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La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School

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A perfect evening in a charming town

We went by train from Florence to Certaldo earlier than our class was scheduled so we could wander... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jeni B
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Conroe, Texas
Highlight of our 3 week Italy trip!

Wow! I am not sure where to start because it was such a wonderful day with Giuseppina and her son... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah W
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Giuseppina and her sons, run with passion a cooking school in Certaldo, between Florence and Siena, A beautiful medieval village. With more than ten years of experience in teaching, Giuseppina loves to lead students in the secrets of traditional...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Via del Castello 34, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
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+39 348 003 4869
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went by train from Florence to Certaldo earlier than our class was scheduled so we could wander around the town a bit beforehand (take the funicular). We were supposed to do a truffle tour as well but the weather wasn't cooperating. Giuseppina more than...More

Thank Jeni B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! I am not sure where to start because it was such a wonderful day with Giuseppina and her son. We did the full day class so we meant Giuseppina (along with another couple) at the Certaldo train station (20 min drive from Siena). We...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We had the most amazing time cooking with Giuseppina and her son Luca. With each course there was an wine pairing. My children range from 12-18, each one love this so very much. Giuseppina was thoughtful and encouraging. We made chicken, summer pasta and pans...More

Thank katylivingston10
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We spent the day at Giuseppina's picturesque kitchen overlooking the beautiful hills. Just getting there was memorable . . . a ride up on the funicular and a short walk through the village . . . and here you are . . . a postcard...More

Thank ilovethebeachalways
Reviewed 22 July 2018

What a fabulous experience. We went truffle hunting with Luca, Luigi and two dogs and then spent the next few hours at their beautiful outdoor kitchen on a hillside overlooking vineyards and orchards cooking a four course Tuscan meal. We cooked under the guidance of...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful and memorable experience. We so enjoy both truffle hunting and the cooking class. The Leto family is everything that you think when you dream of Tuscany - kind, fun, loving, and they know and love their region. Truffle hunting with Luigi was...More

Thank LorriE30
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Took Guiseppinas cooking class and with her was Luca, her son. We were a group of 4 couples and one infant. The class was so much fun. We made a 4 course tradional tuscan meal and had 3 types of wine with it. The experience...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

This was the best thing we did in Tuscany. Giuseppina and her sons have created an incredible experience which is successful entirely because the people are so passionate and fun. We went to the markets with her after selecting the menu (alternatively you can go...More

1  Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We did the truffle hunt followed by a cooking class and had a wonderful time. Giuseppina and Luca were fabulous hosts for the cooking class and we learned so much. After each course we stopped to eat and enjoy the wine made by Luca. The...More

Thank cajundiver
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Starting at the market selecting the ingredients was a sure way of working up our interest, the Funicular ride up the mountain, the walk through the beautiful streets of Certaldo, the awesome views from the cooking school, the entertaining personalities of Luca and Giuseppina, the...More

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Chumba60
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Response from Nancy H | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I would call Giuseppina or email.
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Junelle23
15 July 2015|
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Response from Phil S | Reviewed this property |
You can also take the train from Florence to Certaldo. It's only 40 minutes and you can then enjoy the wine that accompanies your food!
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