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Arianna & Friends Day Tours

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Address: Viale G. Mazzini, 71, 56037, Peccioli, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0587 672088
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3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Small regional tour operator specializing in very original and experiencial...

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 specialty. We only arrange customized tours for individuals and small groups. For very enthusistic "foodies" we also arrange informal and very educational cooking classes at our cooking school called My Tuscan Kitchen: typical Tuscan menus, pizza classes, chocolate making experiences, pastry making experiences. We are famous for our truffle hunting tours in the woods near San Miniato and in 2014 we launched very exclusive foodie tours on Vespa scotters!EXPERIENCE WINE & FOOD IN TUSCANY WITH US!

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Can't Go Wrong

We came to Tuscany for a little post-Christmas holiday, and took a couple of tours with Arianna and Friends during our stay. Our first experience was the Olive Oil Production... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Tuscany for a little post-Christmas holiday, and took a couple of tours with Arianna and Friends during our stay. Our first experience was the Olive Oil Production and Pecorino Cheese Making tours with Luca. We drove our own rental vehicle behind our tour guide's car to the various locations to experience the local processes. Luca was knowledgeable,... More 

Thank lindseynader
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had heard about Andrea Bocelli singing once a year in his hometown of Lajatico, in an outdoor theatre he had built for himself in the hills of Tuscany. I googled Andrea Bocelli's name and his hometown to see about the concert. I came across a company called Arianna and Friends. I sent an e-mail to them about purchasing tickets... More 

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Pasku, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this review

Buongiorno Brian, ciao Melissa!! What a great review you dropped on our TA!!! I was impressed by the detailed comments and of course I was very pleased to know that you liked our activities so much. No need to say that I enjoyed your company too and I have great memories of the days we spent together. All the people... More 

San Jose, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

I have taken two tours with Arianna- the Tuscan Kitchen cooking school and the Olive Oil tour and lunch. I am a stickler on customer service and attention to detail. Plus I hardly ever give 5 star rating. I happily give Arianna and Friends a 5 star rating of excellence for customer service, attention to detail, and most importantly she... More 

Thank Cbuntonj
Naples, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

we recently completed a trip to Italy. One highlight was our tour of vineyards using Arianna & Friends. You will not go wrong in using them.

Thank Tom G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

In my review of the Hilton Club at Borgo Alle Vigne I went into detail about this great tour guide team. They made our trip to Tuscany special and inspiring.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Having just finished a 7 day cruise that ended in Rome, my husband and I spent a few days in Tuscany to unwind. We went on a side trip every day during the cruise to many exciting locations, but we both agree our favorite trip was the day we spent with Luca driving Vespas around the beautiful Tuscan countryside. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We joined a truffle hunt followed by a wonderful lunch featuring many items with a bit of truffle. A great time. Warning: there are many tempting items for sale at the company store. Our second adventure was a pasta cooking school, with Carla as our head chef. She was a delight, and our group of 4 again had a great... More 

Thank Larry P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We did 3 tours with Ariannandfriends. The free tour of Peccioli is just amazing. It is just the right lenght of time, and one does not realize that there is sooo much history in this small town. The museum is also very nice. We tood the 'group single day cooking class' - loved this class. Arianna translated while Carla instructed... More 

Thank l0v32trav3l
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

No words can describe what a fantastic a day we riding vespas with Luca as our guide! This tour is an absolute must if you can ride a vespa! Luca took us through rolling Tuscan hills to towns along the way. We stopped from time to time for cherry liqueur, to see how prosciutto and pasta was made, had lunch... More 

Thank Courtney W
Ft Myers, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

I heard from others that Ariannas tours were terrific. We can now confirm that our guide did a great job, answered all questions with thoughtful and complete answers. The timing was good, not too dhort or long and she helped us geezers get through the tough spots onour walking tour. She had lunch with us and it was nice to... More 

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