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6 nights - 7 days all inclusive stay designed for people who like to experience Tuscany from within. This school produces its own organic extra virgin olive oil and the olive harvest is for our guests a great chance to be part of one of the most joyful experience of country life in Tuscany.

Combined with the 3 cooking classes in a traditional family kitchen, you'll have an opportunity to engage in a truly unique experience: picking olives and participating in the process of olive pressing and extra virgin olive oil making. An olive oil tasting class, under the guidance of an expert, is included into the weekly schedule.

This course is available just during the first two weeks of November. Cooking on this time of the year is based on truffles, mushrooms, pumpkin, stew, and soups. It's winter cooking....and fresh made extra virgin olive oil will be the king in the kitchen.

Daily excursions to art cities, medieval towns, open markets, food and wine producers complete this authentic experience on real Tuscan life and cooking.

** INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING**

    • 6 nights & 7 Days in single/double Bedrooms with private bathroom
    • All Meals
    • Tuscan Table Wine
    • 3 Hands-on Cooking Classes
    • 3 Half Days Excursions , including transportation & restaurant meals, (art towns, medieval villages, traditional art workshops, wineries, open markets)
    • 1 Full Day Guided Excursion to Florence
    • 1 day of olive picking and experience of olive oil making with an expert. Dinner by the local oil mill. 2 bottles of fresh made extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 class of extra virgin olive oil tasting
    • Transportation & Transfers from/to local train station or Pisa/Florence Airport (after 3 pm on arrival date and before 10 am on departure date - must coordinate with rest of group). For all other times, we are happy to arrange a transfer at client's expense (not included).
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Local produce
    • Authentic Tuscan Cuisine
    • Personalized Course Materials
    • Traditional Family Recipes
Price for the Program:

1615 euro per person, double occupancy

A booking discount is offered to groups of 4 or more booking together in 2 or more double occupancy rooms at the rate of 1545 euro per person

Add 150 euro for single occupancy room for solo travelers

AVAILABLE DATES

2014

November 2 - 8, 2014

November 9 - 15, 2014

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BOOKING AND CANCELLATION POLICY:

Booking deposit is 25% of the total per person (non-refundable)

Reservations made 60 days or less before the arrival date requires the payment of the full rate.

Balance is due in full 60 prior days to the date of your visit.

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS:

Deposits are non-refundable

30 to 59 days before arrival date 50% refund. Within 30 days of arrival date - sorry, but no refund is available; the school reserves the right to alter its programs.

We highly advise you to purchase travel insurance in the event of emergency, illness, change in your itinerary, accident or act of God, which we are not responsible for covering.

No refunds will be provided for any non-refundable amounts paid unless the class or course is canceled by the school due to unforeseeable reasons and in this instance, we are not held responsible for anything other than refunding the monies paid, less wiring and credit card fees. Under no circumstances shall we be held responsible for any additional refunds of purchases made by the students for travel related expenses, or otherwise.

 

 

 

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