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

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Calendar 2020

The dates shown are Saturday through to Friday. Departure is actually on the Saturday morning.
April 25th - May 1st
May 2nd - 8th
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May 9th - 15th
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May 16th - 22nd
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May 23rd - 29th
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May 30th - June 5th
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June 6th - 12th
Aug. 29th - Sept. 4th
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September 19th - 25th
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Sept. 26th - Oct. 2nd
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October 3rd - 9th
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October 10th - 16th


$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

  • 5 star ratingAAA+ Holiday Experience! It will be hard to do the experience we had at Organic Tuscany justice with was that amazing! Every part of the holiday from early on correspondence with Shilpa to having Ricardo greet us while making fresh focaccia for our first dinner and onwards to the full week of... read more

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  • What a fabulous week ! Just the right amount of classes by great teachers, loads of fun, lovely people to meet , beautiful surroundings and comfy and clean accomodations! Learned loads. We are so happy to have experienced this week at Organic Tuscany :) Thanks Shilpa and Ricardo and team.

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  • A fantastic week! Just the right balance of scheduled events (the cooking classes are NOT to be missed!) and free time to explore Tuscany (ask to visit the estate where they make olive oil--just amazing!). The accommodations are lovely and clean, the hosts are friendly and knowledgeable, and their enthusiasm... read more

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  • 5 star ratingRight Out of a Foodie Magazine If you are looking for a different way to experience Italy, I recommend Organic Tuscany! What could be more fantastic than a 7-day stay in the hills of Tuscany, complete with cooking courses, lessons in wine and olive oil tasting, tours of neighbouring towns, and "field trips" to an organic... read more

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  • 5 star ratingABSOLUTELY FABULOUS! This was one of the best vacations ever. The people were fantastic, the cooking was out of this world, and the setting was picture perfect. Everything was "out of the garden" fresh. We had wonderful side trips into the country side along with private wine and... read more

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  • My sister and I spent a week at Organic Tuscany in May and it was one of the best experiences of both our lives. We both love food and cooking so we wanted to take a food-centric vacation and we were not disappointed! The cooking classes alone are worth the... read more

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  • 5 star ratingAbsolute magic My sister and I spent a week at Organic Tuscany in May and, to put it simply, it was one of the best experiences of both our lives. We both love food and cooking so we wanted to take a food-centric vacation and we were not disappointed! The cooking classes... read more

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  • 5 star ratingHighlight of our trip! My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our cooking class and wish that we could have taken the week-long class. The ingredients were fresh, the chefs kind/helpful/fun, and the meal we made was delicious!

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  • 5 star ratingAmazing Part of our Italy Dream Vacation We stayed in Villa Fillanelle and had a cooking class with Manuela and Silvio that we will never forget! Our family (wife, husband and two teenage daughters) enjoyed an evening of creating delicious recipes and conversing with this wonderful Italian family. We loved our class! We learned... read more

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  • 5 star ratingMy new Italian Family I spent a week with my new Italian family. From the moment I arrived I was made to feel special by Shilpa and the team. I really enjoyed becoming immersed in the Italian culture of food, and enjoying one of the most amazing views I've ever seen. Cooking classes were... read more

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