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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 to 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 1000...

15 August in Tuscany
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15 August in Tuscany

Spending Ferragosto in Tuscany is an excellent idea. Here are some tips for a different 15 August holiday for those who want to stay away from the crowded beaches. Mid-August in Tuscany is not just the ocean, it is also events and festivals or good food and a very relaxing time in good company. GIOSTRA DEL SARACINO...

Itinerary: 7 days in Tuscany
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Itinerary: 7 days in Tuscany

Tuscany is a fabulous show that is renewed every day and the Sienese countryside certainly deserves special attention. A lush countryside that seems painted, plenty of charming villages that scent of medieval times and traditions. A unique land to be enjoyed slowly, between the Val d’Orcia and the Crete Senesi, including excellent wines such as...

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...

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 Rocca di Tentennano
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The Rocca di Tentennano

The Rocca di Tentennano is an ancient castle that was a strategic checkpoint along the Via Francigena back in the Middle Ages. You can realize at a glance why the ‘Rocca’ was built there at the top of a hill at the edge of the Val d’Orcia, an unchallengeable location. Today the Rocca di Tentennano is no longer a checkpoint along...

Best hiking trails in the Crete Senesi
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Best hiking trails in the Crete Senesi

Hiking routes in Tuscany, in the Crete Senesi: the best way to discover this  paradise corner. Slowly, step by step, you can enjoy everything that nature offers us. Tuscany is renowned all over the world for its landscapes and the Crete Senesi area represents a truly unique territory with scenic and suggestive routes. In Tuscany and in the...

The best gift for Christmas is a trip to Tuscany
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The best gift for Christmas is a trip to Tuscany

A trip as a gift is always a good idea because it’s like giving a dream. A trip as a gift means giving an experience full of emotions, and emotions remain in the heart, not in a box or in the closet… The destination is important and Tuscany is definitely the best. Tuscany is a...

Tuscany land of Cinema
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Tuscany land of Cinema

How many times, visiting a place of extraordinary beauty, you said “This is a movie place”? Siena territory and Val d’Orcia in particular, have been several times the harmonious and beautiful location of important films known throughout the world. The amazing thing is that these lands have been appreciated by directors and screenwriters, not only...

Montepulciano among history and wine
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Montepulciano among history and wine

Montepulciano is an elegant Renaissance village that stands on a hill between Val d’Orcia and Valdichiana. Visiting Montepulciano will make you fall in love. A succession of artisan shops, historic cellars carved into the rock, imposing Renaissance palaces and splendid churches. Looking in every direction you will see the most classic idea of ​​the Tuscan...

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