Hire a professional chef to prepare a mouth watering meal for you and your group. S/he will prepare a full four course Italian meal in the kitchen of your Villa and bring everything necessary for the preparation. On request, service of the meal and clean up can also be included.
Have fun with your friends and family making fresh pasta and preparing a delicious meal in the company of a local. Learn about the Italian cuisine and our “food philosophy” and bring back recipes to impress. The class is held in the kitchen of your Villa and can be either for lunch or dinner. The duration is about 3/4 hours.
Guided wine and Cheese tastings:
Have a professional sommelier bring a variety of local hard to find and tasty wines and illustrate the qualities and ways to recognize as well as some the production methods of our famous wines. The tasting can be held anywhere on the property of your villa and includes tastings or typical cheeses and cold cuts. The duration of the tasting is about 2/3 hours and you will taste 7-8 wines and have the possibility of purchasing or shipping them home as well.
Enjoy an informal painting class held by a local artist. Learn to Paint or have fun with colours in Tuscany’s magical nature and charming architecture. The class can be held in your villa or surrounding countryside. The artist will bring all the necessary equipment and provide useful tips and fun stories of the local folklore and fauna.
Trekking and Bike tours:
Hire a professional excursionist for an adventurous activity in Tuscany’s rolling hills. Enjoy hikes across neat farmland and wild forests and stop to rest in historical sites and pretty, natural settings. Treks can be either half days (3 hours) or full day (6/7 hours). You may need transportation for getting to the start point for the treks.
Bike tours are a great way to see and enjoy the landscape of the rolling hills, follow your guide along secondary routes away from traffic and on panoramic roads. Exercise climbing the hills and breath in the clean air in one of the most beautiful part of the world.
Have a professional English speaking driver/guide come to pick you up from your villa and tour you around the area visiting sites, towns and wineries and to savour tasty Tuscan lunches on farms. The tours are private and can be customized to suit your groups desires. See our private tours for itinerary examples.