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Arianna & Friends Day Tours

Via Giuseppe Mazzini 71, 56037, Peccioli, Italy
+39 0587 672088
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Truffle cooking class

What a spectacular evening. Everything was perfect from start to finish. One of our best evenings... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Naureen J
via mobile
Tuscan Cooking Excellence!

Our group of 5 joined Rita at her farm for a tour and understanding of olive oil production. Then... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Small regional tour operator specializing in very original and experiencial tours to the rural Tuscany. Our aim is to bring visitors of Tuscany to the best food producers of wine, cheese, olive oil, honey, chocolate, pasta, grains and any local specialty. We only arrange customized tours for individuals and small groups. For very enthusistic "foodies" we also arrange informal and very educational cooking classes at our cooking school called My Tuscan Kitchen: typical Tuscan menus, pizza classes, chocolate making experiences, pastry making experiences. We arrange fantastic truffle hunting tours in the woods near San Miniato and very exclusive foodie tours on Vespa scooters, as we are located near Pontedera, hometown of Vespa! EXPERIENCE WINE & FOOD IN TUSCANY WITH US!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Via Giuseppe Mazzini 71, 56037, Peccioli, Italy
+39 0587 672088
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a spectacular evening. Everything was perfect from start to finish. One of our best evenings in our two week trip. Our host Arianna and chef Anthony were arm and welcoming. Would highly recommend.

Thank Naureen J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 5 joined Rita at her farm for a tour and understanding of olive oil production. Then learned to cook a 4 course Tuscan dinner. The entire experience was phenomenal and by far the best activity in our 8 day stay in Italy....More

Thank klath15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arianna and Friends gave us the best two tours we had during our three weeks in Italy. We did the olive oil farm and Lari. We saw olive oil being processed from olives to oil and pasta being made. Very knowledgeable team and a passion...More

Thank jonnewcomb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While staying in Tuscany during early October we were invited by Arianna and Friends to take walking tour of the of Peccioli. It is a historic hilltop village strategically located between Siena and Florence. Our guide, Moira, was friendly, enthusiastic, and energetic. Moira processes a...More

Thank J_Bart1
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Our family group of 8 individuals, older and younger adults, enjoyed Arianna's nearly seven hour amazing custom cooking class at Terricciola. This was the clear highlight of our week-long family reunion trip to Florence. We drove an hour from our villa south of Florence to...More

Thank MaureenPDX
Reviewed 17 October 2017

My husband & I scheduled a pasta cooking class with Ariana & Friends during our stay in Tuscany. I have to admit, I was nervous at first because my husband isn't exactly into cooking lessons, but he had a BLAST! Daniella and Ariana were such...More

Thank Genevieve C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This cooking class was a highlight of our trip! We loved Signora Daniela's expertise in cooking. It tasted incredible! Veronica was an outstanding assistant showing us how to make the pasta, cut the vegetables, give us the history of Tuscan cooking and speaking fluent English...More

Thank lizpiper
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Great experience with Signora Esther and Arianna. Cooking class making local Tuscan dishes. Thoroughly enjoyed and would utilize Arianna & Friends when visiting the area again.

Thank Eileen F
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Took my 8yr old son to a cooking class hosted by Veronica. It was so wonderful! We had such a great time...my son thoroughly enjoyed both cooking, eating and exploring the countryside home and farm were the classes took place. I can't say enough great...More

Thank Shineykate
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We booked 2 tours with Arianna & Friends Day Tours during our stay. The first was to Lari where Arianna herself was our private guide. We spent a wonderful time in the Martelli pasta 'factory'. I use the term factory but it is a small...More

Thank gemma07874
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4 September 2015|
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Response from Pasku | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question. The area of San Miniato and the area of Palaia border each other, since they both belong to the truffle growing district of central Tuscany. In the area of Palaia we meet one truffle... More
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20 May 2015|
Response from Ariannafazio | Property representative |
Dear Ann, thank you for your message. We would be very happy to organize for you a cooking class in June. We give you the possibility to have the course organized at your villa/apartment if you have a suitable kitchen that... More
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19 February 2015|
Response from Massimo P | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your request. We are not an inn nor a restaurant, so you cannot eat at ours. We are a small destination management company organizing specialty tours around local specialties and food producers. So in... More