Tuscany has a diverse landscape that encompasses the snow-capped Apennine Mountains and stunning coastline. Visit Elba’s sunny beaches that overlook the Tyrrhenian Sea and Chianti’s popular olive groves and vineyards. NOVASOL has plenty of holiday lettings in Italy that offer spectacular views of the rolling countryside. Tuscany borders the regions of Liguria to the northwest, Emilia-Romagna to the north and east, Umbria to the east and Lazio to the southeast. Book any of our villas in Tuscany and visit these magnificent regions that are nearby. The entire region is surrounded by the mountains, the sea and the famous Tuscan hills, so book now and explore one of the most beautiful places in Italy.
Tuscany is full of medieval villages, historical towns, castles, lovely churches, beautiful abbeys and defence systems. You can get into history with each step you take and you will feel the same in any of our villas in Italy. The locals are quite friendly and it seems that time passes very slowly here, whilst the fantastic landscapes presents plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. Enjoy aspects of art, history, agriculture and local life wherever you are. Whether you rent Italian country cottages for cycling holidays and learn how to make a Tuscan bean stew, take a wine tour and discover viticulture, enjoy the urban centres of Pisa, Florence and Siena or visit the largest Italian port at Livorno, you will encounter amazing experiences and a relaxing ambience throughout your stay at NOVASOL holiday villas in Italy.
Culinary delights you may encounter on your Italian villa holidays include delicious sausages (always liberally spiced with pepper or fennel seeds), Ribollita (vegetable soup with bread, beans and cabbage), Pappardelle (home-made pasta cut in wide stripes), Pappa al Pomodoro (bread and tomato soup) and Fiorentina (fairly thick grilled beef steak) are only some of the most popular local dishes. The gorgeous food is usually accompanied by famous Tuscan red wines such as Chianti, Brunello and Vino Nobile, which you can sample at restaurants and vineyards. Better still, renting villas in Tuscany allows you to attempt these recipes in your own kitchen. Many of our Self-catering in Italy homes are even equipped with a barbecue.
Italy’s Tuscany region is filled with much celebrated art and architecture,including Michelangelo’s David, the works in Uffizi Gallery and the Duomo Basilica of Florence. Tuscany has several museums and art galleries, which are a must-see whilst renting Tuscany apartments or villas. The best sculptures and paintings can also be seen in many of the churches and cathedrals of this region such as Florence Cathedral, Siena Cathedral and Pisa Cathedral. Self-catering in Italy is very popular because of thousands of tourists who visit this part of the world every year. It was the cradle of well-known artists such as Donatello, Raphale and Leonardo da Vinci. The memory of these famous artists has been well saturated throughout the towns of Tuscany.
Tuscany is an ideal region in Italy to bring the family on an authentic Italian villa holiday. Although there is plenty for the adults to do in terms of sampling delicious, locally sourced wine and getting a taste for the incredible culture in this area, children will most certainly not be left short of engaging activities. Rent a villa in Italy with a pool and kids will be amused for days on end, or perhaps go on a family cycling trip over the gently rolling Tuscan hills. Let them run wild in the various parks, castle grounds and bell towers in locations such as Florence and Siena or simply take them to grab a refreshing gelato or hot chocolate! The Italian culture is centred around family and children, so you will find something entertaining in every location whilst you are self-catering in Tuscany.
Tuscany is not only an exciting region, but a wonderful place for an Italian villa holiday if you would like to unwind. A combination of beautiful landscapes and natural spas offer complete relaxation. Thanks to the thermal waters, this place is well-equipped for all types of treatments. It is a rejuvenating experience for your body, mind and soul. If you are looking for peace and relaxation outside your Italy villas, there is a wide range of spas with thermal waters to choose from, such as Saturnia (Grosseto), Montecatini (Pistoia) or San Casciano dei Bagni (Siena) that will provide excellent pampering to your body and mind.
Tuscany is famed for it's wonderful vineyards and olive groves, presenting a picturesque and peaceful view of rural Tuscany. Rent a Tuscan villa, farmhouse or apartment in the countryside and appreciate the beauty of Italian nature at its finest, with every opportunity for cycling, hiking and eating. Tuscany is also home to some fantastic cities, like Grosseto, Florence, Pisa and Siena. Your holiday villas in Italy can also be perfect for urban sightseeing, shopping and taking in buzzing nightlife. Visit the leaning tower of Pisa, Florence's medieval Cathedral or Siena's iconic Piazzo del Campo during your self-catering holidays in this versatile and interesting region.
Search for NOVASOL Italy villas today and book your dream holiday for you and your family. Our villas, cottages and apartments in Italy have a wide range of amenities and prices designed to suit every taste and budget. Book your Italian country cottages in Tuscany through our website simply by clicking on a holiday home or an apartment, or give us a call for assistance from our dedicated customer services team. Our friendly consultants will be happy to help you in booking the Italian holiday lettings you are looking for. Should you require assistance for booking flights or ferries we do that as well.