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Hospitality & Catering Trips to Florence

From £275.00

Overview
Reasons to Visit
Popular Itinerary
Places to Stay
  • Overview

    Italian food is one of the most popular cuisine eaten the world. Traditional products made near Florence include Balsamic Vinegar, Parmesan and a number wines. We can arrange visits to see these products being made or grown, the production line and finished product- which your students may be able to sample.

  • Reasons to Visit
    1. Olive Oil Museum (Torgiano)

      The museum is located in a small nucleus of medieval houses within the Torgiano town walls. The museum covers ten rooms and opens with information provided by the National Research Council on the botanic characteristics of olive trees, and the traditional and avant-garde techniques for cultivating and extracting the oil.

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    2. Parmesan Factory (Modena)

      Modena is one of the few official areas sanctioned to produce authentic Parmesan cheese. Enjoy an introduction to one of Italy’s most well-known cheeses with a visit to a Parmesan factory. See how the process takes place using milk specifically from pedigreed red Reggiana cows. Please contact us for further details.

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    3. Vineyard

      A visit to a Chianti vineyard offers a full immersion in the wine's wold. You'll begin in the vineyards and receive an explanation of the terroir- the combination of local climate, soils and grape varietals that are the components that make wines so unique from region to region. Than you can taste best Tuscan wines if you wis. - please contact us for further details.

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  • Popular Itinerary

    Day 1

    Arrive into Pisa. Transfer to Florence with a short stop at the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

    Day 2

    Balsamic Vinegar and Parmesan Factory. The history of Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale probably stretches back as far as Roman times, so is a great way to see both business, production and culture. At the Parmesan Factory you will see how the process takes place using milk specifically from pedigreed red Reggiana cows.

    Day 3

    Cookery Lesson. We can arrange a cookery lesson for a group – to see an Italian recipe being prepared, which will then be eaten later.

    Day 4

    Free time before flight home.

  • Places to stay
    • Hotel Golf

      The Hotel Golf is located 200 metres from Central Station, in the business centre of Florence. The hotel has 44 rooms all with private facilities, air conditioning, TV and telephone. There is a lounge and breakfast room with evening meals are served in a local restaurant 2 minutes walk away.

    • Hotel Panorama

      Situated in Via Cavour, a five minute walk from both the station and central Florence - 3 and 4 bedded rooms - All rooms with private facilities, TV & telephone - 24 hour reception, bar, breakfast room & TV room

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