the cradle of the Renaissance, Tuscany is unparalleled in laying the foundations
of modern European culture. Cities like Lucca, Florence, Pisa and Siena produced
great artists such as Michelangelo, Benvenuto Cellini, Fra Angelico and Leonardo
da Vinci, as well as researchers like Galileo and others who played a large part
in the development of modern science and technology. When you rent a villa from
Doorways, you can be part of the whole Italian experience. Living like an Italian.
wines of Tuscany including Chianti, and Montepuciano are much enjoyed. Although
Tuscany is one of the few regions of Italy so well-known to Americans that they
know it by its name, that is not to say that the whole region is as well-explored
as the famous cities of Lucca, Florence, Siena and Pisa, with its leaning tower.
You can stay on a wine estate and even help pick grapes for the wine-making.
city and town in Tuscany is blessed with the finest monuments of art. The best
of the artistic world from the 13th and 16th centuries is found in Florence, Siena,
Pistoia, Lucca and Pisa. But the region is not only known for its art.
Tuscany are many attractive farmhouses and villas, nestled in the Tuscan hills,
which provide opportunities to enjoy local cooking, wines, and to explore small
villages, each with its own treasures. Villa Buonvisi has its own olive groove
and grape harvest. Olive groves, vineyards and hidden Roman ruins rest among the
picturesque old villages of Tuscany.
famous Tuscan festivals include the Siena Palio (the bareback horse races through
the streets of Siena), the Jousting Tournament (Giostra del Saracino) at Arezzo
and the Gioco del Ponte in Pisa. For those interested in handicrafts, Tuscany
is known for its ceramics, wrought iron, leather goods, and raffia works. Book
your villa with Doorways and create an experience of a lifetime!
an area below to view villas and apartments in Tuscany:
Hills of Florence to Montecatini
(between Florence & Siena)
(Lucca, Pisa and the seaside)
Siena & Val d'Orcia
(Cortona & Arezzo)
(Southwest coastal Tuscany)
here to view a wedding in Lucca