Lucca Hotel

Lucca

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 .

Activities

Locanda al Colle Camaiore (Lucca) - Guest Houses
riccardo barsottelli (gestore) 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 →
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 →
Wine and Olive Oil tasting Hotel

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

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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Gavorrano Hotel

Gavorrano

A medieval village almost completely intact city walls and towers still stand perfectly maintained. In the center of the village is the Church of San Giuliano, built on the rock and the ancient alleys

Places

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

HORSE RIDE EXCURSION

Guided treking horseback in the valleys, canyons and unspoiled nature of the Maremma

Tel. +393294250285

Activities

Agriturismo Biologico Sant'Egle Sorano (Grosseto) - Farmhouse Holidays
Erika e Alessandro (Titolare) Insider ideas →
Pontedera Piaggio Museum Hotel

Pontedera Piaggio Museum

The history of the Vespa motorbike and more in a museum created in the old Piaggio factory.

Tel. +39 0587 27171

Places

Le Colombaie Country Resort Ponsacco (Pisa) - Resort
Lorenzo Falaschi (Proprietario) Insider ideas →
art City Hotel

art City

LA PIEVE, Charming Casale in Tuscany is located in Colle Val d’Elsa in the province of Siena in the Val d’Elsa, rich in medieval towns, Etruscan settlements, open landscapes, cultivated fields and gentle hills.

Places

La Pieve Casale di Charme Colle Val D'Elsa (Siena) - Farmhouse Holidays
Daniela Berlingozzi (concierge) Insider ideas →
Fattoria Avignonesi Hotel

Fattoria Avignonesi

Historical winery, here you can take guided tours, tasting and knowing the taste of good local wine

Tel. +39 0578 70741

Activities

Montorio Montepulciano (Siena) - Countryside Residences
Stefania Salvini (Proprietaria) Insider ideas →
WINE TASTE Hotel

WINE TASTE

A journey through the Tuscan wine tradition
to give you unique and unforgettable emotions

Activities

La Pieve Casale di Charme Colle Val D'Elsa (Siena) - Farmhouse Holidays
Daniela Berlingozzi (concierge) 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 →
Visit of Bagno Vignoni Hotel

Visit of Bagno Vignoni

Bagno Vignoni and its thousand year old thermal tradition. Apart from its enchanting scenery Bagno Vignoni is also an ideal location for a thermal bath - for pure pleasure or for medical reasons.

Activities

Adler Thermae San Quirico d'Orcia (Siena) - 5 stars
Gli Chef dell'ADLER (Ristorante Gourmet dell'ADLER THERMAE) 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 Montalcino (Siena) - Historical Residences
Angelica Piccolomini Bandini (proprietaria) 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 →
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 →
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 →
Antica Officina Profumo Santa Maria Novella Hotel

Antica Officina Profumo Santa Maria Novella

t's the oldest historical pharmacy in Europe, active for almost four centuries, and also one of the oldest commercial ever in Florence.Today the old "pharmacy" no more pharmacy, but perfume shop and herbalist's shop.

Tel. +39 055 216276

Shopping

Marignolle Relais & Charme Firenze (Firenze) - 4 stars
Lorenzo Bulleri (Proprietario) 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 Terrazza del Chiostro Hotel

La Terrazza del Chiostro

A fabulous restauarnt where meals are served in the old cloisters or on the terrace overlooking the Orcia valley

Tel. +39 0578 748183

Restaurants

Toscana Laticastelli Country Relais Rapolano Terme (Siena) - 3 stars
Giancarlo Iorizzo (Direttore) 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 →
Fuor d'acqua Hotel

Fuor d'acqua

Trendy restaurant, seafood, friendly environment.

Tel. +39 055 222299

Restaurants

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 →
The Bosco della Ragnaia Hotel

The Bosco della Ragnaia

At just 5km from our hamlet, The Bosco della Ragnaia is a woodland park perfect to escape the summer heat. The American artist Sheppard Craige started his work in 1996 and he is still expanding the gardens.

Places

Borgo Lucignanello Montalcino (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 →
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 →

Montepulciano

Built along the narrow summit of a limestone hill, this beautiful medieval village seems to be the natural continuation of the hill on which it is built.

Places

Relais Villa Armena Buonconvento (Siena) - Small Boutique Hotels
Edoardo Giacone (Proprietario) Insider ideas →