Antica Cucina

Join Aurelio in the kitchen and Andee on the picturesque provincial roads to explore the ancient food culture and unique beauty of Tuscany's greenest valley.


This program is designed to guide you deep into the Lucchese and Tuscan culinary traditions, exploring kitchen culture and artisan food production. Discover the food community in Lucca and experience the Art of Enjoyment that is at the heart of Tuscan cooking and living.

  • Cooking with Aurelio Barattini

  • Baking with Paolo Lucchesi

  • Dining in the the region's best eateries

  • Wine tasting in Chianti and Lucchesia

  • Cheese making and tasting tour

  • Salumi making and tasting tour

  • Visits to picturesque villages and markets

  • Plenty time for exploration and shopping

    Includes accommodation, most meals, ground transportation, airport transfers, cooking instruction, tours, tasting, and visits as detailed in itinerary. Airfare is not included.

    We enthusiastically welcome travelers of diverse dietary lifestyles. With your help in advance we can cater the program to meet your needs.


  1. Lucca