Destination: Italy: Tuscany
Centered around Florence and encompassing such mystical towns as Siena, Montepulciano and Arrezzo, Tuscany is known for its gorgeous countryside, vineyards and old-world charm.
One of the most challenging aspects of planing a trip to this large region is narrowing down the choices: do you prefer to be based close to Florence, in a remote country setting or right by the sea? There’s also myriad hotel options, ranging from very basic bed-and-breakfasts to high-luxury (if you’re planning a trip, contact our bookings team).
INDAGARE TOP TEN
SLEEP…with a view of the sea at Il Pellicano
EXPERIENCE…the best between Florence and Siena with this three-day itinerary
SPLURGE…on renting one of the new villas at Palazzo Terranova
EAT…at this famous wine estate
DRINK…regional vintages at the places recommended in our Classic Tuscany Itinerary
SAVOR…a cooking class at one of these recommended schools
VISIT…the lesser-known seaside region of Tuscany
SEE…Brunelleschi’s dome while you’re lunching on the terrace of Il Saviatino
SHOP…for discounted Valetino, Pucci and Feragamo at the Mall in Leccio
KNOW…which the preferred properties of fashion designer Tory Burch
If you are thinking of traveling to Tuscany, contact our advisory department for trip-planning assistance.
Read a member postcard about a spectacular agritourismo hotel
Read our response to a reader inquiring about a first-time, week-long visit to Tuscany.
Read Allegra Lubrano advice on renting a villa in Tuscany.
Read fashion designer Tory Burch on traveling in Italy
Read Holly Dunlap’s Florence and Tuscany recommendations.
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