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Arianna & Friends Day Tours

Via Giuseppe Mazzini 71, 56037, Peccioli, Italy
+39 0587 672088
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Consistently the best tour!

Another successful, memorable experience with Arianna & Friends. We have used their company a 6... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Eric N
Cooking Class

Cannot begin to express how wonderful our day in the beautiful hills near Livorno was with Luca... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Via Giuseppe Mazzini 71, 56037, Peccioli, Italy
+39 0587 672088
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Another successful, memorable experience with Arianna & Friends. We have used their company a 6 times now, and they always make our trip special. On Tuesday, I experienced a Vespa tour with Massimo around the Pisan hills and great little villages in this area. He...More

Thank Eric N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot begin to express how wonderful our day in the beautiful hills near Livorno was with Luca, Lorena, and Enzo (our driver), It was a "girls" day off the ship with my two daughters and three granddaughters and we had a delightful time cooking in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Hilton property in Sevatelle and used Arianna for two days of tours in Tuscany and one day in Florence. Guides are personable, English is excellent, they are very knowledgable about the area and products. They were easy to work with from...More

Thank mccabe4447
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an absolute highlight of our trip to Italy! Myself, my husband and my 2 children (9 and 6 at the time) had a fabulous time. I can't praise Veronica and the team enough. My children thoroughly enjoyed themselves and were so engaged during...More

Thank helenw1503
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Tuscany and booked two excursions with Ariana and Friends. Their guides are awesome. They enhance each experience by sharing their knowledge of the local cultural traditions and history. To be sure, they are friendly, knowledgeable and 'down to earth'. Luca was our...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

In a world where you pay a lot to follow a flagged guide with 40 of your "best friends" on a confused, whirlwind tour...Arianna & Friends stands out. Dealing with small groups (just four of us) on focused tours (Pisa, Siena, Hilltop Villages, vineyards, etc.)...More

Thank Guido0815
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Moira with Arianna and Friends was our tour guide in Pisa and at the Organic Farm. She knew so much about the sites we saw in Pisa. On our second tour she took us to a olive oil producing company and an organic farm that...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

My wife and I were looking for a tour that would allow us to taste some of the local products made in Tuscany and learn how they are made. Since we are not big red wine drinkers, we chose the combination olive oil and cheese...More

Thank Bill A
Pasku, Proprietario at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Buongiorno! Thank you for your message. All the staff at Arianna & Friends, and Luca in particular, were very happy to read that you were attentively listening to his explanations on extra virgin olive oil and pecorino! We are very happy to know that you...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Arriana and friends were knowledgeable, friendly and just fun. We used Luca as our guide and he was the best!!!!! We learned and saw so much more because of them!!!!

Thank chuck g
Pasku, Proprietario at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Buongiorno, thank you very much. We try to make every tour as comprehensive as possible for visitors like you to learn all about the local territory! Saluti a presto

Reviewed 29 April 2017

One of the highlights of our recent vacation in Tuscany was a cooking class arranged by Arianna & Friends. We selected the four courses from an extensive selection of menu choices and cooked in Licia's kitchen in Lajatico, birthplace of Andrea Bocelli. Arianna showed us...More

Thank bobnieland
Pasku, Proprietario at Arianna & Friends Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Hello, thank you very much on behalf or Arianna and Licia who enjoyed your company on the occasion of our private cooking class in Lajatico. Come back soon!

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Hi Tuanhai - could you tell us which tour you took? The one in San Miniato or Palaio? What is the difference? Thanks!
4 September 2015|
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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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We will be staying at a villa in Casciana Terme in June. Could you give me an idea of the cost of a cooking class? Do you come to us or do we come to you? Would appreciate any advice. Ann Willow Springs, IL
20 May 2015|
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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I'm confused...are they open for lunch? Just take out that you can order and then eat there?
19 February 2015|
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