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Where to Stay

Castello di Ama, Chianti
Financial Times
"Chianti’s Castello di Ama side-steps coffee-table-book clichés in favour of the real Tuscany," writes the FT's How to spe ...
Il Borro, between Apennine Mountains and Chianti
British Harper's Bazaar
Former domain of the Medici and Savoy families for over 1000 years, this Tuscan estate has been converted into a luxury country resort by the Ferraga ...
Locanda Rossa, Capalbio, Maremma
Financial Times, Financial Times
"The village of Capalbio, in Tuscany's coastal Maremma region, has long been the summer resort of choice of the Roman intelligensia." [ ...
Castiglion del Bosco, Montalcino
Financial Times
"One particularly attractive option for a multigenerational family holiday in Italy is to take a house on the Massimo Ferragamo-owned, 4,000-acr ...
Hotel Monteverdi, Castiglioncello del Trinoro, Crete Senesi
British Harper's Bazaar
"Best new boutique hotel in Italy for gardens," remarks Harper's Bazaar about Hotel Monteverdi in Italy.   La Foce, an acclaimed e ...
Casa di Garavicchio, Maremma
British Harper's Bazaar
Harper's Bazaar named this private rental "best villa retreat." in its May 2013 review of the best garden retreats, Greener Pastures. & ...
La Bandita Townhouse, Pienza
Financial Times, Vogue
Vogue raved about this new, simple-chic hotel housed in a former nunnery in the "handsome" Renaissance hill-town Pienza, named a World Heri ...
La Foce, near Pienza
Financial Times
Great private villa or apartment rental with amazing views in Tuscany.  The FT recommends a break on this spectacular family-owne ...
Il Pellicano Hotel, Porto Ercole
Financial Times, Financial Times, DailyCandy, Vogue, New York Social Diary, Vanity Fair, Town and Country, Vanity Fair
A favourite jet set haunt, which generated lots of buzz in with the release of a book on Il Pellicano by John Swope and Slim Aarons. "Rugge ...
Villa Armena, Buonconvento
Town and Country
"Nestled between churches and monasteries in central Italy's gentle hills, Villa Armena is a new ten-guest-room relais in a 18th century mansion wh ...
Castello di Vicarello, Cinigiano
Town and Country, Vogue, Our Friends
Vogue featured Castello di Vicarello in the attached article, Tuscan Turnaround.  "Castello di Vicarello has had 900 years to cultivat ...
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Antica Fattoria La Parrina, Maremma, Tyrrhenian Sea
A stylish hotel pick for Maremma, two hours north of Rome, which stretches along the Tyrrhenian Sea from Lazio to Tuscany. "Chic farm estate and ...
Conti di San Bonifacio Wine Resort, Gavorrano
Our Friends
"This restored stone farmhouse sits in the middle of gorgeously green lands under the Tuscan sun. Conti di San Bonifacio is a working farm and wine ...
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Villa Bordoni, Greve-in-Chianti
Our Friends
"Scottish restaurateurs Catherine and David Gardner took three years to furbish and restore Villa Bordoni, a 10-roomed villa in the rolling coun ...
Villa Sassolini, Chianti
Our Friends
"A boutique hotel in Tuscany, Villa Sassolini is the perfect marriage of contemporary chic and historic charm. With heart-stopping views over the T ...
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L'Andana, Castiglione Della Pescaia
Our Friends, Town and Country, Tatler, Vogue, W Magazine
Chic, relaxed country hotel with two restaurants in Tuscany. The childhood dream of Alain Ducasse. Everyone can help themselves to whatever is in the ki ...
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Argentario Golf Resort & Spa, Porto Ecole
Wallpaper praised this resort's attempt to reinvent the traditional sporting hotel. "Gehry" meets "New York industrial" meets ...
Castello di Segalari, 45 minutes from Pisa
Major house rental in Tuscany.  Vogue writes about Castello di Segalari,  "An eleventh-century estate finally opens its doors."  ...
La Bandita Inn, Pienza
British Harper's Bazaar, Elle
Hip conversion of a 1920's farmhouse by travel writer Ondine Cohane and her music manager husband, John Voigtmann.   Located half-way b ...
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Castello di Reschio, border Tuscany/Umbria
Villas are for rent on this 2,700 acre private estate of the Bolza family.  They come with private pools, lots of staff, riding, tennis, ...
Fonteverde Natural Spa Resort, 1 hour south of Siena
Vanity Fair, British Harper's Bazaar
Harper's Bazaar recommends Tuscany's Fonteverde Natural Spa Resort as stylish place to recuperate from an injury.   Various ty ...

Where to Eat

La Pineta, Bibbona
Financial Times
The FT's Nicholas Lander praised La Pineta, an "elegantly simplistic" restaurant on the seafront at Marina di Bibbona.  "The ...
Rossa e Vino alla Dogana, Capalbio, Maremma
Financial Times
New, sea-side outpost of one of southern Tuscany's most venerated restaurants, in Capalbio. "Enjoy a two-to-three hour lunch at one of ...
La Petraia, Chianti, hour from Florence, Siena
Financial Times
170-acre hilltop estate in Chianti, being transformed into a "sustainable" agricultural and culinary "beacon" in Tuscany&n ...
Hotel Cisterna/Le Terrazze, San Gimignano, 45 minutes from Florence
Financial Times
Unpretentious hotel-restaurant in the charming medieval village, San Gimignano. In the FT, Laudomia Pucci says that she likes to go there with her famil ...
Biagio Pignatta, Artimino
Financial Times
Unpretentious local restaurant in Artimino.  A favorite of Laudomia Pucci, she says in the FT.  The menu's Tuscan, with some unexp ...