Cooking Class and Lunch at a Tuscan Farmhouse with Local Market Tour from Florence

7 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 15
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Indulge your love of Italian food in Tuscany, and enjoy a full-day tour that combines a market visit with a cooking class and 4-course meal with wine! After scouting out quality local ingredients at a historical Florence food market, travel to a rustic farmhouse in Tuscany, surrounded by exquisite countryside. Then, prepare your feast of pasta,  bruschetta and Tuscan roast pork, plus beloved desserts such as tiramisu, before savoring the creations with Tuscan wine. Up to four glasses of wine are included throughout the day as well as a cooking diploma and the recipes.


  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus (20 mins ride to get to the farmhouse)
  • Market visit and ingredients
  • Cooking class
  • 4-course lunch accompanied with wine
  • Recipes (sent by email after the tour)
  • Cooking diploma

What to expect

A full day hands-on Cooking Class in a stunning setting in the Tuscan countryside, including a

market visit topped off with a 4-course lunch.

Search for fresh ingredients at Florence’s historic central food market before traveling to our

beautiful Tuscan farmhouse in the countryside. On arrival be prepared to roll up your sleeves,

you will start creating a complete menu, from appetizer to dessert.

Master the secrets of traditional dishes that you will easily re-create at home for your friends and

family. The cooking lesson is suitable for beginners and for those who can already cook.

Then finally we will all sit together on a terrace hosting incredible views over the Tuscan hills and just like a big Italian family, we will take time to enjoy the food we have prepared together,

complemented with Chianti wine. Buon appetito!

Sample Menu:
- Tomatoes bruschetta
- Tagliatelle with beef tomato sauce
- Roasted pork loin with potatoes
- Tiramisù

Stop At:

• Walkabout Florence Tours, Via Vinegia 23R, 50122, Florence Italy

Sample Menu

• Bruschetta with fresh bread, homegrown tomatoes and extra virgin olive oil
• Hand made fresh tagliatelle with traditional meat sauce
• Tuscan roast pork with potatoes
• Tiramisu

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • We regret that vegetarian or other alternative dietary requirements cannot be catered for
  • On Sundays and public holidays there is no visit to the San Lorenzo Mercato Centrale (instead there will be a visit of the vegetable garden at the estate where you can pick the fresh ingredients)
  • Near public transportation
  • Due to uneven and steep surfaces, we are unable to accept anyone with walking difficulties or wheelchair users
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 26 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
May 2022

Amazing tour. Fabulous views and wonderful food. We learned lots. Would absolutely recommend. Luca was the star of the show. He brought us lots of laughs.

May 2022

Everything was outstanding! The market gave the depth of ingredients, the estate location gave the view, the cooks ensured the food we made was perfect, and Lucca brought the personality to bring it all together.

May 2022

Everything was perfect! Lucca and Carmella were so upbeat and charming and boy can they cook. the food was delicious and it was so much fun learning to make it all. Everyone on the tour was super nice too. I highly recommend this tour!

May 2022

Luca and Carmela are fabulous (especially Luca). Our experience was fantastic and is reason enough to return to Florence. I bought the cookbook and cannot wait to receive it. Thank you Luca and Carmela. You are both national treasures!

May 2022

This is THE best cooking class we took while touring throughout Italy! Not only are the views breathtaking and the food is some of the best I have ever eaten, but the chefs, Luca and Carmela, are hilarious and had my husband and me laughing constantly. We highly recommend this experience!!

May 2022

This was our second time in this tour. We were so happy that Carmela ( our cook and teacher ) and our guide, Livigna were still together. We bragged to our friends what a wonderful and fun day we had back in 2014 and not surprisingly, we had even more fun. Our group was great and after a few b...

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