Archive for March, 2011

If you look at the travel brochures with villas to rent in Tuscany, you could be forgiven for thinking that no locals live there any more as there is an amazing choice confronting you. However the locals are still there and still colourful characters, with a warmth and exuberance you can only experience in Mediterranean countries. Italians are renowned for their style and this isn’t just seen in clothes. Tuscan villas are truly wonderful and have been painstakingly renovated and built. There are added embellishments in terms of architectural style and every comfort is catered for.

Villas can sleep as many people as you have in your group. Large groups can stay in one of the mansion-type villas on offer which have several bathrooms and usually a swimming pool in their extensive and well-manicured grounds. You can have maid service so that if you don’t want to do anything at all you really don’t have to, or you can opt for a cheaper self-catering holiday villa rental. This is, of course affords you with more privacy and whichever type of holiday you want a in tuscany villas for rent might be just the type of holiday you have been dreaming of.

For golf enthusiasts there are many golf courses in the region and many villas within a stone’s throw of these. For shoppers there are villas in Florence, Arezzo, Siena, Pisa and many other smaller towns. If you love the arts then a trip to Florence is a must as it is one of the most famous cities for art and culture in the world and has had this reputation for centuries, housing as it does masterpieces by great Italian artists of the Renaissance and other periods.

You can choose to rent a villa in Tuscany that is situated on the coast, with views of the deep blue sea, or in the undulating Tuscan hills or in one of the towns and cities, it all depends on what kind of holiday you want. You might want to stay in Pisa where you can shop and sightsee to your heart’s content. The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the most famous buildings in the world and Pisa itself is steeped in history.

Whatever time of year you go to Tuscany you will be sure of a warm reception from the Italians, and if you go at almost any time of year there will be a festival for you to take part in. In autumn there are so many food and wine festivals in Tuscany that whatever your taste in food you will be able to sample some of the finest produce that Italy produces. Renting a villa in Tuscany gives you many opportunities to eat, drink and be merry.



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