2ITALIA FOOD AND WINE IN LUCCA

 

2Italia Food Walking Tour – the first in Lucca!

The food culture of Lucca stems from history, hunger, ancient recipes and dreams. Let 2Italia introduce you to the delicious traditional food of Lucca by taking you through narrow alleyways to hidden treasures, off the beaten tourist track, to taste the food the Lucchesi themselves eat.

Your Italian guide will introduce you to locals whose families have been preparing the foods you will sample for generations. There will be 8-10 stops along the way to taste authentic Lucchese specialities.

Tour highlights include the typical pasta dish from Lucca, local salami, tiramisu ice cream, sheep’s milk cheese from the hills surrounding Lucca, olive oil tasting and, of course, a selection of local wines. In addition, Paola, a born and bred Lucchese, will enthral you with stories about food, family feuds, local intrigue and ghosts.

2Italia Food Walking Tour – the first in Lucca!

The food culture of Lucca stems from history, hunger, ancient recipes and dreams. Let 2Italia introduce you to the delicious traditional food of Lucca by taking you through narrow alleyways to hidden treasures, off the beaten tourist track, to taste the food the Lucchesi themselves eat.

Your Italian guide will introduce you to locals whose families have been preparing the foods you will sample for generations. There will be 8-10 stops along the way to taste authentic Lucchese specialities.

Tour highlights include the typical pasta dish from Lucca, local salami, tiramisu ice cream, sheep’s milk cheese from the hills surrounding Lucca, olive oil tasting and, of course, a selection of local wines. In addition, Paola, a born and bred Lucchese, will enthral you with stories about food, family feuds, local intrigue and ghosts.


Price € 79 per person

4 – 12 year  €49, 13 – 17 year €65

 3 – 3,5 hours
  min. 6

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General Information

The food walking tour is every Friday. You will receive confirmation of the tour when a minimum of 6 people have signed up, and at least 2 days before the tour. Maximum number per group is 16. The tour starts at 10.00 (10am) by the statue of Puccini in Piazza della Cittadella and lasts approximately 3 hours.

For groups of 6 or more, tours can be arranged on other days. For groups of over 16 people please let us know and we will arrange for 2 guides. Contact us for a price for groups of less than 6 people.

The tour will be in English.

All food and wine tasted on the tour is included in the price. Wherever possible we will try to accommodate special food requests and allergies. Please let us know in advance.

Helpful hints: There isn’t too much walking on this tour, and you will be able to sit down at some stops, but we suggest you wear comfortable shoes. Everyone will be supplied with a bottle of water at the start of the tour. There will be bathroom stops along the way. The tour will go on regardless of weather.

Payment
Payment is made when booking the tour by credit card or Pay Pal.

Cancellation
You can cancel the tour up to 7 days before the tour for a full refund. The client will be charged any transaction fees by the bank.

Should the trip be cancelled by TRIP2 AS, a full refund will be given.

More Information
General Information

The food walking tour is every Friday. You will receive confirmation of the tour when a minimum of 6 people have signed up, and at least 2 days before the tour. Maximum number per group is 16. The tour starts at 10.00 (10am) by the statue of Puccini in Piazza della Cittadella and lasts approximately 3 hours.

For groups of 6 or more, tours can be arranged on other days. For groups of over 16 people please let us know and we will arrange for 2 guides. Contact us for a price for groups of less than 6 people.

The tour will be in English.

All food and wine tasted on the tour is included in the price. Wherever possible we will try to accommodate special food requests and allergies. Please let us know in advance.

Helpful hints: There isn’t too much walking on this tour, and you will be able to sit down at some stops, but we suggest you wear comfortable shoes. Everyone will be supplied with a bottle of water at the start of the tour. There will be bathroom stops along the way. The tour will go on regardless of weather.

Payment
Payment is made when booking the tour by credit card or Pay Pal.

Cancellation
You can cancel the tour up to 7 days before the tour for a full refund. The client will be charged any transaction fees by the bank.

Should the trip be cancelled by TRIP2 AS, a full refund will be given.

