Your wonderful full-day exploring the Brunello wine region begins when your private driver will be pick 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 a delightful, genuine Tuscan home chef will lead you through a hands-on preparation of delicious Italian dishes in a charming Florentine house. This half-day lesson will indulge your inner-foodie's dreams of learning Italian cuisine and cooking with fresh ingredients as your chef imparts her passion for cooking and teaching during this unforgettable culinary experience.
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.
Enjoy a private tour of the top artistic and historic sites of the beautiful medieval city of Siena with your expert English-speaking local art and history guide. Your private tour will include stops to the famous Piazza del Campo, and the Siena Town Hall. Alongside your guide, come discover the beautiful panorama surrounding this Tuscan gem.
Discover delicious wines of the Chianti Classico areas on your private adventure with your private driver and visits of top-rated Chianti wineries. On your full-day exploration, you will enjoy guided visits to acclaimed wineries to learn more about the grapes and wine production process. Come learn and taste these beloved Tuscan wines and enjoy the beautiful Italian countryside.
Spend a full day exploring the beautiful Valpolicella wine region during your private experience. Enjoy guided tastings of top-rated Amarone red wines in internationally-acclaimed wineries. Relax while your private driver takes you through the area's beautiful landscapes in a luxury car, and explore some of the Veneto area's top Amarone wineries on their lovely historic estates.
Discover Piedmont's top red wine, Barolo, during your privately chauffeured full-day Barolo Wine Tour. Your expert English-speaking local driver will take you to a selection of outstanding Barolo-area wineries, where you will enjoy guided tastings of their incredible Barolo wines and in-depth cellar visits to explain their wine-making process. Enjoy your amazing day exploring the glorious Piedmont region.
Enjoy some of the Tuscany's most most scenic areas in the heart of the famous Crete Senese on your full-day exploration of the Montepulciano area. Your English-speaking private driver will take you through the area's famous landscape as you learn more about the Montepulciano wine-making process and taste delicious Nobile di Montepulciano wines during your full-day exploration of the region.
Relax in your private chauffeured vehicle as you are driven through the plush hills outside of Venice during your exploration of the Valdobbiadene wine region. Learn about the Prosecco wine-making process and enjoy guided tastings of this bubbly wine. An excellent shore-day excursion, your tastebuds will thank you during your day of Prosecco wine-tasting and gourmet food adventures.
On your private full day tour of the Soave wine region, you'll learn why the wines produced here are so prized and esteemed. During this perfect shore excursion, come soak up some sun on your luxurious adventure into a land filled with UNESCO-cited castles and amazing regional specialties, all within close driving distance of Venice and Verona.
If you're a fan of special Tuscan cult wines, you won't want to miss your unique full-day tour delving into the heart of the Bolgheri wine region. On your perfect shore excursion tour, you'll drive among endless vineyards, visit exquisite wineries and sample some spectacular wines under the expert guidance of your winery guide.
During your Vernaccia di San Gimignano full-day wine tour, you'll learn about both ancient and modern wine-making techniques used to produce this delicious, historic white wine. Your private driver will guarantee that you see first-hand this gloriously preserved hilltop Tuscan town, and you'll soon understand why so many visitors remain enamored with its beauty and enduring charm.
Balsamic vinegar aged to a sweet and tangy perfection, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese with an ever-so-slight crunch, a slice of salty, intense prosciutto; these are the flavors that await you on your full-day gourmet tour exploring the world-famous food valley near Modena and Bologna. Your private English-speaking driver and local guide will ensure that you experience some of Italy's most treasured culinary resources.
Come explore a side of Rome few tourists visit on our Rome Market and Gourmet Food tour. Your guide, a local gourmet food expert, will walk you through the ancient streets of Rome to a historic, bustling outdoor food market for a taste of authentic Roman cuisine, and a guided tasting of Rome's delicious wines and other specialties.
Enjoy an expertly-guided visit to one of Montepulciano's top-rated wineries, following by a guided tasting of Nobile di Montepulciano red wine in an ancient vaulted cellar in the beautiful Val d'Orcia area. Discover how acclaimed Pecorino cheeses are made from sheep's milk, then taste this amazing specialty in the heart of Tuscany!
See first-hand why so many have taken San Gimignano home with them in their hearts. This city of golden light, splendid panoramas and a treasured gourmet food more expensive than its weight in gold, the delicious saffron, has created cherished memories for countless visitors throughout the ages. It's your turn to come see why!
