Articles written in Exploring Nature Category
From your villa or relais in Tuscany, you are in the perfect position to explore the beautiful, green countryside and admire gorgeous landscapes. There really are a whole host of nature-based day trips in Tuscany, so find all the information you want in this section!
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 [...]
The Val d’Orcia (or Orcia Valley) is a popular holiday destination, and it’s not difficult to see why. This unspoilt region, named after the river that flows through it, is a natural oasis. Dotted with quaint hamlets, villages and monasteries, this distinctive countryside has, unsurprisingly, been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. One village in [...]
There are many different ways to explore Tuscany, but none are quite so different or exciting than a hot air balloon experience! Seeing Tuscany from a hot air balloon is a fun and memorable way to spend your holiday in this beautiful region of Italy, so why not give it a go yourself!
Whilst staying at one of our villas in Tuscany, Italy, you’ll certainly experience the well-known and much appreciated Italian dolce vita. This expression is synonymous with the Italian lifestyle, but what exactly does it mean? In Italian, la dolce vita literally translates as “the sweet life”, or “the good life”. La dolce vita in Italy [...]