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    Supermarkets

    There are various small grocery shops where you can go to shop in the traditional Tuscan style in Pieve Fosciana. There is also a baker in the village for fresh bread. These shops are generally open in the morning and then the afternoon and are closed on Sundays.
    Larger supermarkets can be found in Castelnuovo di Garfagnana and Lucca.

    Post Office
    There is a post office in Pieve Fosciana, however stamps can also be bought from Tabacchi shops.

    Bank
    There are severals banks in Pieve Fosciana with cash dispensers that accepts credit cards. If you need to go into the bank to change travellers cheques or cash it is best to go in the mornings as banks are normally only open for a very short period in the afternoons.

    Chemist
    The chemist in Pieve Fosciana is open week days in the morning and afternoon, for the current hours please see the timetable outside the chemist. For emergencies out of working hours please see the notice that is outside the chemist.
    Tel: (+39) 0583 666064

    Doctor
    There is a doctor in Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, for information please see the pharmacist, or call 118.
    The nearest emergency room is in Lucca where there is a large hospital.

    Mass
    Check the church notice board for mass times.

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Cooking Class in Tuscan Farmhouse from San Gimignano

The Tuscan cuisine offers a variety of dishes that vary from province to province, and that really highlight the richness and quality of local products that Tuscany produces. The kitchen is primarily culture, conviviality and creativity and it is a way to learn about the traditions of the country wishing to visit.
With the hope that this experience will remain in your hearts so that you can repeat recipes you learn to your relatives and friends in the warmth of your house.
The cooking class takes place in an organic farm, in a place definitely off the beaten track. You will learn how to make bruschetta with tomatoes from their vegetable garden, fresh pasta, pasta sauce and tiramisù. The activity also includes a wine tasting with wines of their own production, plus lunch where you will have the chance to taste what you prepared and more of their honey, jams and antipasti.

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Siena Food Tour

Travelling is knowing different traditional flavors of an area. The goal of the food tour is to let people know the Sienese dishes, savoury and sweet. After the meeting with the tour guide, who will explain in detail every dish rich in history and curiosity, the group will head to the first stop where you can taste mixed crostini, salami and cheese with a good glass of Chianti. The second stop will focus on truffles, the precious and well-known tuber, that make all those who do not know it crazy. Finished the starter is the turn of the first course, in a typical tavern just a few steps from the magnificent Piazza del Campo. Here, according to seasons, you can taste typical dishes like panzanella, pici with crumbs, tomato soup and pici with garlic. At the end of the tour the guide will bring the group in the San Domenico area, where a shop of local products will be the final taste of typical sweets: cantucci, panforte and ricciarelli, with a good glass of VinSanto.

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Local Market Tour and Dining experience at a Cesarina's home in Arezzo

Visit the vibrant local market and immerse yourself in a private dining experience at a Cesarina's home, enjoy an exclusive show cooking and taste authentic recipes from Arezzo treasured in family cookbooks passed down by real Italian Mammas. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people. 
Enjoy a 4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish, dessert with drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from regional cellars and coffee). At the end of the experience, take your souvenir back home: the official Cesarine apron and shopping bag.
Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.

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Florence Top Attractions Private Tour from Duomo to Santa Croce w Hotel Pickup

This tour begins with a pick-up from your town centre hotel.  Your licensed, local guide will then take you on a private tour through the streets and piazzas of Florence.  This customized tour takes you on a historical journey via the numerous historical landmarks that adorn this most beautiful of all Renaissance cities; Santa Croce Church, the Bargello Palace, Piazza della Republica to name a few.
Children are complimentary but please advise if you have with you.

from $44.69
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