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.
During this tour you will taste and experience the world of hand-made chocolates from artisan producers and charming, historic cafes in the heart of Florence. A wonderful shore excursion from Livorno, this unique tour is a foodie's dream, with particular attention paid to the Florentine cafe culture and the importance of quality ingredients in creating artisan delicacies.
During your half-day Tuscan cooking class focusing on authentic Italian recipes, you'll prepare a complete Tuscan menu under the guidance of your professional English-speaking chef, Cecilia. Learn the secrets to genuine Italian cooking in a restaurant kitchen as you make a selection of Tuscan recipes, ranging from mouthwatering appetizers all the way to a delicious dessert!
If you're looking for a private culinary experience, look no further than our Cooking Class in Your Tuscan Villa with a Private Chef for a truly luxurious cooking class held in the comfort of your own Tuscan kitchen. Your private chef will arrive at your accommodations completely prepared for this wonderful private cooking course.
Alongside your expert art historian guide, your half-day walking tour through Rome takes you to top sites in Rome and allows you the added bonus of skipping long admission lines for these unique monuments. The perfect activity for your shore day from Civitavecchia, you'll make the most of your time in Rome with your wonderfully-planned walking tour.
Your private, half-day guided visit to the mystic, religious, spiritual, artistic and historical treasure that is the Vatican will leave you in wonder and awe. On this perfect half-day shore excursion activity, your English-speaking art expert guide will ensure that you don't miss any of the highlights of this unique artistic collection.
Experience the Rome of glamorous black and white movies with chic italian men and women set against a backdrop of romantic fountains and historic monuments. On this wonderful shore excursion trip, this walking and sightseeing experience through Rome's seductive city center will show you the sites as seen from a new perspective.
During your cooking class in your villa or apartment in Tuscany, you will learn tips and techniques your Master Chef has spent a lifetime cultivating. During your private lesson, your professional English-speaking chef will guide you through a hands-on preparation of your complete, delicious Tuscan meal. Using local ingredients, you'll prepare a memorable culinary experience!
Guido offers a professional and inspired half-day cooking class at his modern apartment on the outskirts of Rome starring both Roman and Neapolitan cuisine. Using the freshest, tastiest ingredients, you'll learn Guido's secrets as you together prepare a memorable meal that you can recreate in your own kitchen to enjoy with friends and family.
In the professional working kitchen in Massimo and Andrea's Montepulciano restaurant, class participants will get to roll up their sleeves and help prepare a complete inventive Tuscan menu from appetizer to dessert. This course provides a foodie's dream of learning from true Italian master chefs and taking home secrets from these professional restauranteurs.
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!
Together with your knowledgeable English-speaking art history guide you will delve into the world of medieval food, culture, and art in Siena. Your guide will lead you through viewings of Siena's famous works of art, including Lorenzetti's Allegory of Good and Bad Government, and you'll receive special insight into the historic relevance of several famous works of art.
During your visit to Florence, you won't want to miss viewing sunset by the Ponte Vecchio bridge, or Brunelleschi's famous dome. Your expert guide will fill you in on the city's rich history, from Dante Alighieri's role in creating the official Italian language to the role Prada and Ferragamo played in developing Florence into a worldwide fashion powerhouse.
There's no better way to experience Florence's world-famous museums than with your private English-speaking guide specialized in art and history. Enjoy the Uffizi and Accademia galleries without getting lost in a maze of art! Leanr about Florence's rich history as you stroll between museums, and explore the city's amazing cultural heritage.
With your expert English-speaking local guide, you'll discover the riches of Bologna, one of Italy's most important centers of learning and culture and a treasure trove of historic sites. Come explore and taste some of Bologna's marvelous cuisine and art with your private guided half-day walking tour through this amazing Italian city.
Your fun, personable English-speaking wine expert will lead you through the streets of Florence on this half-day walk of wine-tasting involving all of your senses.
Your guide to the Tuscan wine region of your choice is Silvia, a Tuscan native who holds a degree in Italian History, a Diploma from the Italian Sommelier Guild and a license for private chauffeuring.
Experience Friuli's top-rated wineries and see historic sites on this fascinating and informational full-day tour. This luxury wine tour showcases some of Italy's best, and often overlooked, wines with their unusual background and cultural context.
