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Underground Tuscany – a surprising day out!

If you want to escape the sun and explore a lesser known wonder, then it may be time to venture underground. Siena is known for its beautifully historic centre but as you wander around the magnificent Duomo and famous Piazza del Campo, there is a mass of intricate waterways trickling under your feet! Just over […]

The perfect honeymoon…or mini-moon!

When it comes to honeymoons or mini-moons, the list of destinations is endless. Safari in Africa, an idyllic retreat in the Indian Ocean or perhaps a remote Pacific Island spring to mind? But all these mean expensive airfares, long flights and of course jet-lag when you feel tired for days! The perfect destination is much […]

Ditch the car and explore Tuscany by bike!

As the Tour de France draws to a close, keen cyclists will be heading to Italy for a well-planned tour of Tuscany, while for those less used to travelling on 2 wheels, it may be a surprise that the area around Cignella, boasts some lovely easy routes which are well worth exploring! Travelling by bike means […]

Shop and flop – retail therapy on a villa vacation!

When you think of Tuscany you may think of wine, history and beautiful countryside but it is also a shoppers’ paradise. A stone’s throw from Cignella there are some great places to find wonderful Italian goodies! One such venue is Valdichiana Outlet village, 30 mins from Cignella. With brands including Adidas and Nike, Calvin Klein and […]

Flash sale! €100 off your villa holiday!

We all love to treat ourselves on holiday and our great flash sale means that if you book by 19th July, for a stay in September or October you receive €100 discount meaning you will have more cash to spend when you are away.   We thought it would be fun to put together some great ideas for […]

Boost your well-being with a holiday

Everyday life can be so mundane, can’t it? Many of us follow the same routine, day-in, day-out and our responsibilities at home and work can be stressful and tiring. And so with everything going on, do we really make enough time for ourselves? So many of us don’t use all our holiday entitlement and with […]

Walk Tuscany – it’s National Walking Month!

May is National Walking Month when we are encouraged to walk more whatever our fitness level. Walking is simple, free and one of the easiest ways to be active, lose weight and become healthy. Combining walking with a holiday is the perfect way to improve your health and wellbeing. Tuscany is well known for its beautiful […]