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Unique accommodation in Siena and near Siena

Nowadays, when you searches the network for accommodation you can find a massive proposal with lack of character. They are standard environments that only bring emptiness. And unfortunately, this seems to be spreading! According to our lifestyle, we are forced to search for an accommodation every little time. The reality is that you must spend more time in the network to find a place that is worthy, with character and… Read More

Villa a Sesta, Siena Surroundings

Your stay in Siena should take at least 5-6 days to know the historic centre and visit the surroundings. After leaving its walls, you will find just a few kilometers away the wonderful Tuscan countryside, where there is no place for chance. This is why you need some time to enjoy it. As well as driving along the little roads, we recommend… Read More

The enigmas of Piero della Francesca paintings in Tuscany

  Piero della Francesca is "one of the greats", well ahead of his time; his works contain symbols and messages that fascinate those who manage to enter. Some of his masterpieces are to be found in the Tuscan region. I have followed in his footsteps, and he has perplexed me. It is worth visiting the town where Piero della… Read More

Spectacular Reinassance road linking Anghiari and Sansepolcro in Tuscany

Tuscany, 429 meters high, the town of Anghiari rises; it is one of the most beautiful villages in all of Italy. It is not touristy and your visit allows you to enter the Middle Ages. In the 16th century, the road that connects Anghiari and Sansepolcro was built on the occasion of joining two holy places: the Church of the Cross and the… Read More

Your next holydays in Siena countryside, Tuscany

Select and empathetic accommodation. Personalized program. Slow travel. Hospitality, philosophy of life. Whatever the time of year, our Tuscany vacation program awaits you. First: we take care of the most suitable accommodation for you Second: we solve the practical aspects of… Read More

What are the main differences between italian red wines called Nobile di Montepulciano and Brunello di Montalcino?

  Both have the same origin grape: Sangiovese grosso grape called in Montepulciano Prugnolo gentile grape but it is the same grape, which by the way is very widespread throughout the Tuscan region. Both the Nobile di Montepulciano and the Brunello de… Read More

Italian food: eat, eat, eat during your holidays. What is your favourite meal of the day?

How to enjoy authentic Tuscan food during my holidays? An important aspect to enjoy holidays in Tuscany is gastronomic. In general terms, when we change our eating habits, our body normally adapts without problems, within a day or two. On the third day, if we have not implemented the gastronomic issue with our… Read More

Healthy Family Holidays 2021: have you ever considered to enjoy in a Villa exclusive used in Tuscany?

Taking time to cultivate emotional and mental well-being as a family has become a safe bet to preserve our fragility as intact as possible. Prioritizing on a healthy vacation for 2021 is a safe choice. Have you ever thought about visiting Tuscany? Enjoy a Villa for exclusive use on top of a hill surrounded by… Read More

Slow, slow, slow: Unique accomodation and connexion with the authentic tuscany through slow thematic tours

After all these years touring the Tuscan region, I am still amazed by the contrast between the Tuscan cities and  towns and the rural life just outside its walls. Florence, Siena, Arezzo, San Gimignano ... places where art, history and beauty surround you again and again. If one decides to leave its walls, one finds a rural environment where its inhabitants, throughout history, have passed the witness of the value of nature and the… Read More

Thermalist, a perfect plan. Hot springs in the South of Tuscany

We need a car, be happy to get lost in the Valle d'Orcia (Unesco Heritage) and a road map. In the south of Tuscany, among its gentle hills conceived as a rest for the eyes, olive groves and groups of cypress trees that follow one another symmetrically, we find about thirty natural hot springs with public and free… Read More