Tuscany: Insider guides (Ultimi inserimenti)
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.
Cala Violina beach is perhaps the most beautiful bay in all of Tuscany. Wild and unspoilt is the perfect place to live out of season. You can walk with a white road with perfect views for running, hiking and biking
Le Carriere del 19 (every year the 19th of Augu...
Unique historical re-enactment: in one day the three districts of the village of Scarlino challenge each other in multiple races, from archery to the parade, the award for the best decoration of the districts to running-race in costume.
Il Falconiere Restaurant
One Michelin Star in the c
Tel. +39 575 612616
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
Podere il Casale
For food lovers, own organic produce and own sheep cheese. Possibility to have "just" a cheese tasting or enjoy their meals at lunch and dinner. Spectacular sunsets with views over the Valdorcia. Booking required.
Reopening the Spice Apothecary of Santa Fina in...
Among the various attractions to visit in San Gimignano is an important role the Pharmacy of Santa Fina. The Spice Apothecary, reopened on May 9, will close its doors on October 31.
Tel. +39 0577 942014
San Gimignano and the Via Francigena
For all nature and history lovers, the Via Francigena really offers very interesting itineraries, that can be made either on foot or in mountain bike; they will let you discover some of the most beautiful medieval villages of Tuscany.
'900 Exibition in San Gimignano
In San Gimignano is staging an exhibition of art of the highest level with the masterpieces of the twentieth century, Carlo Carra, Giorgio De Chirico and Renato Guttuso.
The theater season in San Gimignano
It opened on the new theater season "Leggieri d' Inverno" 2014/2015 which will last until April 30. "All ready for a big trip in a small theater" is the slogan of this year's festival.
The roman villa in San Gimignano
San Gimignano includes among its wonders, even an ancient Roman villa. It is an old building dating back to between the fourth and sixth century AD for many years in a state of complete abandonment. Now is finally visitable
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.
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
Tuesdays with the chef at Locanda are an occasion to learn small and great secrets and happily meddle with the pasta!
The participants ,maximum 6, will prepare a three course dinner and dessert as well as bread and homemade pasta .
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!
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" .
Gulf of the Poets
Enclosed between Lerici and Portovenere, it is an enchanting stretch of coast line, dotted with tiny fishing villages.Tourist boats depart from La Spezia providing a sea tour, surely the best way to admire its nature and colours .
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 .
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 .
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.
The Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Sea, on the crest of the waves towards enchanting places!
To make your days even more special we organise day excursions to discover a length of coast that stretches from Viareggio to Cinque Terre via Portovenere
Go trekking on the Via Francigena
An amazing trekking itinerary of 8 km from Strove village till Monteriggioni city-walls: the path follows the old Via Francigena, passing through marvellous sites like Castel Pietraio and Badia a Isola.
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.
On the road with a Vespa, discovering the land of Chianti, enjoing the spectacular view of Tuscany hills and its ancient villages and tasting local organic products.
Draw beautiful spots of the Tuscany countryside, going outdoor to visit the most beautiful sites of Poggibonsi area.
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
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
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
Montalcino, a medieval town with a defensive military structure, furrowed by steep, narrow streets. From up here, the landscapes are veritable works of art just like those kept in the Museo Civico Diocesano d’Arte Sacra.