Tuscan cooking and wine holiday

Tuscany Region, Tuscany, Italy

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Tuscan palace and pool on cooking holiday in Italy
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Holiday overview

This fantastic 6 night cookery and wine holiday near Pisa is a real immersion into an Italian culinary lifestyle; you’ll not only be learning how to cook delicious dishes, from simple pasta sauces to Tuscan soups, but also how to pair them with the perfect Italian wine more details...

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Maximum group

Private 1-on-1

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

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  • 6 nights accommodation at the palazzo in a twin/double room with private bathroom in one of the self-contained apartments
  • Please note: prices are per person and based on two people travelling together and sharing
  • A compulsory single supplement applies for those travelling solo
  • Welcome drinks and tasting of local produce on arrival on day 1
  • Italian cookery lessons on day 3 and 6 (Tuesday and Friday)
  • Cookery lessons typically start around 10.30am and finish around 2pm after you’ve eaten the lunch you’ve learnt to cook
  • Wine tuition and wine tasting right before the meal on the cooking days
  • All cooking materials and ingredients
  • Visit to the local pecorino and ricotta cheese producer in Tavernelle on day 2 (Monday)
  • A visit to the Cinque Terre region on day 4 (Wednesday) by car and guided visit to two wineries with wine tastings accompanied by a Sommelier
  • A visit to the coastal town of Manarola
  • Transport to the Cinque Terre region and back to the palazzo
  • Self-catering breakfast each morning at the palazzo
  • A light lunch at one of the wineries on day 4 (Wednesday)
  • The delicious lunches you’ve learnt to cook during your cooking lessons with wine on day 3 and 6 (Tuesday and Friday)
  • Check in any time after 3pm on day 1 and check-out by 10am on day 7
  • Please note: this holiday is only suitable for a minimum of two people
  • Car hire is essential for this holiday to make the most of the local area and its not possible to reach the house by public transport

Location overview

Stay in a magnificent 400 year old Tuscan palazzo nestled in the medieval village of Tavernelle, overlooking a National Park in the countryside of northern Tuscany just 2 hour’s drive from Florence and just over an hour away from Pisa and Genova by car. Enjoy a cookery and wine or purely wine holiday in this tranquil setting for a learning holiday with a difference.

Holiday start days

  • This holiday can start on:
  • Sundays