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Florence, the essential tour by Marco
We will walk through the history and the artistic beauty of Florence, crossing the streets, the squares and the bridges. From the riverside, where all began in the roman ancient times, looking at the famous Ponte Vecchio, we will move to the Signoria. In that glorious square is displayed, in a kind of artistic stage made of stone and bronze, the story of the political prestige of the town. We will see the copy of Michelangelo’s David, and the original bronze Perseus, by the smart sculptor Cellini. Facing north, we will visit the religious centre. There admiring the Baptistery (with the golden gate of paradise) the Cathedral and the Bell tower, our eyes will be covered by the magnificence of a precious marble coloured mountain... Brunelleschi’s dome, a renaissance architecture masterpiece, will raise our imagination up to the sky. Other things to note If you would like to visit any other place or museum in town, just ask me I’ll be pleased.
Making tagliatelle in Florence
We will have fun together cooking and discovering the traditions of Italian cuisine. We are a kind and welcoming family, our best phrase is "feeling at home"! We like to share with our guests the passion for art, good food and wine. We will teach you how to make fresh pasta from the beginning and I will make a demonstration of the different types of pasta, changing shape and processing. We will prepare the condiment for pasta and other dishes together. It will be fun to work together and get to know the Italian culture of healthy and good eating! Drinks and desserts will also be offered. This lesson is also suitable for vegetarians!. Other things to note In our house there is a dog, a sweet golden retriever. Nella nostra casa è presente un cane, un dolcissimo golden retriever.
Luca & Lorenzo, cooking in Chianti hills
Before booking please , read here below : We will meet in Santa Maria Novella station and we will take you in our house. The Journey takes just 20 minutes.We’ll explore the rich flavors of Italian cuisine in this interactive cooking class in a hillside woodland home. Together we’ll prepare different kinds of pasta from scratch,sauces, then learn how to make a traditional Italian dessert in a very friendly way .We’ll kick off lunch with a selection of Italian snacks with aperitivo before tasting our culinary creations.During the experience we will offer you ,free of charge, wine. Our meal will feature seasonal local herbs and of course you will taste our Oil .You'll enjoy a day outside from the noise of the city a non-turistic experience. EACH PARTICIPANT WILL MAKE HIS OWN PASTA THEN WE WILL COOK IT IN THE SAME POT TO BEEN SHARE IT , THEN WITH THE REST OF THER GROUP LIKE AN ITALIAN FAMILY. Our experience is a journey about food, love & passion. Other things to note Just the ones that are more than 16 can enjoy the experience Please let us know if you have allergies or dietary restrictions before booking,we are currently unable to accomodate those with celiac/dairy disease/vegans/gluten free , in our land and house there are dogs,cats, etc in case you are allergic Luca & Lorenzo won awards for Best Love & Best rated experience worldwide
Italian Spaghetti & Lasagna
lasagna is one of the best dishes in Italy. We will teach you how to do it! It will be a very fun experience, our teachers are waiting for you in our cooking school.
Also will learn how to make Spaghetti! We will be in San Frediano, the school can be reached from any point of the historic center even by walking. We will provide you with the tools useful for the preparation: kitchen gown, rolling pin and pasta cutter, eggs and flour. We will show you how to cook sauces to season your pasta. During the experience we will offer you the wine that I produce in my organic farm, make with natural method. After preparing the pasta, we will set a table and eat it together the pasta that you have prepared, like an italian family. To finish, we will also taste a delicious chocolate dessert. All of you will received the recipes with our secrets. Generally the course lasts 3 hours with about 12 people per group, we are pleased to meet you and let you spend a nice time with us for a fun and unique experience
Andrea's Tour in Florence ⚜️
This historic walking starts from the Basilica of Santa Croce (Meeting point) and continues towards the Brunelleschi's Dome. I will guide you through understanding how Florence dominated the world in the past centuries and enchanted it with its art and crafts. You will learn about its past through the fascinating biographies of its great citizens: Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Dante, and many others, and with a special focus on the Medici Family that dominated the city for three centuries! While being carried away in Florence intriguing past, you will be able to see the city's beating center, breath in its vibrant and charming atmosphere and walk past many of its must-visit famous monumnets and my favorite hidden gems. * In the summer my tour at 7PM is the best to avoid the crowds, the sultry heat and the the city is fabulous at sunset! Request a date, if I can I will open it for you based on your needs. Last but not least, it will be a great chance for you to ask me anything you'd like to know about the past and present of Florence. Ceck my New Experiences Out! - Andrea's Tour in Florence Premium Edition (3 hours version of this tour with the other side of the river Arno) - Andrea's Tour the Uffizi Gallery (I'II provide the tickets for you) - Andrea's Tour the David of Michelangelo (I'II provide the tickets for you)

