Bellancino - Accommodation
Cooking vacations in Tuscany for private groups
Bellancino is positioned 100 meters from Casa Ombuto and 50km south of Florence, 35km from Arezzo, 85km from Sienna and 4km from Poppi, which is a picturesque medieval town situated in the heart of the Casentino valley. An ideal location to enjoy your cooking classes in Tuscany.
52014 Poppi, Italy
Bellancino is the newest Tuscookany villa which was completed August 2022. The villa is on the Casa Ombuto estate and lies about 100 meters from Casa Ombuto. The name Bellancino comes from the valley Casentino and Bella meaning beautiful, so the most beautiful villa in the Casentino valley (that's what we think!). This villa is soley available for private use for 6 - 8 persons with a private chef and offering one week Italian or Mediterranean cookery courses. The villa has four luxurious double bedrooms all with private ensuite bathrooms
The cooking week consists of four afternoon cooking lessons and a full day excursion. All meals and beverages are included except lunch and dinner on the free day. It also includes wine pairings and after dinner liquors.
It is possible to adapt the program to suit your needs and we can arrange private excursions and other day or morning trips. Not all the dates are published on the website but if you send us an enquiry with the period you are interested in, we can check availability and give you further information.
Other facilities include a private sauna and hottub with a panaromic view
This beautiful new villa has the style of a typical Tuscan villa on the outside but inside is a large open plan area for cooking, dining and relaxing. Wrap around terraces, a rooftop for pre dinner drinks and a sundeck with the best view you can imagine.
On a plateau with a view over the Tuscan hills is the solar heated pool (14m x 7m) which is used by both the Casa Ombuto and Bellancino guests. You can also find fitness equipment at the pool plus a special massage area. The pool area is equipped with garden furniture, sun beds and a barbecue. This breathtaking spot has a great view of the hills, valleys and extensive woods, which is the ideal place to relax and enjoy nature.
Other features include a private hot tub and sauna with a panaromic window soley for the Bellancino guests.
A large private outdoor area leads out from the kitchen with a fireplace and a lovely view of the garden and hills and valley.
The stylish bedrooms have adjoining luxurious modern bathrooms with walk-in showers
Facilities at Bellancino
Set in the secluded hills near the famous town of Poppi we offer you all the facilities you could possibly need while enjoying your holiday and Mediterranean or Italian cooking classes.
How to get there
Bellaninco is positioned 100 meters from Casa Ombuto, 50km south of Florence, 35km from Arezzo, 85km from Sienna and 4km from Poppi, which is a picturesque medieval town situated in the heart of the Casentino valley.
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Cooking classes in Tuscany at Bellancino
At Bellancino you can either take the One Week Italian Cooking Course or the One Week Mediterranean Cooking Course or if you prefer we can also arrange a cooking and hiking program. As you are a private group of 6-8 persons we can adapt the program to suit your needs. The prices are the same for all courses.
One week private Italian cooking course at Bellancino
Have fun learning to make authentic Tuscan meals staying at Bellancino, a luxurious villa in the Tuscan hills.
One week private Mediterranean cooking course at Bellancino
Learn to make dishes from the countries around the Mediterranen sea - Italian, Spanish, French, North African and Greek