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Arianna & Friends Day Tours

Via Giuseppe Mazzini 71, 56037, Peccioli, Italy
+39 0587 672088
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Highlight of our week in Tuscany

Arianna arranged for a private cooking class at our villa and also for a private catered dinner at... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
MichaelRBuffalo_NY
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Buffalo, NY
Vespa tour in Beautiful Tuscany

My husband and I had a wonderful vespa tour across the Tuscan countryside. Massimo was a very... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Murray4897
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Vineland, Canada
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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 arrange fantastic truffle hunting tours in the woods near San Miniato and very exclusive foodie tours on Vespa scooters, as we are located near Pontedera, hometown of Vespa! EXPERIENCE WINE & FOOD IN TUSCANY WITH US!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Via Giuseppe Mazzini 71, 56037, Peccioli, Italy
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+39 0587 672088
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Arianna arranged for a private cooking class at our villa and also for a private catered dinner at our villa. She came with her colleague Lorena and these 2 ladies showed us a great time, with informative and very fun, hands-on instructions-- all the while...More

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Massimo P, Direttore at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Hello Michael, thank you for your appreciation. We are glad that you enjoyed our private cooking class delivered to your villa as well as our chef service arranged by our granny-chef. We aim at linking visitors to Tuscany with the local culinary traditions so we...More

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful vespa tour across the Tuscan countryside. Massimo was a very knowledgeable guide who explained a lot of details about Tuscany. We visited Martelli's in Lari and an olive oil producer. We sampled oil and enjoyed the amazing experience....More

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Massimo P, Direttore at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Buongiorno! Thank you for your appreciation of my vespa tour last month! I know it takes a while to start because I need to check that you ride easily and feel ok before taking the roads of the route. Even if we always ride along...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We had the best day in Peccioli. Arianna and company assisted with tour and cooking class via e-mail. Very charming area that NOW has apartments available to rent.More

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Massimo P, Direttore at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Buongiorno, grazie for your appreciation. We are really glad that you liked Peccioli, the village where our office is located where we arrange guided tours every week. It is true that there are lodgings available now in the town for people who want to live...More

Reviewed 27 September 2016

We had a marvelous day trip to Lari to see the Castle and visit with the Martelli family at their artisan pasta factory plus a great time at Guido's olive press and butcher shop. The lunch Guido provided was amazing. Massimo and Victoria were our...More

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Massimo P, Direttore at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Buongiorno Marilyn, thank you for your comment on our services arranged for you while you were here in Tuscany. We always make our best to offer great holiday experiences as the cooking class with Ester but also to make your planning easier, so booking for...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

Following exhaustive research we finally chose Arianna and Friends to organize our trip to Italy to attend the Andrea Bocelli concert. We could not have made a better decision. From our private transfer from Pisa airport to our hotel (expensive but worth every Euro) through...More

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Massimo P, Direttore at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Salve, thank you for your comment! We are really glad that you appreciated the value of our service on the occasion of the 2016 edition of the concert of Andrea Bocelli in Lajatico. There is a lot of work behind as we do not arrange...More

Reviewed 7 September 2016

I can not rave enough about our cooking class with Arianna. We had 5 children with us and they created a menu that was thrilling to the kids, that they would eat and that they were able to create. We have made the strawberry Tiramisu...More

1  Thank Tanya M
Massimo P, Direttore at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Hello Tanya, thank you for your kind words! We are really happy that you liked our private cooking class on the occasion of the stop of the Disney cruise ship in Tuscany. We welcome kids a lot and our cooking classes are a great activity...More

Reviewed 7 September 2016

We recently had a port stop in Livorno while on a cruise and did a cooking class and trip to Pisa with Arianna & Friends. Everything was wonderful. The cooking class was great -- it was very well organized, the setting was amazing, the food...More

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Massimo P, Direttore at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Hello! Grazie for your kind words. We arrange very original shore excursions from Livorno that aim at showing destinations in Tuscany off the beaten track. Many people like you prefer to book an authentic local experience like our cooking class our our wine & food...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

I am a big fan of Andrea Bocelli since I heard his voice I always imagined of actually going to his concert at Teatro Del Silenzio finally I had the opportunity to hear him singing live on 30 July and I bought concert ticket and...More

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Massimo P, Direttore at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Buongiorno e mille grazie! It is a great pleasure to read that you appreciated our service in the organization of the logistics and in getting tickets to the concert of Andrea Bocelli at Teatro del Silenzio. Every year we improve offers and services in order...More

Reviewed 18 August 2016

Arianna and Friends organised our trip to attend the annual Andrea Bocelli concert in Lajatico, to celebrate a significant birthday. Their organisation from first to last was of the highest order, having given us a choice of hotel packages, airport transfers, tickets for the concert...More

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Massimo P, Direttore at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Buongiorno and grazie for your comment. We are very glad to read that you understood fully the importante of our work at assembling packages with accommodation, transfer services and tickets to the yearly concert of Andrea Bocelli at Teatro del Silenzio. Every year we have...More

Reviewed 17 August 2016

Booked a transfer for see Andrea Bocelli from our hotel. All the staff are so professional and friendly. SO helpful and very very well run. They had lost of staff when you got off the bus to show you where to go and then again...More

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Massimo P, Proprietario at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Buongiorno and thank you very much for your kind words! Every year all our staff at Arianna & Friends' assists all the passengers on our buses in order to make the whole experience as pleasant and smooth as possible. We are present at every important...More

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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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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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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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