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“pasta making”(52 reviews)
“ravioli”(94 reviews)
“cooking class”(133 reviews)
The Accidental Tourist was born in the spring of 1998 offering the first single-day hands-on cooking class in Tuscany. We welcome the curious and open-minded traveler in the heart of our Tuscan home, for an authentic yet magical experience. We take...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Via Roma 647 | Bagno A Ripoli, 50010, Florence, Italy
+39 348 602 0257
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 29, 2004

Our week-long trip to Florence, Italy in April 2004 was terrific, but the best part of a great trip was, without question, our day in Tuscany with "Accidental Tourist." Their web site tells you basically everything you need to know (just Google the words "Accidental...More

12  Thank Juneaupup
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed May 31, 2007

We had scheduled a winery tour and dinner with the Accidental Tourist company in Florence two months before our departure. But while in Italy, two days before our tour, they cancelled. While they said they tried to get a hold of us, they failed. We...More

5  Thank Russ_Sharon
majlapaoli, Manager at Accidental Tourist, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2012

Hello, this is Majla here at the Accidental Tourist. Shame on me, I have just learned I can reply to reviews! So here it is for all those who were disappointed by a tour cancellation on our behalf: first of all and again, we are...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend! Wonderful class and a beautiful setting. Truly a highlight of visiting Florence. Making ravioli was fun and instructive and something I will do at home. We ate what we made together including a delicious meal with frittata, bruschetta, fettuccini, and a most fabulous...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took a wine tour and cooking class through Accidental Tourist (which I had heard about from two women during a separate but unfortunate travel delay to and from London several months prior to going to Italy). When we saw all the...More

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MajlaFrancescaP, Owner at Accidental Tourist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, and buon appetito!

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Our wine & cook class with Accidental Tourist was one of our holiday highlights. We specifically chose this experience because of their small class size and amazing reviews...it did seem pricey initially, but we thought it was well worth it at the end. We shared...More

1  Thank MW1981
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Fun afternoon. Was met in Florence for ride out to winery. Not a lot of communication initially but that improved when we arrived after about a 30 minute ride. Beautiful setting on a hill outside of town. Wine maker himself gave the tour which was...More

Thank Jon H
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We actually stayed at the Air BnB where this class is done. So our host, Majla set up this experience/tour for us ahead of time and then told us where to go to meet her husband, Marco, so he could pick up up on the...More

Thank Athena732
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We chose the drive there ourselves and arrived early. We were welcomed by Luisa the cook and Marco. Marco suggested we walk around their beautiful gardens and check out the stunning view. From the moment we meet our host Majla, we were thoroughly looked after...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We attended a wine and cook session on Thursday 20 September. It was a group of 8 to start with for the wine tour then 6 of us went on to the cooking part. First of all we thought it was great that the team...More

1  Thank Jamie B
Reviewed September 22, 2018

This experience was the highlight of my time in Florence and possibly my entire 2 week Italy trip. I can't recommend it enough or adequately describe how much I enjoyed it. This family-run business has fine-tuned their offering to run smoothly while still being warm...More

Thank TeresaD1
Reviewed September 17, 2018

What can I say? Sunset over Tuscany, wine and laughter with friends and family, dancing at the top of a torrent overlooking the beautiful countryside, and a fun filled tour and cooking class with Majla all packaged together into an unforgettable experience. Thank you Majla...More

Thank Sightseer607820
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

This past week in Florence we participated in AT wine tour + cooking class! It was an awesome experience. Steve was such a pleasure to work with and it was obvious he loves his job! Food was great & company was even better! Will recommend!

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Sandee J
July 14, 2018|
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Response from MajlaFrancescaP | Property representative |
Hello! I am so sorry I had missed your inquiry... Our website has all details including prices, schedules and availability. We hope to have you with us! Majla
Jessica M
June 4, 2018|
Response from MajlaFrancescaP | Property representative |
Hello Jessica, I am so sorry I hadn't seen your question, I didn't even know I could receive questions via TA, and did not receive a notice! At this point, I hope you enjoyed your tour! Majla
Wendy D
March 19, 2018|
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Response from DRNJ1960 | Reviewed this property |
if you just do the cooking class no stairs at all and a very short walk inside the kitchen and prep area. Pickup and drop off are done on the other side of the river as they don't come into town. You could always take a... More