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Redlands, CA 92373

951-453-0883

Traveling Native is devoted to cultivating travel and food experiences with love. We understand travel as an exchange of human, cultural, and culinary wealth.

On tour with us you will discover the Italian art of enjoyment and become part of Italy’s traditions and artistry through direct experiences with local people, food, and landscape. 

Join us and fall in love with your days in Italy and with the food on your plate!

 

The Art of Enjoyment in Toscana

the art of enjoyment in toscana

The best of Tuscany

 

Day tours starting at $350 (contact us to book your tour)

Weekend tours from $950 (contact us to book your tour)

Week-long tours - from $3,500

 

Accommodation in Lucca. Experiences in Lucca, Le Cinque Terre, Chianti, Garfagnana, Barga

Travelers and foodies with a craving for fresh territory!! Italians have cultivated the fine art of enjoyment for centuries. In the less-published parts of Tuscany, life continues to remake this art in the food, the festivities and the simplicity of daily life. The Art of Enjoyment in Toscana tour is dedicated to bringing that art to you by engaging you with the people and the landscape that make Tuscany legendary. We will take in plenty of breathtaking views, walk in unforgettably picturesque villages, and indulge in the magic of ingredients that have sustained centuries of  "Toscani". 

Includes accommodation, all meals, ground transportation, transfers, cooking instruction, technical and artistic instruction, tours, tastings, 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.

 

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the places

Sharpen your palate across a diverse setting from Tuscany’s mountains, to its coastline, and one of its most flattering walled cities.

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the Taste

We’ll learn about local culinary crafts like cheese, bread and wine making, salumi production, beer brewing and more. 

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the people

Meet local artisans, chefs, and growers. Cook with them and get to know their stories. Become part of the scenery and enjoyment alongside locals.

 

Highlights

 
  • 8 days in Lucca Province and surroundings
  • 7 nights in Barga
  • Memorable dining the regions best eateries
  • Wine tasting and vineyard visits in Lucca's biodynamic terrain
  • Cheese tasting and caseificio visit in Garfagnana
  • Salumificio visit and tasting in the Media Valle del Serchio
  • Beer tasting and visit of local birrificio
  • Baking class with Paolo Lucchesi
  • Cooking class with Aurelio Barattini
  • Visits to picturesque villages and markets
  • Time for exploration and shopping

What's Included

Includes accommodation, most meals, all ground transportation, transfers, cooking instruction, tours, tasting, full-time guide, and visits as detailed in itinerary. Airfare is not included. 

Dietary Concerns

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