Every apartment includes the “Discover Hidden Tuscany” Travel Guide Book —written by Isabella for your day-tripping pleasure—an incredible resource book of exclusive information to help you easily encounter the Tuscany of your dreams.
ITINERARIES IN VAL D’ORCIA
Discover places of beauty, mystery and interest using little known back roads that you will never find in a commercial guide book or on the web. With precise directions and photographs, you will feel that you have a personal guide, showing you things that only a local person would know about—and yet you are doing this on your own, making your discoveries along the way. Perfect for either half or full-day excursions.
PLACES OF INTEREST
Which special places and activities have you added to your wish list? Will there be visits to wineries, spas, cooking classes, monasteries, cities, art classes, special meals, fortresses, castles, gardens, nature areas, sports activities, and shopping? You will understand why so many guests return or stay with us for two weeks, because with so many delights to be found in such a close area –a week is often not enough!
The quality of your dining experiences has a big impact on your overall trip satisfaction. (As our friend Rick Steves says, it’s “tourism for your tastebuds”!) Discover our well researched selections and detailed descriptions of our favorite local restaurants. Choose your favorite place to go, from a classic hole-in-the-wall Tuscan trattoria to a top-rated Michelin star restaurant.
WALKS AND HIKES
Walk on your own with confidence and discover some of the most thrilling vistas and hidden paths.
The beauty of the landscape will steal your heart, and you will feel like you are part of a postcard.
These include GPS coordinates, address and contacts for all the places you can visit while staying with us. No more getting lost.
As you drive in Italy, things will be different: this section will help you with parking and driving rules, traffic signs, and speed limits.