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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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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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Highlight of our trip!

My family of four (including two teenage boys) cooked with Arianna and Friends on two occasions during our Tuscan vacation. It was the highlight of our visit. The food was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Robin M
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Cohasset, Massachusetts
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Cohasset, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family of four (including two teenage boys) cooked with Arianna and Friends on two occasions during our Tuscan vacation. It was the highlight of our visit. The food was wonderful, and the local experience was absolutely fabulous. We already plan to book another cooking experience with them on our next trip.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A beautiful old Tuscan farmhouse c/w 300 year old brick oven a few kilometers from Peccioli. Six of us being shown how to make pasta & pizza CORRECTLY by Ester & ably assisted by Veronika who translated. What we made & cooked we ate, washed down with local wine. We had a fantastic time. We would do it again in... More 

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Wurzburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a FABULOUS evening Preparing and eating dinner tonight. Cook was Signora Esther arranged by ariannandfriends.com. We had wine, the whole meal, grappa and coffee . Great setting. Everyone had a great time. We took home an apron and wonderful memories .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family can't rave enough about how great our tours with Arianna and Friends were. You can truly see the pride and passion shared related to the Tuscan landscape and all its beauty. All of our experiences were fun, informative and memorable and they were very accommodating for my disabled mother-in-law. We did 3 tours; Truffle Hunting with Luca and... More 

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Stone Harbor, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I traveled to Tuscany in late June. My children are 15, 17 and 18. I wanted to take a private cooking lesson so I went to my faithful "Trip advisor" and found Arianna & Friends. We were picked up from our cruise port and taken to this AMAZING farm in Tuscany! We were greeted by Arianna and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

what a wonderful experience- not sure what was better, the food or the people! an incredible day preparing pasta and pizza and then having a wonderful meal in the beauty of Italy. HIGHLY recommend the experience if you are in the area. and dont be in a rush. we ended up being there for 6 hours and enjoyed every moment.... More 

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Coppell, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Veronica and Ester were fantastic teachers for our cooking class. Our driver picked us up at the port (LaSpezia) and drove us about 1 1/4 hours to our class. After the class, he drive us to Pisa, and then back to the ship. The only negative was that the driver did not speak much English. He was very nice and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lady (who's English is very good), takes you a tour of the church and town with an explanation of its history. She has quite a sense of humour and extremely pleasant...takes about 90 minutes and ends in a small deli where you have the opportunity to sample local produce inc. wine and olive oil. Worth doing!

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 12 was picked up at the port and transported to an olive mill...it was a great experience to learn about olive oil but the best part was watching the teenage boys learning and tasting the different oils...our guide Massimo was very good in explaining the whole process...we then went to a beautiful winery overlooking the tuscan hills... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family did not take part in a day tour, but we did use Arianna and Friends to provide private chef service in our villa one evening for dinner. I highly, highly recommend this service to anyone visiting the area. Our chef Daniela and her helper Roberta were incredibly fun and friendly, and the food.... OMG! The food was fantastic!... More 

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