We serve up Tuscany and "italianità" on a plate:
The world famous cities, like Florence with its works of art, museums, churches, gardens and theaters; Siena, that has treasured artworks and marvellous marble floors. The "Piazza del Campo" the main town square is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where twice a year the "Palio" the craziest horserace in the world; Arezzo with Europe's largest antique market, which is held 1st weekend of each month and Pisa, that offers more than the Leaning Tower. If you won't do it without Rome, the city is only approx. 3 hours away by train for a day trip.
Visit in spring the "Crete Senesi" with the luscious green and the rolling hills, San Gimignano with the 15 medieval towers, Montalcino and Montepulciano, both wellknown wine cities; Pienza, where they produce all kind of Pecorino-cheese and where pope Pius II was born and founded the city, Volterra, the saltstone and alabaster city, the famous Chianti Classico wine area with the pictoresque Radda - as well as, Gaiole in Chianti and San Gusmè both with the ancient village and surrounding walls or get spoiled by the "dolce vita" taking a "gelato", "caffè" or "prosecco". Get a "pranzo", lunch, in a Trattoria eating a typical "Bistecca Fiorentina" accompanied by a fine glass of Chianti wine.
Indulge (treat) yourself in fall a visit to the numerous, ancient Roman thermal springs and spas: Rapolano Terme, where several treatments and massages can be booked; Bagno Vignoni, Chianciano Terme (all of them in the province of Sienna) and the thermal sprngs of Saturnia nearby Grosseto in the Maremma (southern part of Tuscany).
Drive - either by car or bike - the "Strade del Vino" (the black rooster road) with its well-known vineyards and famous castles, like "Castello di Brolio" or "Spaltenna" in the Chianti area, the "Colli Aretini" and its vicinities.
In Montevarchi, the cities of Arezzo and Florence lovers of the "alta moda italiana", exclusive leather goods and cashmere will be more than delighted. Visit PRADA-Outlet, Val di Chiana Outlet oder "The Mall", a huge outlet with all famous brands, like Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Ermenegildo Zegna and many more.
In a day tour as well you can reach the Southern Tuscany (Maremma) along the Etruscan Coast with nice villages, like Punta Ala, Castiglione della Pescaia, Principina a Mare, Follonica and Marina di Grosseto. Within approx. a 2 hours drive you reach the sea for bathing.
"Podere Le Baruti" for You and Your family!