Urban trekking is an innovative, fun new way to discover the hidden secrets of the Tuscany's hillside gem, Siena. This tour is ideal for people who love taking long walks, being outdoors, and is also suitable for people who have visited Siena previously, as the history and city perspective is completely different from a standard sightseeing tour.
Enjoy a private guided tour of beautiful Assisi, the birthplace of Saint Francis. You'll explore amazing sites in Assisi, including the Basilica of St. Francis, the Basilica of Saint Chiara, and the small stone chapel where Saint Francis accepted his vocation. Your private half-day walking tour of Assisi is a perfect way to visit important sites in this stupendous Umbrian city.
In the heart of historic Florence, and just a few steps away from Michelangelo's David, you can experience a day of typical Florentine cooking in Patrizia's beautiful 1700s home. A food lover's dream come true, you'll learn secrets from a delightful local cooking expert.
Escape the city and come explore the Orvieto wine region, just slightly over one hour outside of Rome. Enjoy private luxury transportation, guided tours of esteemed wine estates, wine-tasting with local experts and visiting the lovely Umbrian hillside town of Orvieto!
This is your chance to discover Turin, a magical, mysterious city on a half-day walking tour. Your friendly, expert English-speaking guide will lead you through an exploration of the city, stopping to view Piazza San Carlo, the Cupola del Guarini, the Royal Palace and Piazza Castello, and much more!
Come discover the lush Umbrian countryside producing uniquely fantastic red and white wines of the Umbrian Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG. During your luxurious, private full-day wine touring you'll experience Italian hospitality and culinary delights!
Experience at least four Chianti wineries, and taste top-rated Chianti wines during this full-day California-style wine-tasting tour with your private luxury car and English-speaking driver. If you have limited time in Tuscany, and want to maximize your wine tasting experience, this is the tour for you!
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.
Explore Mantua's treasures and cultural heritage with your own knowledgeable English-speaking expert. Come discover the Gonzaga family's incredible legacy on this spectacular city, and learn how the city still incorporates modern life with an immense cultural birthright.
Spend a special day of leisurely wandering among vineyards and wine cellars, sampling white wines rich in sweet bouquets while feeling the cool breeze off the blue Mediterranean Sea sparkling below.
Milan is Italy's busiest cultural and economic center. The Best of Milan Walking Tour shows you some of Italy's most impressive architecture and prestigious museums, as well as important historic sites. Gain a better understanding of the role fashion and industry play in Milan's economy, and its impact on the Italian nation at large.
Experience a Tuscan wine region as very few people do, with your own private wine expert to guide you through this amazing day! This unique wine tour will allow you to gain a true insider's knowledge of Tuscan wine history and production, while teaching you precisely how to taste these delicious regional wines.
Perugia is a land brimming with beautiful art, fascinating historic sites, and delicious local delicacies like black or white truffles, artisan chocolate, salt-cured meats, and wild game. Come explore Perugia and its cultural and culinary heritage with an expert guide to lead you through tastings and experiences you'll find only in Perugia!
On this wonderful private walking tour, you'll discover the pivotal role wine played in the life of ancient Romans and how wine has evolved over the centuries from a sweet, spiced drink to the refined product of today.
An unforgettable, private wine-tasting walk in Milan's historic city center. Here you'll learn about the world of Italian wine-making while tasting wonderful wines under the guidance of an engaging sommelier or professional from the Italian wine industry.
Visit cult wineries such as Mastroberardino, Feudi di San Gregorio, Galardi and Montevetrano on your private full-day wine trip to the glorious inland wine regions of Campania.
A private full-day tour of the Franciacorta wine region with your friendly English-speaking chauffeur to taste Italy's delicious top Champenoise-method sparkling wine. This stunning Italian wine region is unique for its natural beauty, excellent local gourmet treats and wonderful Italian hospitality.
Come explore the charms Naples holds in each and every corner of its streets. The city can be overwhelming with all the hustle and bustle you can expect from this spectacular port city, but with the expert guidance of your English-speaking guide, you'll be sure not to miss a moment or fascinating historic site in Naples' city center.
Cruise down the Grand Canal in style, visit the fascinating island of Murano with its glass-making artisans, and learn about Venice from your knowledgeable, private English-speaking guide.
Seeing Venice from the water is one of the best way to experience its charms and magic sensations. After meeting with your guide, you'll be brought aboard a luxurious Venetian motorboat for this half-day exploration of a city unlike any other in the world!