Sip your way through local vineyards

Countryside Dream Farm in Tuscany with Lunch and Pool
We invite you to spend a relaxing day on our organic hilltop luxury farm in Tuscany, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees. For a day you will get away from the crowds, heat, noise and queues. Enjoy a day of nature, incredible views, friendly people, great food and wine! Our experience starts in Florence Santa Maria Novella Central Station where you will meet and we will help you buy the train tickets to San Miniato. The train ride to San Miniato will take 40 minutes. Upon arrival, we'll walk around the estate so you can see our vineyard and olive grown. We'll visit the gardens to gather ingredients for our lunch, which we'll prepare together in our home kitchen. You'll find out how traditional Tuscan cuisine is simple, fresh, and delicious. Depending on the season, we might pick grapes, olives, wild asparagus, wild herbs, or even hunt for prized white truffles in autumn. During lunch we will taste of our red and rosé wine together with our extra virgin cold pressed olive oil. After lunch you're welcome to kick back in the garden, take a swim in our 20 meters infinity pool filled with salted water (the pool is open form May to September), or stroll up to see a remote little church. Let us know if you have allergies or dietary restrictions . Please note: This Experience is only for open-minded, ironic, smily people :-)
Grape Tours two wineries with farm lunch
We meet in Florence at FORMAGGIOTECA TERROIR in Via dei Renai 19 at 10 am. From there we head out into the wine country just South of Florence, the well-known Chianti. We’ll select 2 beautiful family-owned wineries, very different one from another, where you will get to learn about the area and the specific wines from winery owners and winemakers. During the day you’ll learn a lot about organic wines, from how the vines are managed to what goes into their making. You’ll get to taste wine from the barrels, and during the tasting and lunch quite a few generous glasses of wines will be served (so remember to pace yourself!). We will have a fresh Tuscan lunch, which varies according to the season, but usually features a mixed spread of appetisers, a pasta course and a dessert. If you have dietary restrictions, we’ll do our best to cater to you (maybe make sure to bring a snack, just in case). As you can probably sense, this is a day of wonderful vistas & flavours - join us! The transportation is in comfortable VW vans belonging to our tour agency Grape Tours (regularly ensured tour operator). Please notice that the groups vary in size from 4-8 people depending on the day.
Chianti Bio Wine and Oil Tasting
We'll introduce you to the stunning landscape of Chianti, the most famous wine region in Italy and one of the most amazing areas in the world. We'll walk through the vineyards and explore the cellar of Torcibrencoli winery and our secrets to make the best Chianti Classico wine and organic olive oil. In our farm you will taste 4 of our organic wines and we will discuss together about them, then eat some delicious homemade food, cheese and organic olive oil both produced on site: get ready to experience nature and its most precious fruits in first person! Other things to note: We are along the amazing "Chiantigiana" road, about 30min from Florence and 10min from Greve in Chianti. You can get here by public transportation or private transport service, just contact us to get more info :)
Horseback Riding and Wine Tasting in Tuscany
We will pick you up with our van from Firenze city center to take you to our ranch (approx. 30 min drive). Upon arrival one of our experienced guide will greet you and will start giving you some tips about riding our horses. No worries if you're a total beginner, we will take a few time making sure you get the basis before you meet your horse. Our horses are very friendly and calm and you'll have a few time for practicing before you go outside. When you're all ready to go your horseback riding tour in the countryside will start. The ride outside will least for about 1 hour in which you'll be surrounded by olive trees, vineyards, tipical Tuscan country houses and colored fields. During the ride there will be 2 experienced guides ready to assist you and reply to your questions. We will finish the horse tour in the beautiful olive grove of the Historical Villa called "Torre a Cona". After taking a few pics, we will help you getting off the horse and we will walk to the Villa. The Villa's staff will greet you and your tour will continue with a visit to the little museum of the villa and its wine cellars. The tour ends with a tasting of four Torre Cona wines and a plate of selected cheeses. After the wine tasting, we will drive you directly to Firenze (same place of the meeting point).
