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About Tuscany

Tuscany is a must for any visitor to Italy. Though slightly tarnished by the idea of the "chiantishire set", it has so much to offer everyone, from the stunning landscapes, beautiful hilltop villages to the jaw dropping art collections in the Uffizi and the amazing architecture in the cities. Our selection of the best places to stay in Tuscany ranges from hotels in the towns and cities (brilliant choices if you want to walk rather than have to travel to the sights) to properties that are slap bang in the middle of nowhere, with nothing around but the Tuscan countryside and all it has to offer.

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What not to Miss

  • Visit the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, in Florence, a beautiful 13th century Gothic architectural masterpiece!
  • Go to Pisa and see the Leaning Tower...
  • Take a car or bike trip down the Chianti Classico route, a few km outside of Florence, full of vineyards and olive groves.
  • Attend the Palio horse race in Siena, on either the 2nd July or 16th August!
  • Head to San Gimignano, a picturesque Tuscan hill town, and climb the famous Torre Grossa, which features countless works by great Renaissance painters.
  • Explore the perfectly-preserved 10m-high medieval walls of Monteriggioni!
  • Hike through the rolling green heart of Tuscany, the Val 'Orcia.
  • Check out the wonderful and intriguing city of Voltera, which boasts a Roman amphitheatre, Romanesque cathedral and some mysterious Etruscan archaeological sites!

Where to stay - which town/region?

  • Florence: Tuscany's capital is a bewitchingly beautiful city which oozes medieval splendour. Its narrow, winding cobbled streets - which are littered with quaint cafes and gelaterias - suddenly open up into magnificent plazas which reveal true architectural marvels, such as Il Duomo (the cathedral). A breathtaking spot.
  • Siena: Often overshadowed by the imperious Florence, Siena is a magnificent city in itself. The expansive Piazza is home to the annual Palio di Siena, an ancient horse race where riders dressed in extravagently-coloured outfits hare around the track (with spectators standing right in the middle of all this!).
  • Montepulciano: This hilltop town is of course best-known for its magnificent wine. Boasting gorgeous architecture and divine views, it's the ideal spot for a laidback retreat.
  • Pisa: Or how about Pisa, with its notorious leaning tower and resplendent architecture?

Whilst there may be enormous choice of accommodation in this popular region, it is a good idea to plan well ahead if you want to bag one of the best places to stay in Tuscany during the busy summer months.

The Best Places to stay in Tuscany

For Florence

  • Florence’s Palazzo Niccollini al Duomo is a fabulous property choc-a-block with original features and furniture, in an unbeatable location. Family owned and run, it is a spectacular residence overlooking the Duomo.
  • The Palazzo Vecchietti is a distinguished 15th-century built palazzo right in the heart of Florence. Dante called it 'Paradiso'. Now divided into fourteen luxuriously decorated suites and apartments, with lovely details like private terraces, high ceilings and amazing views. It's easily one of the best places to stay in Florence if you're looking for something a bit special.
  • If you love the beauty of Florence's architecture, but prefer something more modern when it comes to your own space, Floroom is for you. The decor in these four rooms is monochrome, splashed with modern art, and you're right in the heart of town, just behind the Ponte Vecchio.
  • For a lovely Florentine riverside location the Ferragamo-owned Hotel Lungarno, with its with elegant modern interiors, and views of the Arno, is perfect.
  • If you’re searching for Florence’s traditional romance then the Grand Hotel Villa Cora is for you. It’s an exclusive, Baroque palace hotel, with a beautiful pool and landscaped gardens, 46 luxurious rooms and a deliciously promising choice of restaurants, from fine dining to bistro service.
  • The Helvetia & Bristol has been the home-from-home choice of the international elite since the 17th Century, with its elegant old-fashioned luxury and charming, classically styled rooms. There’s a Mediterranean restaurant with a view of the Piazza Strozzi.
  • Palazzo Galletti has an enviable location on one of Florence's most elegant palazzos, occupying the first floor of a mansion-with-a-view. Galletti has eleven rooms, nine of which have elegant, semi-contemporary decor and tiny terraces and two of which are spectacular - vast, with wonderful frescos.
  • Casa Howard is a chic B&B guesthouse converted from a Florentine palazzo. Owned by textile designers, their forte is very much in evidence in all of the individually designed rooms. With fresh flowers everywhere and honesty bars on each floor, it's definitely amongst the best places if you're looking for a home from home feel.
  • If your kids may appreciate a little bit more space, then the Villa Tolomei, a beautiful villa just five minutes drive from the centre of Florence, may be for you. It’s a small five star hotel, set in 20 peaceful hectares of olive groves and vineyards, with wonderful gardens, a lovely pool and spa and a fantastic Tuscan restaurant.
  • N4U offers a meeting of historic Florence with family friendliness in a great location just one minute from the Duomo. This five room B&B has been converted from a thousand year old tower, and the result is a quirky, characterful collection of rooms with beautiful views and lovely original features.
  • If you prefer to be centred around Florence, then try Villa Rucellai, a family run property on the outskirts of the city surrounded by its own vines and olive groves and with the added bonus of an outdoor swimming pool.

