Tuscany: Insider guides (Ultimi inserimenti)
Part book bar, part delicatessen, part restaurant, in a garden dotted with olive trees and candles. A real gem in Capalbio!
Tel. +39 0564 0896484
Known as the city of the 100 churches a real jewel of the medieval and renaissance.The massive sixteenth century walls of the city provide a long and pleasant walkway shaded by ancient trees .The great Giacomo Puccini was born here .
Vitis Vinifera in Montisi
Located in the charming village of Montisi, Vitis Vinifera is a new way to approach wines, cheeses and cold cuts from all over Italy. For the afternoon a good selection of leaf teas and pastries. A wine bar, a tea room and much more.
Tel. +39 0577 845108
Monte Oliveto Maggiore Abbey
Lovely abbey of Benedictine monks in the heart of nature. Worth a visit for its magnificent location for both the magnificent frescoes.
La Torre di Gargonza Restaurant
A renowned restaurant run by the hotel property and by Susi Brogi the chef who serves typical cuisine and authentic Tuscan dishes made by simple ingredients and seasonal produce accompanied by fine tuscan red or white wine of the area.
Tel. +39 0575 847065
Gulf of the Poets
Enclosed between Lerici and Portovenere, it is an enchanting stretch of coast line, dotted with tiny fishing villages.Tourist boats depart from La Spezia providing a sea tour, surely the best way to admire its nature and colours .
SPOT 1 - Diving Centre a Cecina
SPOT 1 Surf school centre, only 30 minutes by car from Statiano, is in a quiet corner of Maremma. Our guests can choose from a wide range of activities: a professional windsurfing school - including for children and beginners - .
Amazing trees (perfect for a picnic)
In our area there are two wonderful old trees: The Magpies' Oak south of Pienza and the big holm on the Pieve a Salti road. Perfect places to organize a picnic with friends.
In the wonderful atmosphere of the Relais Il Falconiere you can enjoy and taste Baracchi's wines, have a guided tour through our vineyards and visit our estate to finish your tour into our "champagnerie".
Tel. +39 0575612679
Green meadows, woods, high peaks,the Park of the Apuan Alps offers various types of excursions ,colours and emotions to who chooses to discover the beauty of a very special landscape, where the mountains reach out towards the coast.
A small, family run restaurant, within steps of Castelletto. Typical Tuscan cooking.
Tel. +39 055 9910067
Horse trekking in Tuscany
The trekking will be available in May, June and September.
You will trek through the park of Monterufoli, a natural area valued for its rare flowers, ford the Trossa river, explore old mills and stop to enjoy a magnificent view of VOLTERRA.
Tel. +39 0588 61153
Wonderful copper handicrafts
One of the few craftsmen who still produces handmade beautiful items made of copper. The real works of art can be purchased from the "Renowned Rameria Mazzetti" which exports all over the world.
Tel. +39 0578 758753
Podere il Casale
For food lovers, own organic produce and own sheep cheese. Possibility to have "just" a cheese tasting or enjoy their meals at lunch and dinner. Spectacular sunsets with views over the Valdorcia. Booking required.
Hosteria del Ceccottino
This is the place to eat in Pitigliano. Great food and even better wine, in the main piazza. Unmissables: tagliatelle with porcini mushroom and the cheese board.
Tel. +39 0564 614273
An example of the perfect blending of a number of different architectural periods, Volterra has an Etruscan city gate, the Porta dell'Arco, Roman ruins, the Medieval Palazzo dei Priori, and a number of industrial archaeological sites...
The road of the chestnut - from Tepolini ...
Beautiful trek that starts directly from our village Tepolini. It will pass through lush woods and chestnut trees, water sources and unspoiled landscapes. You will notice also trachytic rock formations
On the road with a Vespa, discovering the land of Chianti, enjoing the spectacular view of Tuscany hills and its ancient villages and tasting local organic products.
The Castello di Monteriggioni was one of the most important defensive castles guarding against the invading Florentines, and its lookout towers jutting into the sky evoke an unmistakably Medieval air.
Ai quattro venti
Home cooking cozy atmosphere
White sandy beach and a crystal clear sea, in the vicinity of the Lake Burano nature reserve. The restaurant serves excellent fish cuisine and, there's an excellent bubuffet too. On Saturday evenings, aperitifs and beach parties are held.
Tel. +39 0564 890295
San Gimignano & movies
For all "Cinema" lovers, reality and fiction in comparison
Some well known titles ... .Tea with Mussolini....Brother Sun Sister Moon....Obsession ....
Prince of Foxes ..... Where Angel's fear to tread
Montecatini Golf - Golf & Country Club
The golf lovers can't miss it! The track nearly 6.000 Meters is complex and quite challenging, with natural obstacles that lay a trap in at least five of eighteen holes.
Our popular ceramics called "cocci", are made with the traditional process that still work in the laboratory in the historic centre of Cortona, where several kind of products was born over the years according to the market needs.
Tel. +39 0575 604405
This is the theme park dedicated to Pinocchio, where children together their parents can relive the adventures of the famous wooden muppet.
It's one of the Tuscany's little gems. Rich of art and culture, Lucca is famous for piazza dell'anfiteatro (roman heritage), the medieval walls, the cathedral of San Martino. Lucca is the ideal town for walking, biking and shopping.
Il Santo Bevitore
Local cuisine, good selection of wines, simple but very nice menu.
Tel. +39 055 211264
Osteria La Botte Piena
Osteria friendly, local cuisine
'900 Exibition in San Gimignano
In San Gimignano is staging an exhibition of art of the highest level with the masterpieces of the twentieth century, Carlo Carra, Giorgio De Chirico and Renato Guttuso.
The Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Sea, on the crest of the waves towards enchanting places!
To make your days even more special we organise day excursions to discover a length of coast that stretches from Viareggio to Cinque Terre via Portovenere