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Exciting Tours in Italy

  • Cooking Lesson at a Chianti Vineyard – 5 HR

  • A Day in the Tuscan countryside with wine tasting – Full Day 6/7 HR

  • Hidden Florence Tour – 3 HR

  • Florence Food Tour – 3 HR

  • Hidden Venice tour with gondola ride - 3 HR plus 30 minute gondola ride

  • Murano Island tour and glass blowing demo – 2.5 HR


Cooking Lesson at a Chianti Vineyard – 5 HR

A unique cooking experience in the heart of Chianti vineyards and olive groves surrounded by amazing views.

Welcomed at the vineyard by the owner and winemaker, learn the secrets of typical Tuscan and Italian antipasti and pasta dishes followed by a sit down lunch paired with the producer’s wines. A visit of the wine cellar and the step by step path of production will be introduced to you. A stop in the piazza of the nearby village to experience the local atmosphere will be part of the excursion and all in Chianti style.

Pick up in Florence at your hotel in the morning around 9:30 AM and private transfer to the Tuscan countryside arriving at the vineyard. Here after a welcome by the owners you will start the hands on cooking lesson which can be pasta and typical sauce of the region or we can suggest other traditional recipes.

A Day in the Tuscan countryside with wine tasting – Full Day 6/7 HR

You will be welcomed by the winemaker who will share their expertise on wine making in Chianti Classico region.

This private excursion offers a full experience of the Tuscan countryside in a day. Pick up in Florence at your hotel or apartment and in about 50 minutes reach the village of Greve in Chianti. Here you will have time to visit the piazza and enjoy the local lifestyle. Following this stop you will arrive at the first vineyard for wine tasting accompanied with traditional local food products ( cold cuts and cheese). The drive continues to the next stop,  the second vineyard in the Chianti region, and here you will enjoy lunch paired with the wines of the producer. After lunch free time to visit San Gimignano for visit on own. Return drive to Florence where the driver will drop you off back at your accommodation.

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Hidden Florence Tour – 3 HR

When you arrive in Florence you can’t avoid falling in love with this amazing city steep in art, beauty and culture that captures you immediately. The main sites and museums are always on the must see list but to get a real feel and understanding of the city and its lifestyle, this tour is set up to take the visitor beyond the main sites and piazzas and offers the experience of visiting the hidden corners with many stories and legends as well as the stop at some of the few artisan shops still working in the city. Your guide will point out authentic shopping for items such as leather or Florentine paper, crafts, and jewelry just mention a few- show you where the locals go for coffee or dinner. A tour to live like the locals.

Florence Food Tour – 3 HR

Florence isn't just the capital city of Tuscany or the birthplace of the Renaissance, it is a world class culinary destination. On this tour you’ll dive into the food culture of Florence and taste some of the iconic foods of this one-of-a kind city. A private tour your own pace with just your group and a fun, knowledgeable private local guide. The tastings along the way include truffle sandwiches, artisan breads, traditional cheeses, salami, wine, and a variety of seasonal specialties. Our Florence food tour is designed to paint a full picture of Florence's vibrant culinary landscape. Your tour begins in one of Florence's charming bars where we'll start with an authentic Italian (Espresso) Coffee tasting experience. From there, we'll stop at  the Mercato Centrale (also known as San Lorenzo Market), Florence's oldest market, where your guide will help you select and taste a variety of local dishes . If you'd like to visit the downstairs market, please choose the morning food tour). We'll also visit an authentic wine shop where we'll taste a Tuscan wine with local sommeliers. Our Florence food tour will conclude with a Florentine gelato!

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Hidden Venice tour with gondola ride - 3 HR plus 30 minute gondola ride

Venice is known for its Piazza San Marco and the beautiful Basilica as well as for the canals, the gondola, Carneval and the beautiful costumes but there is much more to discover in what we can describe as Hìdden Venice and this tour will lead you through the smaller Campi and Campielli.  The guide will meet you directly at your accommodation  and on this walking tour you will see and experience some of what remains of local lifestyle and taste traditional Venetian foodies along the way. Learn of their origins and history by your local guide. This is a tour that is enjoyable for couples and for families. At the end of the 3 hour tour you will hop on a gondola for a ride to discover the smaller canals.

Murano Island tour and glass blowing demo – 2.5 HR

A private tour designed to discover the island of Murano and the art of glass blowing. Meet your guide at your hotel, a private taxiboat will be waiting to accompany you to the island where you will have a short tour and introduction to how glass blowing started  here, followed by the visit to a local glass blowing producer with a demonstration of the art and techniques. A private boat await to accompany you back to your hotel or where you prefer to be dropped off in Venice.

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