Tuscany is like an enchanting masterpiece, just waiting to dazzle you! This captivating region of Italy overflows with beauty, exquisite wines, farm-to-table cuisine, history, and romance. Chianti is just one of the magnificent regions in Tuscany, and where we will enjoy a weeks stay at a private villa or charming luxury boutique hotel. Join us as we uncover the true essence and enjoy slow travel at its finest.
Explore the gentle, green rolling hills covered with wide fields of vineyards. Fragrant olive groves. Small stone villages characterized by parishes and countryside homes. These are the unique landscapes of the Chianti and Val d’Orcia regions, worthy of many photographs that have been inspired by its beauty.
Immerse all your senses into this spectacular 7-day culinary and cultural tour. Visit private vineyards that produce Chianti Classico, Vino Nobile, and other Tuscan wines. Dine at exceptional family-run trattorias and restaurants serving gastronomic delights. Participate in cheese and olive oil tastings with local specialities at an artisanal organic farm. Embark on a truffle hunting adventure in San Minato and partake in a unique experience at Chianti Cashmere, a sustainable goat farm.
Relax as you take in the beauty of picturesque hillside villages and rolling hills while your private driver and guide navigate through some of the most scenic routes in Tuscany. Revel in the history, passion and beautiful scenery of Florence, the Renaissance capital of Italy. The architecture and world-famous art will impress and inspire as you appreciate the renowned works in the company of an extraordinary and engaging art historian.
The Italian passion for food, wine and beauty is revealed on this exquisite tour of Tuscany. From the splendours of Florence to cooking at a 17th century villa, visits to some of the most beautiful and scenic hilltop villages and wine tastings at exceptional vineyards.
Carol from Delectable Destinations offers you a perfect mix of culture, history, luxury, and tradition while you indulge your culinary palate with fine food and exquisite wine in Tuscany. We will meet Chef Veronica at the Sant’ Ambrogio market in Florence, where our senses are introduced to the wonderful and fresh produce of the region, before choosing ingredients for our cooking class.
A one-of-a-kind 17th Century Tuscan villa estate serves as the backdrop for your unique, hands-on cooking class. We will take pleasure in sipping wine while overlooking the Chianti hills. It’s the perfect ending we enjoy the fruits of our labor.
We’ll meet with locals to learn tradition and culture through food and wine. Our enjoyment of culinary serenity and delicious dishes is enhanced by the surroundings, ambience, and culture.
Our mission is to provide personalized attention to each traveler. That’s why our exclusive trips are limited to small groups of passionate travelers.
Delectable Destinations … Delivering your dream trip
“I am just back from Tuscany on my first Delectable Destinations trip!
Wow! I’m not often at a loss for words but right now I’m struggling to do justice to it…This may have been my first but certainly won’t be the last! I can’t wait to book my next one and highly recommend it to anyone considering it.”
Anna B., New York, NY
“Each and every day was not only an amazing culinary experience, but a feast for the eyes.”
Hilda G., New York, NY
“Carol, how absolutely lovely everything was! Better than I could have imagined. An intimate, personal, authentic journey into beautiful Tuscany.”
Charmian N., PA
May 14 – 21, 2022 – Sold Out
May 20 – 27, 2023 – 5 Spots Available
Group size: Maximum of 6 guests per trip
- Transfer to and from Florence (FLR – Airport code) or Train Station
- 7 nights accommodation at our private villa or luxury boutique hotel
- All breakfasts, lunches and dinners
- Local wines included with all lunches and dinners
- All cooking demonstrations and/or hands-on classes
- All excursions and tours as per itinerary
- Ground transportation – Private for our group
Not Included: Airfare, train travel, insurance, incidentals, personal expenses and expenses not indicated as included.