Contemporary art in the center of an medieval town Hotel

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

Places

Fattoria Barbialla Nuova Montaione (Firenze) - Farmhouse Holidays
Guido Manfredi (Proprietario) Insider ideas →
La Torre di Gargonza Restaurant Hotel

La Torre di Gargonza Restaurant

A renowned restaurant run by the hotel property and by Susi Brogi the chef who serves typical cuisine and authentic Tuscan dishes made by simple ingredients and seasonal produce accompanied by fine tuscan red or white wine of the area.

Tel. +39 0575 847065

Restaurants

Castello di Gargonza Monte San Savino (Arezzo) - Historical Residences
Neri Guicciardini (Proprietario) 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 →
26/27 OCTOBER 56° SAGRA DEL TORDO ON MONTALCINO Hotel

26/27 OCTOBER 56° SAGRA DEL TORDO ON MONTALCINO

YOU CAN HEAT THE TIPYCAL MONTALCINO 'S FOOD WITH THE GOOD WINE ( BRUNELLO) ON THE STAND LONG THE STROZZI'S STREET

Tel. 393493191753

Activities

Fattoria Armena Buonconvento (Siena) - Countryside Residences
Stefania Vannozzi (Proprietaria) Insider ideas →
BBQ UNDER THE STARS Hotel

BBQ UNDER THE STARS

You will find the embers ready, fettunta with our organic olive oil, seasonal vegetables from our vegetable garden and / or Florentine cow's maremma bred brada, natural leavened bread, water, crockery, candles, stars and the Milky Way

Tel. +393294250285

Activities

Agriturismo Biologico Sant'Egle Sorano (Grosseto) - Farmhouse Holidays
Erika e Alessandro (Titolare) 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 →
Arte a Colori Gallery Hotel

Arte a Colori Gallery

A Contemporary Art Gallery of painting and sculpture, realized by well-known artists and art-beginners, that organize events and theme exhibitions where the world of art meets social backgrounds, as in "Meet Art, Feed Art" exhibit.

Tel. +39 0577 1981483

Activities

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

Summer music festivals

In summer there are many music festivals in our surroundings: Incontri in Terre di Siena; Estate Musicale Chigiana; Crete Senesi Festival; Harpsichord concerts by Piccola Accademia Montisi and the Opera Festival in S.Galgano Abbey.

Activities

Borgo Lucignanello Montalcino (Siena) - Historical Residences
Angelica Piccolomini Bandini (proprietaria) Insider ideas →
The marble quarries Hotel

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 .

Activities

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

Osteria della Bianca

Typical Tuscan cuisine and pizza

Tel. +39 0587 732236

Restaurants

Le Colombaie Country Resort Ponsacco (Pisa) - Resort
Lorenzo Falaschi (Proprietario) 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 →
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 Montalcino (Siena) - Historical Residences
Angelica Piccolomini Bandini (proprietaria) Insider ideas →
Le Crete Senesi Hotel

Le Crete Senesi

There are no icons such as squares, cathedrals, castles identify this territory only intimate corners like that cypress, an old farm house, the curve of the dirt road, the window of the farm.

Places

Relais Villa Armena Buonconvento (Siena) - Small Boutique Hotels
Edoardo Giacone (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 →
SYNERGIC ORGANIC AGRICULTURE COURSES Hotel

SYNERGIC ORGANIC AGRICULTURE COURSES

Synergistic agriculture consists of the art of cultivating, leaving the land to be made according to the method of Masanobu Fukuoka, a Japanese microbiologist and farmer.

Tel. +393294250285

Activities

Agriturismo Biologico Sant'Egle Sorano (Grosseto) - Farmhouse Holidays
Erika e Alessandro (Titolare) 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 Montalcino (Siena) - Historical Residences
Angelica Piccolomini Bandini (proprietaria) 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 →
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 →
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 Etruscan tomb and museum in Sarteano Hotel

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

Activities

Borgo Lucignanello Montalcino (Siena) - Historical Residences
Angelica Piccolomini Bandini (proprietaria) Insider ideas →
PRIVATE YOGA COURSE Hotel

PRIVATE YOGA COURSE

1 hour and a half of a private Yoga class with a qualified teacher.

Tel. +393294250285

Activities

Agriturismo Biologico Sant'Egle Sorano (Grosseto) - Farmhouse Holidays
Erika e Alessandro (Titolare) 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 →
SPA EXPERIENCE Hotel

SPA EXPERIENCE

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

Activities

Relais il Falconiere Cortona (Arezzo) - 4 stars
Lina Bartelli (Marketing Manager) Insider ideas →
St Antimo and Monte Oliveto Abbeys Hotel

St Antimo and Monte Oliveto Abbeys

At short distance from our hamlet there are two beautiful abbeys: S. Antimo, among Brunello vineyards, and Monte Oliveto Maggiore, with its frescoed cloister. Two perfect settings to listen to Gregorian chants.

Places

Borgo Lucignanello Montalcino (Siena) - Historical Residences
Angelica Piccolomini Bandini (proprietaria) 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 →
ORGANIC PIZZA DINNER Hotel

ORGANIC PIZZA DINNER

Have fun cooking a real organic pizza in our wood oven!
We will provide you the whole-leavened organic whole wheat pasta with dough for 48 hours and all the ingredients, including vegetables from our organic synergistic vegetable garden

Tel. +393294250285

Activities

Agriturismo Biologico Sant'Egle Sorano (Grosseto) - Farmhouse Holidays
Erika e Alessandro (Titolare) 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 →
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 →
Lucignano d'Asso Hotel

Lucignano d'Asso

Let's start from our hamlet. An enchanting combination of peacefulness, stunning views of the Tuscan hills, ancient stones and signs of the past, all influenced by the history of the Piccolomini family. A trip down memory lane!

Tel. +39 0577 803068

Places

Borgo Lucignanello Montalcino (Siena) - Historical Residences
Angelica Piccolomini Bandini (proprietaria) Insider ideas →

Sant'Antimo abbey

The 'St. Antimo Abbey, is located only 9 km from the town of Montalcino. According to the legend, was born on the ruins of a chapel built by Charlemagne in 781 AD The Abbey is a magnificent example of Romanesque art.

Places

Borgo Tepolini Castel del Piano (Grosseto) - B&B and Homes
Antonino de Pasquale (Proprietario) Insider ideas →