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Tuscany is the perfect place, whether  you are looking for a relaxing vacation far from the crowd, or a more active and adventurous one. If you love visiting art cities and museums, or if you love outdoor activities such as mountain biking, horse riding, trekking, walking, hiking; you’ll be surprised from the many beautiful things you could see and do. And the countless food and wine festivals will make everything even more special.

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Flipkey Excellence

Added on March 12th 2014 — Latest news, Things to do

Flipkey Excellence

We’re very proud to have received the Gold Top Vacation Rental 2013 award on Flipkey, as well as having been rated Excellent by our guests! Here’s to a great 2014…! Invitation to Tuscany Ltd

Watercolour Course in Tuscany

Added on December 9th 2013 — Art and Courses, Central Tuscany, Latest news

Watercolour Course in Tuscany

In 2014 Dan Wrightson will be running 2 courses in Tuscany: a one week watercolour course and a one week untutored course for those who wish to work on their own projects. I’ll be around for occasional mentoring if required during the untutored course. The dates are from the 29th of May to the 5th … Read more »

The Matanna mount ring

Added on July 10th 2013 — hikes and walking, Latest news, Lucca and Pisa, Things to do, Trekking, Undiscovered nature

A one-day adventure trekking in the southern Apuan Alps. The trekking will be through the Apuan Regional Park, visiting many beautiful places such as the top of Mount Matanna (1317 m above sea level) and Mount Procinto. Trekkers sleep in tents and prepare food in a true spirit of wilderness adventure. Difficulty levels: For hikers … Read more »

Cooking Classes in Lucca

Added on July 10th 2013 — Areas, Cooking Classes, Food and Wine, Lucca and Pisa

If you really wish to make your holiday a memorable experience, learn the basics that allow you to prepare a true Tuscan meal once you’ve returned home. Classes are for everyone: beginners, children, and professionals and they are hands-on, fun and educational. We discuss ingredients, techniques, culture and the culinary arts in general. A typical … Read more »

Colonnata and its famous “lard”

Added on May 9th 2013 — Active, Areas, Food and Wine, hikes and walking, Latest news, Lucca and Pisa, Things to do, Trekking, Undiscovered nature

Food and nature are the twin purposes of this excursion that will lead you into the heart of the Apuan Alps. Together with your guide, you will discover an unknown territory, where stone houses and vast forests overlook the ancient village of Colonnata. Stopping at the top to admire the view, you will head down … Read more »

Along the path to the Candalla mills

Added on May 9th 2013 — Areas, Central Tuscany, Food and Wine, hikes and walking, Latest news, Things to do, Undiscovered nature

A natural, cultural, and gastronomic hike along the Lombricese stream, in the undiscovered region near Camaiore, where the white stone of the Apuane mountains reach the sea. A charming path will lead you past ruins of the old mills, through the extraordinary uncontaminated nature of charming woods and, at the end, reward you with the … Read more »

Discover the Apuan Alps mufflons

Added on May 9th 2013 — Active, Central Tuscany, hikes and walking, Latest news, Lucca and Pisa, Things to do, Trekking, Undiscovered nature

Discover the mufflons in their beautiful habitat, with a photographic walk in parklands of the Apuan Alps, around the Pania della Croce and Corchia mountain. Included in the price is dinner, an overnight stay at the CAI mountain hut and breakfast the following morning. Thanks to the help of an Environmental Guide with experience as … Read more »

History and Pasta-making round Calci and Lari

Added on March 27th 2012 — Central Tuscany, Churches and Castles, Food and Wine, Restaurants

History and Pasta-making round Calci and Lari

Discovering a breathtaking area around Pisa, between history, culture and gastronomy. We will walk through ancients paths of monks and soldiers and we will learn the modern touch of the ancient culinary tradition of italian pasta In the morning we will go towards the so called Valle Graziosa, a plain overlooked by the Monti Pisani, … Read more »

Chianti from a Balloon

Added on March 21st 2012 — Active, Chianti

Chianti from a Balloon

Chianti views are always wonderful but seeing them from the sky, with the soft and slow rythm of the wind and living, at the same time a unique experience, is an adventure you can’t miss. We fly in the early morning just after dawn. The inflation takes about 30 minutes, and the flight approximately 1 … Read more »

The Garfagnana

Added on March 21st 2012 — Active, Lucca and Pisa

In the North of Tuscany there are 2 mountain ranges that run parallel with each other and form deep and beautiful valleys. They are a less well known and fascinating area with excellent walks, great restaurants and villages high up on the slopes. The two ranges are the Apuan Alps, formed nearly entirely of white … Read more »

Cycling Tour of the Castles near Lucca

Added on March 21st 2012 — Active, Lucca and Pisa

Cycling Tour of the Castles near Lucca

Close to the glamourous coast of Versilia there are hidden oases of quiet and beauty: the lake of Massaciuccoli inspired Giacomo Puccini with its beauty, and it is surrounded by a green and luxuriant landscape, full of flora and fauna – a treasure trove for bird-watchers. Why not cycle through this hidden landscape and visit … Read more »

Operas and concerts under the stars at San Galgano

Added on February 9th 2012 — Concerts, Events, Siena

It would be difficult to find a more dramatic setting for a summer opera or concert. The roofless gothic Abbey of Saint Galgano, rich in carved capitals and rose windows offers a unique backdrop to all of the musical events taking place within its wall. The Opera Festival and world-renown musicians of the Siena’s Chigiana … Read more »

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