3 Wineries: Tuscan Wine Tour
Each group is of maximum of 7-8 people Wine tour in Chianti, 3 wineries. You will be picked up in front of the Biblioteca Nazionale, P. dei Cavalleggeri, Firenze - always ask for TUSCANYTOURTIME BY ANGELA and we will drive about 40 minutes through the amazing tuscan countryside where you can admire the famous rolling hills and spectacular views of the Chianti shire. We will visit 3 family boutique wineries and along with the owners we will see all the wine-making process from the fermentation to the aging cellars, immersed in a postcard landscape all day long. If you are interested in enjoying the local wines, with all information about everything it is the wine tour for you! You will learn how to properly taste wine and how to distinguish different types of wine and of different ages. We will enjoy superb wines and also a light lunch so come thirsty and with an empty belly! It is an excellent experience if you want to learn more about wine, wine tasting, and of course to try some of the best wines in the Chianti region with real experts. Please email me if you do not see your date available or check our website: angelapersonaltuscantour.com Lunch, snacks, transport INCLUDED Other things to note The tour starts at 9.45 a.m. SHARP, if you are in late, you will have to take a cab ( if you find it) to the first winery at your expense.

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PASTAMANIA
Learn how to make homemade pasta easily and successfully. We will meet in Florence at our cooking school located in the historic center, easy to reach, 5 minutes from the Arno river. We are a team of professionals chefs, we are pleased to meet you and let you spend a nice time with us for a fun and unique lesson. We will teach the secrets how to make RAVIOLI, FETTUCCINE or SPAGHETTI & TORTELLI in different shape. We will provide you with the tools useful for the preparation: kitchen gown, rolling pin and pasta cutter, eggs and flour. After the preparation, we will show you all the steps necessary for the preparation of sauces such as "Pommarola" and "Ragù alla bolognese". At the end we will set the table and eat all together the pasta you have made, with 3 different sauces, like a real Italian family. We will be about 12 participants, the experience lasts about 3 hours, It will also be an opportunity to socialize with other travelers and with your host in an Italian atmosphere. During lunch will be served delicious organic Tuscan wine, that we produce on our farm called "Dalle Nostre Mani”, wines produced with natural methods. We hope that this experience can be useful to increase your culinary knowledge and make sure that you can do our secrets at your home and leaving your diners amazed! Every participant will receive english instructions.
MY FARM three experiences in one day
Immerse yourself in the tuscan countryside with 3 different experience! We will meet in Florence, an authorized driver will take you to our farm just 35 minutes. What will we do? 1 - Walk among country fields, ancient olive trees and vineyards, enjoy the landscape, the plants, the explanation of our history, occasion to take photos in the suggestive setting.
Maybe you will meet our funny domesticated pig! In September taste the grapes! 2 - Visit cellar and tasting 5 organic tuscan wines: white & red, also aged directly from the barrel and "vin santo" a traditional sweet wine. Then you can taste olive oil, we will delight you with a short film about our mission. You have the opportunity to buy wines at cellar prices, or order them to ship. 3 The last part is dedicated to making fresh pasta with Luca or Ester, they teach the secrets to making pasta like Spaghetti or Ravioli! The pasta will be mixed and cooked together with that of the others, it will not be possible to make an individual cooking. Of course we will eat them together in a long table as in an Italian family. During lunch will be served our wine. One of our co-host make sure that you can be the protagonist! We will be about 16 participants. Transport by van, with driver, from Florence is included. Attention: the return is by train to Florence, the most ecologic and comfortable way to avoid traffic.
The art of Pasta - Authentic Recipes
We will show you every secret to achieve an amazing pasta dough like in a Michelin star restaurant. I learn everything from my grandma, true pasta maker from Emilia Romagna (Bologna city). After many experience in Michelin star restaurant as a chef, I decide to open my experience on Airbnb to share my passion for pasta. We going to start with a little introduction to the ingredients, after that we going to do the dough and you will be able to prepare you own pasta from scratch! I will teach you some different kind of pasta shapes as -Tortelli -Tagliatelle -Fettuccine and a lot more :) A wonderful experience about the magical word of pasta. Of course, at the end we are going to enjoy together an amazing pasta dish. I will show you how to prepare few different sauces for our amazing pasta! We will be taste 3-4 different pasta dishes! Can't wait to share with you more about Pasta world!
