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Arianna & Friends Day Tours

Via Giuseppe Mazzini 71, 56037, Peccioli, Italy
+39 0587 672088
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Best meal of our trip

We went to the class based on a glowing recommendation from a friend. The class did not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard M
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A lovely prepared picnic lunch for our group

Arianna planned a romantic and enjoyable picnic lunch for our small group. We visited a romantic... 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 are famous for our truffle hunting tours in the woods near San Miniato and in 2014 we launched very exclusive foodie tours on Vespa scotters!EXPERIENCE WINE & FOOD IN TUSCANY WITH US!
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 13:00, 15:00 - 19:00
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Via Giuseppe Mazzini 71, 56037, Peccioli, Italy
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+39 0587 672088
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the class based on a glowing recommendation from a friend. The class did not disappoint. We really had a great time listening, learning, and doing. We arrived at the farm at 4:30pm, left at about 9:15pm, and it felt like 20 minutes!...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arianna planned a romantic and enjoyable picnic lunch for our small group. We visited a romantic rustic farmhouse in the Tuscan countryside where we were met by the local owners and a local chef. The site was relaxing and beautiful, and the food/wine basket was...More

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Pasku, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Buona sera John, thank you for the lovely review. Our pick nick in front of a private temple is definetely something very unique and we are all very happy to read that you appreciated it as well as meeting Rita! Be back soon for another...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a private cooking class for our family of four teenagers and we all loved it! Though they have very varying interests in cooking, the hands on instruction was enjoyed by all. They were very accommodating to our time constraints and our menu requests...More

Thank Marcigc
Pasku, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Buona sera! Thank you for your great words. We do all our best to make our cooking venues be memorable and we are very happy when our guests understand and appreciate it. Come back soon for another day in our "family"!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a private cooking class at the Fattoria Fibbiano in Terricciola in Tuscany and it was a true highlight of our time in Italy (June 2017)! From the moment we stepped on the property (with the owner's adorable dogs greeting us!) to the time...More

Thank Mary Anne M
Pasku, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your comment! You are right when you say that you wish you had more time: visit us soon again and spend a whole week in our lovely region and along with cooking venues we can arrange for you guided tours...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked 2 amazing experiences with Arianna and Friends and couldn't have been happier! Our first full day in Tuscany, we did an all-day Vespa tour with Luca. He made sure we were all comfortable on our bikes before we left for our excursion into...More

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Pasku, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Buongiorno and thank you very much on behalf of all of us! We are very happy to read that you enjoyed all the tours and activities we arranged for you. Our aim is to make your dream Holiday in Tuscany become true and if we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour group is amazing! They employ the most knowledgable and personable people around! We have been there for 2 consecutive years and have used them for 6 or more different tours. They are wonderful! I can't recommend them enough!More

Thank stephwebster2017
Pasku, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Buona sera, thank you so much for complimenting all the members of our staff. We only employ the most professional and skilled people who are not only very knowledgeable and perfectly able to speak and communicate but also take their job incredibly seriously to guarantee...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today we went on a trip with Luca from Arianna and Friends. We had booked a pizza+cake cooking class for 4 (two adults + two teenage boys). It was absolutely great! Our host, Aldo, lives in a stunning location in one of those house you...More

Thank Helge T
Pasku, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much on behalf of Luca and Aldo. We are glad that you enjoyed the food, the people and the unbelievable location!

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Another successful, memorable experience with Arianna & Friends. We have used their company a 6 times now, and they always make our trip special. On Tuesday, I experienced a Vespa tour with Massimo around the Pisan hills and great little villages in this area. He...More

Thank Eric N
Pasku, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ciao Eric, thank you so much for your great review. I am really glad that you enjoyed my private vespa tour as well as the small group cooking class a few days later with Tania. You are always welcome to our activities any time you...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Cannot begin to express how wonderful our day in the beautiful hills near Livorno was with Luca, Lorena, and Enzo (our driver), It was a "girls" day off the ship with my two daughters and three granddaughters and we had a delightful time cooking in...More

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Pasku, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Buona sera, thank you for the lovely review. We are really glad that you enjoyed our very original shore excursion with private cooking class in Tuscany! Enzo, Luca and Lorena send you a big hug!

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Hilton property in Sevatelle and used Arianna for two days of tours in Tuscany and one day in Florence. Guides are personable, English is excellent, they are very knowledgable about the area and products. They were easy to work with from...More

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Pasku, Owner at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Buona sera and thank you for the great words of appreciation for the work of all our personnel. We are a large team sharing the passion for our Tuscany and striving to have all our guests enjoy it!

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SnowNow
4 September 2015|
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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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19 February 2015|
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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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