Our activities

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Visit the unique working wind mill of Italy, renovated to produce the flour of teh Estate and the unique sensation to come back to 2 centuries ago. The tour lasts one hour and half and includes a walk in the olive groves, a little introduction to the Tuscan olive oil traditions and a guided tour of the wind mill as well as an historical background of the wind mill, it’s renovation and technical explanations of how it works. To finish off, there is a course on olive oil tasting where you will learn the characteristics of good extra virgin olive oil.

The tour is guaranteed in English, Italian, French and Japanese for minimum 2 pople
Reservation is required

Days and Schedule: from Monday to Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and at 3:00 p.m.
Duration: 1h 30min approx.

For groups of minimum 6 participants the tour can be booked on any other day and hour.

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...Continue

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Tasting of old vintages

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...Continue

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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 with an introduction to the seasonal 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...Continue

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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...Continue

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Wine and Food experience

The complete estate tour with food pairing is an unique instructive tour.

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 symbol, a 250 year old Lebanese Cedar tree. We will show you the special needs and...Continue

truffle-picking

Truffle picking

Between the months of February and April and from June to December 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...Continue

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Scenic Tour of Florence

Join us on a walking tour of our favorite city in the world - Florence. We will show you around some of the city's most wonderful sights, including Il Duomo,Signoria's Square, the Ponte Vecchio,  Porcellino's market, the Piazza della Repubblica, Borgo degli Albizi (a fascinating historical street), the Mercato centrale (Florence's famous central market) and of course the ancient vias that...Continue

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One day on the Estate

This is a full day and evening of fun activities. It includes absolutely everything and is a great way to spend your day! We begin our tour exploring the vineyards and the wine cellars on the property and learn about our organic production and how we care for our grapes. Up at the farm, we will show you the special needs and requirements of how our wine is produced. You will visit the wind mil...Continue

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 decorating already prepared pieces. You will first be introduced to the origins and uses of the art of Maiolica. Then, the ceramist, famous craftman of the area, will teach the techniques and secrets to produce your own piece that...Continue

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Wine Tour and Tasting

With this tour, we hope to give you an understanding of the philosophy of the Estate and a feel of our Organic Lifestyle here at Fattoria Lavacchio. Visiting one of our vineyards, you will learn about how we care for the grapes as well as our experience as organic and low-sulfite and sulfite-free wine producers. We will also tell you about the history of the Estate, which dates back to before the...Continue

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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...Continue

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dal 01 dec al 09 dec

Weihnachtsmarkt in Florenz

Package for a stay of 3 nights in a standard double room  on an organic Farm in the Chianti hills near Florence  for 2 people from the 01st to the 9th of December 2018

- 3 buffet breakfasts
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Special package of 2 nights in a standard double room in Half Board on our organic farmhouse in the Chianti hills near Florence. The offer is valid for a stay during the week from the 4th to the 29th...Continue

This is the best choise for those who loves Chianti wine and for those who would like to discover the art and all secrets of the black truffle of Montefiesole.

The offer is valid for a 2 nights stay...Continue

Aperitivo di benvenuto

Assortimento del Mulino a Vento

Risotto Arborio Maremmano alle Barbabietole, Pancetta croccante e Pecorino Tartufato

Tortelli di Patate e Cotechino con Vellutata di...Continue

Aperitivo di benvenuto

Tris di delizie dell'anno nuovo

Sfoglie Nere di Lasagna alla Zucca del Nostro Orto 
Ravioli Ripieni alla Ricotta del Palagiaccio e la nostra Tartufata

Fegato grasso d'oca...Continue

Christmas holidays are approaching!!

At our Deli shop "Bottega del Mulino" are at your disposal Christmas gifts, fully customized for a class and innovative gift with our products: our organic...Continue