Unforgettable Tuscan Wine Tour
Discovering Chianti is a unique and delicious experience, especially if done with an expert. By taking part to this tour, you will travel thought breathtaking Tuscan landscapes, enjoying the typical hills and vineyards. You ll will visit a beautiful luxurious winery villa and then a small local family winery, where you will have the chance to learn about production processes, visit the cellars and taste their wines, paired with traditional Tuscan appetizers and extravirgin olive oil. The itinerary will then lead you the hearth of Chianti: here you’ll have the impression to be inside a movie, thanks to the rolling hills around it and the extremely narrow streets that create a magical atmosphere. Next stop Montefioralle After this visit, we will arrive in Greve in Chianti and admire its unique square. This is the capital of Chianti Classico wine area. We will visit the historical butcher shop where you will be overwhelmed by taste, while sampling their products and you will enjoy an Aperitivo. By request we can also visit monastery Badia a Passignano 890 DC. As a perfect conclusion of the tour, you will be driven to Florence. Other things to note: Clothing: dress comfortably/weather appropriately. Shoes: wearing heels is not recommended, especially thin ones, due to walking, vineyards, and cobble stone streets. Please note: Pick up and drop off in Piazza Cavalleggeri.
Cooking Class & 360 View of Florence
What We’ll Do: We’ll start by visiting the local market in the months from April 1st - September 15th, Sant' Ambrogio and typical florentine shops, to select seasonal produce directly from local farmers that we will use in our culinary experience together. Once we arrive to the cooking terrace with a breathtaking view of Florence, we will have a quick typical Italian snack & wine to get us into the Italian spirit! Then we will get our hands dirty and I’ll teach you how to make fresh pasta by hand and a fresh and sweet Tiramisù. To finish we’ll enjoy the fruits of our labor and of course TASTE! Sample menu below, sauces and pasta shape may change based on in season fresh produce: Antipasto: Fettunta or Bruschetta Primi: Tagliatelle & Orechiette Dessert: Tiramisù Other things to note Culinary experience can be personalized to accommodate vegetarian, Vegan or gluten-free options or food allergies, please communicate when booking. You don't need to bring anything to this experience, everything will be provided for you! Where we will meet: Piazza San maggiore at the only coffee shop in front of the big arch. NOTE: Class takes place rain or shine since the kitchen area is enclosed with floor to ceiling windows to appreciate the view

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Professional walking tour food tasting
We'll spend toghether two and a half hours around the city, watching the most important and beautiful monuments of Florence and getting informations about them, we'll know the history of one of the most important cities of art of the world, we'll understand how the city became so important, we'll watch stunning works of art and we'll understand what Renaissance is and why it developed in places like Florence . We'll also see hidden curiosities and in the middle of the tour we'll have a little free tasting of tipical products of the region with explanations about the most tipical dishes of the city. History, art, beauty and gastonomy here's what the tour is about and at the end of it Florence will appear to our eyes in a very different way.
Florence, the essential tour by Marco
We will walk through the history and the artistic beauty of Florence, crossing the streets, the squares and the bridges. From the riverside, where all began in the roman ancient times, looking at the famous Ponte Vecchio, we will move to the Signoria. In that glorious square is displayed, in a kind of artistic stage made of stone and bronze, the story of the political prestige of the town. We will see the copy of Michelangelo’s David, and the original bronze Perseus, by the smart sculptor Cellini. Facing north, we will visit the religious centre. There admiring the Baptistery (with the golden gate of paradise) the Cathedral and the Bell tower, our eyes will be covered by the magnificence of a precious marble coloured mountain... Brunelleschi’s dome, a renaissance architecture masterpiece, will raise our imagination up to the sky. Other things to note If you would like to visit any other place or museum in town, just ask me I’ll be pleased.