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2Italia Wine Tasting Lunch with Pasquale

Join 2Italia for a unique wine tasting lunch where you will journey through Italy, tasting wines along the way, with Pasquale as your guide. He owns and runs one of Lucca’s best restaurants and with his background in wine he is a formidable font of knowledge about wine from all over the world.

His popular restaurant is only open in the evenings, so he opens his doors especially for us and together we can offer you an exceptio5 course lunch, with at least as many wines, where he shares his endless knowledge about wine, including fascinating facts about famous wine families, with stories ranging from infidelity to murder!

He will introduce you to wines from the north to the south of Italy – white, red and, not least, sparkling, combined with carefully paired delicious food/dishes.

2Italia Wine Tasting Lunch with Pasquale

Join 2Italia for a unique wine tasting lunch where you will journey through Italy, tasting wines along the way, with Pasquale as your guide. He owns and runs one of Lucca’s best restaurants and with his background in wine he is a formidable font of knowledge about wine from all over the world.

His popular restaurant is only open in the evenings, so he opens his doors especially for us and together we can offer you an exceptio5 course lunch, with at least as many wines, where he shares his endless knowledge about wine, including fascinating facts about famous wine families, with stories ranging from infidelity to murder!

He will introduce you to wines from the north to the south of Italy – white, red and, not least, sparkling, combined with carefully paired delicious food/dishes.


Price € 85 per person

13 – 17 year € 40

 13 – 16.30
  min. 8

More Information and Conditions

General Information

The wine tasting lunch is every Saturday. You will receive confirmation of the tour when a minimum of 8 people have signed up, and at least 4 days before the lunch. Maximum number per group is 24. The lunch starts at 13.00 (1pm) at the restaurant in Via del Moro

For groups of 8 or more, the lunch can be arranged on other days. For groups of over 24 people please contact us. Contact us for a price for groups of less than 8 people.

All information during lunch will be in English.

All food and wine served at the lunch is included in the price. Wherever possible we will try to accommodate special food requests and allergies. Please let us know in advance.

Payment

Payment is made when booking the tour by credit card or Pay Pal.

Cancellation

You can cancel the tour up to 7 days before the tour for a full refund. The client will be charged any transaction fees by the bank.
Should the trip be cancelled by TRIP2 AS, a full refund will be given.

 

More Information and Conditions

General Information

The wine tasting lunch is every Saturday. You will receive confirmation of the tour when a minimum of 8 people have signed up, and at least 4 days before the lunch. Maximum number per group is 24. The lunch starts at 13.00 (1pm) at the restaurant in Via del Moro

For groups of 8 or more, the lunch can be arranged on other days. For groups of over 24 people please contact us. Contact us for a price for groups of less than 8 people.

All information during lunch will be in English.

All food and wine served at the lunch is included in the price. Wherever possible we will try to accommodate special food requests and allergies. Please let us know in advance.

Payment

Payment is made when booking the tour by credit card or Pay Pal.

Cancellation

You can cancel the tour up to 7 days before the tour for a full refund. The client will be charged any transaction fees by the bank.
Should the trip be cancelled by TRIP2 AS, a full refund will be given.

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2Italia Wine Tasting with local delicacies at the vineyard Terre del Sillabo

Clara and Giampi are the owners of the charming vineyard Sillabo in Val di Freddana, and it is through their vision and passion that they have managed to grow and produce their exquisite and unique wine.

The vineyard is small and intimate, a real family business, where you are invited into their home to hear the story about how they started the farm/vineyard and learn about wine production. In addition to producing as organic wine as possible, they are staunch believers in the Slow Food movement, so you will be able to sample a selection of local delicacies which make up a nice lunch.

2Italia will provide a transfer between Lucca and Terre del Sillabo, otherwise this is the perfect destination for a wonderful bike ride.

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2Italia Wine Tasting with local delicacies at the vineyard Terre del Sillabo

Clara and Giampi are the owners of the charming vineyard Sillabo in Val di Freddana, and it is through their vision and passion that they have managed to grow and produce their exquisite and unique wine.

