Tuscany: Insider guides (Ultimi inserimenti)
Under the Sea
Beneath the waves, the sea surrounding Elba has treasures just waiting to be discovered: colorful fish and marine life and sunken ships which have been resting on the sea floor for centuries. The diving center is just 150 m from the hotel.
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
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
Le logge del Vignola
Local cuisine, to try the steaks
Tel. 0578 717290
Bay of Sant'Andrea
Elba is all about the sea: just 150m from the hotel lies the postcard-perfect Bay of Sant'Andrea, with its soft sand and shallow waters, and, just beyond, Cotoncello Point, with its rocky shore and limpid tide pools perfect for swimming
Museo delle Biccherne - Siena
The interesting exhibition of the "Biccherna" paintings inside the Palazzo Piccolomini in Siena (now State Archive). 105 wooden paintings used as covers of administrative registers: a journey through five centuries of history of Siena.
Tel. +39 0577 247145
THE BOTTEGA BARACCHI
The Bottega is a new concept shop , something delicous among restaurant, wine bar ans a shop where you can find the best of Tuscan gastronomic excellences... a place to taste...
Tel. +39 0575 613874
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.
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.
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.
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.
Osteria il Papero
Tuscan cuisine prepared using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients
Tel. +39 3384302267
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.
Get to know the island's biosphere through its fauna, including its wide variety of birdlife. Spend a morning or afternoon birdwatching, and learn even more about this unspoilt natural oasis.
Tennis e Golf
You may be on vacation, but you still need a little exercise! There are two well-kept tennis courts about 150 meters from the hotel, and two 9-hole golf courses about half an hour drive away, both with beautiful views.
Friendly eatery serving good pizza and Maremma-style fish dishes
Tel. +39 0564 0867969
La Cantina di Felsina
A centuries old winery offering tastings and cellar tours
Tel. + 39 0577 355117
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
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
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
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.
Teatro del Silenzio in Lajatico
The splendid outdoor theater where Andrea Bocelli performs each July is only 20 minutes away.
Tel. +39 334 7957670
The marble quarries
Carved into the slopes of the Apuan Alps, the marble quarries of Carrara are magical places in which to admire the beauty of nature and the power of man.Testimony to a work that is age old, hard and dangerous .
Free Terme di Bagno San Filippo
Among the most evocative of Amiata. You can bathe in this monumental waterfall sound, surrounded by a grove of oaks and pines and fir trees, along a small path leading to the pool real
Tel. +39 0578755167
Photographic exhibition at GAMC in Viareggio of Chiara Rapaccini and Andrea Vierucci dedicated to Mario Monicelli.
Tel. +39 0584 966343
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
If you fancy having dinner in a beautiful garden, savoring the flavors of this part of Tuscany, Trattoria Aurora is the place for you!
Tel. +39 0564 592447
Contemporary art in the center of an medieval town
Galleria Continua may be one of the most important contemporary art galleries in Italy, but they've chosen the quaint San Gimignano as their headquarters. Take in the austere towers and rich history of the town and see work by artists
Tel. +39 0577 943134