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For the fondest Taste Explorers, personalized individual classes ensures you have a hands-on learning experience with personal instructions. Courses are available each morning under previous reservation all year round. At Il Bottaccio you will have the chance to participate in a working kitchen, giving you the behind-the-scenes experience of a top Italian restaurant. Each day, the school focuses on different aspects of cooking and Italian cuisine.
When driving along the west coast of Tuscany just north of Pisa, you will see jagged Alps rising steeply from the narrow strip of land, glistening majestically. These are the Apuan Alps, mountains that gleam as though cloaked with snow all year round. But the pristine white is not snow, it is the marble of the bare quarried faces of the mountains – the snow the gods made eternal. This breath taking view is the source of some of the most famous sculptures in the world – including Michelangelo’s Pietà and David.
The charm of the hill overhanging the sea is a destination for tourists from all over the world. Houses and paths suspended between the earth and the sky make it a natural beauty unique Your journey in the beautiful places characterizing The Five Lands starts from Brognato motorway‘s exit. Then, trespassing Borgetto Vara, Pignone, we‘ll reach Monterosso, the first of the five little villages. The arrival is made much more suggestive by the peculiar nature of this place got out of the rocks. You will be welcomed by the Statue of the Giant (a Neptune rested to the cliff to guard the sea). Then Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore.