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Arianna & Friends Day Tours

56037, Terricciola, Italy
+39 0587 672088
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Best day ever! Do not hesitate, book now!

Our family booked a pasta and pizza cooking class with Arianna & Friends while we were in port on a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
krysten4
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Indianapolis, Indiana
You MUST allow Arianna to show you her Tuscany!

Our family of five adults booked two outings with Arianna & Friends: the Galileo & Co. tour of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 arrange fantastic truffle hunting tours in the woods near San Miniato and very exclusive foodie tours on Vespa scooters, as we are located near Pontedera, hometown of Vespa! EXPERIENCE WINE & FOOD IN TUSCANY WITH US!
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“pasta” (37 reviews)
“cooking class” (78 reviews)
“arianna friends” (75 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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56037, Terricciola, Italy
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+39 0587 672088
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family booked a pasta and pizza cooking class with Arianna & Friends while we were in port on a cruise. Every single part of the experience was superb! From the seemless booking to the transportation, I can't say enough good things. Our driver Diego...More

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Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Buongiorno! Thank you for your words of appreciation! We are all so glad that you enjoyed our original shore excursion from Livorno into the rural Tuscany in company of our chef and assistant. A cooking class is a very relaxing way to get in contact...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of five adults booked two outings with Arianna & Friends: the Galileo & Co. tour of Pisa, and the tour & private cooking class at the Fibbiano Winery. Our tour guide, Alessandro, took very good care of us in Pisa, and even gave...More

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Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Buongiorno Victoria! On behalf of Alessandro and of all our staff that assisted you at our cooking class I thank you for your kind words. We hope we will meet you again for another specialty tour in Tuscany! Saluti a presto

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from a week in Tuscany and spent 2 days with Arianna touring the beautiful countryside. Our first tour included wine tasting at La Spinetta Casanova winery. After learning how the wine was made we enjoyed a very entertaining lunch and wine tasting...More

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Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Buongiorno! Thank you for your lovely words. Arianna was so glad to show you the winery and the pasta makers as well as to lead your cooking class at our farm in the Tuscan countryside. We are glad when our guests understand the authenticity of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are not enough stars to describe the folks at Arianna. Doesn’t matter who you get as a guide, it is always informative, passionate, & friendly. We have now experienced Luca, Moira, & Arianna herself. Wine Tours, Cheese, Olive Oil, Bocelli, regional tours, all absolutely...More

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Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Buongiorno Ricardo, thank you for a great review. We are so glad when guests appreciate all the services we offer and all the nice people in our staff! Be back soon! saluti a presto

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a truffle hunt with an Italian cooking class with Arianna and Friends on our recent trip to Tuscany, and would highly recommend this experience to everyone! We were met by our tour guide Lucca and followed him to a wonderful Tuscan organic Agritourismo...More

Thank Dave P
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Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Buongiorno Dave, thanks a lot for your kind words. Our truffle hunting tour in the truffle wood of Alessio is a stunning experinece especially if combined with a mini cooking class. We are all so happy that you appreciated the company of Luca and Alessio...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We (8 adults and 2 teenagers) had a great time during our cooking class with Arianna and Chef Daniela. The food and wine was delicious! Rita’s Farm is one of the most beautiful places we visited in Tuscany. Don’t hesitate to be part of this...More

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Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Ciao Kate, thank you for your kind words. We are all so glad that you enjoyed our cooking experience at My Tuscan Kitchen school at Rita's farm! Be back for another great cooking day when you are in Italy! Saluti a presto

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a cooking class with Arianna and Friends and it was a delightful. Even our 21 and 23 year old sons enjoyed it. Rita was our hostess and Ester our chef/teacher. They were amazing! Rita has a PhD in animal genetics but gave it...More

Thank Eddie S
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Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Ciao Eddie, grazie grazie grazie! We are all so happy that you enjoyed our cooking experience with Rita and Ester! Be back soon for another cooking class with further recipes! Saluti a presto

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I joined the cooking class at Wednesday afternoon. The cooking class is given in a small biological farm. The owner first gave us a tour on the farm explaining about life in Italy and more specifficaly on a small farm like her's. The cooking class...More

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Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good evening! Thank you for a great review. Our Wednesday afternoon small group cooking class aims at showing the cooking traditions of the rural Tuscany so we are so happy when our guests appreciate them like you! Be back soon for another meal and new...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last year, we had a wonderful experience with a cooking class with Arianna & Friends, so this year we were game to try more experiences. We weren't staying on the right nights for the cooking class or the small group tour we wanted, so we...More

Thank Sarah R
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Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Buongiorno Sarah, thank you for your kind words. We are glad that you appreciated our Thursday small group pasta and pizza cooking venue as well as our private tour with focus on the pasta factory Martelli & extra virgin olive oil. Both experiences are great...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous day with Arianna and Daniela and left feeling like friends. They were so kind to our children (aged 8-13) and it really felt like we had spent a day cooking in a Nonna’s kitchen at the farm. We chose the 4...More

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Massimo P, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Buongiorno Cristabel, grazie mille to you!! We are so happy that all your family enjoyed our cooking class with Arianna & Daniela at our lovely farm. It is indeed an activity that satisfies kids and teens a lot! Be back soon when you return to...More

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Response from Pasku | Property representative |
Hello! We offer day private tours with several kinds of focus. Contact our booking office at the contact info below and provide info on a preferred date, number of people and kind of tour you would like. Our staff will be... More
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Hello, thank you for your question. The area of San Miniato and the area of Palaia border each other, since they both belong to the truffle growing district of central Tuscany. In the area of Palaia we meet one truffle... More
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Response from Ariannafazio | Property representative |
Dear Ann, thank you for your message. We would be very happy to organize for you a cooking class in June. We give you the possibility to have the course organized at your villa/apartment if you have a suitable kitchen that... More
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