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“pasta making”(51 reviews)
“ravioli”(92 reviews)
“cooking class”(132 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
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Our cooking class with Majla and Accidental Tourist was absolutely the highlight of our visit to Florence. My husband and I, as well as a family of 4 were picked up in town. Our host drove us into the Tuscan hills to her villa, as...More

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Majla Francesca P, Owner at Accidental Tourist, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Phil, Barbara, thank you so much for this flattering review. It was a pleasure to have you in my home! Majla

Reviewed May 21, 2018

If you're anything like me, you have searched for hours, days and weeks to make sure you've found the perfect way to spend your time in Italy. I'm here to tell you to look no further, as the Wine and Cook experience was hands down...More

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Majla Francesca P, Owner at Accidental Tourist, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words and enthusiasm, being in someone's bucket list is a privilege! Write-ups like yours are the reason why we do not solicit reviews... So when they come, they come straight from your heart, and directly to ours. Thanks...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018

We had a rough start due to horrible rain at the meeting time; we were all getting wet, and they were a little late picking us up. NOT THEIR FAULT!! Due to Florence driving restrictions, they can't go into the city, and this is probably...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

My husband and I absolutely loved this experience! Majla was a fantastic hostess. We did the wine and cooking class so she picked us up in the city and took us to a winery for a tour and tasting. Afterward we went home to her...More

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Majla Francesca P, Owner at Accidental Tourist, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

We are very flattered that we beat the museums! Thanks! Majla

Reviewed May 3, 2018

We took the wine and cooking class with Majla and thoroughly enjoyed it. We wanted to go on this because it gave us an opportunity to see the countryside outside of Florence. There were 8 people in the group and it was a nice and...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

While visiting our daughter, studying in Florence, we and a second teen daughter did this morning, half day cooking class Easter weekend through Accidental Tourist with Gabriela and family. Gabriela's husband and daughter picked us up in Florence at the designated location. We had to...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I attended the cooking class with Majla during our recent 3-day stop in Florence, and we can’t stop talking about it! Majla picked us up in the morning, and we stopped at a cafe for a cappuccino (it’s like she could read...More

Thank Kelsey A
Majla Francesca P, Owner at Accidental Tourist, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2018

Kelsey, wow! Thank you so much for a fun time together and for making room for the Accidental Tourist in your memories! Sincerely, Majla

Reviewed April 9, 2018

My boyfriend and I booked the cooking lesson one evening and boy am I glad we did. We were collected and dropped back to Florence, allowing us to enjoy wine throughout the experience. Upon arrival, we were welcomed to the kitchen by Marco who was...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Wow. What a fantastic half-day we spent with Gabriela and her husband, Leone, and her daughter, Katrine (sorry if I misspelled that!)--and their two adorable, but very shy, rescue dogs. Gabriela was truly amazing. Clearly she knows how to cook--as the lunch was delicious. But...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

I cannot say enough glowing words to adequately express how wonderful this pasta-making dinner experience was. From the responsiveness of first making reservations all the way through our evening experience, the service was top notch! We were welcomed into our host’s home so warmly and...More

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Majla Francesca P, Owner at Accidental Tourist, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2018

Hello! I cannot tell your name from TripAdvisor, or I would thank you more personally for one of the most flattering reviews! Thank you thank you, we are honoured! majla

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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|
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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