For over ten years Le Baccanti has provided the finest service in customized luxury cultural food & wine vacations and day tours in Tuscany and Italy. We are recommended by BBC Travel, The Independent, Le Monde, The Telegraph and scores of satisfied wine, food and art lovers. We offer a wide range of outstanding day tours and experiences, easily bookable on-line. For exclusive custom programs and out of the ordinary experiences, our expert team of Vip Italy Travel Advisors is at your disposal.
Your wonderful full-day exploring the Brunello wine region begins when you will be picked up at your accommodations and taken on a scenic drive through the beautiful Tuscan countryside near Florence or Siena. Come explore the techniques used in creating this marvelous red wine, and taste some of the best wines in Tuscany!
Your day of authentic Italian cooking with the guidance of a delightful, genuine Tuscan home chef begins when Anna welcomes you to her charming house in Florence. Anna will lead you through the preparation of delicious Italian dishes during this half-day lesson in a real Tuscan home. Through her passion for cooking and teaching, you will indulge in a foodie's dream as you learn about the role of fresh ingredients in classic Italian cuisine.
Explore the endless new tastes, smells, sights, and sounds of Florence's historic indoor food market and gourmet food and wine shops with your friendly, English-speaking guide during your private walking tour. Indulge your inner foodie and enjoy guided samples of some of Italy's finest fresh wares produced in the surrounding Tuscan countryside.
Begin your Chianti Classico day tour adventure when your personal driver greets you at your place of stay and you begin your leisurely drive through the beautiful Tuscan landscape.
Leave no stone unturned during your full-day exploration of the delightful Alberobello area. This amazing wine tour includes a perfect blend of wine, culture, luxury and culinary delights as you are driven through the regions famous for Trulli houses and refreshing white wines from Locorotondo. You'll also explore the town of Martina Franca, with your private English-speaking driver and luxury transportation. This full-day experience will open a whole new side of Italy to you, and help you create lifetime memories during your vacation here.
Come discover the secrets of authentic Pugliese cooking in this wonderful half-day culinary adventure. Enjoy your hands-on cooking class in Lecce held in an informal and welcoming environment. Prepare a traditional 4-course southern Italian meal, including at least two types of local pasta shapes with delicious accompanying sauces!
During your Vernaccia di San Gimignano wine tour, you'll learn about both ancient and modern wine-making techniques used to produce this delicious, historic white wine. Come see first-hand this gloriously preserved hilltop Tuscan town, and you'll soon understand why so many remain enamored with its beauty and enduring charm.
Amazing culinary and wine-focused week from Florence, available year-round as an excellent private tour. Spend a week exploring Florence, Chianti, San Gimignano and so much more! Three cooking classes in the beautiful MaMa Florence kitchen and great 4-star centrally-located hotel right on the Arno river.
Think of a weekend away exploring Rome with an expert guide, cooking with a great chef, sitting in an elegant cafe, sipping a delicious glass of wine and watching the bustling Roman city-life pass before your eyes. Rome is unique for its tempting cuisine, refreshing wines and top-notch sightseeing opportunities.
Indulge in a three-day getaway to discover Venice, one of the most unique cities in the world, and its surrounding areas producing excellent wines: Prosecco, Amarone and Soave. Unreveal Venice's dazzling beauty and rich wine heritage as you explore the city's wines bars, vineyards and the green gardens on the islands surrounding the city,
Privately tour the top artistic and historic sites of the beautiful medieval city of Siena with your knowledgeable English-speaking local guide, including the famous Piazza del Campo and the Siena Town Hall. Explore the beautiful panorama surrounding this Tuscan gem.
Learn all about homemade pasta during your hands-on joinable pasta-making class at MaMa Florence. You'll knead, cut, roll out and fill ravioli, and mix, slice, roll and shape gnocchi, tagliatelle, spaghetti, fusilli or other varieties of amazing fresh pasta. This class in the heart of Tuscany is a food-lover's dream come true!
Come explore this unique wine region surrounding Mt. Etna. With these spectacular views and unforgettable wines, your full-day wine immersion will leave you with memories of a lifetime.
Not all olive oils are created equal, as you will learn on this unique tour of functioning Tuscan olive oil press. Here, spicy, intense, green extra-virgin olive oil is produced that surely will change your tastebuds for the better! A foodie's dream, this tour will share all the secrets of authentic oil production conveniently located between Florence and Siena.
Hunt the woods around Alba for the world's most precious white and black truffles. Learn the ropes from a professional truffle hunter and his trained dog. If you love the secretive world of truffles, this is the perfect activity to help you learn more about how truffles are lovingly found and preserved.