Tuscany and Umbria are situated in the center of Italy and their medieval towns on top of hills are undoubtedly one of the most popular representation of the Italian landscape.
From the Apennines to the Tyrrhenian Sea, Tuscany is rich of history, art, nature and food traditions.
Besides the most popular destinations, like Florence with its Reinassance heritage or Pisa with its pendant tower, Tuscany has plenty of other interesting places to visit.
Tuscany has 7 UNESCO heritage sites: the cities of San Gimignano, Pienza and Siena, the Orcia Valley, the many gardens and villas and, of course, Florence and Pisa.
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If cities are perfect to enjoy the cultural side of Tuscany, many other activities can be done outside: gastronomic explorations at the holiday farms (agriturismo, in Italian), bike tours in the green countryside, visits of the Chianti region with wine degustations, relaxing days at the beaches, day trips to the island of Elba or to the archeological sites of the Etruscan era.
Umbria has a wilder nature, with hills, falls and hiking and biking trails. Moreover, the quiet geographical conformation of this part of Italy is perfect for spiritual holiday at yoga retreats or for pilgrimages along the paths of Saint Francis. History, architecture and art are particularly condensed in the cities: Assisi, Orvieto, Spoleto, Gubbio and Perugia are just a few example. Umbria also has a rich cultural life, with well-known festivals about jazz, films and...chocolate! High quality chocolates and pralines are a typical product of Perugia and it is possible to vist the chocolate factory of one of the most famous Italian manufacturer.
The best way to enjoy the richness of Tuscany and Umbria is planning an holidays “on tour”. Set your base in one place , choosing among one of our exclusive accommodations, and then visit different attractions every day.
We will help you to organize the details, giving you suggestions or practical support, offering you exclusive and customized services to let you live your holiday in the most authentic Italian style.