During this fascinating 2-hour private walking tour of Venice, gain an insider's perspective on the lives and habits of real local Venetians and visit a favorite Venetian hangout: winebars known as baccari. A food and wine lover's dream, this tour will introduce you to an unforgettable side of Venice few have the chance to explore.
Ostia Antica is a lovely, unusually well-preserved archaeological site near Rome. This monument to ancient Roman life is a wonderful visit during your stay in Italy, particularly if you have a special interest in daily life in the late Roman Republic.
Genoa is a spectacular Mediterranean city still unexplored by many visitors to Italy. Its distinct, mysterious character is best revealed by walking its small streets and alleys, discovering the local sights, sounds, scents, and people. A food lover's dream, this city offers a unique chance to delve into one of Italy's gourmet centers.
Cinque Terre has been rendered famous by countless photographs and articles in guide books about these stunning five Ligurian coastal fishing villages. Come see first-hand why the towns are so highly regarded, as your private hiking guide walks you through the villages, as you stop for tastings of local wines and delicacies on this full-day hiking experience that celebrates both nature and Italian man-made marvels.
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.
Hunting truffles in Tuscany is an exciting and memorable way of exploring the Tuscan countryside while learning about these very precious tubers and the local ecosystem. The tour is also a gourmand's delight, featuring plentiful information about this local delicacy.
If you are interested in organic, green living, why not experience this vibrant side of the Chianti region during your holiday in Italy? Tour the Tuscan countryside and its fantastic Chianti wineries, and taste top-rated organic Chianti wines!
Explore the beautiful, charming Tuscan town of Lucca on foot or bike with your English-speaking expert guide! Learn all about Lucca's musical heritage thanks to Puccini's role within the city, and leave no artistic stone unturned as you explore the stupendous churches and architecture in Lucca's city center.
Explore a fascinating outdoor food market to buy the freshest ingredients before heading back to Isabella's house for a half-day cooking class in an authentic Venetian home. Alongside your expert English-speaking home chef, you'll prepare the most delectable regional Venetian dishes.
Discover the gourmet delights of Bologna with your interesting English-speaking private guide specialized in Bologna's culinary heritage. Explore the city's historic medieval market and gourmet food botteghe as you sample amazing regional delicacies. Your expert guide will be able to show you the highlights of this fantastically inventive and rich city, being sure you create unforgettable memories of this wonderful northern Italian city.
Enjoy your tour of the Chianti Rufina wine region in your private car with English-speaking driver. See the beautiful Tuscan countryside and taste amazing wines!
Learn how to make delicious, authentic pizza during your vacation in Italy! Your day of pizza-making begins when you arrive at the beautiful restaurant set in the rolling hills of the Chianti countryside near Florence. Your local pizza chef will teach you all the steps in creating this delicious, world-famous dish.
Explore the grounds of a genuine Tuscan castle that still produces wonderful wines today. Your cooking course will include the preparation of regional Tuscan specialties under the careful guidance of your professional chef. Your seated meal will feature locally-produced red and white wines as you savor the exhilarating tastes only a home-cooked meal can provide.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is perhaps the world's most peculiar and infamous monument. Who hasn't dreamed of seeing it in person with their own eyes to be sure it isn't a mirage? Your private expert guide will be able to fill you in on all the history and fun facts surrounding this and many other sites of interest in Pisa.
While exploring Florence on your private tour, you'll see some of Italy's most celebrated sights. A guide well-versed in Florentine art, culture and history will help you uncover some very special artisan shops and workshops, customized to suit your interests.
If cooking in a creative and informal environment appeals to you, look no further! Andrea, your chef for this course, loves cooking with high quality, possibly organic, local foods in central Rome. When Andrea isn't at work as a movie producer or director, he relishes his forays into Italian cuisine, and is happy to impart his knowledge and lore with his happy and eager students!
Take part in an authentic Tuscan culinary experience near San Gimignano with a friendly, Italian family in their beautiful farmhouse. During your stay in Tuscany, learn special regional dishes focusing on high-quality ingredients and simple preparations resulting in unforgettable culinary journey.
Make your vacation in Italy complete and join us for this unique horse-riding excursion in Tuscany. Our horse-riding tour near Florence is an authentic equine adventure through beautiful Tuscan landscapes full of history and romance.
Piedmont-based chef Stefano is the protege' of Davide Palluda, his Michelin-starred teacher for 15 years. After completing his training, Stefano has perfected his personal cooking style, which has been described by the global media as Nuova Cucina Italiana. Join Stefano for this culinary experience as he teaches you some secrets and techniques in preparing unforgettable regional dishes.
