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Arianna & Friends Day Tours

Via Giuseppe Mazzini 71, 56037, Peccioli, Italy
+39 0587 672088
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The best program we could ask for

We had planned somethings before arrived to Chianni, but then we had the chance to participate in... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
Natália V
Pasta Pizza Class

Friendly passionate & well organised More of a beginners class & You get to play with an incredible... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2016
michel l
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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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  • Poor1%
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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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Reviewed 3 July 2016

We had planned somethings before arrived to Chianni, but then we had the chance to participate in Arianna's free walking tour in Chianni then we changed our plans. We followed her in Chianni, Peccioli and Terriciola.... the tour were very interesting with the history of...More

Thank Natália V
Pasku, Proprietario at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

Buongiorno Natalia, thank you for your kind words. We are glad that you met Moira in Chianni for the Monday morning tour and that you then joine us for the other walking tours to Peccioli in Tuesday and Terricciola on Wednesday. It is our way...More

Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Friendly passionate & well organised More of a beginners class & You get to play with an incredible 200 year old oven Close to PeciolliMore

Thank michel l
Pasku, Proprietario at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2016

Hello Michel, thank you for your kind words. I am really glad that you liked the class and you enjoyed playing with our ancient wood oven. I was sad to have received a low score though as we aim at 5s, not at 3s (see...More

Reviewed 22 June 2016

On our first day in Italy our family of 5 (kids ages 18, 15 and 11) had a cooking class with Arianna and Esther. After two weeks of traveling, the cooking class was one of the highlights of our trip. Arianna not only arranged the...More

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Pasku, Proprietario at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

Buongiorno Suzy, thank you for writing such a great review. Our shore excursion from Livorno with cooking class and guided visit to Pisa and Volterra are surely a great way to visit the rural Tuscany while your cruiseship is docking in Livorno for the day....More

Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

This tour was one of the highlights of our trip to Italy. I was concerned about the farmer and dog handler being less than enthusiastic about taking tourists around. I was so wrong. They were great and made us feel like family. The driver and...More

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Pasku, Proprietario at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

Buongiorno and thank you for your words. We are glad that you enjoyed our truffle hunting experience & oil mill tour. The dog involved in the tour was wisely trained by the truffle dog in order to be friendly and nice, and above all be...More

Reviewed 19 June 2016

We used Arianna and friends twice during our stay in Tuscany. We arranged for a private chef dinner at our time share for the night we arrived from the states. The ladies were wonderful .Dinner was amazing- the food was beyond delicious and the wine...More

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Pasku, Proprietario at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

Buongiorno! Thank you for your words of appreciation. We are glad that you could taste some authentic Tuscan recipes during one of our private chef services delivered to your Tuscan villa as well as experience making some of our specialties with your own hands during...More

Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Impromptu walkin and got exactly what we were after. Tour of Lari with visit to pasta factory, castle, prosciutto butcher and bar. Great experience. Thanks guys.More

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Pasku, Proprietario at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

Buongiorno, thank you for your kind words. Our small group guided tour to Lari with focus on a local pasta factory and on a small butcher is the best way to see Italy from its inner side, i.e. its thousand of small villages with rooted...More

Reviewed 5 June 2016

This was such a dream come true for me! Arianna and her 2 other colleagues, Esther and Rita, were the perfect team to teach our class about pasta and pizza! We had our class at a restored barn with an amazing view to stare at...More

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Pasku, Proprietario at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

Buongiorno! Thank you for your kind words. Our Thursday afternoon pasta & pizza cooking class is a very entertaining way to learn about local food culture and taste great specialties. It is particularly indicated to families with children and we are so glad when people...More

Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We had the BEST time with Arianna, Esther and Lita during our class, learning to make the most delicious pasta and pizza! The class was warm and inviting and by the end it felt like family!More

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Pasku, Proprietario at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2016

Buongiorno and thank you very much for your words! You and the other participants to this class inaugurated the new premises of our cooking school near Montefoscoli. We are very happy that our first "pasta and pizza lab" there was so successful and that you...More

Reviewed 26 May 2016

After looking for a few weeks online at various websites offering assistance with planning a wedding in Italy, I emailed Arianna and Friends and heard back from Veronica. I knew instantly that this was a good fit for us based on her williness to really...More

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Pasku, Proprietario at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2016

Buona sera, thank you very much for your great review on behalf of Veronica and of all the staff at Arianna & Friends. Veronica is a great wedding planner and provides full assistance during the whole phases of preparation and during the wedding event itself....More

Reviewed 22 May 2016

Luca & Diego took our little group to two wonderful vineyards in San Miniato. Apart from the wine being absolutely fabulous, Luca was very informative and friendly. We all enjoyed the fabulous lunch at a fantastic vineyard where the wine was superb.

Thank SorrySue
Pasku, Proprietario at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2016

Hello buona sera! We are very happy to know that you enjoyed the visit to the best wineries of San Miniato, an undiscovered wine district with nice surprises. We hope you will join us again next time you visit Italy. Saluti dalla Toscana

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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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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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