Posts made in September, 2006

Agriturism in Tuscany

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http://www.querciarossa.net/ We spent 5 nights at with some friends on September 2006. We have been travelling for 7 days in the gorgeous Tuscan countryside. We arrived to Quercia Rossa late and concerned to be lost in countryside but we were pleasantly surprised by the accommodations. In Tuscany we had the small town and the big city experience. At Quercia we were looking for the Italian summer country villa experience: and we got it! We enjoyed quiet breakfasts with the view. We were pampered by what we can only imagine is traditional country hospitality in Italy. Also, I recommend that you take your dinners at Quercia. When we were there they served veal, wild boar, deer, quail, and, of course, great pasta, salad and Italian desserts… with good wine:...

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Where to Bike around Siena

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Biking Tuscany The view that one commands from the Torre del Mangia, or Mangia Tower, is a majestic and unforgettable one. From here you can see all the lands where biking is the perfect way to discover Tuscany and enter in contact with blissful nature.The Val d’Elsa is distinguished thanks to San Gimignano and the silouette of Volterra nearby. From Poggibonsi to Castellina, the road enters Chianti the vinyards passing by castles and villas. Nature here almost annihilates the sign of man. The unforgettable Crete Senesi ara magical land of lunar-like hills. The crete and ridges of the territory are bordered by gravel roads. The wind has sculpted this land along with water and man made fields. The idillyc scenery continues going south in the Val d’Orcia, such a...

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Your Etruscan Holidays

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The cities to explore on the Tuscan Coast Sure enough we have all heard, at least once about the Etruscans. Many might not know that this pre-Roman people lived and thrived in Tuscany, along the coast and in northern Lazio. They used to call their land Tuscia, from which came the name of Toscana, Tuscany, that is.The origins of this people are quite misterious as their language. Some say they came from the Eastern regions and were a group of Arians, others say they were indigenous, others say they were from Greece, and others say that they were indigenous merchants that during their exchanges mingled and mixed with all the other peoples (Greek, Arians, and Arabs perhaps?).Anyhow, the most important thing nowadays is to discover them at the many museums and cities...

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Adler Thermae

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The Adler Thermae hotel in Tuscany, offer a relaxing and rigenerating holiday in its termal center. I stayed there about one month ago for my summer holidays, and i think that next year i’ll come there. The service and the organization are simply perfect, relax is the principal actor. The hotel isn’t expensive, sure, but the price is regular for that services.If you want some additional informations about the hotel and its services, with prices, images, descriptions and availability informations contact this...

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Italian Holiday Villas & Apartments

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Tuscany and Italy can mean a lot of things to different people. If you ask why people go and in what period of the year they like to visit Tuscany, you will have a various range of responses. If you are looking for some serious advice, it may then be a little tricky to get the word of friends and acquaintaissances. Do you prefer the sun and relaxing poolside days gazing at the Tuscan countryside, or would you rather be near lots of cultural cities, maybe in low season to save some money and avoid the high density tourism?Whichever your preference is you need to find the right authentic Italian villa and apartments to rent in Italy, whether that is Tuscany, Umbria, Lazio, Sardinia, Sicily, Lake Garda, Amalfi Coast, Cilento, Liguria, Veneto, Rome, Florence,...

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