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Arianna & Friends Day Tours

Via Giuseppe Mazzini 71, 56037, Peccioli, Italy
+39 0587 672088
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Best Private Tour Ever

Having just finished a 7 day cruise that ended in Rome, my husband and I spent a few days in... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2015
1963cincinnatitravel
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2 activities. Both memorable.

We joined a truffle hunt followed by a wonderful lunch featuring many items with a bit of truffle... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2015
Larry P
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 13:00, 15:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Via Giuseppe Mazzini 71, 56037, Peccioli, Italy
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Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Having just finished a 7 day cruise that ended in Rome, my husband and I spent a few days in Tuscany to unwind. We went on a side trip every day during the cruise to many exciting locations, but we both agree our favorite trip...More

Thank 1963cincinnatitravel
Pasku, Manager at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Buongiorno! We are really grateful for your comments on the tours you booked with us. Our vespa tour with Luca and our historical routes with Moira are studied to let you get a very memorable touch of the authentic Tuscan culture. We hope we can...More

Reviewed 23 November 2015

We joined a truffle hunt followed by a wonderful lunch featuring many items with a bit of truffle. A great time. Warning: there are many tempting items for sale at the company store. Our second adventure was a pasta cooking school, with Carla as our...More

Thank Larry P
Pasku, Manager at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Buongiorno Larry, thank you for your kind words. We are so happy that both our activities were appreciated. We are offering new truffle hunting tours in the season 2016 and we now have a pasta & pizza making class that might be of your interest....More

Reviewed 8 November 2015

We did 3 tours with Ariannandfriends. The free tour of Peccioli is just amazing. It is just the right lenght of time, and one does not realize that there is sooo much history in this small town. The museum is also very nice. We tood...More

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Pasku, Manager at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Buongiorno! Thank you for joining us in three different activities and for meeting many of us too. We will be very happy to have you during your next trip to Tuscany! We are just waiting.. :)

Reviewed 31 October 2015

No words can describe what a fantastic a day we riding vespas with Luca as our guide! This tour is an absolute must if you can ride a vespa! Luca took us through rolling Tuscan hills to towns along the way. We stopped from time...More

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Pasku, Manager at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Buongiorno! Luca and all the staff at Arianna & Friends are very happy to read that you enjoyed our vespa tour. Definitely, this is the best way and pace to enjoy a fantastic territory by means of a legendary scooter, in the area where it...More

Reviewed 29 October 2015

I heard from others that Ariannas tours were terrific. We can now confirm that our guide did a great job, answered all questions with thoughtful and complete answers. The timing was good, not too dhort or long and she helped us geezers get through the...More

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Pasku, Manager at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Buongiorno, thank you very much for your words of appreciation of our free guided walking tour in Peccioli. In 2016 we started offering it even in March because of the many requests we are receiving. It will go on till the end of October so...More

Reviewed 26 October 2015

My family and I spent two weeks in Tuscany and decided to take a private cooking class our first full day there. We are so glad we booked with Arianna & Friends! Arianna herself met us in Peccioli to take us around the market and...More

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Pasku, Manager at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Buongiorno and grazie mille! It is very important for us to get feedbacks like yours since they help us get better and better all the time! Arianna and all our staff will be more than happy to have you again next time you visit the...More

Reviewed 24 October 2015

I would like particurlarly recommand Ariannandfriends for organisation of events in Tuscany : We have participate to a private cooking class organized by ariannandfriends in Lajatico and it was fantastic. My kids 15 and 12 years old are so happy and loved this afternoon of...More

Thank Frédérique R
Pasku, Manager at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Buongiorno Frédérique, grazie mille for your report. Luca and Licia are grateful too and happy to read your comment. The experience at Licia's is particularly appreciated by people like you who really want to understand the local culture through local people. Having the chance to...More

Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

We contacted Moria at Arianna and friends. She help us set up 2 great day tours. The olive And cheese tour was great and gave us a great tour of the countryside around Volterra. We also did a cooking class at an agristurismo, which is...More

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Pasku, Manager at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Buongiorno Janet, thank you for your beautiful words. We accommodate any of our guests in case of food restrictions for any reason and we try to make all our experiences as memorable as possible, so we are very happy to read that you enjoyed our...More

Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

We went on three tours through Arrianna & Friends and couldn't be happier. They offer walking tours through some small historic towns in Tuscany, some of them free. We went on a walking tour of Chianni and Terricciola, both conducted by Moira. She was a...More

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Pasku, Direttore at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2015

Buongiorno Tracy, thank you so much for your kind words. Moira, Licia, Luca and all the people involved in the planning of your tours and activity are really glad that you appreciated them so much to define them a highlight! :) we really hope we...More

Reviewed 2 October 2015

I just returned from a trip to Italy with three other friends and one of the things we did was to take the Tuscan cooking class with Arianna. It was so much fun and we met the nicest people in our group. Arianna, along with...More

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Pasku, Direttore at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2015

Hello Rachel, thank you so much for your appreciation. We are so glad that you liked the cooking experience with us on our farm. We try to get better and better every year and we hope you will choose us again next time you get...More

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SnowNow
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Response from Pasku | Property representative |
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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19 May 2015|
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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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Response from Massimo P | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your request. We are not an inn nor a restaurant, so you cannot eat at ours. We are a small destination management company organizing specialty tours around local specialties and food producers. So in... More
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