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Secret gardens in Florence – Giardini Torrigiani

Tuscandream 06/02/2021

Secret Gardens in Florence Imagine being immersed in the center of Florence, in the largest privately owned garden in Europe, situated within city boundaries. One of the secret gardens in Florence that you can find it between Via del Campuccio, Via de ‘Serragli and the stretch of wall that runs along the Viale Francesco Petrarca. Rife with masonic symbology with an esoteric feel, the neo-gothic tower with a stone-spiral staircase is the most visible symbol of this hidden…

Castello d’Albola, A Fantastic Winery in Tuscany

Tuscandream 29/06/2021

No poem was ever written by a drinker of water– Horace, the great Roman poet. On this blog, we’d like to showcase places that personally are quite special to us, including the fantastic winery in Tuscany Castello d’Albola, located just north of Radda in Chianti. Not only is their wine a personal favorite (we like the Acciaiolo), it is located in one of the best wine regions in Tuscany, a place with a long history…

Explore Tuscan Archipelago as You Sail to Elba: 10-Day Tuscany Trip

Tuscandream 13/01/2021

2021 Retreat – Sailing in Tuscany Venus is the Goddess of love and beauty and has been the favorite subject of artwork and legend since ancient times. Legend tells of her loss of a necklace as she emerges from the waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. The pearls of the necklace scatter and form the seven islands of the Tuscan Archipelago. Today, we know these islands as Capraia, Elba, Giannutri, Giglio, Gorgona, Montecristo, and Pianosa. For…

Welcome Brunch Inspiration Shooting – Tuscany Meets Africa

Carolina Casini 29/11/2020

  Few years ago, on a very quick decision made over TOO MANY cups of tea at La Rosa Canina Lab in Florence, we decided to leave for a fast 2 weeks in Cape Town. The result was 2 weeks of maniac work at the desk of hour house on the beach of Big Bay and 3 inspirational shooting that we simply love! And so did many of the blogs we have submitted them and…

TuscanDream Adds Cala Moresca Luxury Villa to Rental Portfolio

Tuscandream 12/10/2020

Tuscan Dream has added a new contemporary luxury villa for rent within Argentario – the Cala Moresca.  Built over seven years, every inch of this rental on the Maremma Coast overlooking the island of Giglio has been carefully planned and beautifully executed by a famous interior design architect.  Lodged between the rolling Tuscan hills and the sea in Argentario, the location is enough to qualify it as a true paradise. One of a Kind View …

How To Rent A Villa In Italy: 6 Tips for a Dream Vacation

Tuscandream 12/07/2020

You’ve finally decided to reward yourself and take that dream vacation you always wanted – you’re going to rent a villa in Italy! You browse the internet and all the villas you’re seeing look beautiful, so how do you pick the right one? We thought we would offer a few tips on how to pick the right villa to rent in Italy and particularly in Tuscany so your holiday finds you living la dolce vita…

Planning The Perfect Tuscan Outdoor Wedding

Carolina Casini 07/05/2018

Lush countryside, beautiful vineyards, and gorgeous weather make the ideal location for your perfect tuscan outdoor wedding. In fact, Tuscany was the preferred location for destination weddings in Italy for 24% of couples, according to recent research from JFC Tourism and Management. But, no matter how laid back and relaxed an outdoor wedding looks, it requires ample planning and attention to detail. You should prepare for the weather, organize outdoor catering, and get the right…

Wellness & Yoga Retreats in Tuscany

Carolina Casini 03/04/2017

Wellness & Yoga Retreats in Tuscany, Italy. In 2017 TuscanDream launched Wellness & Yoga Retreats in its Tuscan villas! The first one took place in a beautiful 5 bedroom villa with heated pool located in the Val d’Ambra region, called Molino del Chianti. The property sits at the foot of the Chianti hills, nearby a small medieval village, in an enchanting Tuscan landscape surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and oak woods. The retreats was focused on…

A Short Guide To Val Di Chiana in Tuscany

Tuscandream 03/02/2016

If you close your eyes and picture Italy like it is often depicted in the movies, you might see a peaceful place with rolling hills, quaint farmhouses and charming villages dotting the landscape. All this and even more describes of our favorite areas of the country, the scenic and fertile Val di Chiana (Valdichiana) valley, located in the southern Tuscany. It is also quite well-known for its excellent food, wine and extremely charming towns that…

5 Great Farm-To-Table Restaurants In Tuscany

Tuscandream 26/01/2016

You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food. – Paul Prudhomme In Tuscany, there is a maxim that in order to eat well, you must head straight to the (natural) source. Our cuisine is part of our heritage and when it comes to food, Italians are acutely attuned to what is fresh and in season. If you use the freshest ingredients you don’t have to make things complex – you can enjoy them…

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