Our new culinary Tuscan experience staying in a Castle that dates back to the renaissance. This is a package of exceptional value and allows guests to live like a local.

Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights

Additional information

Castello Montegufoni stay from$657 per person based on Twin/Double share

Single and triple room rates/supplements available on request via emailing tours@experiencecuisine.com.au

Day 1: Arrive Tuscany

You may prefer to hire a car to make your way to Castello Montegufoni, whereupon you can check into your traditional Tuscan accommodation for the next week. Remainder of the day is at leisure to explore your surroundings or shop for provisions for your week-long stay.

Day 2: Castello Montegufoni

Today you have the choice of meeting with our chef for a basic lesson of traditional Tuscan cooking or enjoying evening 6-course meal prepared by chef including local wine. The afternoon is at leisure to relax by one of the swimming poos or to explore the many villages and historic sites close by.

Day 3: Castello Montegufoni

This morning is at your leisure to enjoy the countryside, laze by the pool or venture into Florence to explore the many museums and galleries. This afternoon we have brought a range of 3 locally produced reserve wines, a large selection of local cold meats such as prosciutto and salami’s, fresh and aged cheeses, various bruschettas and Tuscan tapas. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 4: Castello Montegufoni

Another day of relaxation or discovery in Tuscany or speak to reception at the Castle to check on suggested excursions that can be made, including Pisa, Lucca or San Gimignano. This evening return to the Castle for your 3-course dinner in the hotel’s restaurant, which is included for tonight and select at extra cost from their extensive local wine list.

Day 5-7: Castello Montegufoni > Tuscany

These days are at leisure to explore the countryside, visit galleries and museums, relax by the pool and even trying your hand at all that you have learned about Tuscan cuisine. The surrounding villages have a range of cafes, trattorias and restaurants that you can enjoy or you may prefer to prepare your own meals using ingredients purchased at local markets and shops – living like a local!

Day 7: Depart Tuscany

After check-out continue on your way to your next adventure, return your hire car if you have one or allow us to organise a transfer to the station or airport.

Single and triple room rates/supplements available on request via emailing tours@experiencecuisine.com.au

4* Galleria from $367 per night

Our most beautiful and prestigious apartment of 310 square meters with frescoed ceilings dating back to the 16th century, situated in the southern wing of the castle. The apartment sleeps up to 9 guests in 4 bedrooms and is located over 2 floors and a mezzanine, with access to the gardens and terrace via 6 large French windows. All bedrooms have beautiful views of the surrounding landscape.

4* La Grotta from $216 per night

A large ground floor apartment of 100 square meters that is decorated with frescoes dating back to the 17th century, that is ideal for 4 people with a kitchen corner and a bathroom with shower. The living room and dining area have a sofa bed and there is a double-bedroom with ensuite bathroom as well as a second double bedroom.

4* Bastione from $145 per night

Perfect charming apartment of 65 square meters over 2 floors that is ideal for 2 people. Recently restored and situated in one of the 13th century towers this is in a very quiet area with a private entrance and garden access. There is a large living room, kitchen corner and dining area and a large bedroom with air-conditioning and a small terrace with amazing views.

Images for all apartments available on request.

Single and triple room rates/supplements available on request via emailing tours@experiencecuisine.com.au

  • 7 nights’   self contained accommodation in a traditional apartment at Castello Montegufoni
  • Cooking lesson of 2 hours with specialities and lunch or 6 course dinner with wine
  • Tasting of 3 locally produced wines with a range of meats, cheeses, bruschetta and tapas
  • 3 course dinner in the restaurant of the Castello Montegufoni
  • Use of swimming pool and garden areas

Important: Car hire is not included and whilst for exploring is recommended, it is not necessary. We can assist with transfers if required. Rates are based on 2 people sharing in a 1 bedroom apartment. 

Single and triple room rates/supplements available on request via emailing tours@experiencecuisine.com.au

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