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Accidental Tourist

Via Roma, 647, 50010 Florence, Italy
+39 348 6590040
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Ranked #15 of 288 activities in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: The Accidental Tourist was born in the spring of 1998 offering the first single-day hands-on cooking class in Tuscany. We welcome the curious and... more » Owner description: The Accidental Tourist was born in the spring of 1998 offering the first single-day hands-on cooking class in Tuscany. We welcome the curious and open-minded traveler in the heart of our Tuscan homes, for an authentic yet magical experience. We take a maximum of 8 people, but will go with as few as one: we never leave the solo traveler behind. We welcome families with children as we know how challenging it can be to travel with the young ones in the Old Country. AND, we charge for our tours only if our guests are happy to pay for their day with us. « less
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Hartford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend and I went on the sunset stroll tour through accidental tourist, where we went on the winery tour and then went to a family's home for dinner. It was by far the greatest day of our trip. The winery was beautiful, and the dinner was amazingly delicious - the best meal we had on our entire trip. When... More

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Columbia, Maryland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We are traveling with eight adults and two children. Booking our wine tasting and cooking class through Accidental Tourist left me with some nervousness. All fears were quickly alleviated as we experienced a day none of us will ever forget. The food and wine were delicious. Steve and Alex, our guides, made us feel like family from the start. The... More

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Royal Palm Beach, Florida
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We took this tour with my 14 year old daughter and we all enjoyed it. Steve picked us up and took us to the vineyard telling us about the countryside along the way. We toured the winery (San Grignano ) in the Chianti Rufina region. It ended with a sampling of some of their wines and olive oil (we bought... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

It's totally a highlight of our trip in Italy! I've been to Toscana for several times, but never try wine tour and cooking class before. It's such a great trip that my friends and I learned a lot about wine and olive oil, and we're happy to meet up with the other couple from the states. Eating and making pasta... More

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New York, New York, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Myself and 3 of my girlfriends booked the tour after it came highly recommended to us. We had an absolutely amazing time. I think we could say it was one of the best parts of our trip in Italy. Steve was our guide and was extremely knowledgeable about the wine, olive oil, pasta making and any other questions we had!... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Accidental Tourist came highly recommended by a friend in NC. We had the most marvelous day with Steve as our guide. We four did the wine and olive oil tour in the AM and loved how much we learned about both. Then joined a group of 3 for the afternoon cooking class. So much fun making pasta, and such a... More

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Canada
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Started with a wine and olive oil tour in the morning. Only 2 of us. Interesting. Loved the tasting at the end. Bought some fantastic oilive oil. It does leak. My cap moved around, but was not open. Make sure to have some plastic bags and then put in the box they give you. In the afternoon we took a... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This tour was a wonderful combination of regional history, wine & olive oil education, tastings of great wine, olive oil, as well a full dinner following the preparation of a truly homemade Italian meal. They make sure every group is very small and our guide was extremely knowledgable and personable, making the entire day very engaging. We've done many educational... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The folks who give this "five circles" are definitely spot on...this was the highlight of our trip to Italy. We are still talking about it! In June/July, we went to Venice, Florence and Rome and I checked TA for ideas on "Things to Do" and luckily we were able to book this cooking class. Was easy to find the meeting... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My family really enjoyed our Wine and Cooking experience. From my oldest daughter (18) to my youngest son (7) everyone could not stop talking about how much fun they had. Making our own pasta was only half the fun eating is was the other half. Our hostess was not only an excellent cook, she was warm and friendly. Our guide... More

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