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Have a magical May in Tuscany

With bank holidays, school breaks and the weather hotting up, May is a marvelous month to take a trip to Tuscany. Being accessible by road, rail or plane it is the perfect destination for a romantic long weekend, a shopping extravaganza with friends or a family week away. Tuscany really has it all in May. […]

Did you know? Film Trivia for movie lovers!

If you love movies then you may be interested to hear that great movies have been filmed in wonderful Tuscany! Siena, Florence and Pienza have set the scene for many great films and being just a stone’s throw from Cignella you can tread in the footsteps of movie stars while enjoying history, art and wonderful […]

Get Spooky in Tuscany!

31st October can mean only one thing. Ghosts, ghouls and sweets – its Halloween! In Italy the main celebration is 1st November, All Saints Day, while 2nd November is All Souls day however the custom of Halloween has not escaped Italy and you will be pleased to know that Tuscany has embraced the spookiness of Halloween! Florence has […]

10 reasons to stay at Cignella!

As the cold weather sets in everyone starts thinking about next years summer holiday. So we thought now is a great time to tell you about the wonderful things Cignella has to offer so that next year you come and visit us!   Spacious villas accommodating up to 6 people. Our accommodation offers plenty of room […]

Visit Tuscany this October half term!

As the end of the summer holidays appear to be coming closer, the burning desire for another break can take over. With the long summer season often leaving you more exhausted than you were prior to the vacation, why not book another family trip in the October half term, to truly relax? The autumn season […]

Hiring a car? Handy tips to get you started!

Your villa is booked, now all you need is a car! The first thing to know is that your UK licence is valid in Italy. The older, all-green UK paper licence and older Northern Ireland paper licence with photographic counterpart are also valid but to make the hire smoother we suggest you update to a photocard […]