Luca is passionate about Italian and Piedmontese cooking and teaching how to produce regional dishes. He is an experienced chef who trained with Maria Bovio in La Morra, and he's eager to share his revisitations of traditional Piedmont recipes with you, so you can take these new traditions and make them your own upon your return home.
As you ride these Tuscan trails, you'll be immersed in the wild flowers, butterflies, fields of wheat and sunflowers, and rows of lush green vineyards found in the Chianti countryside. Your guide will discuss the area's interesting history, and point out historic sites of interest along the ride. If you prefer a different approach to exploring the glorious Tuscan nature surrounding you, this could be the perfect tour for you!
Wherever you are staying, whether it be villa, hotel, or private home, odds are that you'll come away with happier, more authentic memories if you take the time to enjoy an orientation chat with our local expert guide. Make the most of your time in Rome with the insider knowledge this chat will provide you with.
If you're hoping to maximize your holiday in Venice, an Orientation Chat with one of our local English-speaking Venetian guides will help you make the most of your stay in Venice. Learn from a local about all the top-rated activities the city offers, and learn from a friend what to avoid in a city catering to visitors. This orientation chat will help you get out with the right foot!
Learn the art of Umbrian cooking from your enthusiastic, local chef and enjoy a fantastic meal in your chef's charming wonderful Italian farmhouse near Perugia. A foodie's delight, this private culinary course combines fresh, high-quality ingredients with an educational experience in a convivial environment.
Active kids don't do slow touring. To make the most out of your visit to Rome with children, our family-friendly guides know how to make Rome jump to life in the eyes of traveling children. Your guides will customize your tour of Rome to suit the ages of your children, keeping them interested with their tales of gladiators, emperors, battles and more.
Best known for the delicious local white wine Frascati, the ancient volcanic hills outside Rome provide the perfect diversion from the crowds and lines within historic Rome's city center. Relax, and enjoy the sunshine in Lazio during the day in the same countryside that Roman emperors and patricians have loved for millennium.
Spend the day on this authentic working farm, take a tour of their gardens, and cook alongside the agriturismo's chef during your Sorrento cooking class. Focusing on the strength of fresh, local ingredients, this culinary adventure in Sorrento will open your horizons to traditional southern Italian cooking that you'll be able to recreate in your own home for friends and family!
Learn how to make the best traditional Ligurian recipes in this wonderful cooking lesson in a private home outside of Genoa. Be welcomed into the home of your English-speaking hosts who will share their culinary creativity with you, and help make your foodie dream a reality as you learn techniques and tricks to reproduce in your own kitchen when you make these authentic Genovese recipes.
This memorable Tuscan cooking class is held in a beautifully restored historic villa located on a wonderful winery. This half-day class is perfectly suited for a Florence departure point (approximately a 30 minutes drive) or from the Chianti region! Taste delicious local wines and learn about Tuscan cooking in a gorgeous setting in the Tuscan countryside.
Trek the Chianti countryside together with your private English-speaking guide, and visit a medieval town and two wonderful Chianti wineries. Taste top-rated wines and tour the cantinas of historic castles and villas. Your guided trek and wine tasting tour will be truly unforgettable!
Explore Montalcino's pristine nature on our Brunello Trekking tour! Your friendly local English-speaking trekking guide will lead you to beautiful wineries in historic castles or villas for a winery tour as you roam the Tuscan countryside and admire the local flora and fauna. Don't miss your chance to see a completely different side of Tuscany than most wine tours offer, as you'll be fully-immersed in the nature that makes this land so unique.
Explore the splendid Amalfi coast by private boat! See the lovely, historic Amalfi Coast, Positano, Praiano, Nerano and the other Amalfi Coast villages from your private boat as you sail towards the fabled islands on which, according to ancient legends, the Sirens dwelt and sang their songs to lure sailors to their doom. You will surely not share their same fate, but will experience an entirely new side of the Amalfi Coast that is worth exploring to its fullest!
Join your professional chef Gianluca at this fantastic half-day cooking class in Lucca. Alongside your professional English-speaking chef, you'll learn the tricks of the trade as you prepare together a complete 4-course traditional Tuscan meal. You'll want to remember what you've learned in the class so you can prepare the recipes from the comfort of your own kitchen!
