an excellent local wine and different Pecorino cheeses with truffle honey (delicious!), sausages and last but not least some "bruschettas" with truffles. It´s amazing to experience the variety of this tuber and its unique typical taste. On request you may also buy the products here.

Guided tours in Lucca

Don't miss to spend a day in Lucca: stunning medieval city, a "must-see" stop on any Tuscan itinerary. Lucca welcomes travelers with elegance, a liveliness that is never chaotic, and a wealth of culture. Inside the late-Renaissance walls each corner is a surprise, each street offers new discoveries -beautiful churches, ancient palaces, stylish shops, the welcoming squares full of cafes and restaurants.

Pizza & deserts making experience

This is a perfect opportunity for you to learn about Tuscan cookery; Andrea will reveal some of his culinary secrets to you. You will be working with him preparing the dough only using a selected organic wheat flour. Then you start preparing the dessert, usually the semi-freddo Italiano and the cantuccini biscuits, typical Tuscan almond cookies. While leaving the dough, you also bake and taste some delicious cecina, a thin chickpea pie typical of Pisa and the coastal area of Tuscany usually served with focaccia. Finally, you will bake several pizzas, served as soon as they get ready, for a great pizza dinner together.

Grappa tasting

The Liquirificio Morelli, which has been family-run since 1911, from Forcoli / Palaia, is known not only for its select grappa, but also for its excellent liquors like the orange and lemon liqueurs, sambuca and much more! "Morelli" exports worldwide but still remains an authentic small family business. You are welcome for a tour tasting or just a direct purchase!

The best pasta

The Martelli, family of pasta makers, from 1926 produce, personally, in their pasta factory in Lari, only durum-wheat pasta. Only the members of the family work in the pasta factory. They combine long years of professionalism with the passion for keeping up the Italian craft tradition of making pasta. Come to Lari to visit this unique pasta factory!

Hiking to discover the Tuscan landscape

The Garfagnana area, close to Lucca, is a famous trekking area in Tuscany, where both experts and beginners will enjoy the Tuscan sun and the beautiful landscape. We offer different trekking tours (from 4-8 km) and you will surely love to discover this part of Tuscany!

Minibus service

You have the opportunity to leave your car and explore Tuscany with your family or a group of friends in a minibus, in a very relaxed way! Two minibusses are at your disposal: one brandnew Mercedesbus (up to 19 persons) and a minibus for max. 8 persons. You can also book the minibus for a short drive; for example: airport pick up service etc.