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Cycling itinerary from Val d’Orcia to Crete Senesi
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Cycling itinerary from Val d’Orcia to Crete Senesi

Here is a bicycle itinerary in the heart of the Crete Senesi, starting from Podere Salicotto Tuscany, land of panoramas to look at, to savor, to breathe, to walk over slowly … Tuscany is undoubtedly a region that deserves to be discovered on foot and by bike, savoring its fantastic landscapes and unique views. If...

Discovering Buonconvento and its Castles
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Discovering Buonconvento and its Castles

Let’s discover villas and castles in this enchanting hamlet, starting from our agriturismo Podere Salicotto We are always ready to advise you of amazing itineraries starting from our Podere Salicotto, but this time you really don’t have to go very far! Less than 3km from our agriturismo you will find Buonconvento, one of the most...

TORTELLINI IN BRODO
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TORTELLINI IN BRODO

The name “tortellino” is a diminutive of tortello which in turn derives from the word “cake”, precisely indicating that, like a small cake, tortellini can be filled. Tortellini have always been considered a purely Bolognese dish and is one of the best dishes from Italian cuisine. It requires patience and dedication. The original recipe for...

Our favorite places in Tuscany
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Our favorite places in Tuscany

The heart of Tuscany is the ideal destination for a regenerating holiday of spirituality and meditation. Through a journey our feet learn to form their own paths and our hearts start beating at a different rate. The more time we spend away from familiar routines, the more we learn to relax and indulge in new...

HOMEMADE PIZZA
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HOMEMADE PIZZA

Learning how to make pizza at home? This recipe is a hearty, zesty main dish with a crisp, golden crust. Feel free to use whatever toppings your family enjoys on this homemade pizza recipe.   Preparation time: less than 30 mins Cooking time: 1 to 2 hours Serves: Makes 2 pizzas Ingredients For the dough: Make...

Cavallucci: a delicious Christmas recipe from Tuscany
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Cavallucci: a delicious Christmas recipe from Tuscany

In Siena there is no Christmas without cavallucci! An ideal recipe for Christmas holidays to be enjoyed with family or friends, accompanied by a glass of vinsanto. The Cavallucci are typical Sienese biscuits made with a very thick dough flavored with spices and enriched with nuts. Here is the recipe for these small “ugly but...

Taste and Relax in the Crete Senesi
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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...

10 things you should do in Tuscany
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10 things you should do in Tuscany

Are you planning your trip to Tuscany and don’t want to miss the best? Here is the article for you. Why take a trip to Tuscany? In this article you will also find the answer to this question. What to do in Tuscany? Here are the 10 things you should do during your next trip...

RADICOFANI AND THE TUSCAN ROBIN HOOD
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RADICOFANI AND THE TUSCAN ROBIN HOOD

If you want to discover one of the most spectacular Tuscan fortresses, we suggest you travel to the southern borders of the Val d’Orcia. Following the Via Francigena you will reach Radicofani. The impressive Fortress can be seen from several miles away, overlooking the valley. THE FORTRESS OF RADICOFANI It is a majestic fortress built around the year...

Discover the Val d’Orcia along the Via Cassia
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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 next to 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....

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