March 7, 2023

Our Top 5 Experiences in Tuscany, Italy

Italy is known for its rich history, stunning architecture, beautiful landscapes and …

By A.M.A Selections




Private pizza making class at your luxury holiday villa in Italy | Photo Source: A.M.A Selections

Italy is known for its rich history, stunning architecture, beautiful landscapes and delicious cuisine. From a Ferrari tour in the rolling hills of Chianti to a private pizza or pasta making class, these are our most popular Tuscany experiences amongst our guests.

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Private pizza making class

An experience tailored to pizza lovers. A staple in Italian cuisine, perfect the art of pizza making and immerse yourself in the local culture with our At-Home Pizza Making Class! With this class, you’ll learn how to make pizza by a pizzaiolo in the privacy of your holiday home followed by lunch or dinner. All of the ingredients used will be fresh and locally sourced. From kneading the dough to selecting the toppings, you’ll learn everything there is to know about pizza-making. This is a great family friendly activity and one that we highly recommend when visiting Italy!

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Ferrari tour & lunch in Chianti

For those who are looking for an exhilarating and unique excursion, the Ferrari Tour and Lunch in Chianti is the perfect choice. Enjoy the thrill of exploring the picturesque Italian countryside in the latest 488 GTB Spider Ferrari model. A certified sport driver instructor will show you how to drive the Ferrari and manage the Formula 1 paddle gearbox before taking off towards San Gimignano. You’ll drive through vineyards, olive groves and medieval castles and indulge in a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Siena before heading back.

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Wine safari in Tuscany

Wine lovers rejoice! Immersed in the rolling hills of Chianti Classico, just 10 min. from Siena, is where this experience takes place. The Wine Safari in Tuscany includes a tour of the vineyard and cellar followed by a tasting. Enjoy a private 30 min. tour of the vineyards in an open jeep and learn the secrets of harvesting and winemaking. The tour then continues in the winery fermentation room, the ageing cellars and the cellar for sparkling wine. Experience a wine barrel tasting of an aging vintage followed by a private wine tasting of seven estate wines while enjoying a selection of local Tuscan cheeses and charcuterie.

Private pasta making class

Italy has a wide range of shapes and types of pasta that are each tied locally to a specific region. From Sicily, the homeland of spaghetti, to Tuscany’s famous pappardelle and from Puglia’s orecchiette to Umbria’s fresh egg pasta strangozzi, learning about pasta in Italy is immersing oneself in the local culture. When booking our At-Home Pasta Making Class, you’ll learn how to make pasta by an expert in the privacy of your holiday home. The pasta making class can be tailored according to your preferences however, they are usually based on local pasta dishes. And of course, you’ll get to enjoy your delicious creation at the end of the class.

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Truffle hunting & lunch

If you’re a fan of truffles, the Truffle Hunting and Lunch experience is a must-try. This experience takes you on a hunt for the elusive and highly prized truffle, guided by expert truffle hunters and their trusty dogs. You’ll learn about the history and importance of truffles in Italian cuisine, as well as the techniques for finding them in the wild. After the hunt, you’ll enjoy a delicious truffle-based lunch, where you’ll get to taste the unique flavors of this delicacy. This experience is a wonderful way to connect with nature and indulge in some of the finest flavors Italy has to offer.

These experiences provide a unique opportunity to explore the best of Italian cuisine and culture. From learning how to make your very own pasta to exploring the Tuscan woods for truffle and savoring the finest wines, you’re sure to have an immersive and unforgettable experience. If you’re looking to book your next getaway, check out our luxury holiday villas in Tuscany and be sure to book one of these experiences as well!

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