Our activities

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Between the months of June and November truffle mature underground in the estates woods of Montefiesole, sending out a distinct aroma. With a local guide and a truffle hunting dog who detects this aroma, it is possible to participate in this unusual event of truffle hunting. This activity starts off with a warm welcome with an Italian breakfast and an introduction to explain the growth of this unsual tuber. It is not only designed for culinay lovers, but an exciting way of getting in touch with the Tuscan nature. Ather the hunt, you will be able to enjoy the truffles that you found with a cooking class. The lunch will be all truffle based from fresh pasta with grated truffle, a main course with truffle and even desert with truffle! All this is accompanied with the farms great wines to enjoy a hearty meal.

Days and Schedule:
Everyday at 9:00 a.m. except on Sunday and all month of May
Guarantee if reserved at least 1 week before

Truffle picking:

Truffle picking followed by lunch with wine pairing:

Truffle picking with cooking class and wine pairing lunch:

Truffle picking with a visit of the cellars:

due to the shortage of water and hot temperature in summer, we can not guarantee from the 6th of october 2017 the activities with truffle till the end of 2017

butchery-course

Butchery course

You will work with our experienced norcino (pork butcher) Claudio, in a hands-on session.
The course starts in preparing the pork meats, boning and selecting the various pieces and cuts.
You will then be shaping (rifilatura) the pieces to produce Tuscan Prosciutto and Tarese ( a traditional bacon cut), cure and make you oun Capocollo, Pancetta and Lonzini ( cured pork filled).The remaining meats will then be selected to produce the various insaccati (meat in sacks) such as Salsiccia (Sausage) and...

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Visit of the Wind Mill with oil tasting

Visit the unique working wind mill of Italy, experience flour making and the unique sensation to come back to 2 centuries ago. Visit the Farm’s traditional olive mill and discover all the secrets of Tuscan extra virgin olive oil. The tour lasts around one hour and includes a walk in the olive groves, a little introduction to the Tuscan olive oil traditions and a guided tour of the mill as well as an historical background of the wind mill, it’s renovation and technical explanations of how it...

horse-riding

Horse Riding

Western and English saddle, lessons and walking  for all levels of participants throught the farm vineyards and olives groves.

If you want to relax into the green of the Tuscan country, and tast the emotion that a landscape absorbed into olive groves, cypresses, churches and castles could give you, an horse riding will give you a new birth and you will be able to get the magic atmosphere of our countryside.

You do not have to be professional rider if you want to ride but the minimum age...

wine-and-food-experience

Wine and Food experience

The complete estate tour with food pairing is a unique instructive tour. We begin our tour with a pleasant walk in the vineyardsYou will get introduced to the story of our Estate, the Strozzi villa and our symbol.  while sipping a glass of our Organic wine.

The tour begins with the introduction of the history of the Estate and after a lovely walk through the vineyards, while learning about our organic production and how we care for our grapes, you will discover the villa Strozzi and our...

wine-tour-and-tasting

Wine tour and tasting

In order to feel and understand the phylosophy of our Estate, you will first walk through our vineyards and learn about our organic process of growing and
tending to the grapes and hear the history of our centuries old Estate that once belonged to the influential Strozzi family. Then you will explore our ancient cellars and discover the special needs, requirements and techniques of creating the perfect wine.

The tour will end with:
- Tasting of 3 glasses of our organic wine
- Local Pecorino...

wine-tour-with-lunch

Wine Tour with lunch

In order to feel and understand the phylosophy of our Estate, you will first walk through our vineyards and learn about our organic process of growing and tending to the grapes and hear the history of our centuries old Estate that once belonged to the influential Strozzi family. You will then explore our ancient cellars and discover the special needs, requirements and techniques of creating the perfect wine.

The tour will end with a tasting of 3 glasses of our organic wine pairing with lunch,...

ceramic-class

Ceramic class

Our ceramics class is a unique experience and an opportunity you do not want to pass by! Adults and kids can show off their creative side and become artisans by creating their own terracotta objects or paint and decorate already prepared pieces. You will first be introduced to the origins and uses of the art of Maiolica. Then, Massimo and Stefano Innocenti, famous crathsmen of the area, will teach the techniques and secrets to produce your own piece that expresses your own uniqueness. Ather...

exclusive-old-vintage-tasting

Exclusive old vintage tasting

Wines improve with age and Fattoria Lavacchio is no exception. This is an unique opportunity to really experience the history of Estate through tasting landmark vintages. We invite you to savor a selection of our organic wines low sulphites spanning 2 decades with an exclusive private tour with a personal Estate Ambassador in a historic setting. Learn about our history and the organic winemaking philosophy on a private guided tour of the property. Your library wine tasting includes local...

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Tuscan cooking class with lunch

Like the rest of Fattoria Lavacchio, the cooking class uses only local and organic products. You will begin the class by exploring the green garden, picking fresh vegetables and selecting the right ingredients. You will then learn all the secrets of Tuscan cooking and cuisine from our trained and experienced chef. The course consists in making fresh hand made pasta, a second course with vegetable of the season and a dessert. The final test consists of tasting everything that you have prepared...

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Photographic Tour at Lavacchio

Don't miss the opportunity of an incredible experience photographing and discovering the secrets and beauties of this fascinating city.
Duomo – Signoria's Square - Ponte Vecchio - Porcellino's market- Piazza della Repubblica – Borgo degli
Albizi (historical street) – Mercato centrale (characteristic central market) and all the historical characteristic beautiful streets


Days and Schedule:
Time  from 9:30 to 1:00 pm and from 6:30 pm to 10:00pm

wellness-and-relax

dal 23 nov al 30 nov

Wellness and Relax

Offer valid for a stay of  2 nights on organic farmhouse on Chianti hills near Florence from the 5th to the 30th of November 2017

- welcome drink for 2
-  overnight stay in a double room with...

This offer is valid for stay of 2 nights from the 22nd of October through to the 30th of November 2017 for a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 7 women.

INCLUDES:
- a stay in a standard double room in...

Special package of 2 nights in a standard double room in Half Board on organic farmhouse in the Chianti hills near Florence. The offer is valid for a stay during the week till  the 29th of november...