EXPERIENCE

Get a Taste of Local Life through the unique hands-on Experiences we have personally selected for you to ensure you get to see what life in Tuscany is really like!

 

 

Discover the real Florence with our customized itineraries 
designed to give you an insider’s look at what life in Tuscany is truly like. These hand-picked experiences let you immerse yourself in the local culture whether through visiting artisans’ workshops, local farms, traditional restaurants, or wine and olive oil producers, or through making and seeing history for yourself with an expert tour or an engaging, hands-on painting or drawing workshop. See first-hand how olive oil, caprino cheese and salami are made, or go to a local vineyard to taste some of the best Tuscan wine, or discover what the label “Made in Florence” really stands for by watching artisans in their workshops as they produce masterpieces.

 

RIDING & DRIVING

VINTAGE SIDECAR TOURS

Do you want to see the astonishing sunset in Florence from the best panoramic points of the city?

Book the Motocarrozzetta Vintage Sidecar Riding Experience.Two bikers who will drive you around Florence and Tuscany. This amazing three wheels bike is the best way to discover the real spirit of Tuscany, which means tradition, beauty, fun, culture and… good wine & food! 

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SPORTS & WELLNESS

ANYONE FOR TENNIS?

Circolo Tennis Carraia is a little Tennis Family Club and restaurant. As our valued guest, we have the opportunity to organise exclusive entrance at Tennis Carraia, a ‘members only’ tennis club located within easy walking distance from our Palazzi. We can also organise transfer to and from the courts with our private driver. Whether you want a private or group lesson or would just like to hire the courts for a quick game, we can take care of your booking. This offer is also open to children’s tennis lessons. 

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ARTS & CULTURE

ARTIST FOR A DAY

Life is an art : Artist for a Day experiences offer hands-on painting and drawing “slow art days” in Florence. See the world like an artist, inspired by an artist & art professor’s passion and expert, engaging way of making your visit a unique chance to open your eyes to the beauty around you, and leave you with a sense of your personal connection to Florence’s rich heritage. 1/2 Day & full-day Slow art Experiences, Workshops for adults & children, Museum gems &/or Walking tour. 

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TERRACOTTA MAKING

On the hills of the Chianti Area worldwide know around Florence, you fine the unique little village named Impruneta, known since ancient times for its Terracotta. It is here that the craftsman Massimo Carbone inside the furnace achieves its unique artifacts, entirely executed by hand. Palazzo Belfiore Firenze in collaboration with the artisan Massimo Carbone, offers you the opportunity to visit his workshop, where you can admire all stages of processing artifacts and the entire range of products, to buy products (with shipping service) and to prove yourself to shape and mold the clay…

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FOOD & WINE

WINE TASTING IN CHIANTI

When visiting Tuscany, one of the highlights is to enjoy wine-tasting in the middle of the picturesque hills of Greve in Chianti, in Montefioralle, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. Discover some of the most beautiful places and wineries in the Tuscany countryside. Half Day or Full Day tours. An example of the activities you can enjoy on this tour : Visit to vineyards and olive groves with explanation, Wineries Tour, Wine tasting, Olive Oil Tasting, Salami Tasting, Cheese Tasting…

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COOKING CLASS IN FLORENCE

“A day in the Kitchen” lesson lasts approximately 3.5 hours. You will prepare a four course menu, using the best seasonal products and learn how to make fresh handmade pasta. After the lesson you will be able to relax and dine with the recipes you prepared. You may decide to add the unique “botteghe walk”. A short shopping walk in one of Florence’s most authentic neighbourhoods, avoiding the tourist packed markets. Together with our Chef you will hunt for produce visiting our small family run butcher, vegetable stall and an unmissable cheese shop , before heading back to the school for your lesson.

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OLIVE  HARVEST EXPERIENCE IN TUSCANY

Join us for a four night stay in Villa Pietrosa during olive harvesting season where you ○ will experience a unique vacation in the heart of Tuscany. The olives from the trees surrounding the villa will be harvested and transformed into fresh olive oil . You will be able to experience and learn about the transformation of olives and taste fresh olive oil which is not a year long opportunity. 

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