Harden’s Invites you to Italy’s Gastronomic Heart


Florence is the last stop on the draft itinerary – final details to be announced

Harden’s & Kirker Holidays present a week-long culinary tour of Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany, hosted by celebrity food writer, Valentina Harris.

We are excited to announce the first of our Harden’s Invites international food tours, in partnership with Kirker Holidays.

Details are being finalised – itinerary, dates and prices will be announced in early May.

Please ‘watch this space’. We expect there to be 10-20 places available: make sure you beat the crowds by registering your interest now at mail@hardens.com

In partnership with Kirker Holidays

Kirker Holidays have been offering tailor-made itineraries to Italy for over 30 years; and cater to discerning travellers with a carefully selected range of hotels that provide excellent service and comfort, combined with private transfers, private tours and well researched itineraries.

Your Expert Tour Host: celebrity food-writer, Valentina Harris

Valentina Harris only knows her family history back to 1369…

Tracing back her family back to 1369 through the illustrious Sforza dynasty, Valentina Harris is the youngest member of a large Anglo-Italian family of gourmets. Growing up in Tuscany, Valentina brought her qualifications for teaching cooking from Rome to London in 1976, where she fronted a television programme ‘Italian Regional Cookery’ and has since published more than 30 award-winning cookery books. Her school Cucina Valentina offers culinary adventures in Italy and across Europe.