For Siena

  • The Grand Hotel Continental in Siena also gets our vote. Expect grandiose elegance, the floor to ceiling frescoes in the salon are a sight to behold, plus impeccable service too.
  • One of the best hotels in rural Tuscany for art lovers, try the Residenza d'Arte, a rustic, quirky ‘house of art’ surrounded by beautiful countryside just outside Siena.
  • Campo Regio Relais is a superb little B&B bang in the centre of Siena. Romantic rooms feature four poster beds and antique furniture, and there's a roof terrace with wonderful views over the town.

For Luxury

If luxury is a must for you, then our list of the best places to stay in Tuscany can certainly deliver.

  • First up, what about Il Falconiere? Counted among Tuscany's best hotels, it offers Michelin-starred dining, beautifully furnished rooms and a wonderful location just outside Cortona.
  • Villa Bordoni near Greve in Chianti hits the spot too. Stylish, luxurious bedrooms with uninterrupted views of the surrounding area. There are even cookery classes for those who want to recreate something from its excellent restaurant.

For Romance

  • Villa Le Barone is a gorgeous Tuscan villa with spectacular views. Rooms and suites are traditional and romantic with exposed beams, lovely fabrics and antique furniture. Plus there's a heated salt water pool, restaurant, wine tasting and cookery classes. A popular choice for honeymooners!
  • If you're looking for romance, accompanied by great food then book the Tenuta San Pietro. Located not far from Lucca, it offers just 10 luxury rooms with oodles of character complemented by modern art. There's an outdoor pool with a view and the restaurant serves gourmet regional and Mediterranean cuisine. For the really keen, there's cookery classes too!
  • Locanda dell’Amorosa is a seductive hotel converted from an entire Renaissance hamlet surrounded by rolling countryside,
  • A short drive from the coast, Tenuta La Bandita is a charming, 18th Century villa in the Tuscan hills with an excellent traditional restaurant, 55 hectares of gardens and good links to local vineyards.
  • Surrounded by vineyards near Chiusi, Il Patriarca has a Michelin-starred restaurant as well as romantic four-poster bedrooms and a pool with dreamy views over the vineyards.

Best Tuscan Escapes

  • Pardini’s Hermitage is a simple but idyllic 1950s villa. An island refuge only reachable by boat,
  • The Hotelito Lupaia has astounding views from its pool, and is a convenient base for Florence, Siena, and Cortona.
  • Or, to escape to you own private hamlet, stay at the Borgo San Felice, with panoramic views and lots of activities on offer.

Best B&Bs

  • For laid back luxury in B&B form book in to La Bandita where the emphasis is on fulfilling the whims of even the pickiest of guests. The swimming pool has views to die for and if you can't be bothered to go out, there is a gourmet private chef on site!

For Families

  • Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort is a gorgeous country estate in the Tuscan Hills. There's a good range of rooms, suites and apartments (family suites can sleep up to five) and great facilities including outdoor pool, excellent restaurant and art and cookery classes. No one will be bored here!

A Tuscan Agriturismo

At the other end of the scale some of the best places to stay in Tuscany are the little guesthouses and B&Bs that are tucked away, slightly off radar.

  • Large families and groups will appreciate the generous sized, but rustic, accommodation at the Agriturismo Poggiacolle near San Gimignano, where some apartments sleep up to ten people.

For Great Value

  • The Hotel della Fortezza occupies an historic building, an 11th Century fortress, with commanding views over the surrounding region, and prices start from as little as €59 per night including breakfast in low season.
  • Then there’s Casa Palmira, a charmingly rustic B&B beautifully converted from a barn - and just 16kms from Florence. Prices start from €85 per night.

For an Apartment or Villa

  • A holiday villa or apartment is often the best option if you're travelling with family or in a group of friends. For a wide range from budget bolthole to chic retreat, we recommend the selection with our online partner Booking.com.

Travel Information

  • Pisa Airport is Tuscany’s largest, it’s well served by both the low-cost carriers and the big international airlines. It’s also well connected to most other main towns - except Siena - by a fast train service. Florence’s Amerigo Vespucci international airport is another option, but has more limited connections.
  • If you want to hire a car - which we highly recommend if you’re staying in Tuscany - we recommend you visit our online partner Rentalcars.
  • Tuscany is large and varied, so it’s difficult to generalise about the best time to visit. But broadly speaking Tuscany is popular, but very hot and very busy, during the summer months - especially August; quieter, and with pleasant weather in spring; stunning in autumn; quite cool and dark, but still beautiful in winter - especially around Christmas.

