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A land of rolling hills, vineyards and olive groves, Tuscany captivates the senses with its bounty of fresh, locally sourced ingredients and time-honoured culinary traditions.

For travellers seeking to immerse themselves in the gastronomic delights of this enchanting region, Cosmos presents the Gourmet Tuscany tour.

Belonging to Cosmos’ Undiscovered Tour collection, Gourmet Tuscany is perfect for travellers who may have already experienced the highlights of Italy and would like to delve deeper into the Tuscan region and explore its hidden treasures.

Guests will have the opportunity to feel like a local, becoming familiar with a single destination of Montecatini as a home base while making priceless discoveries of locales that are off the beaten path.

One of the highlights of the Tuscan region is the opportunity to indulge in its legendary cuisine and the Gourmet Tuscany tour ensures you experience the best of the region’s gastronomic delights such as pappa al pomodoro and bistecca.

Guests will dine at handpicked establishments that showcase the diversity and quality of Tuscan cuisine.

They will even participate in a lively cafe-crawl snack brunch, followed by a main course at a local restaurant, before visiting the stunning ornamental gardens and grand arched ceilings of Palazzo Pfanner.

Gourmet Tuscany also offers the opportunity to uncover the secrets of traditional Tuscan cooking firsthand.

Guests will learn how bread is made at a local bakery in Vinci and sample focaccia, sandwiches, wine, cheese, cold cuts and olive oil.

Under the guidance of expert local chefs, guests will roll up their sleeves and learn the techniques behind some of the region’s most iconic dishes.

At a rustic farmhouse in the Tuscan countryside, guests will pick fresh ingredients in the farm’s orchard and participate in a hands-on cooking experience before relaxing with fellow travel companions to enjoy the dinner they prepared.

They will also get their chance at creating culinary masterpieces in an Italian dessert baking class.

But the Gourmet Tuscany experience goes beyond just cooking – it’s a journey of exploration and discovery.

As guests travel through the picturesque countryside, they will visit family-owned vineyards, where they will sample world-class wines. From famous Chianti wines at a historic Tuscan estate to Super Tuscan reds from Bolgheri wine cellars and it’s storybook surrounds.

But perhaps the most unforgettable aspect of the Gourmet Tuscany tour is the opportunity to connect with the people who call this region home.


From the passionate chefs who share their culinary secrets with you to the warm-hearted winemakers who welcome you into their cellars, travellers will forge meaningful connections with the locals that will leave a lasting impression.

And with an average of just 24 guests, this small-group tour gives guests room to get up close and personal for a deeper and more intimate experience.

It’s these personal encounters and authentic experiences that elevate the Gourmet Tuscany tour from a mere holiday to a true journey of the senses.

For those looking for perfectly affordable touring, Cosmos Gourmet Tuscany tour offers a delectable exploration of one of Italy’s most beloved regions, combining culinary delights with cultural immersion and unforgettable experiences.

For seasoned foodies or simply someone who appreciates good food and wine, this epicurean adventure promises to tantalise taste buds and leave guests craving more.

Cosmos takes care of the details with hand-selected accommodations, seamless transportation and guided sightseeing with an expert tour director and local guides and allows guests to embark on a journey of indulgence and discover the flavours of Tuscany like never before.