The Natural Reserve of Castelvecchio Hotel

The Natural Reserve of Castelvecchio

The nature reserve of Castelvecchio is located a few kilometers from the center of San Gimignano. It includes within the Poggio del Comune and extends up to the ruins of Castelvecchio from which it takes its name.

Tel. +390577942014

Places

Hotel L'Antico Pozzo San Gimignano (Siena) - Historical Residences
Emanuele Marro (proprietario) Insider ideas →
Daniel Spoerri's Garden Hotel

Daniel Spoerri's Garden

A nice walk between art and nature in this park on the slopes of Mount Amiata. 100 works of contemporary art spread in an area of 16 hectares, open to the public from Easter to October.

Tel. +39 0564 950805

Activities

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

Outdoor drawing

Draw beautiful spots of the Tuscany countryside, going outdoor to visit the most beautiful sites of Poggibonsi area.

Activities

Relais della Rovere Colle di Val d'Elsa (Siena) - 4 stars
Antonella Cappelli (Host) Insider ideas →
L'Amorosa in Summer Hotel

L'Amorosa in Summer

This is the season in which to enjoy a spectacular sunset from a different vantage point each evening, watch the bustling wildlife, take a dive in the pool, or set off for a long walk under the lime trees or through the woods.

Activities

Locanda dell'Amorosa Sinalunga (Siena) - 4 stars
Carlo Citterio (Direttore) Insider ideas →
Hiking with a Sea View Hotel

Hiking with a Sea View

From the hotel, climb Mount Capanne, thickly wooded with chestnut groves. For a guided hike, there are organized excursions through the Tuscan Archipelago National Park and, for those who love exploring the countryside on horseback.

Activities

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

La Guardiola Lounge Cafè

This little cafe is located at the entrance of the village, a terrace with stunning views and excellent Tuscan food will accompany you to the time of sunset .. A show. Try the roast pork liver with beans and Chianina hamburger .

Tel. +39 340 3038377

Restaurants

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

Bottega Baracchi

The Bottega Baracchi is an innovative concept shop halfway between a wine bar and a store, a promise that has as its primary essence, excellence, in all its various forms.

Tel. +39 575 613874

Restaurants

Locanda del Molino Cortona (Arezzo) - 4 stars
Lina Bartelli (Sales & Marketing Manager) Insider ideas →
Cooking Classes in Tuscany Hotel

Cooking Classes in Tuscany

Discover the delicious recipes of Tuscan cooking by the chefs a relaxed and unique scenery. At the end of the cooking session you can taste the dishes prepared together!

Activities

Adler Thermae San Quirico d'Orcia (Siena) - 5 stars
Gli Chef dell'ADLER (Ristorante Gourmet dell'ADLER THERMAE) Insider ideas →
Restourant rossOCorbezzolo Hotel

Restourant rossOCorbezzolo

For a light lunch to be enjoyed with a view to the Elba and Corsica and in the evening for a candlelight dinner. The restaurant of Relais vedetta offers traditional dishes, served with a wide selection of local wines.

Tel. +39056637023

Restaurants

Relais Vedetta Scarlino (Grosseto) - Guest Houses
ANNA BARBERINI (PROPRIETARIA) Insider ideas →
LA TERRABRUGA Hotel

LA TERRABRUGA

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

Shopping

Relais il Falconiere Cortona (Arezzo) - 4 stars
Lina Bartelli (Marketing Manager) 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 →
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 →
Abbey Monte Oliveto Maggiore Hotel

Abbey Monte Oliveto Maggiore

Founded in the early fourteenth century by Blessed Bernardo Tolomei the impressive Benedictine houses of Renaissance frescoes by Signorelli and Bazzi called Sodoma

Tel. +39 0577 707611

Places

Fattoria Armena Buonconvento (Siena) - Countryside Residences
Stefania Vannozzi (Proprietaria) Insider ideas →
Tuscany Modular Landscapes Hotel

Tuscany Modular Landscapes

Lucia Volentieri is a gifted ceramist who creates Tuscany modular landscapes: visit her laboratory and learn how to recreate a miniature rural world and to turn it into a piece of art and of life.

Tel. +39 0577 741133

Activities

Relais della Rovere Colle di Val d'Elsa (Siena) - 4 stars
Antonella Cappelli (Host) Insider ideas →
The Cliffs of Capo Sant'Andrea Hotel

The Cliffs of Capo Sant'Andrea

For those who love steep cliffs, Capo Sant'Andrea is a must-see. One of the most beautiful seaside cliffs in the world, shaped by millenia of wind and water, with its stark white granite face standing guard over the bright blue waves below.