Making tagliatelle in Florence
We will have fun together cooking and discovering the traditions of Italian cuisine. We are a kind and welcoming family, our best phrase is "feeling at home"! We like to share with our guests the passion for art, good food and wine. We will teach you how to make fresh pasta from the beginning and I will make a demonstration of the different types of pasta, changing shape and processing. We will prepare the condiment for pasta and other dishes together. It will be fun to work together and get to know the Italian culture of healthy and good eating! Drinks and desserts will also be offered. This lesson is also suitable for vegetarians!. Other things to note In our house there is a dog, a sweet golden retriever. Nella nostra casa è presente un cane, un dolcissimo golden retriever.
Luca & Lorenzo, cooking in Chianti hills
Before booking please , read here below : We will meet in Santa Maria Novella station and we will take you in our house. The Journey takes just 20 minutes.We’ll explore the rich flavors of Italian cuisine in this interactive cooking class in a hillside woodland home. Together we’ll prepare different kinds of pasta from scratch,sauces, then learn how to make a traditional Italian dessert in a very friendly way .We’ll kick off lunch with a selection of Italian snacks with aperitivo before tasting our culinary creations.During the experience we will offer you ,free of charge, wine. Our meal will feature seasonal local herbs and of course you will taste our Oil .You'll enjoy a day outside from the noise of the city a non-turistic experience. EACH PARTICIPANT WILL MAKE HIS OWN PASTA THEN WE WILL COOK IT IN THE SAME POT TO BEEN SHARE IT , THEN WITH THE REST OF THER GROUP LIKE AN ITALIAN FAMILY. Our experience is a journey about food, love & passion. Other things to note Just the ones that are more than 16 can enjoy the experience Please let us know if you have allergies or dietary restrictions before booking,we are currently unable to accomodate those with celiac/dairy disease/vegans/gluten free , in our land and house there are dogs,cats, etc in case you are allergic Luca & Lorenzo won awards for Best Love & Best rated experience worldwide
Italian Spaghetti & Lasagna
lasagna is one of the best dishes in Italy. We will teach you how to do it! It will be a very fun experience, our teachers are waiting for you in our cooking school.
Also will learn how to make Spaghetti! We will be in San Frediano, the school can be reached from any point of the historic center even by walking. We will provide you with the tools useful for the preparation: kitchen gown, rolling pin and pasta cutter, eggs and flour. We will show you how to cook sauces to season your pasta. During the experience we will offer you the wine that I produce in my organic farm, make with natural method. After preparing the pasta, we will set a table and eat it together the pasta that you have prepared, like an italian family. To finish, we will also taste a delicious chocolate dessert. All of you will received the recipes with our secrets. Generally the course lasts 3 hours with about 12 people per group, we are pleased to meet you and let you spend a nice time with us for a fun and unique experience
Andrea's Tour in Florence ⚜️
This historic walking starts from the Basilica of Santa Croce (Meeting point) and continues towards the Brunelleschi's Dome. I will guide you through understanding how Florence dominated the world in the past centuries and enchanted it with its art and crafts. You will learn about its past through the fascinating biographies of its great citizens: Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Dante, and many others, and with a special focus on the Medici Family that dominated the city for three centuries! While being carried away in Florence intriguing past, you will be able to see the city's beating center, breath in its vibrant and charming atmosphere and walk past many of its must-visit famous monumnets and my favorite hidden gems. * In the summer my tour at 7PM is the best to avoid the crowds, the sultry heat and the the city is fabulous at sunset! Request a date, if I can I will open it for you based on your needs. Last but not least, it will be a great chance for you to ask me anything you'd like to know about the past and present of Florence. Ceck my New Experiences Out! - Andrea's Tour in Florence Premium Edition (3 hours version of this tour with the other side of the river Arno) - Andrea's Tour the Uffizi Gallery (I'II provide the tickets for you) - Andrea's Tour the David of Michelangelo (I'II provide the tickets for you)
Countryside Dream Farm in Tuscany with Lunch and Pool
We invite you to spend a relaxing day on our organic hilltop luxury farm in Tuscany, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees. For a day you will get away from the crowds, heat, noise and queues. Enjoy a day of nature, incredible views, friendly people, great food and wine! Our experience starts in Florence Santa Maria Novella Central Station where you will meet and we will help you buy the train tickets to San Miniato. The train ride to San Miniato will take 40 minutes. Upon arrival, we'll walk around the estate so you can see our vineyard and olive grown. We'll visit the gardens to gather ingredients for our lunch, which we'll prepare together in our home kitchen. You'll find out how traditional Tuscan cuisine is simple, fresh, and delicious. Depending on the season, we might pick grapes, olives, wild asparagus, wild herbs, or even hunt for prized white truffles in autumn. During lunch we will taste of our red and rosé wine together with our extra virgin cold pressed olive oil. After lunch you're welcome to kick back in the garden, take a swim in our 20 meters infinity pool filled with salted water (the pool is open form May to September), or stroll up to see a remote little church. Let us know if you have allergies or dietary restrictions . Please note: This Experience is only for open-minded, ironic, smily people :-)
MY FARM three experiences in one day
Immerse yourself in the tuscan countryside with 3 different experience! We will meet in Florence, an authorized driver will take you to our farm just 35 minutes. What will we do? 1 - Walk among country fields, ancient olive trees and vineyards, enjoy the landscape, the plants, the explanation of our history, occasion to take photos in the suggestive setting.
