Vacations in Tuscany

A vacation in Tuscany is a dream for many people and it is easy to understand why. This beautiful Italian region offers history, art and culture and at the same time it is able to gratify you with amazing landscapes.

The number of tourists coming from everywhere in the world has grown throughout the centuries, fascinated by its beauties. Florence , the Renaissance city, is one of the most visited cities in Italy. Every Tuscan province, Arezzo , Siena , Pisa , Lucca , Grosseto , Pistoia , Prato , Livorno , Massa Carrara , offer an historical center full of monuments and unique architectural details.

In Tuscany, also the countryside and many hill-top towns are world renown: Chianti , Volterra , San Gimignano , Vinci , Cortona , Val d’Orcia and Valdichiana , Mugello , Versilia , Garfagnana , Maremma . Six sites in the region Tuscany have been chosen as World Heritage Sites by the Unesco.
For those who love the sea, the beaches of Vada , Rosignano Solvay , Castiglioncello , the harbors of Santo Stefano and Punta Ala , Castiglion della Pescaia , Viareggio , Forte dei Marmi , Follonica are just some of the Tuscan seaside resorts that we suggest you to visit.

For those who prefer itineraries on the mountains there are several trekking paths or mountain biking routes on the Pistoia Mountains, on Monti Calvana, Monte Amiata, Colline Metallifere or for the experts, on the Apuane Alps.

For those who love spa centers and relax, Tuscany is famouse for its thermal waters. Montecatini Terme , for example, was already a thermal spa in the 1500. Others are Chianciano Terme , Saturnia , Monsummano Terme .

Moreover, Tuscany offers to its visitors delicious typical dishes and desserts: the Florentine steak, the pici (type of pasta), cacciucco (fish stew), cinta senese (Tuscan swine breed) , pecorino toscano (Tuscan ewes` milk cheese), trippa fiorentina (Florentine tripe), tortelli (type of pasta), brigidini (Tuscan quite crumbly yellow-orange coloured biscuits), cantucci (Tuscan hard almond biscuits), panforte (cake made with honey, nuts, chocolate, spices, and dried fruit), ricciarelli (Sienese almond cookies) are just some of the Tuscan specialties. Following the wine and olive oil itineraries, you can taste DOCG wines and IGT products sorrounded by a charming scenery.

Spending your vacations in one of our Tuscan villas , your dream will come true and unforgettable... keep reading our articles on Tuscan art, culture, events, read our suggestions, choose a province and start organizing your perfect trip. We are sure it will be the first of many trips to enjoy your vacations and discovering the beautiful Tuscan region.
A selection of our most requested villas in the area:
Villa Piana Verde Villa with pool near Montepulciano (Siena), in Valdichiana. Sleeps 5, garden, air conditioning, hydromassage, Internet connection, outdoor toys for children. Spas, golf club, tennis club and riding stable within a few kilometres. More details
Villa Guido Holiday villa a few kilometres from the beaches of Versilia and from Lucca. Sleeps 12/13, swimming pool, garden, hydromassage. Riding stables and tennis courts nearby. More details
Villa Biagioni Villa farmhouse for rental vacation in Garfagnana, Tuscany. Farmhouse with accommodation for 8 people, garden, swimming pool, Internet connection. More details
Villa Simone Luxury villa sleeping 8 a few kilometres from Gambassi Terme, in the heart of Florence countryside. Garden, swimming pool, hydromassage, Internet connection. Tennis court, riding stable and golf club nearby. Possibility of organising horseback and mountain-bike rides in the neighbourhood. More details