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Weather in Tuscany

Weather in Tuscany and best times to visit The climate in Tuscany is generally mild and very similar with another famous wine region, that of the Napa Valley in California. The summer is hot and the most popular time for vacation, while spring and autumn offer better weather for outdoor activities. Pool Season: June, July, August and September July and August are the warmest months (90°F high to 65°F low) while June and September offer comfortably warm weather without it… Read More

Musical evening in Tuscany by Lassi at your holiday Villa

Musical evening in Tuscany by Lassi, a signer of Evergreen Music and offers unforgettable musical entertainment at your Tuscany holiday Villa. Lassi sings alone, with excellent backing tracks. The repertoire consists of Evergreen music by Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Procol Harum, Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Abba … and also lots of popular Italian songs, such as O ‘Sole Mio, Azzurro, Guarda che luna, Caruso, Volare, L’emozione non ha voce! Before your musical evening in Tuscany, you can listen to some… Read More

Restaurant guide for Siena Province

Restaurant guide for Siena Province Updated June 2017. This list is our personal recommendation for eating well. The restaurants where you should make reservations are noted with *. During the summer call at least one day in advance for dinner (cena) reservations (pre-notazione). Kitchen is typically open for lunch from 12:30 to about 2:00 pm, for dinner: 7:30 – 9:30 pm, and later on weekends. In restaurants, pizza is served at dinner only. During the day, buy pizza by the… Read More

Things you need to know

Please read thru these helpful hints for a happy holiday! PERSONAL SAFETY Italy is generally considered to be a safe country. Most Italians are courteous and helpful, especially in the countryside and small towns of Tuscany. If you are ever in trouble, people would probably go out of their way to help you. Just look at the way they care for immigrants arriving by the thousands on rickety boats from Africa every week … Besides road accidents, the main concern… Read More

When you arrive in Tuscany

ARRIVAL AT YOUR VILLA Plan to arrive as close to 4pm as possible and please read the arrival details that are included at the bottom of your driving directions. Upon entering, please take a look at all the appliances and ask the Manager to show you how they work. Ask them to show you where the electric fuse box is located and how to reset the electricity. You should report anything broken or out-of-order in the first 24 hours and… Read More