The vineyard is small and intimate, a real family business, where you are invited into their home to hear the story about how they started the farm/vineyard and learn about wine production. In addition to producing as organic wine as possible, they are staunch believers in the Slow Food movement, so you will be able to sample a selection of local delicacies which make up a nice lunch.

2Italia will provide a transfer between Lucca and Terre del Sillabo, otherwise this is the perfect destination for a wonderful bike ride.

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Price €95 per person

13 – 17 år €55

 13 – 16.30
  min. 8

More Information and Conditions

General Information

 The wine tasting and lunch at Sillabo can be arranged on any day. The minimum number of persons is 8 and the maximum is 30. Let us know what time you would like to start.

Contact us for a price for groups of less than 8 people.

All food and wine served at the vineyard is included in the price. Wherever possible we will try to accommodate special food requests and allergies. Please let us know in advance.

All information during lunch will be in English.

2Italia can provide a return transfer from Lucca – 12 euros per person

This activity can be combined with a picturesque 2-3 hour bike ride from Lucca with our bicycle guide. The return trip to Lucca is by car – 55 euros per person

Payment

Payment is made when booking the vineyard lunch by credit card or Pay Pal.

Cancellation

You can cancel the vineyard lunch up to 7 days beforehand for a full refund. The client will be charged any transaction fees by the bank.

Should the lunch be cancelled by TRIP2 AS, a full refund will be given.

More Information and Conditions

General Information

 The wine tasting and lunch at Sillabo can be arranged on any day. The minimum number of persons is 8 and the maximum is 30. Let us know what time you would like to start.

Contact us for a price for groups of less than 8 people.

All food and wine served at the vineyard is included in the price. Wherever possible we will try to accommodate special food requests and allergies. Please let us know in advance.

All information during lunch will be in English.

2Italia can provide a return transfer from Lucca – 12 euros per person

This activity can be combined with a picturesque 2-3 hour bike ride from Lucca with our bicycle guide. The return trip to Lucca is by car – 55 euros per person

Payment

Payment is made when booking the vineyard lunch by credit card or Pay Pal.

Cancellation

You can cancel the vineyard lunch up to 7 days beforehand for a full refund. The client will be charged any transaction fees by the bank.

Should the lunch be cancelled by TRIP2 AS, a full refund will be given.

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2Italia Food Course with Renzo at Villa Baldaccini

Beautiful Villa Baldaccini lies in the hills surrounding Lucca, and the charming host, and our Italian chef, Renzo, will introduce you to a number of delicious typical Italian dishes.

Together you will make a large 4-5 course meal which you can afterwards enjoy with wine in the sun at the side of the pool or in the antique dining room. This is an informal cookery course where we want everyone to enjoy themselves. You can choose from two different menus, so if you prefer to make pasta or risotto, panna cotta or tiramisu there is something for everyone.

Renzo will also explain the process required to make wonderful olive oil, where his expertise has produced one of Italy’s best olive oils, which he even delivers direct to the Belgian royal family every year.

2Italia will provide a transfer between Lucca and Villa Baldaccini, otherwise this is the perfect destination for a wonderful bike ride.

2Italia Food Course with Renzo at Villa Baldaccini

Beautiful Villa Baldaccini lies in the hills surrounding Lucca, and the charming host, and our Italian chef, Renzo, will introduce you to a number of delicious typical Italian dishes.

Together you will make a large 4-5 course meal which you can afterwards enjoy with wine in the sun at the side of the pool or in the antique dining room. This is an informal cookery course where we want everyone to enjoy themselves. You can choose from two different menus, so if you prefer to make pasta or risotto, panna cotta or tiramisu there is something for everyone.

Renzo will also explain the process required to make wonderful olive oil, where his expertise has produced one of Italy’s best olive oils, which he even delivers direct to the Belgian royal family every year.

2Italia will provide a transfer between Lucca and Villa Baldaccini, otherwise this is the perfect destination for a wonderful bike ride.

