First taste of Tuscany one day cooking course

Tuscany Region, Tuscany, Italy

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About the location

This wonderful cookery school is set in a magnificent 13th century renaissance villa on the outskirts of Florence. A stunning showcase of renaissance architecture the villa is also surrounded by outstanding estate of manicured gardens, thickly wooded forests, vineyards and silver green olive groves.

Cooking courses are guided by expert Italian chefs who are passionate about sharing their knowledge of Tuscan cooking with their students and all classes are held in the antique gallery kitchen of the villa with a huge fireplace and a marble sink, an ideal setting to learn about authentic Tuscan cooking.

True to the culinary traditions of Tuscany, all the produce used is from the surrounding estate which also produces red Chianti wine and extra virgin olive oil from the vineyards and groves. The antique cellar is used for storing wine and is the setting for wine tasting classes.

Accommodation at the school is in tastefully decorated rooms, which combine elegance and comfort with original features, frescoes, gilt mirrors, fireplaces, crystal chandeliers, silk curtains, terracotta flooring and fine antiques. As you walk through the door you will be transported back to a time of renaissance luxury and splendour.

Enjoy an Italian cookery holiday here amidst the green of the olives, vines and woods and discover the secrets and delights of a culture driven by its culinary history.

- Located in the charming surroundings of Tuscany
- Traditional Italian kitchen setting
- Wine cellars and vineyard
- Local chefs with many years of experience
- Ingredients produced directly onsite
- Optional transfer service from Florence city centre

Accommodation features
- Stunning 13th Century Tuscan villa
- Trains, buses and shops are within walking distance
- Close to all major highways
- Decorated with beautiful antiques and original Frescoes
- Manicured gardens complete with lemon trees and a water fountain
- Bright and spacious rooms
- All modern facilities and service available