Jovial Recipes

Photos: See the Villa

We’ll enjoy memorable meals together on the beautiful front lawn of the villa.

You’ll be in good hands with our founder Carla and our local pasta artisans, Paola and Lorenzo.

Long term friendships will be created with like-minded guests.

We will get off to a great start with a welcome dinner prepared by a local chef.

You’ll have lots of time together with the host instructor in and out of the cooking classes.

Cooking classes are warm and inviting, very hands-on and informative.

We will get to know each other the first evening, with great food served with Tuscan style.

The lovely grounds include olive and fruit trees and lots of open space for kids to run around in.

Carefully groomed, park-like grounds and warm Tuscan sunshine await you.

Everyone’s favorite spot! The solar-heated pool is fed by a local spring from the surrounding mountains.

The spacious rooms will bring you back in time to the 18th Century when the villa was used as a vacation retreat.

Enjoy soul searching walks in the expansive grounds or take a hike through olive groves up to the nearby mountain.

The library is well-equipped with a great selection of books, movies, as well as a laptop and printer.

Expansive sitting rooms will provide you with the space you need to relax and unwind.

You will have full access to the kitchen for cooking meals. You’ll love to cook in this amazing space.

Take part in hands-on cooking classes in the villa’s lovely kitchen.