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PriCE €95 per person

13 – 17 year €45  6 – 12 year €25

 11 – 17.00/ 17 – 23.00
  min. 6

More Information and Conditions

General Information

The food course with either lunch or dinner can be arranged on any day. The minimum number of persons is 6 and the maximum is 50. Let us know what time you would like to start.

Contact us for a price for groups of less than 6 people.

All food and wine served during the food course is included in the price. Wherever possible we will try to accommodate special food requests and allergies. Please let us know in advance.

All information during the course will be in English.

2Italia can provide a return transfer from Lucca – 12 euros per person

This activity can be combined with a picturesque 2-3 hour bike ride from Lucca with our bicycle guide. The return trip to Lucca is by car – 55 euros per person

Payment

Payment is made when booking the food course by credit card or Pay Pal.

Cancellation

You can cancel the food course up to 7 days beforehand for a full refund. The client will be charged any transaction fees by the bank.

Should the food course be cancelled by TRIP2 AS, a full refund will be given.

More Information and Conditions

General Information

The food course with either lunch or dinner can be arranged on any day. The minimum number of persons is 6 and the maximum is 50. Let us know what time you would like to start.

Contact us for a price for groups of less than 6 people.

All food and wine served during the food course is included in the price. Wherever possible we will try to accommodate special food requests and allergies. Please let us know in advance.

All information during the course will be in English.

2Italia can provide a return transfer from Lucca – 12 euros per person

This activity can be combined with a picturesque 2-3 hour bike ride from Lucca with our bicycle guide. The return trip to Lucca is by car – 55 euros per person

Payment

Payment is made when booking the food course by credit card or Pay Pal.

Cancellation

You can cancel the food course up to 7 days beforehand for a full refund. The client will be charged any transaction fees by the bank.

Should the food course be cancelled by TRIP2 AS, a full refund will be given.

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2Italia Lag din egen pizza

Can there be anything more fitting than to go to Italy and make your own pizza in an old wood burning oven in a cosy, traditional restaurant?! The restaurant’s owner, Mario, is the perfect teacher as in his time he has made over one million pizzas for his guests.

There is something very satisfying about learning to master expertly making a perfect round pizza base. And once you’ve got the dough you can make bread, focaccia, grissini or a calzone. The pizza will taste fantastic once it has been baked in the traditional way, served with a good glass of Tuscan red wine, and you know you’ve made it yourself.

2ITALIA MAKE YOUR OWN PIZZA

Can there be anything more fitting than to go to Italy and make your own pizza in an old wood burning oven in a cosy, traditional restaurant?! The restaurant’s owner, Mario, is the perfect teacher as in his time he has made over one million pizzas for his guests.

There is something very satisfying about learning to master expertly making a perfect round pizza base. And once you’ve got the dough you can make bread, focaccia, grissini or a calzone. The pizza will taste fantastic once it has been baked in the traditional way, served with a good glass of Tuscan red wine, and you know you’ve made it yourself.

Price €48 per person

13 – 17 year €40  6 – 12 year €25

 11 – 13:00
  min. 4

More Information and Conditions

General Information

Make your own pizza can be arranged any day at lunchtime or early evening, apart from Wednesday. The minimum number of people is 4 and the maximum is 20.

Contact us for a price for groups of less than 4 people.

All food and wine served during the pizza making is included in the price. In addition to pizza, a starter and dessert is included. Wine, beer and soft drinks are also included. Wherever possible we will try to accommodate special food requests and allergies. Please let us know in advance.

All information during the pizza making will be in English.

Payment

Payment is made when booking the pizza making by credit card or Pay Pal.

Cancellation

You can cancel the pizza making up to 7 days beforehand for a full refund. The client will be charged any transaction fees by the bank.

Should the pizza making be cancelled by TRIP2 AS, a full refund will be given

More Information and Conditions

General Information

Make your own pizza can be arranged any day at lunchtime or early evening, apart from Wednesday. The minimum number of people is 4 and the maximum is 20.

Contact us for a price for groups of less than 4 people.

