Traditional Tuscan Cooking Class with Drinks Included

4 Hours
Group Activity

From (USD) $95 Per Adult / $48 Per Child

Traditional Tuscan Cooking Class with Drinks Included

4 Hours
Group Activity

From (USD) $95 Per Adult / $48 Per Child

Choose your date


Choose an available time

Choose your language


Adult (Ages 13+)

Child (Ages 8-12)

    For Groups of 20 or more, please contact our GoTo Crew.


      JavaScript is required to complete booking

      Traditional Tuscan Cooking Class with Drinks Included

      Siena, Italy
      From (USD) $95 Per Adult / $48 Per Child
      • Bruschetta: Learn the proper techniques to make this delectable antipasto (starter dish). Start with toasted bread, add olive oil, garlic, and salt, then top with tomatoes or other treats to make a perfect Tuscan appetizer.
      • Pici: Eat like the Sienese as you discover the secrets of this local take on traditional hand-rolled pasta. It's thicker than spaghetti, so it's great for sopping up savory sauces and won't leave you hungry.
      • Crostini: What could be better than little crusts (crostini) piled high with whatever toppings tickle your fancy? Bring home some serious crostini-making skills and, best of all, sample your own delicious creations.
      About this Siena Tour

      They say the way to a person's heart is through their stomach. Tuscans have known this secret for generations, as anyone who has travelled to the region and tasted their cuisine knows. Join this GoBe cooking class for an experience you (and the guests you invite to your table) will relish. Learn the joy of Tuscan cooking in the ancient hill city of Siena, famous for its museums, art, the Palio di Siena horse race and, of course, cuisine.

      You've probably had bruschetta before, but never like this. Bread, garlic, olive oil, and fresh toppings to suit your taste come together for an appetizer that will keep you coming back for more. The name "bruschetta" (pronounced bru-sketta with a hard 'k' sound) comes from an old Roman word that means "to roast over coals." As you sink your teeth into the crispy toast that forms the base of your bruschetta, you'll understand the origins of the term.

      Bruschetta is not the only venerable Tuscan dish you will learn to create during this class. Pici, a Sienese favorite, is thick-rolled flour pasta. You'll learn the proper technique to roll pici by hand, making fat strips of dough that will be perfect served with spicy tomato sauce or anything else, for that matter. Then take a bite of history as you craft your very own crostini, warm, crispy bread topped with other ingredients like savory cheese and chopped vegetables. Hearken back to medieval times as you eat right off these crusts like an old Italian farmer, using the bread in place of a ceramic dish.

      Come to Siena and experience the true magic of traditional Tuscan cooking. You'll leave with a satisfied stomach and a full heart.

      Ancient noodles

      Tuscany's history stretches back thousands of years. The first major civilization in the region was that of the Etruscan people. In fact, the name Tuscany derives from this group. The rich cultural history of Tuscany can be seen clearly in its food, especially pasta. A bas relief found in a cave dating to the 400s B.C. shows tools that were probably used by Etruscans to make pasta much like we enjoy today. Who knew that one of the tastiest Italian dishes was also one of the oldest?

      Getting prepared
      Tour Participation Requirements
      Great photo opportunities Great photo opportunities
      Bring photo ID Bring photo ID
      Bring water Bring water
      Wear comfortable shoes Wear comfortable shoes
      Wear light clothing Wear light clothing
      Cancellation policy

      Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.

      100 countries, 915 cities… limitless possibilities


      All our tours are offered by expert local guides & operators


      Head off the beaten path with our unique tours & activities


      You can rely on our team of travel industry experts

      General disclaimer

      Your order is subject to TourTrek's Booking Ticket Agreement, including all TourTrek and GoBe policies incorporated therein.

      Have you been on this experience?

      Write a Review

      Fields marked are required.

      Please enter your review.


      Looking for other experiences in Siena?

      To book this tour for a large group, visit ourGROUPS PAGE for special discounted group rates