Prices for a week-long class

The price of €1800 (Euros) is per person, based on two people sharing a bedroom with private bathroom. This is around $2000 (US Dollars) or around £1500 (British Pounds) based on the current exchange rate. Check the current exchange rate below. The price for a non-cooking guest, based on two people sharing a double room, is €1350 per person. Non-cooking guests are welcome to join us for all non-cooking activities, including all trips, meals and wine-tastings.


 Cooking guest1€1800
 Non-cooking guest1€1350
 Double room for single use2+€450

1) Based on two people sharing a double room with ensuite bathroom.
2) We only have space to accept 2 solo travellers per course. They pay a €450 supplement and are offered their own double room with ensuite bathroom.

A 25% non-refundable deposit is required upon booking. The balance is payable ten weeks before departure. Please read our Terms and Conditions.

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What’s included?

  • Seven nights’ accommodation in a beautiful 19th century Tuscan villa
  • Breakfast (bread, tea, coffee, fruit, milk, juice, jams, honey, muesli, cookies, yogurts etc.) every day
  • Four hands-on cooking classes (in English)
  • Lunch or dinner with delicious local organic wines after all classes
  • A welcome dinner with wine
  • A tour of a charming organic winery with tasting and lunch
  • Walking tours with official guides in Florence and Siena
  • A wine-tasting session with dinner
  • A farewell dinner with wine on Friday night
  • Recipes of the dishes you learned during the cooking classes and many others for other seasons

2018 calendar


2019 Calendar

The dates shown are Saturday through to Friday. Departure is actually on the Saturday morning.

April 27th - May 3rd
May 4th - 10th
4 places available
May 11th - 17th
Places available
May 18th - 24th
Places available
May 25th - 31st
Places available
June 1st - 7th
Places available
June 8th - 14th
Aug. 31st - Sept. 6th
September 7th - 13th
4 places available
September 14th - 20th
September 21st - 27th
4 places available
Sept. 28th - Oct. 4th
October 5th - 11th
October 12th - 18th


$30 of the proceeds from your booking of the cooking vacation in Italy will go to support these charities:

charity: water

charity: water is a non-profit organization that brings clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. 100% of the proceeds given to charity: water will directly fund clean water solutions.


WE CARE Solar promotes safe motherhood in developing regions by providing health workers with reliable lighting, blood bank refrigeration and mobile communication using solar electricity.

What our guests say

  • Organic Tuscany is EVERYTHING we wanted and MORE! My husband and I went to cooking school at Organic Tuscany last October (2017). I was so pleased... so terribly over-the-top pleased... that I've put off writing a review, fearing I wouldn't be able to do the experience (and the people) justice. Having looked at several cooking schools in Italy,... read more

    Carol Avatar Carol
  • 5 star ratingAn authentic Italian experience! My husband and I were there September 23-30, 2017. Friends had recommended this cooking school to us. Cooking amazing italian food with the backdrop of the hills of Tuscany, with amazing chefs, what could be better! Met a great group of people from Australia, New Zealand, Sweden and the US.... read more

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  • 5 star ratingJust the Best ! My week at Organic Tuscany was the highlight at the end of 6 weeks in Italy and Greece. Initially we were given specific and detailed instructions for travel to the house which was extremely helpful. The classes are very carefully planned and well organised to run smoothly with charming and... read more

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  • 5 star ratingNothing could have been better for these Canadian ladies! Myself and four other ladies had the pleasure of taking part in the cooking school and staying at Organic Tuscany. It was by far the highlight of our three week trip. Riccardo and Shilpa are the ultimate hosts and have put together a week that was fun, exciting and educational.... read more

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  • 5 star ratingLove Love Love Organic Tuscany! My two kids, ages 26 and 23, and I had a wonderful week of cooking and eating the most delicious food and learning about the beautiful life and culture of Tuscany. Shilpa and Ricardo, along with their friendly, knowledgeable team, created such a delightful environment for my children and I... read more

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  • My experience with Organic Tuscany was absolutely fantastic! The accomodations and location were just beautiful, and a huge shout out to Shilpa and everyone for helping us deal with lost luggage. The overall itinerary for the week went well beyond the actual cooking classes; encompassing private tours and olive oil... read more

    Jeanne Avatar Jeanne
  • Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful! What a great balance of cooking classes, local sightseeing, wine and olive oil tastings, and the most fabulous food! Every day was a new adventure! This is a week I can see myself repeating at a later date!

    Jo Avatar Jo
  • 5 star ratingBest way to get a flavor of Tuscany! My husband and I went for our 25th wedding anniversary in September and it was fabulous. The villa was beautiful and comfortable. Host, Ricardo and Shilpa and the staff were amazing. It was a great balance for me, cooking, resting, sight seeing, and eating! We were able to get a... read more

    Sonal Avatar Sonal
  • 5 star ratingThe most amazing experience! I can't say enough good things about our week-long stay at Organic Tuscany! Excellent cooking classes, beautiful and comfortable room, fabulous staff, stunning location in the hills of Tuscany, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees galore! And then there's the amazing organic food and wine!! Drop everything and get there now!

    Leslie Avatar Leslie
  • 5 star ratingGreat people, great setting, great food. A perfect week! This was a truly great week in a picture-perfect villa in the Tuscan hills. My husband was a "non-cooking guest" and had no problem amusing himself during the 10 or so hours when we were actually in classes in the kitchen. The instructors were great, there was plenty of hands-on... read more

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