Activities at Casanuova

Apart from the opportunity to wander on the estate we also offer a variety of activities. Some activities need to be booked in advance,
so do ask us about the possibilities during your stay or beforehand!

Guided tour

Join Thilo Besançon’s weekly guided tour on the farm. Walk around the estate and learn more about the history , our vineyard, olive trees and gardens. The tour ends in style with a visit of the wine cellar and a short tasting. Complimentary.

Farm shop

We sell our wines, olive oils, homemade jams and chutneys and other organic products in our “bottega” – farm shop.

Wine tasting

Taste our wines under the guidance of Thilo Besançon. On request.

Tuscan cooking class

We offer cooking classes in our beautiful kitchen. A class takes about 2.5 hours and includes a shared lunch. On request.


According to availability and interest there is a morning yoga class from 7 to 8 Sunday-Friday in the red gathering hall. Entry is free and every level of achievement is welcome.


Various types. According to availability.

Hiking tours

A guided tour through the Tuscan hills (itinerary as agreed with yourselves) with a typical Tuscan picnic. On request.

Garden tours

A guided tour through Italian style gardens in Tuscany. According to availability.

Ladies day in Florence with Ulla

Art, shopping, food, hidden spots, insider tips. According to availability.

Swimming pond

On our estate you find a natural swimming pond. Please note, the pond is unsupervised, and use is at your own risk. Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult.


We have two small libraries.  You will find books about Tuscany, travel , cooking, historical and contemporary parks and gardens, as well as novels.

Italian class

Individual programs for beginners & advanced learners. On request.


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