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Tuscany

Tuscany

A meandering drive through Tuscany is the way to experience Italy at its best: shop at the local markets, wander through the villages, and dine on the rustic foods that the area is famous for. Base yourself at a villa for seven nights and head out and about on day trips.



OUR FAVOURITE PLACES TO EXPLORE IN TUSCANY



San Gimignano
San Gimignano

One of Tuscany’s most popular towns, famous for its towers, its nickname is the Manhattan of Tuscany. There were originally 72 towers surrounding the town (now only 14 remain). Walk the old city wall and enjoy the great views across the countryside.

Lucca
Lucca

A wonderful walled medieval city. In July it hosts a summer concert series over 10 days in the picturesque Piazza Napoleone (recent artists include Pink, Simply Red, Eric Clapton). The concerts are intimate and the setting sublime.

Siena
Siena
Built on seven hills, Siena has a lot of charm. When you are exploring the streets of the various neighbourhoods you can’t help but soak up all that atmosphere. You will gaze in wonder at how they could possibly get horses and people into the Campo for Palio in July and August.
Pienza
Pienza
As you wander through the narrow cobblestone streets you will be captivated. Drink in the colourful window boxes and shuttered windows.

 

 
Greve
Greve

Surrounded by hills entirely covered by trees and vineyards. It is the centre of the famous Chianti wine producing area and is home to a wonderful wine library with a museum on the history of winemaking (where you can sample wine from the Chianti region).

Montepulciano
Montepulciano

Located high on top of a hill is this medieval town. It is full of beautiful palaces, ancient churches and charming squares. it is also famous for producing two excellent wines, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Rosso di Montepulciano.

 



TUSCANY ACCOMMODATION



Here's a taste of some of our favourite hotels and apartment-hotels in Tuscany.
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Villa Panzano
VILLA PANZANO, VOLPAIA
★★★
Beautiful villa in the Chianti Classico area, just a few kilometers from the tiny town of Panzano in Chianti. The house at guests' complete disposal. A renovated farmhouse, comfortably furnished, sits on 3 hectares of land, with a large garden and pool. The location is panoramic, tranquil and within easy distance of all the Chianti Classico towns.
Villa Arden
VILLA ARDEN, MONTEPULCIANO
★★★★★
Ideal for visiting Pienza, San Quirico d'Orcia, Bagno Vignoni, the villa dates back to 1200 and has recently transformed into an exclusive country residence with a swimming pool and just a short distance from Montepulciano. There is a vast olive grove and magnificent garden to roam.




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