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Een kunstig bezoek aan Asciano

  • Een kunstig bezoek aan Asciano

    Asciano is een ondergewaardeerde stad dat langzaamaan tot bloei komt, vol met kleine culturele pareltjes die Toscane zo bijzonder maken. Overweeg een bezoek aan Asciano wanneer je de Crete Senesi-route aandoet (zie hierboven). Dit ogenschijnlijk onopvallend stadje onthult een cluster van zogeheten kleine, maar magische musea, waarvan Museo d’Arte Sacra de beste is, een schatkamer aan Siënese kunst. Lunch in een plaatselijke herberg en probeer de scherpe lokale kaas, pecorino delle Crete Senesi. Maar het beste van dit alles is het bezoek aan Asciano met de Nature Train (zie hierboven). De trein is zo ingesteld dat het samenvalt met de levendige markt die lokale honing en pecorino uit de Crete-regio en Pienza verkoopt, of kastanjes uit Monte Amiata.

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Engagement Tour in Tuscany - Photo, Food & Wine Tour in Chianti Region (Tuscany)

Engagement Tour in Tuscany - Photo, Food & Wine Tour in Chianti Region (Tuscany)
Departure from Florence or Chianti or Siena
Open Itinerary in Chianti Region (we can stop in the small villages such Greve, Panzano, Castellina, San Donato) and between the fields. Time to see also San Gimignano and stop for lunch and tasting. Visit Chianti Classico Wine Region and stop in 2 different boutique Chianti wineries for typical lunch and wine/olive oil tasting (Vernaccia, Chianti Classico, Chianti Riserva, Extra Virgin Olive Oil). Wine tour inside the underground cellars.
San Gimignano. (the unique medieval city of towers - a UNESCO World Heritage Site). 
We go back to Florence where the tour would be end after 7/8 hrs but only after making a stop at Piazzale Michelangelo for a panoramic stop to appreciate the exceptional view of Florence

vanaf 540 Euro

Hire your local home cook in Florence

Want to entertain your friends and family in your home away from home? Le Cesarine is your perfect solution; our expert local home cooks will come to your accommodation to create an authentic culinary experience you'll never forget. Put your feet up and relax with your loved ones while our Cesarina takes care of everything for you (clean up included!).
Enjoy an aperitivo with sparkling wine and nibbles followed by a 4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish, dessert and drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from regional cellars). 
How does it work? After you have booked the experience we will contact you asking for the address of your accommodation and any specific requests or preferences including timings. We will then match you with the perfect local home cook from our world-famous network.
Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities.

vanaf 90 Euro

Private Van Shopping Tour to the Mall

A day trip to the most important Tuscany’s top fashion outlets of the biggest Italian designer brands.
• Be picked-up at your accommodation in Florence around 9:30 am. Next, go to the Prada outlet in Levanelle (50 min drive from Florence) after that reach The Mall where you can find many shops inside with each kind of brands.
Have lunch at the particular restaurant or bar that you find in The Mall ( at your own expense).
After your shopping time your driver will bring you back to Florence at 5:30 pm.
• When paying a trip to The Mall in Reggello Leccio you can also request your tax-free refund from the Global Blue office. Remember: Non-EU visitors are required to bring their completed and stamped Tax Free Forms to their local refund office to request a tax free refund.

vanaf 465 Euro

Walk the Saturday Market & Organic food guided-tasting

In my village, Greve in Chianti, you can visit one of the most characteristic Food Market of Tuscany. The Greve's square host the Saturday market from about 1000 years!
I will introduce major themes in Tuscan cuisine and give you background in the evolution of this area as a wine & food center.
In the market, we will see, smell, and savor the fresh, locally-sourced meat and vegetables, cheeses, bread, and baked goods. We will discuss the importance of eating what is "di stagione" (seasonal). I will teach you some traditional Chianti recipes, simple and made with few ingredients, that I learned from my grandmother Anna.
Not just a look: after the market visit we will back at the Wine Lovers Academy, where we will have a tasting lesson about the traditional Tuscan food: from Pecorino cheese to the artisanal salami, Chianti Olive Oil, Honey, and truffle!
I'm waiting for you here in G​reve to let you discover all the secrets of our beautiful​ land!

vanaf 27 Euro
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