Dine in a 13th-century monastery in the Florentine hills

Duration:2.5 hours
Reviews:4.2 ★ (43)
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Driving out a few kilometers from the city into the green and tranquillity of the Florentine hills, Antonella, our Cesarina, welcomes you to her house: a former monastery from the 13th century.

Over the years, the home has also been a painter's studio and still today it is an artist's residence, where you can indulge in the tastes of true Tuscan cuisine.

Antonella is a local to Florence who loves to cook for her profession and passion. Antonella enjoys cooking with seasonal, locally grown ingredients to create ethnic and fusion cuisine. Most of all, she loves to share experiences and meet new people, welcoming them into her beautiful home in the Tuscan hills.

Le Cesarine offers bespoke gastronomic experiences; to taste traditional Italian food in good company and idyllic locations: historic buildings, antique villas, houses secluded by nature, terraces with breathtaking views. Le Cesarine’s hand-selected locations are some of the most beautiful private homes in all of Italy.

If you are passionate to explore the authentic flavours of traditional Italian cuisine and dine in elegant homes with local experts, this is the experience for you.

Our Cesarina's specialities

Authentic Tuscan Cuisine in the Florentine Hills
  • Roasted bread with black kale and 'olio nuovo'
  • A cranberry bean and farro soup with rosemary olive oil
  • Prosciutto and sage rolls 
  • Beans cooked 'uccelletto style'
  • Panna cotta 
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Sophia - Jan 2020
Amazing host
Dear Francesca, I can’t tell you how wonderful the experience was with Speranza B. and her husband. From the start they worked so patiently with
314junjun - Dec 2019
At first i did not realize that i booked that you need to to a house but i really love and enjoyed our experience i will highly recommend this
Chad - Dec 2019
Daniela was our host and the meal was truly once in a lifetime. It felt like a six course meal! She treated us with class and respect. The food
Nicole - Dec 2019
This was really lovely! We enjoy taking cooking classes when we travel. It was great to shop the market and then cook in our hosts home. Great
Babercrombie - Dec 2019
Absolutely Perfect Evening
No question, this was the highlight of our trip and the activity that is squarely at the top of my list to repeat on our next visit. Marzia and