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Pisa & Lucca (tour by car )

Today your driver will pick you up directly at your accommodation for a visit to the splendid maritime city of Pisa to see the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa and more. The remote origins of Pisa and its name are lost in myth and legend but it is certain that this city had Eneolithic settlements and the presence of the Etruscans between the 6th and 3rd centuries B.C. Pisa was later Romanized and became a colon ...

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The Medici villa of Poggio a Caiano

The Medici villa of Poggio a Caiano was commissioned by Lorenzo dei Medici (”The Magnificent”) from the architect Giuliano Sangallo. Its construction began in 1485 and the building was finished in the 1520’s or so. It was a Medici favourite on account of the “good air” that is to be had there.Both the interior and exterior of the building can be visited. As you approach the villa from the road, you get a gr ...

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Secret gardens in Florence & Tuscany

Promoted by Associazione Dimore Storiche Italiane. This year on Sunday September 20, courtyards and gardens of important private villas and palazzi in Tuscany will be open to public, while on Sunday September 27 it will be possible to visit courtyards and gardens of Florence's palaces. ...

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