Passion for Tuscany: treasures from off the beaten track for a Tuscan holiday

I want to take you off the beaten track into the depths of my Tuscany and show it to you from a very personal point of view.

typical chianti landscape.

You may already share this passion, or you may be just thinking about taking your first holiday in this part of Italy...

Cucule a special place in Tuscany. somewhere like this.

Whichever it is, this enchanted region in the centre of Italy and Tuscany has so much to offer in a multitude of ways.

From the leaning tower of Pisa to Michelangelo’s David in Florence, there are many famous attractions that count amongst the most well known sights in Europe and are the inspiration for most people’s first visit here.

classic attractions.

But there is so much more to see and do in this fabled region besides the already famous and well-documented.

special places in tuscany.

I took a holiday in Tuscany and now I live here, having spent 12 years restoring an abandoned, ruined old farmhouse in the Chianti hills.

 lovingly restored farmhouse in tuscany.

…..this is now home, and it makes me feel like a

Bumble Bee on a Borage Flower.


How would you like to try it out?

Let my passion and years of beating a path to Tuscany add to the fun of your preparation and enjoyment in a dream getaway.

Discover the undiscovered, the unusual and the unexpected - it may be a building, a view, a walk, a café, a butcher, a market, a garden or a book.

I discovered this place through a book, that’s how I came to take that fateful holiday; it changed my life, so be careful!!!

Are you looking for a:

● great Tuscany vacation rental

●special place to spend your honeymoon or celebrate your wedding

● detailed map to find those characteristic unpaved paths and tracks

or, want to know more about the:

● renowned wines of Tuscany - where to taste and buy them

● celebrated Tuscan kitchen - the best places to eat and take cooking classes

local markets - when and where to shop for the best fresh ingredients

● best Tuscan gardens - where to find them

● kind of wildlife you can expect to see

or, want to know where to:

● get ideas for your own Tuscany décor

● shop for top Italian fashion and Arts & Crafts

● paint or picnic in picturesque unspoilt nature

I was seduced by the irresistible Tuscan traditions in:

Food and Wine - Art, History & Architecture - Culture & Countryside

I hope you will be too...

...explore hidden spots in and around the:

- historic cities of Siena, Florence and Arezzo…..

- atmospheric towns and villages of the Val d’Ambra, Val di Chiana and Val d’Arno.

- unspoilt hills and hamlets of Chianti.

This area offers a unique experience – you can enjoy two extremes in the same area; be immersed in fascinating medieval and renaissance history and culture in a vibrant sophisticated city one minute - then in peace, seclusion and tranquillity in an unspoilt landscape the next.

Discover Tuscan colours, tastes, sights and sounds off the beaten track….

tuscan countryside.

I can help you to all this during your stay both personally and with a book in the apartment full of very personal information gathered over years of research and enjoyment in this area….

...but to first of all what about a place to stay?

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