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Tuscan Recipes: La Panzanella
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Tuscan Recipes: La Panzanella

Panzanella is a typical Tuscan recipe, a rustic and summer recipe. Panzanella is a poor dish of the Tuscan country tradition, very simple to prepare. No need for cooking, farmers used to eat it in the fields, during summer work when they remained outside all day. The idea of ​​this tasty recipe comes from the...

Slow Travel in Tuscany
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Slow Travel in Tuscany

Are you looking for an authentic Tuscan experience? Travelling is like opening a window onto the world: slow travel means having your own unique experience with people and places. All you need to know for your trip to Tuscany. WHAT TO EXPECT FROM A TRIP TO TUSCANY? Breathtaking beauty, art and culture, extraordinary nature, generous...

TUSCANY AMONG PARKS AND GARDENS
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TUSCANY AMONG PARKS AND GARDENS

In this article we want to suggest you an itinerary of “green beauty”, discovering the most beautiful parks and gardens of this splendid corner of Tuscany. We are in the Terre di Siena between the Val d’Orcia park, a UNESCO heritage site, the Crete Senesi and the Val di Chiana. Here you can relax and...

Tour of UNESCO heritage sites in Tuscany
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Tour of UNESCO heritage sites in Tuscany

We are not exaggerating if we say that Podere Salicotto is located in the most beautiful territory of the world. Just think that within about 40 km from our charming countryhome there are 4 UNESCO heritage sites. Siena is a splendid city and its countryside is full of picturesque villages and stunning landscapes. If you...

BEST HIKING TRAILS IN THE VAL D’ORCIA
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BEST HIKING TRAILS IN THE VAL D’ORCIA

Hiking trails in the Val d’Orcia: the best way to discover this corner of Tuscany. Slowly, step by step, among nature, ancient abbey and castle, vineyards and wheat fields. Here you can enjoy everything that nature offers us. Tuscany is renowned all over the world for its landscapes and the Val d’Orcia area represents it the...

Cycling routes and bike maps in southern Tuscany
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Cycling routes and bike maps in southern Tuscany

Biking along the marvelous Tuscan roads offers unique emotions and the possibility of discovering places of infinite beauty. This area, especially in the Crete Senesi and the Val d’Orcia areas, offers the ideal setting for bike enthusiasts of any level. Riding on the rolling hills of Tuscany, you will explore a unique territory. In this...

La Foce Garden in Val d’Orcia
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La Foce Garden in Val d’Orcia

The Garden of Villa La Foce is an enchanted place where elegance blends with nature and the landscape that surrounds it. A jewel set among the gentle hills of the Val d’Orcia and the rugged gullies. A magical place rich in history where you could spend hours contemplating beauty. The Garden of Villa La Foce...

The 5 most photographed spots in the Val d’Orcia
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The 5 most photographed spots in the Val d’Orcia

Here is another article for all photography enthusiasts or simply for all Tuscan landscape’s lovers. We have already talked about the 7 most photographed spots in the Crete Senesiarea, here we are again with some tips about the Val d’Orcia. We suggest you a photo tour surrounded by the most suggestive postcard views between Pienza, San Quirico d’Orcia, Montalcino and Montepulciano. Here are...

8 February 20198 February 2019by In Blog
Top 7 Must-Sees in Tuscany in 2019
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Top 7 Must-Sees in Tuscany in 2019

Here is the list of top 7 must-sees in Tuscany in 2019. Highlights, tips and suggestions to make  your trip to Tuscany your own unique experience with people and places. Tuscany is a land rich in traditions, beauties, events, food and wine. It is not easy to choose when you have so many opportunities available.  We have selected the best...

8 February 20198 February 2019by In Blog
Chocolate Cantucci Recipe
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Chocolate Cantucci Recipe

A Christmas gift for you: a delicious typical Tuscan recipe. Only healthy ingredients and you can limit the damage  Ingredients  Serves: 4  250g caster sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 300g plain flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 150g dark chocolate, cut in small chunks Method Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:30min freezing  ›  Ready in:1hr5min  Preheat the oven to 170 C...

8 February 20198 February 2019by In Blog
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