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Enjoy a holiday week in an elegantly restored antique farmstead immersed in the splendid countryside of the Chianti in the heart of Tuscany. Indulge in seven days of authentic experiences, discovering extraordinary art works, immortal cities like Florence and Siena and great Tuscan wines and cuisine. You will discover the authentic Italian culture, an extraordinary experience that is Carezze d’Italia.
The maximum participants in the group is 12.
You will stay at the holiday home Poderi in Chianti ,which is located in the small village of Noce, in Tavarnelle val di Pesa, in the province of Florence, the heart of the Chianti region. You are 20 minutes away from Florence and 30 minutes away from Siena.
The original houses are from the 1600's and lovingly restored preserving spaces and using ancient materials. Each apartment is fully equipped with all the modern conveniences including heating, color television, free wifi and a fully equipped kitchen.
In warm weather, the outdoor swimming pool is open in the garden and there is a large barbecue for outdoor grilling. From each apartment and the garden, you can enjoy a magnificent view of the hills, vineyards and olive trees.
There are beautiful walks through vineyards and olive groves that start from our garden and the sunrise and sunsets are spectacular. The spaces where you work are a large kitchen of 30 square meters and a living of 60 square meters.
The theme of Carezze d'Italia is the kitchen: a journey discovering traditional, natural foods of the region. We will cook meals together with professional chefs using organic produce collected from our garden. We will read and listen to of excerpts of italian literature to deepen our knowledge and better appreciate the customs, idioms and beauty of the Italian language.
In the evenings, we will enjoy the meals we cooked together and will learn about the wine pairings to go with the food. During dinner, we will discuss the works of art that we will see at the Uffizi museum and other galleries we will visit. On the last evening, there will be a private recital of classical Italian music.
Carezze d’Italia needs at least 4 participants to run the holiday.
This holiday will take place in Poderi in Chianti.
We recommend to fly with Swiss Air. This company has excellent transport links and convenient hours to the airport in Florence via Zurich. In addition, it also has great prices and comfortable aircraft.