Not only is the beautiful Italian region of Tuscany bursting at the seams with art, culture, great food and a stunning countryside made up of rolling hills and vineyards, but it also has one of the best areas for sailing in Italy. With a dramatic coastline, charming sandy beaches, warm climate and some of the best diving in the Mediterranean, it’s an absolute treat to explore by boat. If you fancy a spot of sailing in Tuscany, then you’re in luck, as there are lots of fantastic sailing options for you.
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As you travel southwards from the historic city of Siena, you’ll come across one of the most beautiful areas of Tuscany: the Val d’Orcia. With its endless rolling hills and small, picturesque towns, it’s easy to see why this area has been added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. And with its warm, dry climate, it’s also the home of the famous Brunello wine, known as being one of the best wines in Italy. We have a selection of beautiful holiday villas in Val d’Orcia itself, many with outdoor pools, as well as holiday apartments to rent in Siena, so you can easily find your perfect accommodation in this stunning part of Italy.
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Located on the West coast of Italy is the municipality of Monte Argentario; one of the most beautiful areas of Tuscany. A round, rocky promontory connected to the Tuscan mainland by two strips of sand, this area is nothing short of stunning. It has gorgeous sandy beaches, lush green countryside and the odd Spanish fortress, left behind by Spanish rulers in the past. This area is bursting with energy and colour, and should definitely be part of your Tuscan beach holiday! One of the main attractions of this area is the seaport town of Porto Santo Stefano; a well-known and very popular holiday destination for international tourists and Italians alike.
Italy’s Porto Santo Stefano is one of the two main towns in the Argentario area; the other being Porto Ercole. Both of these towns attract the world’s wealthy and elite, as they offer not only lively harbours, bars and cafés, but also stunning panoramic views.
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Made up of bankers, politicians and even popes, the famous Medici family of Florence were known not only in Tuscany and Italy, but all over the world. They used their power, influence and enormous wealth not only to rule Florence, but also to build a collection of grand and ostentatious villas all over Tuscany. So whilst staying at your villa rental in Florence, why not check out some of these incredible country houses, and see what life was like during the Medici era?
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Imagine yourself relaxing by the pool at a gorgeous Tuscan villa, a glass of delicious Chianti wine in your hand and an overwhelming sense of peace and tranquillity…sounds great doesn’t it? Well, imagine if there were someone at your beck and call to take care of all your holiday details too. Now that would be the perfect holiday. So why not consider using our luxury concierge service in Tuscany, and take all the hassle out of your holiday?
There’s no hotel in the world that can provide the same feeling that you get when staying in your own private villa. As well as comfortable apartments and converted Tuscan farmhouses, we have a large selection of luxury Tuscan villas with pools. Why not rent one of our beautiful villas in the Val d’Orcia?
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