More summer holiday tips for Italy from us include visiting Tuscany.
The region is not just about wine tasting in Italy or following the Chianti trails, but enjoying great beaches, (including in Argentario), hiking and mountain biking and then feasting on traditional Tuscan cuisine.
The Tuscan farm stay Foresteria Il Giardino di Fontarronco in Val di Chiana near Arezzo, is perfect for an alternative Tuscan holiday, staying in an agriturismo that’s only 30 minutes from cities like Florence and Siena, while enjoying the beautiful Tuscan countryside.
A family owned business, the farm is a restored rural hamlet from the 1700’s, with ten apartments and elegant furnishings, a large swimming pool, and surrounding property of olive groves and orchards.
Tripadvisor has some reviews on the property to help you out in navigating your way through the myriad farm stay options in Tuscany.
Prices until June end vary from 600 to 1,800 euros a week depending on the apartment, and include final cleaning, fresh linen, water, electricity and gas.
In autumn to winter, Foresteria is a small but refined bed and breakfast with five double bedrooms, including two suites, all in the main villa.
Prices start at 100 euros a night including breakfast.