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 →
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 →
Chiesa di Vitaleta Hotel

Chiesa di Vitaleta

Unesco World Heritage Site, located on top of a hill is a strange and fascinating church in Val d'Orcia.

Places

Montorio Montepulciano (Siena) - Countryside Residences
Stefania Salvini (Proprietaria) 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 →
Siena Hotel

Siena

The centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. It is one of the nation's most visited tourist attractions. Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museum medieval cityscape and the Palio, a horse race held twice a year

Places

Relais La Costa Monteriggioni (Siena) - Historical Residences
Relais La Costa Dimora Storica (Front Desk) Insider ideas →
Elba Wine Tours Hotel

Elba Wine Tours

Tuscany and Elba means fabulous wines. Due to its fertile terroir and historic vineyards, Elba produces some of the region's most unique vintages. Sample these during an organized tour of local wineries along.

Activities

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

Trekking

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.

Activities

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

Lucca

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.

Places

Villa Parri Pistoia (Pistoia) - Historical Residences
Paolo Ducceschi (Proprietario) 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 →
Monte Oliveto Maggiore Abbey Hotel

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.

Places

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

Bike Tours

Go biking for 15/20 km with a mountain bike along incredible paths, chosen time by time according the bikers' group. During the tour you can also visit the Senese cellars and enjoy wine & food tasting.

Activities

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

Boat trips

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

Activities

Locanda al Colle Camaiore (Lucca) - Guest Houses
riccardo barsottelli (gestore) Insider ideas →
Cycling and Mountain Biking Hotel

Cycling and Mountain Biking

The Orcia Valley (Tuscany) there is a wonderful network of trails for hiking and mountain biking. Over 200 km of nature trails with breathtaking views, possibility to download the GPS data for the navigator of the bicycle.

Activities

Adler Thermae San Quirico d'Orcia (Siena) - 5 stars
Gli Chef dell'ADLER (Ristorante Gourmet dell'ADLER THERMAE) 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 →
Vitis Vinifera in Montisi Hotel

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

Restaurants

Borgo Lucignanello Montalcino (Siena) - Historical Residences
Angelica Piccolomini Bandini (proprietaria) 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 →
The Chianti Sculpture Park in Pievasciata Hotel

The Chianti Sculpture Park in Pievasciata

Just 10 km far from Siena, this Park hosts a permanent exhibition of contemporary sculptures and installations, which stand in a perfect integration of art and nature.

Tel. +39 0577 357151

Places

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

Pinocchio Park

This is the theme park dedicated to Pinocchio, where children together their parents can relive the adventures of the famous wooden muppet.

Activities

Villa Parri Pistoia (Pistoia) - Historical Residences
Paolo Ducceschi (Proprietario) Insider ideas →
Teatro del Silenzio in Lajatico Hotel

Teatro del Silenzio in Lajatico

The splendid outdoor theater where Andrea Bocelli performs each July is only 20 minutes away.

Tel. +39 334 7957670

Places

Le Colombaie Country Resort Ponsacco (Pisa) - Resort
Lorenzo Falaschi (Proprietario) Insider ideas →
La bottega dei 30 Hotel

La bottega dei 30

Hélène and Franco's love of cooking has been rewarded with a Michelin star - this rustic and, at the same time, elegant restaurant is the best in Tuscany.

Tel. +39 0577 359226

Restaurants

Castelletto di Montebenichi Bucine (Arezzo) - 4 stars
Marco Gasparini (Owner) Insider ideas →
Scuola internazionale di ceramica Fantoni Hotel

Scuola internazionale di ceramica Fantoni

The school of Marcello Fantoni has just been reopened by the nephew Ginevra and with the help of master potters has taken courses, even daily. There is also a museum with a collection of ceramics artist.

Tel. +39 055 400233

Activities

Marignolle Relais & Charme Firenze (Firenze) - 4 stars
Lorenzo Bulleri (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 →
COOKING UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN Hotel

COOKING UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN

An unforgettable experience for who loves tuscan cuisine but non only....

Tel. +39 0575 612679

Activities

Relais il Falconiere Cortona (Arezzo) - 4 stars
Lina Bartelli (Marketing Manager) Insider ideas →
Osteria dei Nobili Santi Hotel

Osteria dei Nobili Santi

Fish menu and tastings with view of the sea. In the heart of the Argentario.

Tel. +39 0564 0833015

Restaurants

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

Castiglione della Pescaia

Castiglione perched on a promontory overlooking the sea and the Maremma Coast and on top of which there is an Aragonese castle. The shady paths alternate with pine forests. And then Castiglione is famous for its nightlife and wine bars.

Places

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

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

Shopping

Adler Thermae San Quirico d'Orcia (Siena) - 5 stars
Gli Chef dell'ADLER (Ristorante Gourmet dell'ADLER THERMAE) Insider ideas →
Castello Romitorio: Brunello wine and works of art Hotel

Castello Romitorio: Brunello wine and works of art

Among the many Brunello wineries around Montalcino I chose Romitorio for its interesting mixture of nature and art (made by artist Sandro Chia) and for the kindness of Tullia and Daniele, your guides in the world of Brunello wine.

Tel. +39 0577 847212

Shopping

Borgo Lucignanello Montalcino (Siena) - Historical Residences
Angelica Piccolomini Bandini (proprietaria) Insider ideas →
Montecatini Golf - Golf & Country Club Hotel

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.

Activities

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

Vetulonia

Right near Castiglione Vetulonia is another area of great archaeological importance where viistare the graves of Pietrera and Diavolino still well kept and the archaeological museum is open all year.

Places

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

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.

Restaurants

Follonico 4-Suite Torrita di Siena (Siena) - Bed & Breakfast
Fabio Firli (Owner) Insider ideas →