All food and wine served during the pizza making is included in the price. In addition to pizza, a starter and dessert is included. Wine, beer and soft drinks are also included. Wherever possible we will try to accommodate special food requests and allergies. Please let us know in advance.

All information during the pizza making will be in English.

Payment

Payment is made when booking the pizza making by credit card or Pay Pal.

Cancellation

You can cancel the pizza making up to 7 days beforehand for a full refund. The client will be charged any transaction fees by the bank.

Should the pizza making be cancelled by TRIP2 AS, a full refund will be given.

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2ITALIA VILLA BALDACCINI POOL DAY WITH LUNCH AND/OR DINNER

Enjoy a whole or half day at beautiful Villa Baldaccini. Laze by the turquoise pool, jump in and cool off when the sun gets too hot and eat a delicious Tuscan lunch and/or dinner under the large, shady marquee with a view of the lovely garden and Tuscan landscape.

This activity can ideally be combined with a picturesque bike ride from Lucca to Villa Baldaccini. Our cycle guide will take you on a 3-hour trip at a comfortable pace in the area around Lucca before getting to the villa. It feels wonderful to arrive at the villa on a warm day and dive into the cool, clear water of the pool. To complete a perfect day there is a transfer back to Lucca by car when you’re ready to go home.

2ITALIA VILLA BALDACCINI POOL DAY WITH LUNCH AND/OR DINNER

Enjoy a whole or half day at beautiful Villa Baldaccini. Laze by the turquoise pool, jump in and cool off when the sun gets too hot and eat a delicious Tuscan lunch and/or dinner under the large, shady marquee with a view of the lovely garden and Tuscan landscape.

This activity can ideally be combined with a picturesque bike ride from Lucca to Villa Baldaccini. Our cycle guide will take you on a 3-hour trip at a comfortable pace in the area around Lucca before getting to the villa. It feels wonderful to arrive at the villa on a warm day and dive into the cool, clear water of the pool. To complete a perfect day there is a transfer back to Lucca by car when you’re ready to go home.

Price €65 per person

13 – 17 år €45  6 – 12 år €25

 11 – 16.00/ 18 – 23.00
  min. 6

More information and Conditions

General Information

 

The Villa Baldaccini lunch or dinner can be arranged on any day. The minimum number of persons is 6 and there is no maximum. Let us know what time you would like to start.

Contact us for a price for groups of less than 6 people.

All food and wine served during lunch or dinner is included in the price. Wherever possible we will try to accommodate special food requests and allergies. Please let us know in advance.

The language spoken is English.

2Italia can provide a return transfer from Lucca – 12 euros per person

This activity can be combined with a picturesque 2-3 hour bike ride from Lucca with our bicycle guide. The return trip to Lucca is by car – 55 euros per person

Payment

Payment is made when booking villa lunch or dinner by credit card or Pay Pal.

Cancellation

You can cancel the villa lunch or dinner up to 7 days beforehand for a full refund. The client will be charged any transaction fees by the bank.

Should the lunch or dinner be cancelled by TRIP2 AS, a full refund will be given

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Generell informasjon

Matkurset med middag eller lunsj kan arrangeres på alle dager. Send oss en forespørsel om dette, eventuelt for en spesialpris på grupper mindre enn 6 personer.

Prisen er inkludert transport t/r Lucca med bil. Avreisested er utenfor Porta Santa Maria.

Språket under lunsjen er engelsk.

Matkurset og måltidet vil tilpasses i så stor grad som mulig personer med allergier eller spesielle matønsker. Vennligst gi oss beskjed på forhånd.

Betaling

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Avbestilling

Turen  kan avbestilles innen en uke før turen. Kunden vil bli belastet for eventuelle gebyrer (bank/kredittkortkostnader) i forbindelse med kreditering ved bestilling.

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Kristin Walton og Kåre Myhre
Vittorio Emanuele II, 23. 55100 Lucca, Italia
info@2italia.com

Kristin Walton og Kåre Myhre
Vittorio Emanuele II, 23. 55100 Lucca, Italia
info@2italia.com