Places

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

Scarlino

Scarlino is a medieval village on top of Monte d'Alma, with three gates that lead into the alleys and streets. On the coast there is also a marina and Cala Violina very important, one of the most beautiful beaches of the Maremma.

Places

Golf Hotel Punta Ala Punta Ala (Grosseto) - 4 stars
Irene Zannini (Addetta web marketing) Insider ideas →
Kayaking Hotel

Kayaking

Glinding across the water with the sun at your back: discovering Elba in kayak is a unique and relaxing way to explore this island's shores. Rental kayaks are available on the Sant'Andrea beach, and from here your adventure begins!

Activities

Boutique Hotel Ilio Sant'Andrea, Marciana, Isola d'Elba (Livorno) - Small Boutique Hotels
Maurizio Testa (Manager) Insider ideas →
The secret of San Miniato: Tuber Magnum Pico Hotel

The secret of San Miniato: Tuber Magnum Pico

The woodlands surrounding this small hilltop town are teeming with the most highly-prized white truffles in the world. Join a truffle hunt to experience the process and then head up to town to taste these heavenly - and costly! - morsels.

Activities

Fattoria Barbialla Nuova Montaione (Firenze) - Farmhouse Holidays
Guido Manfredi (Proprietario) Insider ideas →
Handcrafted wrought iron  Hotel

Handcrafted wrought iron

The real works of art in wrought iron you can buy at the craftsman Biagiotti in Pienza. Decorative objects, chandeliers, candlesticks and the possibility to order custom made items.

Tel. +39 0578 748478

Shopping

Adler Thermae San Quirico d'Orcia (Siena) - 5 stars
Gli Chef dell'ADLER (Ristorante Gourmet dell'ADLER THERMAE) Insider ideas →
Osteria La Botte Piena Hotel

Osteria La Botte Piena

Osteria friendly, local cuisine

Tel. 0577669481

Restaurants

Montorio Montepulciano (Siena) - Countryside Residences
Stefania Salvini (Proprietaria) Insider ideas →
Trekking to Chiusure for the Artichoke Fair Hotel

Trekking to Chiusure for the Artichoke Fair

Each year around April 25 in Chiusure there's the traditional Artichoke Fair: an opportunity to taste good dishes made with this ingredient. An enjoyable way to reach this nice village is the path that starts from San Giovanni d'Asso.

Activities

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

Populonia

Populonia is an ancient Etruscan settlement, one of the few with a direct view of the sea, rich in Etruscan caves. In the necropolis of San Cerbone where there are the typical tumulus graves

Places

Golf Hotel Punta Ala Punta Ala (Grosseto) - 4 stars
Irene Zannini (Addetta web marketing) Insider ideas →
CUCINARCANTANDO - open Kitchen Hotel

CUCINARCANTANDO - open Kitchen

In this organic gastropub run by Grazia De Tommaso you can taste a complete cookery experience: during your cooking lessons you can cook by yourself all dishes, using exclusively organic local fresh products.

Tel. +39 0577 922250

Restaurants

Relais della Rovere Colle di Val d'Elsa (Siena) - 4 stars
Antonella Cappelli (Host) Insider ideas →
Cheese tasting Hotel

Cheese tasting

In the district of Torre a Castello, Caseificio La Fonte is a family-run dairy famous for its pecorino and ricotta

Tel. +39 0577 70003

Shopping

Castelletto di Montebenichi Bucine (Arezzo) - 4 stars
Marco Gasparini (Owner) Insider ideas →
Roselle Hotel

Roselle

Roselle is one of the oldest archaeological sites in this area rich in Etruscan and Roman remains. The Roman theater is still well preserved and in the summer becomes a venue for theatrical performances.

Places

Golf Hotel Punta Ala Punta Ala (Grosseto) - 4 stars
Irene Zannini (Addetta web marketing) Insider ideas →
Le logge del Vignola Hotel

Le logge del Vignola

Local cuisine, to try the steaks

Tel. 0578 717290

Restaurants

Montorio Montepulciano (Siena) - Countryside Residences
Stefania Salvini (Proprietaria) 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 →
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 →
Palio of the Contrade di Castel del Piano Hotel

Palio of the Contrade di Castel del Piano

Even in Castel del Piano as well as in Siena, the Palio is ongoing. The first horse race dating back to September 9, 1402, when the town was under the government of Siena. The Palio is run on September 8, Nativity of Mary

Activities

Borgo Tepolini Castel del Piano (Grosseto) - Bed & Breakfast
Antonino de Pasquale (Proprietario) Insider ideas →
The road of the chestnut - from Tepolini ... Hotel

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

Activities

Borgo Tepolini Castel del Piano (Grosseto) - Bed & Breakfast
Antonino de Pasquale (Proprietario) Insider ideas →