Prices for a week-long class

The price of €1900 (Euros) is per person, based on two people sharing a bedroom with private bathroom. This is around $2100 (US Dollars) or around £1600 (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 €1400 per person. Non-cooking guests are welcome to join us for all non-cooking activities, including all trips, meals and wine-tastings.

Prices

 Cooking guest1€1900
 Non-cooking guest1€1400
 Double room for single use2+€500

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 €500 supplement and are offered their own double room with ensuite bathroom.

A 25% non-refundable deposit is required upon booking. The balance is payable 90 days before departure. Please read our Terms and Conditions.

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

Calendar

2021 Calendar

Our weeks include 7 nights accommodation - Saturday through Saturday. Check-in is on Saturday afternoon, departure is on the following Saturday morning. The dates show Saturday through Friday for clarity.

May 1st - 7th
Full
May 8th - 14th
4 places available
May 15th - 21st
Full
May 22nd - 28th
4 places available
May 29th - June 4th
Full
September 4th - 10th
Full
September 11th - 17th
2 places available
September 18th - 24th
2 places available
Sept. 25th - Oct. 1st
Full
October 2nd - 8th
Places available

Charity

$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.

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

The NRDC works to safeguard the earth, its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.

International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing and power to people devastated by conflict.

What our guests say

  • This was a wonderful experience! Great instruction! Wonderful staff who paid attention to all the details. Perfect mix of cooking, great food and sightseeing opportunities at a very reasonable price. Would highly recommend this!

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    Paula
    11/04/2020
  • A truly wonderful experience and certainly one of the best cooking classes and experiences you can enjoy in Italy. The food was awesome, the location was spectacular and our hosts nothing but amazing. We also enjoyed a very like-minded group of people which made for an exceptional time out. Happy... read more

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    HR
    11/03/2020
  • My week at Organic Tuscany was one of my favorite vacations. It was a perfect combination of cooking and eating wonderful food, sightseeing trips organized by the staff, wine and oil tasting events, a trip to a vineyard where we were served a fantastic lunch made by the owner of... read more

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    Joan
    10/28/2020
  • This was an amazing experience, we were six Canadian girls travelling in Italy, Organic Tuscany cooking school was one of our fabulous experiences. The hosts provided an amazing five days of Italian cooking, we enjoyed the meals paired with an unlimited amount of special wines. Many local chefs from the... read more

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    Patricia
    10/27/2020
  • If you are looking for an amazing week of cooking in beautiful Tuscany, great food and wonderful hosts, then this is it! It was truly one of my best vacations ever! The villa is surrounded by beautiful grounds. Meals are on the outdoor... read more

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    Susan
    10/27/2020
  • My wife and I went last year, and had a truly memorable time. We are still in touch with the people we met on the course.

    There is a certain amount of driving and personal initiative required, but the accommodation is lovely and comfortable, the hosts and teachers are lovely, the...
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    Andrew
    10/26/2020
  • My friend Susan and I spent a week with Organic Tuscany learning to cook traditional Italian dishes. The setting was wonderfully peaceful and scenic. Our hosts could not have been nicer. I cannot say enough about how we enjoyed our week. We came away with recipes and cooking tips,... read more

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    Jill
    10/25/2020
  • We attended Organic Tuscany Cooking classes in late June of 2018, and had a thoroughly enjoyable tome. Our accommodations at the villa were

    very good and the villa itself was in a wonderful rural setting, in Tuscany.

    The cooking classes were excellent with lots of hands on preparation, instructed by. some...
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    Ruth
    10/25/2020
  • There are no words to describe how fantastic Shilpa and crew were for our week of cooking and touring Tuscany. She has perfected the balance of cooking, eating, touring and relaxing. Learned so much about italian food, wine and history of the region. I’d do it all over again in... read more

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    Kate
    11/29/2019
  • 5 star ratingAmazing local experiences and food! There are no words to describe how fantastic Shilpa and crew were for our week of cooking and touring Tuscany. She has perfected the balance of cooking, eating, touring and relaxing. Learned so much about italian food, wine and history of the region. I’d do it all over again in... read more

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    Kate
    11/28/2019