Things to do in Siena in 2018

Here’s our pick of the top things to do in Siena in 2018. From a special tour of the Cathedral, to an exhibition of Medieval sculptures. Witness the famous Medieval horse race Il Palio, or go back to school  and learn the fine art of wine appreciation. If you’re planning a visit to Siena and… Read more »

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Florence in May – Festivals, events and best gardens to visit

Florence in May offer up some colourful possibilities to the curious visitor. There are beautiful gardens and villas to explore, flower festivals and a flag-throwing competition to be seen, and a whole event dedicated to the humble cricket. The temperatures are rising in May, so you can enjoy the chance to spend some time outside…. Read more »

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Bardini Garden in Florence. Glorious views and old time charm

When you walk up to the Bardini Garden in Florence, you enter a peaceful world of stunning vistas and old time charm. A vast garden full of architectural delights and quiet shady corners, it is the perfect tonic for the weary tourist. Bardini Garden – A garden with a view over Florence The Bardini Garden… Read more »

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Our favourite things to do in San Gimignano

Discover the top things to do in San Gimignano, the ultimate hilltop town in Tuscany, Italy. Medieval to its core, this UNESCO world heritage site allows you to play the part of an ancient lord by climbing one of its house-towers. There are also amazing frescoes, lovely shops and enoteche to enjoy, and an award-winning… Read more »

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Val d’Orcia itinerary – A day driving around Val d’Orcia

Driving around in Tuscany is one of the best ways to appreciate its scenic countryside. With this Val d’Orcia itinerary we take you around one of its most enchanting areas, to discover why it’s considered the jewel in Tuscany’s crown. The Val d’Orcia is an area south of Siena that has a unique beauty all… Read more »

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