Maybe you will meet our funny domesticated pig! In September taste the grapes! 2 - Visit cellar and tasting 5 organic tuscan wines: white & red, also aged directly from the barrel and "vin santo" a traditional sweet wine. Then you can taste olive oil, we will delight you with a short film about our mission. You have the opportunity to buy wines at cellar prices, or order them to ship. 3 The last part is dedicated to making fresh pasta with Luca or Ester, they teach the secrets to making pasta like Spaghetti or Ravioli! The pasta will be mixed and cooked together with that of the others, it will not be possible to make an individual cooking. Of course we will eat them together in a long table as in an Italian family. During lunch will be served our wine. One of our co-host make sure that you can be the protagonist! We will be about 16 participants. Transport by van, with driver, from Florence is included. Attention: the return is by train to Florence, the most ecologic and comfortable way to avoid traffic.
Sunset Vespa Tour in Tuscany
Discover the best parts of Tuscany on your very own Vespa. We will start at 4:00 PM from Florence, where you will be driving by van to the winery. That way you don't have to worry about navigating the crazy Italian traffic! Once in the countryside, you will have time to try the Vespa and make sure that you are safe on the road before heading out. From the winery, we will ride zip through the Tuscan hills by Vespa and stop along the way for breathtaking views and photo ops. The Vespa ride will be followed by a Tuscan-style wine tasting at the family-run winery. After the wine tasting you will be transported back to Florence by van. First driving than drinking! PLEASE BRING YOUR DRIVING LICENSE!
Wine and typical products tasting with the best view
No visit to Florence is complete without a taste of the Tuscan wines. Discover with us the products of Forconi farm, a small 9-hectare winery in the heart of Chianti, a few kilometers from the enchanted village "Montefioralle". From the top of our rooftop in the heart of Florence you will taste a cheese platter accompanied by the company's products such as cold cuts, olive oil with white truffle, cooked must and chocolate with olive oil. We will carry out a tasting of five wines from the Maurizio Brogioni farm, two types of Chianti Classico, a supertuscan, a rosé wine and a white wine. This is a unique experience where from the heart of the lively city of Florence with a 360 degree view of all the main city monuments you can taste the products of our countryside,
Let's make Gnocchi and Ragù together
You will learn how to prepare delicious handmade gnocchi in a simple and fun way, bringing the recipe with you forever. I'll teach you the secrets of a good fresh pasta made at the time, and learn how to make the famous and traditional meat sauce.(Or vegetables if you're vegetarian) Making gnocchi with ragu with your hands will be an experience unforgettable, we will also prepare a typical Tuscan second course and if ther is time we will also show you how to make "strufoli" which is a delicious Italian dessert. It will be a unique experience to enter the kitchen, visit my house / studio, located between Ponte Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti one of the most fascinating places in Florence you can admire the works on display inside the house, those in work or already exhibited in museums and make a glass of Tuscan wine produced in Chianti all the more enjoyable. The welcome will be with coffee or tea with sweet and an aperitif with fresh fruit to get to know each other, everyone will prepare his gnocchi dish from beginning to end, it will be so simple and complete for anybody that you can do it yourself again in your home, during the preparation there will be a nice aperitif with sausage or Tuscan cheese accompanied by a delicious glass of chianti wine. With my practical instructions, you will make your dish of gnocchi with flour and potatoes the best recipe for the and!
