HIGHLIGHTS OF THE Under the Tuscan Sun – Cooking Holiday in Villa
Discover the unforgettable Tuscany countryside and let your dream come true with us! Taste and learn new recipes…you would like to stay here forever! This is a great Tuscany cooking vacation with stay in a 19th century elegant villa near Lucca, 40 km from Pisa airport, with 2 hands-on Tuscany traditional cooking classes including home-made pasta, ravioli, gnocchi, risotto and more.
The villa has its own vegetable and fruits garden and beautiful olive groves. We’ll treat you with a special fresh extra virgin olive oil tasting.
You’ll be accommodated in self-catering apartments with beautiful Tuscan style rooms and equipped kitchens (air conditioning, free WiFi) furnished with taste. In the beautiful garden of the villa you can enjoy the shade of the centuries old trees or the sun by the splendid swimming pool. We’ll guide you and accommodate all your request for your best stay in the heart of Tuscany. Come and try the delicious Italian food and wine in Tuscany and you would like to stay here forever!
This package includes:
- 7 nights in self-catering fully equipped apartment in the Tuscan Villa
- 2 Hands-on Tuscany Cooking classes
- 2 Tuscan lunches after the cooking class
- 1 extra virgin olive oil tasting
- Tasting of the owner’s home-made jams and secret recipes
Price: 625 euro per person (on a base of 4 people)
Description of the Villa:
Beautiful Historic Villa, in the heart of Tuscany, built during the first years of the XIX century as a farmhouse. It has two floors, with a capacity of 6 people (2 double bedrooms). It has an independent entrance with automatic gates and stunning walkway with Tuscan cypress trees. As soon as you enter the Villa you will find a relaxing reading room with a fireplace. Then, there is a functioning minimal kitchen with washing machine and dryer. The central room has a nice dining table and a relaxing corner with a comfortable couch, sofa and tv. In the upper floor there are two master bedrooms: the first one has a double bed and a bunk bed, adjacent bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi. The second room has a private built-in bathroom with shower.
The outside space has lot of green areas, a big park, a private garden, a stunning swimming pool and a nice gazebo with table and chairs to dine outside. Next to the swimming pool there are sun beds and sun umbrellas. There is also a nice playground for the kids and a comfortable hammock. The parking space is inside the property.
Optional TOURS: Day trips to Cortona where the famous Frances Mayes’ villa “Bramasole” is, trips to Carrara marble caves, Volterra, Florence, Siena and San Gimignano, Lucca, Cinque Terre, Vinci and Chianti wine area and any private Tuscany tour can be organized upon request.