The UNESCO-listed coastline of the Cinque Terre is the star of the Italian Riviera and this full-day tour from Lucca crams all the highlights into one day. Visit the villages of Manarola, Riomaggiore, Monterosso, and Vernazza; sample Limoncino liqueur; cool off with a swim in the sea; and tuck into a delicious Ligurian lunch (if option selected) at a local restaurant.
Italy's culinary culture is like nowhere else on earth, and taking a cooking class is a great way to bring a bit of that culture home with you. With this private cooking class, you'll learn how to cook in the home of a local expert. You'll start with a visit to a market to choose three to five ingredients, followed by a private cooking class where you'll get to create, and eat, a meal all your own.
Experience a side of Italy rarely available to visitors when you take a cooking class in the Chianti wine region. During your private session, discover the secrets of Tuscan cuisine, from sauces to tiramisu. After dining on the food you just learned to make, continue on to a vineyard for a complimentary wine tasting and pairing lesson. Round-trip transport from Siena is included for your convenience.
Taste authentic Tuscan wine straight from the source on a relaxing half-day trip from Lucca. Travel by minivan through a serene landscape of rolling hills and vineyards, stopping at both a big-name winery and an organic family-run estate. Sample red, white and sweet wines, along with local products like extra-virgin olive oil. Learn about traditional wine production methods and see all the work that goes into making some of the world’s most coveted vino.
Unravel the secrets of Tuscany’s cuisine with a 5-hour cooking class in Lucca. Shop for fresh ingredients at the market, and then enjoy a tasting of honey, cheeses and olive oil back at the 18th-century palace where your class is held. Begin preparing a 4-course lunch with the help of your chef, and dig into your homemade creations when you're done, paired with regional wines. Best of all: you’ll leave armed with tips, techniques and a recipe book, so you can recreate your favorite dishes back home.
Learn how to make three traditional Tuscan pastas from scratch during a 4-hour private class in Lucca. Set in a local home, you get the undivided attention and expert instruction of a local cook. Once everything is prepared, enjoy the fruits of your labor with a selection of red and white regional wines. All materials and ingredients are provided, as is a special gift for you to take home.
Devour freshly prepared Tuscan food without leaving your vacation lodgings during a private 4-course meal. To keep things simple, your local cook brings all of the ingredients and prepares the food right at your accommodation. In addition to a starter, pasta, main course, and side dish, the meal includes dessert and a selection of regional wines. Your cook takes care of cleanup and leaves you to unwind in your home away from home.
Go off-road in a vintage SUV on this Chianti Valley tour from Greve. With a small group of just eight people or fewer, travel through the famous wine-producing region to learn the vintners' secrets. Stop at three cellars for 15 tastings of different varietals as well as local products (olive oil, honey) and a traditional Italian lunch.
Learn about Lucca's culinary traditions from market to plate with this cooking experience. You and your local host will start with a visit to a market to pick up ingredients, which you'll take back to her home and learn to cook up into a four-course meal. Then you'll taste your creations, washed down with local red or white wine.
Visit Tuscan countryside. Live as a Tuscan is out way to say. Don't loose the oportunity to visit places where Tuscan are usually to spend time. If you want know many more about wine tradition and wine-making process this is the tour for you.
See fresh pasta, dessert, and other distinctly Tuscan dishes prepared right before your eyes during a private 3-hour cooking experience in Lucca. Set at a local home, your enthusiastic host shares insider tips on how to get the recipes just right. You can help with preparation or just appreciate the demonstration. Once everything is ready, enjoy the 4-course meal with a selection of regional red and white wines.
Explore Lucca with a professional photographer who can help you make the most of your time in the city. After a short consultation, visit Lucca’s most well-known and visited landmarks—as well as any other locations you may choose. Feel free to bring any additional clothing or accessories to make the most of your photo shoot. Your personal photographer captures the moments and delivers five edited photos within two days of your shoot.
Immerse yourself in local culture as you prepare a traditional Italian meal under the guidance of a Cesarina—an Italian certified home cook. Meet your host at their home in Lucca, shop for seasonal ingredients together at the local market, then get hands-on in the kitchen as you make three regional dishes. Finally, join your host for a delicious lunch or dinner, accompanied by a selection of Italian wines.
Immerse yourself in local culture as you prepare a traditional Italian meal under the guidance of a Cesarina—an Italian certified home cook. Meet your host at their home in Lucca, get hands-on in the kitchen as you make three regional dishes, and pick up tips and techniques to help you recreate them back home. Finally, join your host for a delicious lunch or dinner, accompanied by a selection of white and red Italian wines.