The sun-soaked Tuscan landscape of rolling hills, vineyards, olive groves and cypress trees is a captivating sight. This Region has much to offer from its countless rolling green hills and historic medieval towns to its golden beaches on the eastern coastline. Staying in a traditional holiday villa or vacation apartment or farmhouse, visitors have easy access to the charming towns, villages and ancient cities. The local Tuscan cuisine is also something to savour accompanied by a fine Chianti wine.
Roughly triangular in shape and situated between the northern part of the Tyrrhenian sea and the central Apennines, the Region of Tuscany has an area of approximately 22,993 square kilometers. Surrounded and crossed by major mountain chains and with few but very fertile plains, the Region is divided into 10 Provinces : Florence, Siena, Pisa, Arezzo, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa Carrara, Prato and Pistoia.
Tuscany is known for its beautiful landscapes, its rich artistic legacy and vast influence on high culture. The birth place of the Italian Renaissance and home to some of the most influencial people in the history of arts and science, Tuscany also has a unique culinary tradition and is famous for its wines, most famous of which are Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Brunello di Montalcino.
Tuscany and its capital city Florence, are very popular tourist destinations, attracting millions every year. From the Etruscans to the Romans, Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the World, from extraordinary paintings and sculptures to frescoes and arhitectural masterpieces. Visitors to Tuscany come for many reasons, many come in search of fine arts, others to explore the extraordinary countryside. Walkers enjoy the mountain paths, cyclists the rolling hills, summer vacationers the sea coast and islands, students come to learn the beautiful Italian languange and culture.
A vacation in Tuscany offers so very much, from the experience of standing below Renaissance Palaces, outstanding monuments and Romanesque churches built hundreds and hundreds of years ago, to the wonderment of seeing in person masterpieces by Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo and many other greats. But after you have been to a few museums and admiring the works of art, it all sort of stars to look the same right ? So we have been there too, we know how it can be! How about renting a bike and exploring the hills and villages in Chianti? How about spending the morning or afternoon in your villa experimenting the cooking of Tuscan quisine? Or spend a day or two on a Tuscan beach?
There is a lot to see and do in Tuscany, Villa Rental Hols provides you with an accommodation for your vacation or business trip, allowing you to enjoy the beauty, comfort and privacy of an Italian holiday villa rather than staying in a hotel room.