Tuscany Cooking Vacations – Cooking Tours in Beautiful Tuscany
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Tuscany Cooking Vacations

Experience Italy in ways you’ve always dreamed. The International Kitchen’s Tuscan cooking tours let you explore the region while taking culinary classes in Tuscany. Each fun, hands-on Tuscan cooking class is taught by charming local chefs who introduce you to new wines at Chianti vineyards, quaint medieval and Renaissance towns, and of course that ineffable quality that has made Tuscany the most popular destination in Italy for centuries.

Tuscany Cooking Tour Experience

Explore such renowned towns as Florence, Siena, and San Gimignano; form new friendships in the kitchen and around the table, and feast on luscious pastas and soups, meats and cheeses, wonderful produce and mouth-watering desserts. And to top it all off, this exquisite Tuscan cooking experience is accompanied by an abundance of excellent local Tuscan wines. The wooded hills, olive groves, vineyards and hill towns have long been the destination of travelers; now make them your home during your authentic Tuscany cooking holiday with The International Kitchen, the premier provider of Italian cooking vacations since 1994.

Discover your dream vacation by browsing our full list of Tuscany cooking vacations and tours from this beautiful region of Italy.

Cooking Vacations in Tuscany

Antinori's Noble Tuscany

Enter into the prestigious wine world of the Antinori family, one of the most famous wine-making families in Tuscany. Stay at their beautiful Fonte de’ Medici Tuscan estate, enjoy tastings of their premium wines, and finish it all with a dinner at a Michelin-star restaurant. This is a food and wine lover’s dream!

4 or 6 nights – Available on request from January 4 through December 27.

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Chianti Cooking: Tuscany Cooking Vacation

Chianti wine is a staple at Italian restaurants the whole world over, and this beautiful area’s rustic cuisine is considered some of the country’s best. This getaway to Tuscany includes vineyard visits, a cooking class, and excursions to Tuscany’s finest medieval hill towns.

4 nights – Available any dates on request year round.

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Classic Tuscan Table At Villa Casagrande - NEW

Savor the flavors and sights of Tuscany with a trip to the medieval village of Figline Valdarno and the city of Florence. Hands-on cooking classes with a local chef are complemented with excursions to local points of interest. And you’ll eat like the Tuscans do wherever you go!

4 or 6 nights – Available any dates on request for a minimum of 2 people.

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Cook And Paint Under The Tuscan Sun With Nancy Couick

Featured on NBC Extra’s Mansions & Millionaires, September 2014.
Restaurant previously rewarded a Michelin Star and voted among the 10 best hotels in Europe by Travel + Leisure.

Enjoy this one-time only departure and spend a very special week in Tuscany with artist Nancy Couick. Spend time sketching and painting in Tuscan vineyards, in Cortona, and around the Tuscan countryside, and learn the secrets of Tuscan cuisine from chef Silvia, your hostess. (Two-night add-on in Florence also available.)

7 nights — One-time only May 3-10, 2018.

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Cooking Under The Tuscan Sun - BEST SELLER

Featured on NBC Extra’s Mansions & Millionaires, September 2014.
Restaurant previously rewarded a Michelin Star and voted among the 10 best hotels in Europe by Travel + Leisure.

Stay at one of the best hotels in Tuscany, a Relais & Chateaux property, famous for its lovely rooms and award-winning restaurant. This is a unique chance to stay at a deluxe hotel, and enter your own private world and secluded escape. The relais feels like a home, as that is what is was originally built to be, and you’ll be welcomed by a wonderful Tuscan family. This haven features vineyards, landscaped gardens, swimming pools, olive groves, and a health spa.

3 or 6 nights — Available any week on request April through November 12.

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Cook In The Heart Of Chianti

Enjoy a relaxing getaway in the quaint town of Tavarnelle, which used to sit on the royal road that led from Florence to Rome. Today, enjoy local food and produce in a resort hotel that will welcome you like family.

4 or 6 nights – Available year-round on request.

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Cooking And Vineyards Of Southern Tuscany

Discover where your favorite Italian wines originate while staying at a gorgeous 4-star hotel in a small town just outside of Cortona, Italy. When not learning about the regional cuisine under the Tuscan sun, visit Montepulciano vineyards and explore mysterious Etruscan ruins in the beautiful countryside on the Tuscany and Umbrian border.

4 or 6 nights – Available on request year-round.

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Florence For The Food Lover - NEW

Experience five nights in magical Florence, one of the most famous and beloved cities in the world, exploring it like a local and enjoying its artistic and culinary offerings.

5 nights – Available year round on request.

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Living The Real Tuscan Dream - NEW

Discover the real Tuscany on this one-of-a-kind, authentic cooking vacation in Chianti. Live like a local, cook exquisite farm-to-table meals with the charismatic Chef Andrea, and enjoy the true Italy you’ve always dreamed of.

6 nights – Available year round.

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Luxury Gastronomy At L'Andana

Experience southwestern Tuscany and its wild beauty while staying at Alain Ducasses’s L’Andana, a luxury countryside resort with an ESPA wellness center. When not relaxing by the pool or exploring their wine cellar, you’ll discover traditional Tuscan cuisine with Chef Ortolani, who enjoys making gourmet Tuscan cuisine accessible to all.

3 nights – Available any dates on request April 14 – November 2, 2017 for a minimum of 2 people, maximum 10.

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Luxury Lucca Villa Cooking

Discover why Tuscany is considered a land of abundance with this 7-night itinerary. During this special Italy culinary vacation you’ll stay in a luxurious family-run villa just outside Lucca’s city walls. The trip includes five hands-on cooking classes, and a sommelier will also be on site to pair wines with all of your included meals and to teach you about food and wine pairings.

7 nights – Available any week on request year-round for a minimum of 4 people.

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Tuscan Dream: Cook In A Luxury Chianti Villa

Experience authentic Tuscany and stay in a luxury private villa in the heart of the Chianti region. In addition to three hands-on cooking classes led by a Cordon-Bleu trained chef, you’ll tour the area with stops in beautiful hill towns, such as Montepulciano; visit local food artisans and an organic farm; and take part in wine tastings. During this luxury getaway, you’ll also have an assistant at your disposal every step of the way.

7 nights – Available any week on request for a minimum of 10 people.

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Tuscany's Left Bank: Bolgheri And Supertuscan Wines

Discover the western part of Tuscany, complete with its stunning Tyrrhenian Sea coastline, during this special wine and cooking tour. In addition to two hands-on cooking classes, excursions will take you to a variety of wine estates, including Tenuta Argentiera, where renowned Super Tuscan wines are produced. Accommodations are nestled among the vineyards in a lovely boutique hotel.

4 nights – Available any dates on request for a minimum of 2 people.

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Tuscany's Treasures

Savor the flavors of local gourmet products on this getaway to the medieval hilltop village of Montefollonico. During this cooking vacation learn how to make traditional Italian dishes from local women with a focus on making everything by hand. When not in the kitchen, explore the area, visit some of the best Tuscan wineries, tour historic sites, and experience the cuisine that makes this area so popular.

6 nights – Available certain weeks for a minimum of 1 person.

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Tuscookany: Italian Cooking At Torre Del Tartufo And Casa Ombuto

Stay at an exquisite villa in a beautiful setting near Arezzo, while learning to cook authentic Tuscan cuisine. You have the option during the week to relax in the lovely setting or visit some of the charming hill towns.

7 or 3 nights — Available April through October.

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