St Anna in Camprena and The English Patient Hotel

St Anna in Camprena and The English Patient

If you like "The English Patient", you cannot miss the visit of S.Anna in Camprena monastery, just out of our hamlet. This was the location of all the Tuscan scenes of the popular movie. Also remarkable the refectory frescoed by Sodoma.

Tel. +39 0578 748037

Places

Borgo Lucignanello San Giovanni d'Asso (Siena) - Historical Residences
Angelica Piccolomini Bandini (proprietaria) Insider ideas →
Colle Val d'Elsa Hotel

Colle Val d'Elsa

This village is known for its excellent local wines, its organic farms, and its crystal production. The center is built on two levels and the town linked historically to the Via Francigena pilgrim route.

Places

Locanda dell'Amorosa Sinalunga (Siena) - 4 stars
Carlo Citterio (Direttore) Insider ideas →
Antica Officina Profumo Santa Maria Novella Hotel

Antica Officina Profumo Santa Maria Novella

t's the oldest historical pharmacy in Europe, active for almost four centuries, and also one of the oldest commercial ever in Florence.Today the old "pharmacy" no more pharmacy, but perfume shop and herbalist's shop.

Tel. +39 055 216276

Shopping

Marignolle Relais & Charme Firenze (Firenze) - 4 stars
Lorenzo Bulleri (Proprietario) Insider ideas →
FALCONRY ACTVITY Hotel

FALCONRY ACTVITY

You will learn about this noble art and different kind of falcons and their characteristics, how to meet them how to feed this noble birds.

Tel. +39 0575 612679

Activities

Relais il Falconiere Cortona (Arezzo) - 4 stars
Lina Bartelli (Marketing Manager) Insider ideas →
Montepulciano Hotel

Montepulciano

A step back into Medieval history, this perfectly-conserved S-shaped village sits above the rolling Sienese countryside and boasts a Palazzo Comunale which is an almost exact replica of Florence's Palazzo Vecchio. The view is unforgettable.

Places

Locanda dell'Amorosa Sinalunga (Siena) - 4 stars
Carlo Citterio (Direttore) Insider ideas →
Boat tours Hotel

Boat tours

Discover the most pristine hidden coves, dive into the crystal clear sea, take a quick trip to the island of Capraia: all this on your own private boat. Enjoy a day on the sea, circling the island of Elba with stops at Enfola and the Forno.

Activities

Boutique Hotel Ilio Sant'Andrea, Marciana, Isola d'Elba (Livorno) - Small Boutique Hotels
Maurizio Testa (Manager) Insider ideas →
Oltrarno's Master Craftsman Hotel

Oltrarno's Master Craftsman

The Oltrarno is the southern part of the center of Florence, just south of the river Arno. In a few small streets you will find workshops oldest in Florence, here working silver, wood and producing the famous Florentine paper.

Shopping

Marignolle Relais & Charme Firenze (Firenze) - 4 stars
Lorenzo Bulleri (Proprietario) Insider ideas →
ESPACE Wellness Center & Spa Hotel

ESPACE Wellness Center & Spa

This spa features: humid zone, relaxation area, large gym with Technogym equipment and fitness courses, indoor & outdoor swimming pools, coiffeur, UVA solarium, dermaesthetic medicine treatments and naturopathy and nutrition programmes.

Tel. + 39 0564 1828434

Activities

Argentario Resort Golf & Spa Porto Ercole (Grosseto) - 5 stars
Raffaella Monaco (Web Manager) Insider ideas →
Fuor d'acqua Hotel

Fuor d'acqua

Trendy restaurant, seafood, friendly environment.

Tel. +39 055 222299

Restaurants

Marignolle Relais & Charme Firenze (Firenze) - 4 stars
Lorenzo Bulleri (Proprietario) Insider ideas →
Terme di San Giovanni a Rapolano Hotel

Terme di San Giovanni a Rapolano

Wellness 365 days a year

Activities

Toscana Laticastelli Country Relais Rapolano Terme (Siena) - 3 stars
Giancarlo Iorizzo (Direttore) Insider ideas →
Viewpoint near Monticchiello Hotel

Viewpoint near Monticchiello

A few hundred meters from Montichiello, the dirt road that leads to wisdom you will find a glimpse of cypress trees and in the background the Monte Amiata. Beautiful location at sunset, the earth is red. Superb.

Tel. +39 0578 755167

Places

La Casa di Adelina Monticchiello, Pienza (Siena) - Bed & Breakfast
Francesco Cresti (proprietario) Insider ideas →
Il Frantoio Hotel

Il Frantoio

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

Restaurants

La Sugheraia Private Manor Orbetello (Grosseto) - Luxury Villas
P.G.Sistopaoli (Proprietaria) Insider ideas →
Gavorrano Hotel

Gavorrano

A medieval village almost completely intact city walls and towers still stand perfectly maintained. In the center of the village is the Church of San Giuliano, built on the rock and the ancient alleys

Places

Golf Hotel Punta Ala Punta Ala (Grosseto) - 4 stars
Irene Zannini (Addetta web marketing) Insider ideas →
La Cantina di Felsina Hotel

La Cantina di Felsina

A centuries old winery offering tastings and cellar tours

Tel. + 39 0577 355117

Activities

Toscana Laticastelli Country Relais Rapolano Terme (Siena) - 3 stars
Giancarlo Iorizzo (Direttore) Insider ideas →
Pontedera Piaggio Museum Hotel

Pontedera Piaggio Museum

The history of the Vespa motorbike and more in a museum created in the old Piaggio factory.

