B&B in Tuscany
Il Casale appare alla fine del viale di cipressi. Elegante country house dove da ogni camera è possibile ammirare la dolcezza del paesaggio punteggiata dagli olivi. Gli ambienti caratteristici dell’epoca hanno soffitti con travi in legno e pavimenti in cotto antico, abbelliti da particolari oggetti della cultura contadina, mentre gli arredi sono caratterizzati da mobili in legno noce e tappezzerie in toni caldi stile country house inglese. Le camere da letto ai primi piani sono ricavate da antichi ambienti ed i molteplici salotti riscaldati dal camino e dalle tappezzerie nei toni caldi accolgono gli ospiti che amano semplicità ed eleganza.
December Fiaccole di Natale, Abbadia di San Salvatore( Siena). In the eight century it was traditional in the villages where the Abbey sits today to celebrate the vigil of Christmas by burning pyres of wood. Today’s inhabitants of the area still gather together with torches which remain lit all night in the roads of the […]
September Giostra del Saracino, Arezzo. This is a Game of Chivalry of medieval origins. A cavalier, armed with a lance, faces his enemy ( in reality a life sized puppet resembling a Saracen) while in the background there is the dramatic roll of the drums and the display of the flag-wavers. Festa della Rificolona,(Florence). Takes […]
June Period costume football, Florence. This is a match played between the four historic boroughs of the city and the final is played on the 24th of June. There is an evocative procession of the group called Repubblica Fiorentina with five hundred and thirty participants all dressed in renaissance costume. http://www.calciostoricofiorentino.it Estate Fiesolana, Fiesole (Florence). […]
March LO “SCOPPIO DEL CARRO” (The burst of the Cart) Every year on Easter Sunday Florence hosts the Scoppio del Carro, the explosion of the carriage. This harks back to when the Holy Fire was sparked off by using stone chippings from the Holy Sepulchre, and it was customary to then use it to rekindle […]
Il Casale appears before your eyes at the end of a lane of cypress trees. It is an elegant country house where from every room you can gaze out over the gentle landscape dotted with olive trees. The characteristic rooms are vintage rustic and have beamed ceilings and terracotta floors.
This is an authentic countryside refuge perfect for regaining peace and tranquillity far from the frenzied rhythms of the metropolis. Splendidly furnished throughout, it has two sitting rooms on the ground floor, one of which boasts a massive fireplace with inviting sofas and comfortable armchairs. This is a perfect example of Tuscany interior design. The […]
It is a two storey house with beautiful antique furniture which looks out onto the farmyard and the stunning countryside beyond. The living room, spacious and comfortable, boasts a magnificent fireplace. An arch takes you into the dining room and the kitchen, lavishly equipped. A drawing room, the utility room and a bathroom complete the […]
The Conigliera is situated slightly to the side of the farmyard, a little removed from the other farm houses and it possesses oodles of personality. The external walls are of rough stones which creates a pleasant contrast with the sophistication of the interior. La Conigliera is an open space with a traditional fireplace and once […]
The swimming pool is encircled by olive trees and pleasant stone terracing. From here the gaze is drawn the Florentine valleys, the city and the stress become distant memories. The swimming pool offers moments of pure relaxation: an invigorating swim, a read under the umbrella, a time for sunbathing. At sunset it is the ideal […]
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