Tuscany offers a perfect blend of experiences, from excellent food and wine, stunning landscapes and historical art, there’s so much to be discovered.


  1. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore


Florence Cathedral is one of the largest in the world, and a vision of beauty decorated with beautiful marble panels and carvings. The  Piazza del Duomo (public square) is full of historical wonders, and just a few minutes walk from here is  Konnubio, a hidden gem serving exceptional food with a magical Italian atmosphere – try and get a seat in the outdoor courtyard.



  1. Colle Bereto


You can’t visit Tuscany and not experience one of the many vineyards and wine tasting experiences. Colle Bereto is a family run business in the heart of the Chianti region, with a vineyard overlooking luscious swathes of countryside. After a tour of the estate, try delicious wines made from  Sangiovese, Pinot Noir and Merlot grapes served with an antipasti platter on thevine-clad pergola for an intimate al fresco afternoon.





  1. Bike and Bites


A lovely way to seeLucca, a city on the Serchio river in Italys Tuscany region famed for its ancient walls,  Grand Universe hotel offers a bike ride and picnic experience, including a basket with  “Schiacciata” Tuscan flatbread andTuscan wine. The experience follows a 4.2km tree-lined loop and is a great way to explore the beauty of Tuscany – scout out a picnic bench shaded from the mid-day summer heat.



  1. San Quirico d’Orcia


This charming medieval town in southern Tuscany sits upon a hilltop, and is emerged in olive groves. Once you’ve explored the picturesque streets, be sure to visit theMadonna di Vitaleta Chapel, one of  Val d’Orcia's most famous features. This tiny architectural gem is nestled amongst stretches of fields and set between six iconic cypress trees just a 15-minute drive away from the town.