Articles written in Tuscany travel guide Category

With your beautiful villa or farmhouse as a base, there are many villages and cities in Tuscany to visit. Want to discover the beauties of Florence? Want to know what to see and what to do in Siena? What about the leaning tower of Pisa? Have a look at our Tuscany travel guides!

Sailing in Tuscany


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 [...]

Porto Santo Stefano

Porto Santo Stefano Argentario

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, [...]


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 [...]

accomodations bagno vignoni

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 [...]

Giardino dei Tarocchi Maremma

Located in the Capalbio countryside, which is in the beautiful Maremma region of Tuscany, is the incredible Tarot Garden, or Giardino da Tarocchi. In stunning natural surroundings, with fantastic views over the Tuscan landscape, you can see huge, colourful sculptures which depict the 22 Major Arcana of the Tarot Cards. This garden, designed by French [...]

Tuscany Italy Villa

Italy, and in particular the beautiful region of Tuscany, have so much to offer. So it’s no wonder that many people are choosing this part of the world for their next holiday destination. From the rolling hills of the Chianti countryside to the beautiful, bustling cities rich in history and culture, there’s something for everyone. [...]

Sant'Antimo Abbey - Orcia Valley, Siena

Extending southwards from the hills of Sienna to Monte Amiata, lies the beautiful and unspoilt region of Val d’Orcia, or the Orcia Valley, named after the river which flows through it. Characterised by gentle, rolling hills, kilometres of vineyards and olive groves dotted with small, quaint towns and hamlets, this region is loved by many. [...]