While enjoying your holidays in Tuscany at Ancora del Chianti, we suggest you turn your stay into a learning holiday, being able to learn to cook in Italy, learn Italian in Italy with a course in the italian language, express yourself with an art vacation in Italy, and explore the region hiking in Chianti off the beaten path.
YOUR LEARNING HOLIDAY IN TUSCANY
Even just a few days or hours with especially passionate local people can transmit the essence of Italian lifestyle and offer a memorable experience with a learning and creative holiday in Chianti.
So....why wait? Ask us about your painting holidays in Chianti, Italian course, cooking lesson, guided walking tours, guided biking tours while staying at Ancora del Chianti, and we will be happy to fulfil your dreams.
COOKING CLASSES IN TUSCANY
Our first suggestion is: “Learn to cook in Italy and you'll bring home the experience of Dolce Vita”. Maybe cooking vacations in Italy or a culinary course are too long for you, so why not enjoy a cooking lesson in Chianti for an afternoon followed by a convivial “al fresco” dinner with good wine in a friendly environment?
This is the perfect way to learn to cook delightful Tuscan cuisine in a family and informal atmosphere. With our Tuscany cooking lesson you will experience a true hands-on cooking course in Tuscany.
Later, we will set the table and then....everybody enjoy the meal! No partecipants to the cooking class also welcome to join for lunch/dinner.
Cooking Lesson + Lunch/Dinner: Euro 75.00 per person (min 4 persons ). More details here
Lunch/Dinner Only: Euro 25.00 per person
We also suggest you combine your culinary vacation with a visit to a local vineyard for a Chianti wine tour with wine tasting and to a Tuscan olive oil producer with olive oil tasting. Book our 3 day FOOD&WINE or WINE&WELLNESS PACKAGE at only Euro 195.00 per person for a complete sensory and memorable experience.
PAINTING WORKSHOP IN CHIANTI
Art course holidays in Italy are the dream for most of the people who enjoy the history of art or paint themselves. It can be also a new discovery (and a nice surprise) for anybody curious to express themselves through their creative talent. Even a short art vacation in Italy during your holidays in Tuscany can be the right occasion for a painting holiday in Chianti.
The hilltop farmhouse is the ideal place for a landscape painting workshop, en plein air painting or a watercolor workshops
in every season, as the surroundings vineyards and olive groves, the large garden
at guests disposal with a colourful variety of flowers and plants
and the scenic view
will be an irresistibly inspiring setting for expressing your talent and creativity.
At Ancora del Chianti, we organise en plein air painting workshops, art workshop in sketchbook and still life painting workshops with a enthusiastic and competent local artist. Art material can be provided on request. Art classes can be combined with local good food and good Chianti wine.
1x3 hour Painting/Drawing Course: Euro 60.00 per person
2x3 hour Painting/Drawing Course: Euro 110.00 per person
3x3 hour Painting/Drawing Course: Euro 150.00 per person
On your holidays at Ancora del Chianti bring your art material from home and join our "Chianti Art Club". We organise workshops with local painting lovers/artists on a regular basis and our guests are welcome to join. Our favourite subjects are en plein air painting in the garden, landscape painting and floral painting.
WALKING AND BIKING TOUR IN CHIANTI
Biking and hiking in Tuscany is an unforgettable experience in every season.
Rolling hills with colourful vineyards, breathtaking scenery and deep blue sky will be the charming setting for your walking tour in Chianti or biking tour in Chianti with local expert guides for walking, hiking and mountain bike tours. They will be happy to share their love for their land while exploring Tuscany rural life and historic villages, in close contact with nature.
On Tuscany back roads, you will be able to stop and taste the wonderful local products of Chianti. Infact you can combine your guided hiking or biking tour with a wine tour visiting the most famous wineries of Chianti Classico.
We can arrange mountain bike, race bike and trekking bike rental on request. Free ride to the rental place if needed. Furthermore at Ancora del Chianti you will find book guides and maps for self-guided walking tours or self-guided biking tours as well as a shelter for your bikes for free.
ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSES IN TUSCANY
We have been running the B&B for over 10 years and our foreign guests show an increasing interest for the Italian language, and most of them wish to study Italian in Italy.
Ancora del Chianti is the perfect setting for your italian coursein a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere during your stay in Chianti.
Italian language courses are held by an experienced and professional teacher, and you can start learning Italian at a beginner level (with a few Italian lessons in Chianti or a full immersion day) or just improve your Italian. Another option is to participate in an Italian language crash course, pure fun with your family or your friends. Italian classes can be held with a coffee break, lunch, dinner or cooking lesson.
Plus, special Italian conversation events are organized at the property or in the surroundings to improve your Italian language and learning skills while socializing with local people.