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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended a cooking class with Katia. There were two other couples present. Although there were varying levels of skill and experience Katia put everyone at ease and made the class fun for all. Not only did we learn a few dishes to bring home but we learned a lot about the base to all great Italian cooking. We also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended one of Katia's Beginners' Cooking Classes on 5 September and had a fantastic time. There were 7 of us in our group and we all worked together, under Katia's expert guidance, to cook a feast, accompanied by local wines. The whole experience was excellent - and fun. We learned such a lot about Tuscan food, its origins, traditions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic place to stay for anyone wanting to explore Tuscany while enjoying great hospitality. Fulvio was a wonderful host, as was Katia who was also around regularly, both able to offer great tips regarding the surrounding areas and happily helping with anything we needed. The daily continental breakfast was plentiful and varied, and our room was spacious and very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

There are so many options for cooking classes in Tuscany, but if you want a tasty hands-on experience which is fun for a family or small group, you must make lunch with Katia. We arrived and took pictures on the beautiful property. We then cooked pasta from scratch and mixed in all the ingredients ourselves. Our final lunch consisted of... More 

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Tel Aviv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Took the basic cooking class with kids of ages 3, 5, 7, 8, 10. It was lots of fun, very informative, children friendly. All was delicious! Fulvio is knowledgeable, patient with the kids. All is perfectly organized in a relaxed atmosphere. Menu was customized for us since one of the kids cannot have lactose. Thanks for the great time! Will... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

While in Tuscany, my family and I booked our advanced cooking class with Katia & Fulvio at Il Vicario, in San Gimignano . Right from the start, Katia & Fulvio were very helpful and accommodating with my requests, and were also very prompt in responding through emails. Katia did a fantastic job of teaching us and guiding us through the... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

We are a couple from California who are self-proclaimed foodies. We love to cook and therefore, we felt it would be appropriate to attend a cooking class in Tuscany. As I researched several websites and blogs, I was convinced that Il Vicario was the right choice. I contacted them and received a reply less than 24 hours of my inquiry.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Recent 5 night stay was wonderful. Room spacious, clean & comfortable. Host Fulvio was generous with travel tips and his suggestions were always worth the visits. Directing us to smaller, less touristy towns like Volterra and Certaldo. The swimming pool was a welcome late afternoon activity. San Gimignano 10 minutes away and much better to visit late afternoon when the... More 

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South Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We had planned our week and a 1/2 vacation to Italy with our 14 year old daughter and were looking for something to do while passing through Tuscany. The idea of a cooking class came up. After doing a quick search I came across Il Vicario and Katia's and Fulvios cooking class. Having many busy days planned from Venice to... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We did the 'advanced' cooking class with Katia - 4+ hours of Tuscan food education, preparation, eating and drinking. Katia made the whole expericence very enjoyable with her patient, humourous style of teaching. We learned so much more than you ever could from a book and the food was delicious! I highly recommend this experience. Price 120 Euros.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Il Vicario

Address: Via Sant'Andrea 1, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > San Gimignano
Price Range: $86 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Il Vicario 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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