Gourmet Tuscan cookery holiday

Tuscany Region, Tuscany, Italy

8 days from
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Courtyard with tables and chairs in Tuscany on cooking holiday
Plate of Italian food with glass of red wine on cooking holiday

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Holiday overview

Stay in a magnificent 13th Century Tuscan villa for a unique 7 night/8 day cookery holiday dedicated to the secrets and traditions of Tuscan cookery near Florence; includes a gastronomic program cooking with Italian master chefs, exploring regional delicacies, fine wines and fairytale castles more details...

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Private 1-on-1

Included in the price

Please note that holidays do not include flights, please see the getting there tab for more details

  • 4 five hour cookery lessons on days 3, 5, 6 and 7
  • 7 nights accommodation (room based on double occupancy in a self-catering apartment)
  • Please note: Prices are based on 2 sharing a room and travelling together
  • Solo travellers must book a private single room for a compulsory single supplement which can be added at the time of booking
  • Accommodation will be in one of the stunning villas on the estate
  • Check in anytime after 2pm on day 1 and check out by 10am on day 8
  • Maid service daily except Sunday
  • A welcome basket including fruit, yoghurt, cereal, bread, prosciutto, cheeses, juice, coffee, tea and wine
  • Lunches on days 2, 3, 4 and 7 at the school, restaurants and well-researched Trattorias
  • Dinner provided every evening except on day 2 where transport to a local restaurant will be provided
  • Welcome dinner prepared by the estate's chef to be enjoyed in the 13th Century Villa with your fellow participants
  • A full day of Southern Tuscany villages & wine excursion
  • A guided walking tour of Florence and its markets
  • A visit to a traditional Italian ceramics producer
  • All transport to and from the excursions, tours and wine tastings
  • A cookbook and a apron

Location overview

All Italian and Tuscan cooking courses take place in the grounds of a stunning 13th century Italian villa in the hills of Tuscany just outside the city of Florence; all lessons are run by local Italian chefs using fresh ingredients that are produced onsite.

Holiday start days

  • This holiday can start on:
  • Saturdays

Public holidays / Closures

Please note this cookery school is closed from mid-November to mid-March.