Are you planning your holiday in Tuscany? The richness of the offerings of this splendid region do not make the choice easy. The places to see are many and all beautiful. So how to choose your ideal holiday in this dream land?
What places to visit in Tuscany? How to organize your holiday in Tuscany? What to do and what to see? Where to stay?
This short guide to organizing your holiday in Tuscany will help you answer these questions. We are not exaggerating if we say that our farmhouse Podere Salicotto is located in the most beautiful territory in the world. Between the Val d’Orcia and the Crete Senesi, in a land of great wines, between beauty, nature, art, culture, tradition and food and wine. The ideal base for your trip to Tuscany.
There is no other place where you can experience all this at the same time.
Here are our tips for your trip to Tuscany
TOUR OF UNESCO HERITAGE SITES IN TUSCANY
Just think that within about 40 km of our charming countryhome there are 4 UNESCO heritage sites: the historical center of Siena, San Gimignano, Pienza and the Val d’Orcia.
Whether you travel by car, motorbike or camper, whether you are a lover of trekking or cycling, in this brief guide we suggest what you really can’t miss.
Recommended stay: 4 days
GRAND TOUR: DISCOVERING THE LAND OF SIENA
A unique land to be enjoyed slowly, between the Val d’Orcia and the Crete Senesi, including excellent wines such as Brunello and local specialties such as Pecorino di Pienza, White Truffle, Pici or Cinta Senese cured meats.
So here we want to recommend a tailor-made itinerary that will allow you to discover all the beauties of southern Tuscany: Montalcino Montepulciano, Pienza, San Quirico d’Orcia and much more. A 7-day itinerary to experience a slow travel week between the Val d’Orcia and the Crete Senesi.
Recommended stay: 7 days
DISCOVER THE VAL D’ORCIA ALONG THE VIA CASSIA
The Via Cassia is an ancient consular road that still connects Siena with Rome, as it did in the Roman Age. A historical road, where the past travels along with you. A road that calls you to drive slowly and awakens the pleasure of following an extraordinary landscape. The Tuscan landscape that everyone dreams of.
This itinerary starts from our charming Country Home Podere Salicotto, and along the Via Cassia, it allows for some pleasant stops in the most beautiful villages of the Val d’Orcia: Buonconvento, Bagno Vignoni, Radicofani and San Casciano dei Bagni.
Recommended stay: 3 days
TASTE AND RELAX IN THE CRETE SENESI
A slow journey through the magical atmosphere of Tuscany, with romantic landscapes as a background for a wonderful holiday for two. If you are gourmets and want to enjoy relaxing days, then a holiday in the Crete Senesi is what you need.
Here are our tips for your holiday in the Crete Senesi, Podere Salicotto will be the ideal base to discover this fantastic territory.
Recommended stay: 3 days