Delight in the rolling hills and olive groves of the Tuscan countryside as you bring in 2021 in style! Tuscany brings splendour all year round and it is truly magical during the Festive period. The Christmas lights, trees and decorations around the hamlets and cities give an enchanting charm during this season.
You’ll be able to spend time in the kitchen with your local chef, learning to cook delicious seasonal Festive Tuscan dishes. You’ll also have the chance to visit Florence and explore the famous San Lorenzo Christmas market – this is sure to get you into the festive mood, Tuscan style!
So where better to see in the new year and get involved preparing the ‘Cenone di Capodanno’ (New Year’s Eve dinner) than stunning Tuscany?
Villa Luigi is beautifully situated villas surrounded by olive groves and woods, making the most of the peaceful Tuscan countryside. The villa has been restored and decorated in typical Tuscan style with many period aspects.
Your holiday price of £1,099 includes:
- Three cookery lessons with our local Italian chef
- Private, en-suite accommodation in our Tuscan villa - surrounded by rolling hills and olive groves
- Sample some of Italy’s finest wines at a private wine tasting
- Day trips exploring historic and beautiful villages
- Private transport throughout the stay
- Group airport transfers *
* Provided you are able to meet them. Please ask for transfer times.
Dates and Availability
|29 Dec - 2 Jan||£1099||Sold Out|
For Information and Bookings
Your own dedicated Amici specialists are here to look after you. Ciaran, head of our travel specialist team, comes with nearly 10 years of Flavours experience, so many of you will already have booked your holiday with him. Sara assists Ciaran in the Amici team.
Tuesday 29th December
Benvenuti! Welcome to Tuscany! Our transfer driver will meet you in arrivals at Pisa Airport. He will be holding a sign that says ‘Flavours’. Once all together, at the airport, you will be transferred to La Frasca/Villa Luigi where you can settle in, meet your hosts, and enjoy some welcome food and drinks. Dinner tonight is prepared for you at the villa, where you can get to know your fellow guests.
Wednesday 30th December
This morning, after breakfast, you will have your first cooking lesson, and then enjoy what you have prepared for lunch. Later on in the afternoon, you will have a private wine tasting in a local winery. Upon your return to the villa, you will be given time to relax before tonight’s dinner.
Thursday 31st December
This morning, after breakfast, you’ll go into Florence where you will visit the San Lorenzo market, accompanied by your host, to get fresh ingredients for tonight’s big celebration dinner. Afterwards, enjoy lunch at a local ‘trattoria’. There will be some free time for shopping and sightseeing before returning, late afternoon to the villa. You will spend the rest of 2020 preparing tonight’s big ‘Cenone di Capodanno’ (New Year’s Eve) celebration dinner. Enjoy a real Italian celebration, excellent food, wine and company while you wait for the arrival of 2021.
Friday 1st January
A late breakfast, after a late night, the rest of the morning is free to relax and gather round the fire for a chat. Our cook will prepare lunch for you. This afternoon your final cooking lesson will involve preparing tonight’s dinner to welcome in 2020
Saturday 2nd January
After a farewell breakfast and time to relax, your transfer will collect you and take you back to Pisa Airport for your flight home. Arrivederci!
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