Enjoy a fantastic day in the Tuscan countryside near Lucca with your private car and English-speaking driver. Come visit beautiful regional wineries and learn about red and white wines produced in this area as you taste the local delicacies. Expand your Tuscan wine knowledge with this unique full-day touring the productive wine areas near Pisa and Lucca.
Just 30 minutes outside of Florence is Carmignano, a beautiful wine region with lots of delicious regional products. You will discover not only the Carmignano wine region, but also the fascinating world of Italian salt-cured meats.
Your private tour of Pompeii's fantastic ruins begins when you meet your friendly, knowledgeable English-speaking guide at your designated meeting spot outside of this world-famous archeological site. Pompeii is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and features visions of Roman life perfectly frozen in time. Be sure not to miss the highlights of this most unique site with your art historian expert guide.
Explore Milan's gourmet food side on your Milan Gourmet Food Walk. During this ultimate foodie tour complete with gourmet stops, you'll discover Milan's best gourmet foods with your own private English-speaking guide.
Explore the wonderful Piedmont wine area of Gavi in high-style during your private shore excursion from Genoa Port or from Milan with your English-speaking driver and luxury vehicle. Learn how to make the delicious, delicate Amaretti cookies in a historic bakery and take home memories of a lifetime from your unique experience in the heart of Piedmont.
Experience the magic of the Tuscan countryside in this half-day private tour of the Chianti wine region. Our tour is designed to give you a taste of Tuscany if you have limited time available, but wish to gain a deeper understanding of this unique Italian wine region's charisma.
Enjoy your half-day learning to make homemade pasta and other traditional Milanese dishes in an authentic home kitchen during your fun, inspiring Italian cooking class in Milan. Incorporating only the freshest, best ingredients, you will learn the difference high-quality produce makes when creating delicious Italian regional specialties. The your inner foodie will thank you as you enjoy this amazing half-day cooking lesson.
Enjoy a relaxing and interesting half-day walking tour of Bergamo alongside your own private English-speaking art history guide who loves food and wine as well!
Your bubbly, personable local food and drinks expert will lead you on an unforgettable gourmet gastronomic tour through the streets of Florence to taste and sip your way through this wonderful renaissance city. Get the insider's perspective on excellent local bars and food shops frequented by Florentine residents, which will guarantee you an exclusive relaxing culinary experience in the heart of Tuscany.
If you're looking to combine excellent wines and gourmet truffles in Piedmont, this is an excellent selection. Enjoy a guided hunt for truffles in a lovely, historic Barbera d'Asti wine estate between Alba and Asti. Following your exhilarating truffle hunt, you will be guided through a complete wine tour and tasting within the estate's prized wine cellars.
Be one of the first visitors to the brand new Antinori wine estate in the heart of Chianti during your full-day Antinori Wine Tour with your luxury car and private driver. Taste fantastic Antinori wines and visit the museum, or dine among the vineyards in the estates's lovely onsite restaurant. This stupendous, modern winery is unique in a region otherwise known for its lovely traditional historic estates.
Luisa offers a traditional gourmet day cooking class at her modern, private cooking school conveniently located in the bustling heart of Rome. Luisa's specialties include revisitations of Roman cuisine incorporating Tuscan touches. If you're looking for an unique cooking lesson during your stay in Rome, cooking alongside this professional, enthusiastic chef would be an excellent way to spend your day.
Learn about true Sicilian cooking, farm-to-table cuisine, and the role of fresh, local ingredients have in creating amazing meals! On this half-day cooking class lovingly instructed by an authentic Sicilian family, you'll explore delicious Sicily in a farmhouse nestled within the green heart of the eastern Sicilian coast. This is the perfect culinary experience for chefs of all levels of experience, and is a rewarding foray into this area's regional culinary traditions.
Explore endless new tastes, flavor combinations, and sights during your Florence Gelato Tour with our friendly, English-speaking expert gourmet guide. During your half-day experience, you can combine an expertly-guided walk through the historic Florentine city center and tastings of delicious, fresh gelato flavors only produced locally. If you're in the mood for delicious treats while avoiding tourist traps, this is the perfect way to explore one of Florence's gourmet delights!
Learn how to make craft cocktails in Florence with an expert mixologist at one of the most hip bars in the heart of Florence! Learn about the Martini, vintage cocktails, Negroni, Bellini, homemade bitters, inventive bartender's personal recipes, and more! If you love cocktails, and wish to do something a little different from another wine-tasting during your stay in Florence, this is the course for you!
