The Tuscan Gourmet | Our Program

Following is a sample itinerary of what you can expect from your Treasures’ journey.


Evening Welcome Reception
Depart for authentic Pizzeria in an old village nestled near the hills of Montecatini Terme


Cooking Class #1 and Lunch at Fattoria Montaioncino
Located in the hills of the Chianti wine zone with Chef Gianfranco
“Pasta Al Dente 101” ~ Play in dough until your fingers get the tangible feeling of pasta. Learn about the “basics” for Authentic Tuscan Cooking. Italian wines will be paired with lunch along with a tasting of Fattoria Montaioncino’s own Vin Santo and Grappa.


Stop at a Chocolate Caffe,
for a tour of the chocolate factory and a sample some of the best of chocolates this region has to offer

Free Time in Montecatini Terme

Dinner at Hotel



Visit Fattoria Cusona in San Gimingnano.

The Cusona estate belongs to the noble Guicciardini Strozzi family, which produces a superb Vernaccia de San Gimignano – tour the historic estate, followed with lunch and wine tasting

Tour San Gimingnano, the small Etruscan settlement known for its Medieval Towers

Visit to Florence di Michelangelo Piazza and San Miniato

Dinner in the town of Serravalle


Visit Florence, the Renaissance art capital of the world – tour guide optional, or explore Florence on your own during the day

Lunch on your own in Florence

Dinner at a Florence restaurant with Chef Gianfranco, and Lisa



Tour the city of Montecatini Term visit to the local market, ride on the funicular to Montecatini Alto as well as a visit the the famous Montecatini Terme Spa

Visit the Capezanna Estates, owned and operated by the Bonacossi family. Tour of the wine estate and olive oil mill, followed with

Cooking Class #2, with the Bonacossi’s personal chef

Dinner, and wine tasting at the estate


Visit the charming city of Lucca, discovering the riches behind the medieval walls – tour guide optional, or discover Lucca on your own

Lunch in Lucca

Free time in Montecatini Terme

Celebration Dinner at a restaurant in Montecatini Terme