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Seven days in Valdichiana to learn about local traditions and the women who keep them alive

A trip to Tuscany to get in touch with Tuscan life and traditions. You will get to know the Valdichiana Senese and its traditions thanks to selected experiences to do on the farm or directly in the villages. 

You are going to learn how to cook a Tuscan menu inspired by traditional local recipes where hand-made pici, sauces, appetizers and desserts will have no secrets for you. And then you cannot miss a visit to one of the eight underground cellars in Montepulciano. This and many more experiences awaits you, see "Plan" section or our website for full schedule

Departure is guaranteed with a minimum of 8 participants.

Price per person: from €2.299 per person


Prices include


  • 6 nights: accommodation in a multiple room with private bathroom for the duration of the trip. Single supplement ****


  • Chef Experience: recipes and wines
  • Appiciatura course with the community of Petroio
  • Collection of wild herbs
  • Cheese making class
  • Educational extra virgin olive oil
  • Tour of the cellars of the historic center of Montepulciano
  • Wine tour in a winery in Montepulciano
  • Bike tour between Valdichiana Senese and Val d'Orcia
  • Flower design workshop


  • Guided tour of Montepulciano
  • Guided tour of Pienza


  • Lunches and dinners throughout the stay


  • Transfer for the duration of the trip
  • Transfer to / from the airport not included. Available on request


Day 1

  • Arrival and check-in in the accommodation
  • Welcome dinner

Day 2

  • Tuscan cooking class in a farmhouse and lunch
  • Guided tour of Montepulciano and tasting in the underground cellars
  • Dinner in historic centre

Day 3

  • Wild herbs harvesting
  • Fresh pasta cooking class in Petroio (Trequanda)
  • Extra virgin olive oil tasting lesson
  • Dinner based on pasta

Day 4

  • Flower design experience
  • Light lunch
  • Bike tour
  • Vegan cooking class

Day 5 

  • Cheese making class in cheese factory and lunch
  • Guided tour of Pienza
  • Dinner at the accommodation

Day 6

  • Cooking class with a professional chef and lunch
  • Visit and tasting in a winery of Montepulciano
  • Dinner at the accommodation

Day 7

  • Departure


Valdichiana Living
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