Spend an incredible morning hunting for precious white and black seasonal Tuscan truffles in the beautiful woods between Florence and Pisa. As a dedicated foodie, this is the ultimate experience in locally sourcing gourmet delicacies unique to Italy's culinary heritage.
Come explore the Tuscan countryside near Siena and learn how to prepare amazing, traditional Tuscan dishes in a delightful farmhouse. Your warm, welcoming hosts will be sure you don't miss a beat during your course incorporating the freshest, high-quality ingredients into genuine rustic Tuscan dishes with expert chef to lead you through the cooking lesson.
Enjoy this fantastic farm experience in the heart of Tuscany, where you'll learn about delicious honey produced between Florence and Siena. Discover ancient beekeeping techniques and how these traditions are kept alive today by dedicated Tuscan producers. Follow your enlightening tour through this agricultural marvel with a guided tasting of both the farm's local honeys and its delicious extra-virgin olive oil.
Let us take you on a private trekking tour around the base of one of the world's most famous active volcanoes, Mt. Etna. Take it easy and enjoy the Sicilian nature at the same time while your professional English-speaking trekking guide leads you through this largely unknown natural wonderland. Create memories of a lifetime during this unique, exclusive tour of Mt. Etna.
Come experience vegan and vegetarian Tuscan cooking at MaMa Florence during a convivial cooking class. Your English-speaking expert chef will teach you all about traditional Florentine recipes with a vegetarian twist. Pair your delicious dishes with excellent biodynamic, organic wines produced locally and within the Chianti countryside.
Enjoy a fantastic full-day wine tour from Pavia focusing on the Oltrepo Pavese wine-producing area. Guided by your English-speaking guide, you'll explore beautiful scenery and fantastic red, white, and sparkling wines made with Pinot Nero or local Croatina grapes among others.
Enjoy this half-day cooking class alongside your fun, inspiring Italian professional chefs. You'll be expertly-guided through a full 3-course meal, focusing on traditional and innovative Milanese delicacies. Your chefs will be sure you absorb all the tricks and secrets behind making delicious new Italian recipes you'll take home with you and reproduce in your own kitchen.
Alongside your expert English-speaking guide specialized in local food, wine and art, you'll discover the culinary and artistic riches of Palermo, one of Italy's most exotic cultural meccas with a treasure chest of historic sights. Explore world-famous outdoor food markets, taste delicious local wines and delicacies, and walk through Palermo's amazing city center.
Taste incredible Sorrento gourmet food products such as mozzarella, limoncello, extra virgin olive oil, gelato and pizza! Discover the delicious side of Sorrento.
Spend a half-day learning the secrets of Sicilian cuisine in this fun, hands-on cooking class in the heart of the beautiful city of Modica. Your expert English-speaking chef will guide you through the preparation of a full traditional meal in Modica, weaving in her creative reinterpretations of Sicilian standards to produce timeless dishes your inner foodie will delight in.
Explore Apulia's amazing wine region of Salento in style with your private English-speaking driver, luxury car and expert guide. This unique full-day wine tour through some of Apulia's most lovely countryside will include tastings of delicious local wines and regional gourmet specialties.
Discover the fantastic world of Apulian and Salento wines on your private Lecce Wine Walk with your English-speaking expert guide. Come discover the Florence as the south, as Lecce is known, and enjoy amazing delicious regional specialties during you half-day wine walk through Lecce's historic city center.
Discover the history and culinary gems within this generally-unknown southern Italian city of Lecce, located on the Apulian coast. The historic city center, featuring beautiful Baroque monuments and amazing regional delicacies, offers your private guide a huge selection of sites and gourmet tastes to share with you as you'll visit a side of Lecce that you might otherwise pass by.
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!
The perfect full-day adventure and excursion from Naples, your private English-speaking driver will take you to both the Royal Palace of Caserta and to a wonderful local winery for a guided tour and tasting lunch. Come discover these wonders so close to Naples, and be guided through sites unique to this part of southern Italy.
Spend the morning participating in a joinable hands-on cooking class at our beautiful cooking school in the historic city center of Florence. MaMa Florence will allow you to learn secrets of traditional Tuscan recipes and cuisine in a welcoming, convivial atmosphere. Your English-speaking chef would be delighted to include particular dishes should you wish to personalize your culinary experience in Florence.
