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July 23, 2019 by Tuscan House

Avoid skimmers at gas stations

Card skimming has become a common crime in the US and now we should also be aware of this while traveling in Italy. Criminals steal our card details by attaching an illegal reader into the credit card slot at a gas pump. When you swipe or insert your card, this reader copies the information from …

Personal Safety Tips

Italy is generally considered to be a safe country. Most Italians are courteous and helpful, especially in the countryside and small towns of Tuscany. You can see this just by looking at the way Italians care for immigrants arriving on leaky boats. If you are ever in trouble, people in Tuscany would probably go out …

Restaurant guide for Siena Province

Updated January 2019. This list is our personal recommendation for eating well in Siena Province and areas nearby. The restaurants where you should make reservations are noted with *. During the summer you should call at least one day in advance for dinner (cena) reservations (pre-notazione). Kitchen is typically open for lunch from 12:30 to …

Weather in Tuscany in °C

Tuscany Weather Forecast, for current conditions and 5 day forecast. Weather in Tuscany is generally mild and similar to another famous wine region, the Napa Valley in California. Summers are hot but the air is really dry, making the high temperatures bearable while you splash around the pool. Summer is the most popular time for …

Etruscans in Tuscany

The origin of Etruscans in Tuscany has been a matter of debate for many centuries, with Roman scholars such as Livy claiming they were either from central Europe or original and indigenous people of central Italy. DNA testing done in 2007 verified information coming from the Greek historian Herodotus, written around 450 BCE. According to …

Weather in Tuscany in °F

Weather in Tuscany The weather in Tuscany is generally mild and similar to another famous wine region, the Napa Valley in California. Summers are hot but the air is really dry, making the high temperatures bearable while you splash around the pool. Summer is the most popular time for relaxing vacations, while spring and autumn …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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    Mostly Cloudy
    06:5919:16 CEST
    Feels like: 72°F
    Wind: 7mph WSW
    Humidity: 55%
    Pressure: 29.94"Hg
    UV index: 4
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