Tailor-made Tuscany Travel Experiences

An Italian Dream

What is it about Tuscany that evokes such a strong fascination and romantic yearning? The undulating hills crowned with cypresses and with olive orchards on the flanks may have something to do with it. However, it might also well be the quiet, slow and laid-back lifestyle. Or the invaluable cultural and historic treasures, many of which are on exposition in the beautifully old-fashioned cities that have changed little in the past centuries. Be the reasons as they may, Tuscany boasts a combination of attractions that ranks it among Italy's, if not Europe's, most popular holiday destinations. A few quiet days in the country or historic sightseeing in the ancient cities, fun with the kids on the beach or supreme relaxation in the spa and wellness resorts – all combined with Tuscany's exquisite local specialities and select wines … the region has something to offer for everyone! Certainly, there is no way around Tuscany's most precious and famous local product: Some of the olive orchards date back hundreds of years. They are part of the region's identity. They lend flavour to the local cuisine and quaint beauty to the landscape. Incidentally, most olives are still picked by hand. Where accommodation is concerned, you may look forward to exceptional hotels that range from an elegant country manor or an age-old castle to a former luxury Palazzi. Tuscany – steeped in tradition … and that includes fine living. Hardly any other region radiates such a unequalled flair and unique sceneries. Especially the Tuscan hills and valleys, the vineyards, pine trees, olive orchards and fragrant cypresses create a composition best enjoyed with all five senses and found nowhere else in the world. Savour the Tuscan aromas, the extravagant and the simple delicacies. Inhale deeply and listen to the quietness. Rest your eyes on a region that improves with age, just like its full-bodied wines. In the North, the hills rise upwards to form the Apennines. And in the South, Mount Amiata, an extinct volcano, towers above the countryside, reaching an impressive height of 1700 metres. The stereotypical image of Tuscany includes olive orchards, hills and ancient buildings. However, the region also includes more than 300 kilometres of coastline – the perfect setting for combining a history and culture with a splash at the beach. Long and flat sand beaches that delight every over-energetic child are mostly found on the Versilia Coast. The Etruscan Riviera is characterised by countless bays separated by headlands reaching out into the Mediterranean Sea. And on a different day, take a drive along one of the wine routes. Especially, the region around Siena, Florence and San Gimignano are perfect for scenic side trips and leisurely hikes. Visit the quaint country tavernas and remote farms and vineyards. Sample the local produce to your heart's and stomach's full content. A wonderful day may be spent sipping wine and nibbling olives. And then, of course, there are Tuscany's great cities with such colourful and promising names: Florence, Siena, Pisa and Lucca are some of the world's most notable sites for historic architecture and cultural treasures. Florence is a queen that receives visitors most gracefully. The city may be described as a single work of art. The cathedral is world-famous, of course. However, it is quite worthwhile to spend a little more time in Florence so that the many other Renaissance buildings may shift into focus. In fact, Florence has also been called “cradle of Italian art”. This does not come as a surprise if you take into account that almost a third of Italy's listed art treasures are located in the city and its surroundings. Having strengthened yourself with an espresso, take a long, slow stroll through the ancient streets and admire the works of Michelangelo, Raffael and many more. In the best of cases you are travelling on a generous time schedule. Leave the cathedral an Piazza della Signoria behind and, for example, take a moment to admire the view from one of the many bridges. There are many other places that charm the eyes and keep the camera clicking. San Gimignano, Volterra, Massa Marittima, Montepulciano and Cortona all hold other surprises in store. Come see, experience and taste Tuscany! Allow INTOSOL to turn the Italian dream into a reality tailored to you fantasy and wishes!
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Best season

March until November


Airplane, car


Idyllic picturesque landscape and vivid history


Cities, vineyards and historic places, mountain biking, hiking, Vespa tour


Florence, Siena, Lucca, Chianti, Tuscan estates and vineyards

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  • We know hotels personally and we advise you competently
  • Appropriate offices/ hotel products in Tuscany – "we are close"
  • Constant control of our service by own local employees
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