Verona is a beautiful city with amazing food and wine. Explore the Roman Arena, a bustling outdoor market and gourmet food shops during your private half-day tour.
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.
Discover the amazing Tuscan wine-making area surrounding Cortona on your private full-day wine tour with your friendly English-speaking driver and luxury transportation. This wine tour will awaken your senses to the beauty of the Tuscan countryside, and will allow you to see a different portion of Tuscany you might have overlooked on past experiences here. A wine-lover's dream, this tour will allow you to taste and experience another important wine-producing region in the heart of Tuscany.
Enjoy your half-day of cooking in the Siena countryside with your friendly Italian hosts Lucia and Sandro. Come learn the secrets and tricks of authentic Tuscan recipes with your English-speaking expert home chefs. Taste firsthand the difference genuine, organic local products can make in this special menu prepared in an authentic farmhouse in the heart of Tuscany. Your inner foodie will thank you for satisfying this culinary dream as you learn Italian recipes to recreate for friends and family at home!
Le Baccanti Gift Card is the perfect gift for any occasion! If you have a foodie or wine enthusiast on your gift list, a luxurious enogastronomic experience is the ideal solution, and is guaranteed to impress anyone with a particular interest in luxury travel, Italian wine and gourmet food.
Come explore this delightful island chain in Sicily, and you risk not wanting to go back home from your Italian vacation! Your private guided walking tour of the Sicilian islands of either Lipari or Salina can be customized to meet your interest points, and can be targeted more towards food or wine, as per your request. This full-day walking tour also works wonderfully as a day trip from Sicily.
Wonderful hands-on Tuscan cooking class with chef Rosanna in her private home in the beautiful Chianti countryside. A foodie's delight, Rosanna will teach you the ins and outs of traditional Tuscan cooking with particular attention paid to organic and wholesome recipes and ingredients.
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.
Rome is a city unique for its combination of tempting cuisine, refreshing wines and top-notch sightseeing opportunities. Come experience this wonderful city for a chance to relax, recharge and refresh your tastebuds in one of Italy's most captivating cities!
Rome's many marvels include a possibly overwhelming amount of historic, world-renowned sites to see. If you would like to relax while exploring some sites unknown and some sites world-known, this is the ideal three-day weekend to relax and infuse your experience with a little culture.
If life is catching up with you and not giving you any space to relax, this long weekend in Rome is the getaway for you! Come soak up the food, the atmosphere and the general sense of relaxation pervasive in Rome and recharge your batteries during a long weekend in the Eternal City.
A long weekend of relaxation and indulgence awaits you in one of the most beautiful cities in Western Europe. The long weekend will give you the chance to recharge your batteries while visiting a world-famous city and enjoying all the vast treasures the Eternal City holds.
Feeling rushed and overwhelmed with the daily hustle and bustle? Need to slow things down for a long weekend? Rediscover the joys of amazing food and fine wines on your three-day weekend in Piedmont, and you'll leave Italy feeling like you can take on the world!
Are you an overly-stressed food lover? You might be in need of this amazing three-day culinary treat in the heart of Italy. World-famous for delicious treats and specialities, your inner food-lover will delight in this plunge into one of the culinary hearts of Italy as you absorb new recipes and cooking techniques during your series of cooking courses in enchanting Florence.
We can provide a perfect antidote to feeling weary and run-down - a four-day getaway weekend in the heart of stupendous Tuscany. This amazing long weekend can give you the recharge you're looking for, while luxuriating in a stunning spa and tasting top-rated wines representing the best of Chianti.
When you're feeling overwhelmed with all the activities in your daily life, you might need a long weekend to get away from it all. A three-day weekend will guarantee your full-immersion into the fabulous world of Tuscan wines as you soak up the delicious local ambiance and enjoy every moment of this relaxing escape to Tuscany.
This long Venetian weekend will allow you to relax, eat and learn about Venice's particular cuisines, ranging from delicate seafood baccari to more substantial polenta and bigoli. You won't leave hungry at the end of this weekend!
The Veneto region is famous for being an active center of culture, art, music, and history within the Italian nation - Venice is the heart of this region, and is home to a wide variety of amazing museums with both permanent and traveling exhibitions that are waiting to be explored.
Venice might be known as the city of gondolas, Carneval masks, and crumbling yet exquisite waterside palazzos, but another side to Venice is its stupendous local enological wine scene. The areas surrounding Venice produce excellent wines, including Prosecco, Amarone, Friuli, and Soave wines.