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Arianna & Friends Day Tours

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Address: Via Giuseppe Mazzini 71, 56037, Peccioli, Italy
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+39 0587 672 088
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15:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 15:00 - 19:00
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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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Wonderful Experience!

My husband and I had the pleasure of taking a private cooking class with Arianna & Esther while we were in Tuscany. They showed us how to make several dishes, including a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had the pleasure of taking a private cooking class with Arianna & Esther while we were in Tuscany. They showed us how to make several dishes, including a wonderful ravioli. They brought everything necessary to our villa, and we thoroughly enjoyed getting to know both of these beautiful women...by the end of the evening, I wanted... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a great day with our wonderful guide and host Luca! We visited the ancient village/ castle at Lari. We enjoyed a visit to a local pasta factory, a family owned butcher where we enjoyed fresh bruschetta... fantastic! Then to a local olive oil mill... and a home made pasta lunch. If you are in the region I strongly... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was such a great Vespa tour with Massimo, that I am still thinking about it 7 months later. Massimo brought us to several villages for coffee and snacks, and to an abandoned Italian village now owned entirely by an American businessman. He also brought us to the field where Andrea Bocelli was about to give his annual concert in... More 

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Lansing, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We met the team @ Arianna and Friends during our tour of Peccioli - a very friendly, hospitable bunch. We had a great walking tour of Peccioli with Luca, and a wonderful pastry and pizza cooking lesson with Andrea and crew. Highly recommended for anyone looking for activities in the Peccioli / Pisa area.

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Astoria, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

I recently spent a fantastic week in Italy with friends - we stayed at Borgo alle Vigne and decided to add a cooking class through Arianna & Friends for Thanksgiving Day. What a fantastic day! Veronica and Daniela were such fun hosts - they arrived at the villa promptly; they brought us cute aprons and menus where we could take... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Whenever we travel we like to try new cooking experiences. Our trip to Tuscany this year was no exception. We found this tour listing both on Tripadvisor and in literature that our hotel sent us. When we booked the 'cooking experience' my husband was concerned, based on the description, that they would be teaching us things that we already knew... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

If you find yourself in Tuscany do yourself a favor & book a tour with Arianna & Friends! We had an amazing 2 days with Massimo, can't wait to book next trip! Massimo was an awesome tour guide, speaks English very well & is very knowledgeable about everything Tuscan! He also have us great tips on some side trips! Can't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Second time in two years we've had the pleasure of a Tuscany visit enhanced by the detail-oriented staff at Arianna & Friends. Our guide, Massimo, was extremely personable and knowledgeable about the wine making & olive producing part of our visit. We were fortunate to be in his group the following day when we attempted the fine art of Italian... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

My husband I and along with his 2 brothers and their wives visited Tuscany in September. We booked several tours with Arianna & Friends and each one was fantastic! If you want a private tour, Arianna and friends is the way to go. My favorite was the day trip to Lari, in which Arianna herself showed us around. Arianna is... More 

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Massimo P, Direttore at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this review

Buongiorno Julie, thank you very much for your appreciation. We designed our private tours in order for visitors like you to experience an authentic and non touristy Tuscany and we are really happy when this idea is welcome! Next time you visit please contact us again and we will surprise you with other great activities! Saluti a presto More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We recently visited Tuscany in September 2016 for a family get together. As mum is artistic and enjoys all types of art classes, we thought a painting class for four of us at our villa in Tuscany would be perfect. Luca, who has fantastic language skills, a great sense of humour and a lovely temperament was the english guide and... More 

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Massimo P, Direttore at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this review

Buongiorno, thank you for your beautiful words. We are really glad that you appreciated the private painting class that we arranged for you with the guidance and translation of Luca and with the teaching of Leopoldo! We are sure that together with an unforgettable experience you brought hope a unique and meaningful souvenir of your Tuscan stay! :) Saluti dalla... More 

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