Easter is one of the biggest holidays in Italy and celebrations kick off this Sunday (domenica delle palme) March 29th and last until Pasquetta, the day after Easter on April 6th. This is a wonderful time to be in Tuscany if seeing traditions live in person is what you’re after, the combination of the Holy Week and warmer weather means that people are in a great mood and there is plenty to do. Continue reading

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While many are currently planning their 2015 trips to Italy, and quite possibly Tuscany, we want to provide you with a few suggestions of places that we adore and that are easy to reach. Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort is only a short train ride from Florence and if you come with a car, you will have access to so many interesting areas of the region.  Continue reading

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Tuscany and food, it almost should be the same word. What we eat is so important to our culture, our most traditional dishes – food hailing from poverty using local, and seasonal ingredients. Not much has changed, only that the local food is becoming even better. Tuscans are proud about what they eat, and they have good reason too.

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