Golf Course, Castiglion Del Bosco, Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy


Be sure to visit for the beautiful landscapes, exquisite food and wine, artistic legacy and World Heritage Sites.

There are many reasons why visitors come to Tuscany and arguably there is something for everyone. Diversity reigns supreme as it’s possible to travel from sandy beaches to snow-capped mountains, passing coastal plains, vineyards, sculptural cypress trees and dramatically-sited hill towns.

Ponte Vecchio, Arno River, Florence, Italy
Ponte Vecchio, Florence

Where to go

There is a lot to see and do, the difficulty is really knowing where to start. Certainly, we would recommend you started with Florence, then continue on to Siena and Pisa. The list of ‘città di arte’ can be a little overwhelming: Arezzo, Cortona, San Gimignano and Lucca are all striking. Our Travel Experts can advise you on a tailored tour to suit your interests.


It’s all here. Things to see and do, places to explore and moments to discover.

Florence Dome Covered in Snow


Soak up the romance of Florence, with its Renaissance art galleries and museums.

Vineyard, Tuscany, Italy

Wine Tasting Tour

Visit one of the many vineyards in this region, famous for its delicious wines.

Winding Tuscan road, Village, Tuscany, Italy

Self Drive through Tuscany

Explore the incredibly beautiful landscapes that have inspired many Renaissance artists.

The medieval city of Siena in southern Tuscany, Italy

The Renaissance

Tuscany is an artistic powerhouse with painters, sculptors and architects creating world-class masterpieces. Spend time exploring Renaissance cities such as Florence, Siena and Lucca.

Siena, Italy


Explore the medieval walled town of Siena, home to the world-famous Palio.

Tuscan fields, Tuscany, Italy

Tuscan Countryside

Rent a car and explore the Tuscan countryside at your own pace.

Fetovaia Beach, Tuscany, Italy

Relax at the Beach

The Tuscan coastline offers some fabulous, clean and swimmable beaches. End a tour of Tuscany with some relaxation at the beach in Maremma.

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Where to stay

Some of the wonderful places to stay that we frequently recommended.

Siena House £££££

  • Italy
  • Villas / Exclusive use

Siena House is much more than just a house; it’s a very special property conceived and finished at the highest level in terms of equipment, interior design, furnishing and comfort. Houses like this are not normally offering rooms for bed and breakfast, and bed and breakfasts are not normally, houses like this. The house offers bed and breakfast accommodation for up to 11 adults (12y+) and several children (one child per room is possible). Rooms are double with double beds, apart from the Montepulciano suite which can become a double + twin, sharing a bathroom.

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COMO Castello del Nero £££££

  • Italy
  • Boutique

Situated in the town of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, in the heart of the Chianti wine region, Tuscany, this 5-star luxury hotel is the perfect location for a romantic holiday. Featuring Tuscany’s first destination ESPA, this five-star hotel near Florence is also an enchanting luxury haven in which to relax and revitalise the body and mind. Lovingly converted from a 12th-century castle, the COMO Castello del Nero is a sumptuous sanctuary which sits in its own 300 hectares estate of rolling hills, verdant vineyards and lush olive groves. This luxury hotel in Chianti is perfectly placed for visits to the mesmerising cities of Florence, Siena and Pisa, the best of Tuscany.

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Villa Capalbio £££££

  • Italy
  • Villas / Exclusive use

Villa Capalbio is an elegant summer house for families and friends alike. The house is surrounded by a landscaped garden, a pool with spectacular pool house and a stunning example of traditional Tuscan landscape stretching three hectares, still only 15 minutes away from the beach. The owners have a particular talent for colours and the house sings summer. This is a great family-friendly property with dedicated children’s living room and games room and offering comfortable accommodation for up to 12 people.

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Castel Porrona Relais £££££

  • Italy
  • Boutique

In an enchanting medieval village with two dozen inhabitants, surrounded by rolling Tuscan hills dotted with olive groves, cypress trees and vineyards near Montalcino, lies Castel Porrona Relais. Set in lovely gardens, the hotel is made up of 25 rooms and suites as well as a private castle with a personal butler for exclusive use. In keeping with its 12th-century history, the décor of the hotel is lavish and grand, mixing rich colours with antique furniture and luxurious fabrics.

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Rosewood Castiglion Del Bosco £££££

  • Italy
  • Boutique

Set in an 800-year-old estate within the beautiful Val d’Orcia region in Tuscany, the restored 17th and 18th Century farmhouses have been converted into luxury villas and suites. This spectacular hotel offers an idyllic base to become immersed within the Tuscan way of life. The 10 immaculate villas and 23 suites have all been carefully designed to incorporate the old with the new. The villas feature lavish bedrooms, private pools and bespoke furniture, with a personal chef to conjure up culinary delights. The suites offer privacy with spacious bedrooms and airy living rooms.

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Kate Hitchen

My travels were first inspired by my love of the UK, which I take as much pleasure in exploring as countries far and wide. For me, travel is all about the adventure, the people I meet and the food I sample along the way.

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