Tel. +39 0587 27171

Places

Le Colombaie Country Resort Ponsacco (Pisa) - Resort
Lorenzo Falaschi (Proprietario) Insider ideas →
Carlotta Parisi's art shop in Montalcino Hotel

Carlotta Parisi's art shop in Montalcino

Carlotta is a young artist making beautiful papier-mâché sculptures. She also produces picture books for children, handmade photo albums, wall murales and small gadgets. A true shop of arts and crafts in the heart of Montalcino.

Tel. +39 0577 847107

Shopping

Borgo Lucignanello San Giovanni d'Asso (Siena) - Historical Residences
Angelica Piccolomini Bandini (proprietaria) Insider ideas →
Biagiotti Hotel

Biagiotti

Three generations of wrought iron, here continues the historical research of materials and forms. And 'possible to order customized products and take home unique works.

Tel. 0578 748478

Activities

Montorio Montepulciano (Siena) - Countryside Residences
Stefania Salvini (Proprietaria) Insider ideas →
Osteria dell'Ultimo Carbonaio Hotel

Osteria dell'Ultimo Carbonaio

Small but cosy little "Osteria" in a Lombard castle, nice price, nice owners, kind and smiling, tasty food, You be very glad to be here.

Restaurants

Fattoria di Statiano Pomarance (Pisa) - Farmhouse Holidays
Tina Castaldi (Proprietario) Insider ideas →
Pistoia Hotel

Pistoia

Pistoia is one of the hidden jewel of tuscany. This amazing little town surprises and fascinates the visitors with his history, art and with one of the most beautiful medieval square of Italy.

Places

Villa Parri Pistoia (Pistoia) - Historical Residences
Paolo Ducceschi (Proprietario) Insider ideas →
Tredici Gobbi Hotel

Tredici Gobbi

Typical Florentine cuisine. To try the "Rigatoni in a bowl" (Rigatoni nella zuppiera).

Tel. +39 055 284015

Restaurants

Marignolle Relais & Charme Firenze (Firenze) - 4 stars
Lorenzo Bulleri (Proprietario) Insider ideas →
Podere del Grillo Hotel

Podere del Grillo

Dishes in this restaurant are prepared using ingredients grown according to principles of organic and ethical farming

Tel. +39 0571 409379

Restaurants

Fattoria Barbialla Nuova Montaione (Firenze) - Farmhouse Holidays
Guido Manfredi (Proprietario) Insider ideas →
Pienza and its Pieve di Corsignano Hotel

Pienza and its Pieve di Corsignano

Pienza is a well-known town, deeply connected with the history of our hamlet, because of Pope Pius II, member of the Piccolomini family. Not so popular though it's the ancient church of Pieve di Corsignano, just out of town.

Places

Borgo Lucignanello San Giovanni d'Asso (Siena) - Historical Residences
Angelica Piccolomini Bandini (proprietaria) Insider ideas →
La Grotta del Cristallo Hotel

La Grotta del Cristallo

During a workshop in his atelier Luciano Bandinelli, the craftsman of the time, will show you the entire process of grinding and engraving handmade crystal, telling you old anecdots about this ancient art.

Tel. +39 0577 931879

Shopping

Relais della Rovere Colle di Val d'Elsa (Siena) - 4 stars
Antonella Cappelli (Host) Insider ideas →
Gulf of the Poets Hotel

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 .

Activities

Locanda al Colle Camaiore (Lucca) - Guest Houses
riccardo barsottelli (gestore) Insider ideas →
LOCANDA DEL MOLINO Hotel

LOCANDA DEL MOLINO

Once upon a time there was a very old mill... Today it is a charming Locanda with just eight rooms overlooking the creek "Esse" and a typical restaurant. An heaven of tranquillity and peace located in a picturesque landscape

Tel. +39 0575 614016

Restaurants

Relais il Falconiere Cortona (Arezzo) - 4 stars
Lina Bartelli (Marketing Manager) Insider ideas →
Go trekking on the Via Francigena Hotel

Go trekking on the Via Francigena

An amazing trekking itinerary of 8 km from Strove village till Monteriggioni city-walls: the path follows the old Via Francigena, passing through marvellous sites like Castel Pietraio and Badia a Isola.

Activities

Relais della Rovere Colle di Val d'Elsa (Siena) - 4 stars
Antonella Cappelli (Host) Insider ideas →
Amazing trees (perfect for a picnic) Hotel

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.

Places

Borgo Lucignanello San Giovanni d'Asso (Siena) - Historical Residences
Angelica Piccolomini Bandini (proprietaria) Insider ideas →
Pisa Hotel

Pisa

City of art, history and culture, Pisa is renown worldwide for its leaning tower and for the marvellous Piazza del Duomo, a UNESCO world heritage site.Today an important university town, Pisa hosts the famous "Scuola Normale Superiore" .

Activities

Locanda al Colle Camaiore (Lucca) - Guest Houses
riccardo barsottelli (gestore) Insider ideas →
Elba by Mountain Bike Hotel

Elba by Mountain Bike

At a leisurely pace, or with a sense of adventure: everyone has a different style and can be satisfied with the biking on Elba, both on trail and off through shaded woods directly above the sea.

Activities

Boutique Hotel Ilio Sant'Andrea, Marciana, Isola d'Elba (Livorno) - Small Boutique Hotels
Maurizio Testa (Manager) Insider ideas →
Snorkeling on Elba Island Hotel

Snorkeling on Elba Island

Don your mask and fins and swim with the brighly colored fish who inhabit the shores of this unspoilt island. Snorkling along the coast of Elba is an unforgettable experience for anyone who loves marine life: floating on the water's surface

Places

Boutique Hotel Ilio Sant'Andrea, Marciana, Isola d'Elba (Livorno) - Small Boutique Hotels
Maurizio Testa (Manager) Insider ideas →