Introduction Florence walking tour
o deep into Florence artistic heritage and let your professional guide unveil every corner of the cradle of Renaissance. An enlightening guided promenade at your own pace! Think of FLORENCE and you think of a concentration of art and architecture. And you’re right: over half of Italy’s wonders are here! Despite its international fame and greatness, Florence is also a small city, whose history is interwoven with that of its passionate citizens for almost a thousand years... Let me unravel its unconventional side, visit Florence’s urban scenery that played a leading role in ancient timeless legends. Get the chance to savour the city’s intriguing charm that gave birth to anecdotes whose truth is lost on the border between history and fantasy.I’m very pleased to offer to you our ORIGINAL, BRAND NEW WALKING TOUR: a perfect mix of Florence’s classical face and its hot spots, combined with curiosities and unknowns.The tour include San Giovanni square (Cathedral,Baptistery and Giotto tower ,Republic square,Signoria square,Ponte Vecchio e Palazzo Pitti square)from outside. Other things to note Spanish tour only private.
Tasty Florence Street Food Tour
Enjoy a stroll along the historical streets and live piazzas of Florence during this 2.5 hours tour while you sample local specialties led by a foodie expert. See where locals shop fresh fruits and vegetables, visit a local historic market and sample traditional dishes. At the market you will sample fresh pasta, olive oil and different kinds of truffles. Sample a platter with the finest salumi and prosciutto combined with local cheese. As you move from one foodie stop to another you will learn facts about the history, culinary and culture with spectacular panoramic views of the most important attractions of the city such as the Cathedral, Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Giotto's bell Tower the Basilica di Santa Croce, all led by your local guide. This walking tour is a great combination of savor and sweet, samples of the best food in town combined with a great explanation about art, culture and history. Eat like the locals, meet the small shop proprietors, visit a local market, get a wide variety of foods and learn all about some of the most interesting sites and monuments of Florence. Please note: I CAN surely accomodate vegetarians. This experience cannot accomodate vegan, gluten or dairy-free diets. Drinks are not included. This is a small group for up to 14 people.
Grape Tours two wineries with farm lunch
We meet in Florence at FORMAGGIOTECA TERROIR in Via dei Renai 19 at 10 am. From there we head out into the wine country just South of Florence, the well-known Chianti. We’ll select 2 beautiful family-owned wineries, very different one from another, where you will get to learn about the area and the specific wines from winery owners and winemakers. During the day you’ll learn a lot about organic wines, from how the vines are managed to what goes into their making. You’ll get to taste wine from the barrels, and during the tasting and lunch quite a few generous glasses of wines will be served (so remember to pace yourself!). We will have a fresh Tuscan lunch, which varies according to the season, but usually features a mixed spread of appetisers, a pasta course and a dessert. If you have dietary restrictions, we’ll do our best to cater to you (maybe make sure to bring a snack, just in case). As you can probably sense, this is a day of wonderful vistas & flavours - join us! The transportation is in comfortable VW vans belonging to our tour agency Grape Tours (regularly ensured tour operator). Please notice that the groups vary in size from 4-8 people depending on the day.
Cooking Class & 360 View of Florence
What We’ll Do: We’ll start by visiting the local market in the months from April 1st - September 15th, Sant' Ambrogio and typical florentine shops, to select seasonal produce directly from local farmers that we will use in our culinary experience together. Once we arrive to the cooking terrace with a breathtaking view of Florence, we will have a quick typical Italian snack & wine to get us into the Italian spirit! Then we will get our hands dirty and I’ll teach you how to make fresh pasta by hand and a fresh and sweet Tiramisù. To finish we’ll enjoy the fruits of our labor and of course TASTE! Sample menu below, sauces and pasta shape may change based on in season fresh produce: Antipasto: Fettunta or Bruschetta Primi: Tagliatelle & Orechiette Dessert: Tiramisù Other things to note Culinary experience can be personalized to accommodate vegetarian, Vegan or gluten-free options or food allergies, please communicate when booking. You don't need to bring anything to this experience, everything will be provided for you! Where we will meet: Piazza San maggiore at the only coffee shop in front of the big arch. NOTE: Class takes place rain or shine since the kitchen area is enclosed with floor to ceiling windows to appreciate the view