Tuscany has something for everyone!
The delights of Tuscany have something to offer everyone. This part of Italy is vast and diverse and no matter what your tastes and expectations, Tuscany will more than satisfy and exceed them. Many come to visit the architectural master pieces and marvellous sculptures and detailed paintings; whilst others come to experience the rolling hills and lush vineyards. Others come to immerse themselves in Italian culture, keen to taste the fresh produce and local wines not forgetting to visit the best sandy beaches Italy has to offer.
If you’ve a love for fantastic food, history, art and culture then Tuscany is for you!
Pietrasanta : Perhaps one of your first stops in Tuscany should be the Medieval town of Pietrasanta, it’s adored by the Italians but rather unknown to tourists. If you’ve a love for art and history then this is an ideal destination for you; it was home to the famous artist & sculptor Michelangelo! There’s not much traffic in this small town as the streets are closed off and given priority to the arts community so that they can paint their latest masterpieces.
Situated 30 minutes form Pisa airport so no car is necessary as Pietrasanta has a train station
To fully experience Pietrasanta it’s best to stay here, and indulge in their wonderful Saturday morning markets where you can buy a piece of Italy to take home with you forever.
Here are some ideas of great accommodation in Pietrasanta and the surrounding areas:
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Villa Giovanna (sleeps 8) a true beach house situated only 1000m from the beach and 800m from the town. Try getting around the town by bike and stop off at the local ice cream parlours and really get a taste of Italian traditions.
Forte dei Marmi: If perhaps you’ve a passion for designer clothes and sandy beaches then Forte dei Marmi is the location for you. This place is well known for Wednesday markets that sell designer clothing and are very well known for their bargain prices!
Are beaches more your thing? Forte dei Marmi boasts some of the most popular beaches, at the turn of the century their beaches became popular with royalty and the rich!
Villa Le Terrazze (sleeps 8) was designed by a famous architect so you can be guaranteed that this villa will be impeccably designed. The villa is situated on a private hill top and if its privacy that you’re looking for then this is perfect. It’s based in tranquil and serene surroundings but it’s only a short drive away from the stylish Forte dei Marmi and Medieval Pietrasanta
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Villa Versilliana (sleeps 6) is a stone built house which has been carefully renovated, with modern interior and situated in a highly requested location surrounded by olive, cypress and fruit trees. It’s a few Kilometres from the beaches on the Versilian coast, a short distance from Pietrasanta and Forte dei Marmi and only 40 minutes from the airport.