With temperatures sizzling in the UK, you may be wondering if it is worth booking a holiday abroad this year. However a trip to Tuscany offers so much more, especially for those with a special interest or hobby.
If you enjoy a spot of yoga then there is nothing more relaxing than setting your mat down in the grounds of Cignella overlooking stunning landscapes, as you breathe in the crisp, Tuscan air to cleanse your mind and body.
Or if painting is your craft then the jaw-dropping scenery, medieval Tuscan towns and picturesque olive groves and wineries, present unrivalled locations to inspire creativity for your next artwork.
For walkers, there are many trails through the countryside offering walks for every level of fitness from steep to easy gradients, and from short walks to lengthy hikes. You can find many books showing popular routes through the region, so familiarise yourself before you head off.
If biking is your sport then you will know that Tuscany is a popular place for cycling enthusiasts to holiday. Many cycling legends have trained on the hills and slopes of the region, and you can follow in their footsteps and measure your fitness against their athletic prowess!
Anyone with an interest in gastronomy or wine will know that Tuscany is home to some of the best wine, cheese, steak and olive oils. Close to Cignella you can visit the home of fine local produce including Montepulciano, Montalcino and Pienza, to see how it is made and sample the results. And there are no shortage of excellent restaurants close to the estate where you can try delicious local dishes, just ask at reception for recommendations.
Cignella is the ideal escape to indulge your interest and leave you energised and refreshed for your return home. We are always happy to help if you need special equipment or advise on suitable locations – just email us before you leave, or check with reception on arrival.
So come and visit Cignella and create some lasting memories with us!
We hope you see you soon.