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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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56037, Terricciola, Italy
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+39 0587 672088
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We contacted Arianna & Friends directly before our Italian trip to arrange for a cooking class. They’re very responsive & organized and Consuelo was most helpful. We really enjoyed our 5-hour private cooking class at Rita’s Farm in a rural setting booked through Ariana &...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our class, in late September, was simply wonderful. Our hosts, Rita and Ester, did a splendid job of explaining and showing us all of the delicious things we prepared. Our group was large (12) and they accommodated all of us perfectly. The working farm is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joe V
Reviewed 6 November 2018

My wife and I along with our German friends and 8 others attended the cooking course at Rita's farm on a beautiful October evening. After introductions and a short tour of the farm we started cooking with Easter and Rita. The experience was exactly what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank James D
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We lucked out as the day of our cooking class there was no one else signed up but us! So we ended up having our own private class! Rita and Sylvia were AMAZING and you can see the love they have for cooking and for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Silvana Y
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our Tuscan cooking class with Veronica and Laura. We met at Laura's authentic farmhouse nearby where we were staying in Terricciola at the Hilton Resort. There were 6 of us, ages 22-60 We booked a private class. We made a 3 course...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anne A
Reviewed 8 October 2018

My wife and I were part of a group of five that vacationed at an HGVC property near Terricciola in September. We signed up for a guided Vespa tour and we are so happy we did. Consuelo and Roberta helped us with the booking and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Buongiorno, thank you for your great message! I am really glad that you liked my Vespa tour aiming at showing you a great rural area near and around the town where vespas are produced!! It was a lovely day indeed and I also enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Thank you for being a very special tour guide today during our visit to your lovely city. We couldn't stop raving about what a wonderful day we had touring the museums, learning about the history of the art and the city, and being hosted by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bruce M
Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Buongiorno Annie and Bruce! On behalf of Laura I thank you very much for your lovely words of appreciation. She is our most experienced and thoughtful guide of Florence and we are so happy when our guests understand the value of her service. We hope...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

We did the Tuscan cooking class with Rita and her colleague Daniella and had a fantastic experience. They were very friendly, knowledgeable and full of great information to help us learn and make a great meal! Rita's farm is kind of far from the Arianna...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Buongiorno and thank you very much for your kind words. We are all very happy that your experience at My Tuscan Kitchen matched your expectations. The drive to our farm from our office is about 12 minutes, luckily in a wonderful scenery of rolling hills...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018

Our family of four (Kids ages 5 & 7) had a fantastic tour of Lari. Our tour was completely private, just for our family. It included a historic overview of a charming town called Lari, which was about an hour drive from the port of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Buongiorno Chris, thank you for your kind message! We are happy to read that you enjoyed our private shore excursion from Livorno port focusing on the visit to a medieval village with a lovely butcher's shop and a unique family run pasta factory. We plan...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

My wife and I finally took our honeymoon 7 years after we married. My wife set up two tours with Arianna & Friends. The first was a private cooking cooking class at Rita's farm with chef Veronica. We had a blast!!! Veronica was so kind...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Buongiorno, thank you very much for your lovely review! I write on behalf of Veronica, Arianna, Annamaria and Tobia, all the people you met during your visit to Tuscany. We always try to make personable, original and very relaxing touring activities where the human component...More

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Hello! We offer day private tours with several kinds of focus. Contact our booking office at the contact info below and provide info on a preferred date, number of people and kind of tour you would like. Our staff will be... More
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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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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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