Tuscany: Insider guides (Ultimi inserimenti)
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
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!
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.
Il Santo Bevitore
Local cuisine, good selection of wines, simple but very nice menu.
Tel. +39 055 211264
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 .
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.
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
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.
Elegant salon of shopping, rich with history, art and culture, Pietrasanta is an ancient town .
The many open air restaurants, the artisans' workshops and numerous musical and theatrical events make it a special place for all seasons!
Is the place to head to if you want to enjoy typical Tuscan dishes, made with only the highest quality ingredients. To try: tagliolini with truffle and pappardelle with wild boar sauce
Tel. +39 0564 592447
Two centuries ago, Napoleon arrived on Elba in exile and even after all this time the islanders still commemorate the Emporer, keeping his memory alive through a number of monuments and palaces tied to this important historical figure.
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
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.
The Etruscan tomb and museum in Sarteano
In 2003 in the countryside around Sarteano an amazing frescoed tomb dating back to 4th century BC was discovered. A guided tour inside this wonderful Etruscan tomb is a journey through time that reveals many aspects of this ancient people.
Tel. +39 0578 269261
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.
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.
TRUFFLE'S FESTIVAL SAN GIOVANNI D'ASSO
II and III week end of november Mostra Mercato del Tartufo Bianco of Crete Senesi;
- I week end of March Festa del Tartufo Marzuolo;
Osteria La Botte Piena
Osteria friendly, local cuisine
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" .
You can't go wrong with Il Cavaliere: excellent first courses and even better antipasti. Oh, and the fish is fantastic (of course!)
Tel. +39 0564 0862187
For a memorable meal within steps of the sea (and the fish is, naturally, incredibly fresh!)
Tel. +39 0564 0893196
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
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
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.
Tuscany Wine Store
Tuscany Wine Store is not simply a wine shop but much more. You can choose fine handcraft products and excellente gastronomic specialities.
Le logge del Vignola
Local cuisine, to try the steaks
Tel. 0578 717290
Wine and Olive Oil tasting
Enjoy delicious wines and fresh olive oli directly from the producer and a snack pause with typical products of Tuscany.
Tel. +39 0577 89 7390
The grapes, their leaves and wine have extraordinary antioxidant properties and can have beneficial effects on skin, circulation, forms of stress and skin ageing.
Tel. +39 0575612679
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