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Torre del Tartufo - Accommodation
Bedrooms all have ensuite marble bathrooms
The villa has 12 double bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms. In the “Torre” (tower) part of the villa there are five bedrooms, all en-suite with bath and shower and a large communal lounge with a computer, internet access area, kitchenette and television. In the west wing there are seven other bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms. Two to three rooms share a cozy lounge with fireplace with lovely views of the hills or gardens. If you are a group of 3 your more we can arrange you have your own private suite with two or three bedrooms depending on your accommodation requirements.
The accommodation has been comfortably furnished with great attention to detail. Living areas all have fireplaces and a kitchenette. The large private outdoor area has many different possibilities. The "piazza" is set up between the Torre wing and the west wing of the villa and the two wings are connected with an arch where breakfast will be served if weather permits. Dinner is served under a spectular pergola just outside the cantina with a breathtaking view when its warm enough.
Torre del Tartufo was the second villa added to the Tuscookany cooking classes Italy. It is set in the hillsides close to Arezzo on an estate of 30 acres. Torre del Tartufo means “Tower of Truffles” and got its name from the truffle estate surrounding the villa, making it famous in the area and great for seeing how truffles are found and of course how to prepare these in many wonderful dishes. It’s a wonderful location to enjoy your Italian cooking vacation.
The original villa dates back to before 1700, it is suspected to have been a chapel to which pieces have been added on over the centuries as the community grew.
Location in the Tuscan hills Torre del Tartufo is very secluded with a view of the surrounding hills and valleys that seems to go on forever,yet it is close to Arezzo (about 15 minutes) Cortona (30 minutes) and Anghiari (20 minutes) is a "I Borghi piu Belli d'Italia". Florence and Siena are about an hour away.
Other facilities include a spa with sauna, steam room and massage area
The cantina, bar, indoor dining room and lounge open out onto this square making it a wonderful space to meet and dine together after cooking up a feast during your cooking classes Italy. The view will render you speechless!
On a plateau with a panoramic view is the solar heated swimming pool (16 x 8m).
Other features include a hot tub made from a wine barrel, a sauna and steam room as well as a fitness area. The pool area is equipped with garden furniture and sun beds. This breathtaking spot has a great view of the hills, valleys and extensive woods, which is the ideal place to relax and enjoy nature.
Torre del Tartufo
Loc. Il Podere 56
52010 Chiaveretto, Italy
Torre del Tartufo Interiors
The stylish bedrooms have adjoining luxurious marbled bathrooms with either a bath or a shower.
Facilities at Torre del Tartufo
Set in the secluded hills near Arezzo offering a heated pool, spa, hot tub and great hikes in the area
How to get there
Torre del Tartufo cooking schools in Italy is located close to Arezzo (15 minutes) and Cortona (30minutes). Florence and Siena are about an hour away.
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Cooking classes Italy at Torre del Tartufo
At Torre del Tartufo you can either take the One Week Italian Cooking Course or the Three Day Italian Cooking Course and the One week Italian Cooking, Fitness and Yoga at Torre del Tartufo
One week Italian cooking course at Torre del Tartufo
Have fun learning to make authentic Italian meals staying at Torre del Tartufo, a luxurious villa with solar heated pool
Three day Italian cookery course at Torre del Tartufo
Do you have limited time? Enjoy and three day cooking vacation at Torre del Tartufo with two cooking lessons and a full day culinary excursion