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Many of the valleys and wine zones of Tuscany are fabulously interesting places to visit
Here are just a few of the many things to do for visitors to Tuscany, Italy
Introductions to various aspects of the history, languages and peoples of Tuscany in Italy
Thermal baths, mineral pools, hot springs and spas in Tuscany
Horse and wagon excursions in TuscanyGreat fun for children, family outings and wedding parties in Tuscany Luca Perrotta founded "I Cocchieri di ' Chianti" (the Chianti coachmen) to offer excursions by horse-drawn wagon in Tuscany, Italy, especially in the Chianti wine zone and the Maremma. Luca and his colleague have comfortable covered wagons that are [...]
Making wine in terracotta jars Making wine in baked clay containers was widely practised in ancient times, and some 20 years ago Josko Gravner, an innovative Friulian winemaker, started to use terracotta vessels for grape fermentation, based on observations he had made in Georgia. From 2001 onwards, he has used huge, bees' wax-lined giare (amphorae [...]
Looking for a great place to celebrate your forthcoming marriage? Tuscany offers endless romantic wedding venues. A wedding in Tuscany can be a grand occasion located at a castle or an intimate occasion at an agriturismo in the country where family and friends can all be accommodated.
A very enjoyable part of your vacation in Tuscany can be to taste a range of Tuscan wines at the wineries that actually produce them. How to visit more than one winery, “taste” more than one wine, and still be able to get safely from one winery to the next? You could designate one of your group to not have any wine, but a great alternative is to hire a car with a driver-guide for a whole day.
If you are visiting Tuscany, don’t miss out on a chance to increase your experience of Italian cookery by having a personalised Tuscan cooking class at your vacation villa or agriturismo in Tuscany.
All of these Tuscan wineries in the Chianti Classico wine territory of Tuscany have their own wines and usually also their own olive oil on sale. You may ask to taste a wine before buying and at the larger wineries vertical tastings of Tuscan wines can be arranged, especially if you are staying at a vacation rental on the same property.
Travel incentives in Tuscany are extremely popular – no surprise! And one of the most prestigious villas in Tuscany, the famous Villa Gamberaia, located at Settignano, overlooking Florence, is available for retreats, team building and travel incentives.
Italy is one of the leading countries in the world market of leatherwear, shoes and other leather goods and Tuscany is famous for its artisanal crafts and products. The quality of the handmade leatherware is very high and, generally, based on a long, local tradition.
Lorella Federico offers Italian lessons at all levels for individuals and small groups visiting Chianti. Lorella, who is a professionally trained Italian language teacher, lives in Panzano in Chianti. You can attend lessons at her location or, if you are staying in the vicinity, she can provide your Italian lessons at your accommodation.