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Hotels in Tuscany
Choosing a hotel in Tuscany
The majority of hotels in Tuscany are in the centre of the towns and villages and are an ideal place to stay if you will be spending only a few days in each city. Hotels are located close to the museums and monuments of the cities. There are also many hotels in the countryside, and are often located in grand villas or estates, offering all the amenities of 5 star hotels. View our links to quality hotels and holiday apartments in Tuscany which are updated hourly to provide you with the latest deals, last minute offers and bargains online.
Bed and Breakfast in Tuscany
Bed and Breakfasts in Tuscany
Many bed and breakfasts are located on farms across Tuscany and are family-managed. Staying at a bed and breakfast in Tuscany allows you an opportunity to experience the modern rural life. The environment is so friendly and welcoming and very homely, you will be made to feel like you are visiting family or friends abroad. They also allow you the option of waking up in the country and in less than an hour you can be in one of Tuscany’s major cities.
Guest Houses in Tuscany
Villa’s in Tuscany
Holiday villas in Tuscany are offered as holiday rentals by their owners. Villas originated from the Romans, who built their summer residences outside of the city to escape the summer heat. The tradition has continued and many families still own a home in the city and one in the countryside. Villa’s in Tuscany are usually rented as a whole, making them suitable for families or larger groups. However some Tuscan villas have been divided up into smaller apartments or flats, perfect for a couple or small families.
Self Catering Accommodation in Tuscany
Self Catered Holiday Homes in Tuscany
Self catered apartments, villas and farmhouses are an excellent alternative to hotels in Tuscany. Self catered holiday apartments and villas in Tuscany are independent and are usually managed by an agency or directly with the owner. The owner or agent will often meet you on arrival, and hand over the keys and some information on the area, you will then be able to plan your holiday at your leisure. Villas in Tuscany are a perfect option for those looking for a home away from home, as you will be able to come and go as you please, and cook or eat at your own discretion.
Agriturismo in Tuscany
Agriturismo also known as agricultural tourism or agritourism gives visitors the chance to experience true rural Tuscan life. In essence working farms have opened their homes to offer rustic to elegant accommodation. Generally based on or around a farmhouse villa, winery or castle, these are often family-run operations which offer accommodation that range from bed and breakfasts to large apartments and separate buildings that include living areas, kitchens and private bathrooms. Many farmhouse hosts help organize activities for their guests, from horseback riding to mountain biking and provide information on local hiking trails as well as offering Tuscany cooking classes and wine tastings. Due to the warm Tuscan sun, many farmhouses have recently added swimming pools to their properties to offer their guests the opportunity to cool down.
Apartments in Tuscany
Apartments in Tuscany
Apartments are usually cheaper per day than a hotel. If you are planning on staying in one place for more than a few days an apartment in Tuscany is an ideal option. Apartment will often be part of a villa or farmhouse that has been divided up. While you will generally have your own set of keys, and can come and go as you please, you may not have the whole property to yourself. An apartment in Tuscany can be the prefect base for getting around and seeing a lot of Tuscany.