Still not sure?

Best Hotels in Tuscany

  • Boutique Hotel Ilio Marciana, Elba 20 rooms from £74

    Laid back hotel on the north western corner of Elba. Twenty bedrooms are individually decorated, most with a contemporary style. Great choice of restaurants close by. Come here for total relaxation in an unspoilt region of Italy.

    Exclusive offer  -  Exclusive Offer Stay 7 pay 6
    Great walks  -  Range of trails straight from the door.
    Diving  -  Dive centre on the beach
    Seaside  -  Ideal for a seaside holiday.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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  • Tenuta San Pietro Lucca 10 rooms from £148

    A small gourmet hotel with rustic rooms, sweeping valley views, an olive farm and surrounding vineyard. Bedrooms with stone walls, wooden beams, and private terraces. Fabulous food, cookery lessons, and art classes. An excellent choice for an active gourmet holiday.

    Foodies
    Sights nearby  -  Not far from Lucca. The hotel provides a free shuttle service to and from the town
    Cooking classes  -  One day classes or cooking holidays available
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Tablet
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  • Campo Regio Relais Siena, Tuscany 6 rooms from £165

    Romantic, stylish hotel furnished with antiques and enjoying splendid views over Siena. Elegant and spacious individually decorated bedrooms with parquet floors, four poster beds, antique furniture and beautiful fabrics. Lovely breakfast terrace. A romantic spot from which to explore Siena.

    Sights nearby  -  Conveniently located for the Piazza del Campo, one of Europe's most beautiful and architecturally interesting squares.
    Great walks  -  Wander around the streets of the Medieval town and absorb the architecture and beauty.
    Views  -  Stunning views over the Duomo
    House party feel  -  Be prepared to meet people.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Marignolle Relais & Charme Florence (Tuscany) 10 rooms from £181

    A wonderfully private relaxed Tuscan retreat. Chic rooms, feature fine fabrics and antique furnishings. The outdoor pool and beautiful gardens make this a ideal spot for relaxation. Enjoy an expansive breakfast on the veranda, cooking classes from expert chefs and proximity to local medieval towns.

    Exclusive offer  -  Exclusive Advanced Booking Offer
    Local exploring  -  Surrounded by charming countryside and just 15 minutes from Florence- there are exploring opportunitites for all sorts.
    Value chic  -  Wonderfully affordable elegantly decorated rooms feature parquet floors, rich tapestries, and antique furniture.
    Great walks  -  Take a post breakfast stroll around the fragrant gardens, or head out to explore the olive groves and rolling Tuscan hills.
    Cooking classes  -  Paola runs fantastic Tuscan cooking lessons with daughter Silvia, learn to whip up your favourite dishes.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Sawdays
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  • Hotel della Fortezza Sorano, Tuscany 16 rooms from £51

    Dreams of staying in a castle come true with this 11th Century fortress, with views of terracotta rooftops and Tuscan landscape. Comfortable rooms with tiled floors, wooden beams and natural tones. Full to the rafters with character. Ideal location for exploring this truly magical part of Italy.

    Historic  -  Located inside the 11th Century Fortezza Orsini di Sorano fortress, an impressive display of mediaeval military architecture.
    Great walks  -  Explore this hisotric town, owing most of its present beauty to Giuliano da Sangallo, Lorenzo de’ Medici’s own architect.
    Sights nearby  -  A must see is the Romanesque church of Santa Maria Maggiore, which houses one of the most ancient pre-Romanesque ciborias.
    Back to Nature  -  This area boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes for miles, dead out and explore the Etruscan hills and valley's.
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  • L'Antico Pozzo San Gimignano (Tuscany) 18 rooms from £75

    15th Century restored townhouse with original terracotta floors, beamed ceilings and delicate frescoes throughout. Romantic bedrooms feature pastel colour schemes, four posters and billowing drapes. Breakfast in bed or in the courtyard - a charming spot for romantics and local exploring.

    Sights nearby  -  Located in the centre of San Gimignano
    Cooking classes  -  Can be arranged in Certaldo Alto
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Full of character
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  • Palazzo Alexander Lucca, Tuscany 6 rooms from £69

    An elegant B&B in central Lucca. Gold and chintz bedrooms and suites, some with private hot tubs and balconies. A great value choice for families or couples.

    Families
    Sights nearby  -  Located in the centre of Lucca
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape
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  • Quercia Rossa Manciano, Tuscany 6 rooms from £70

    Affordable and charming guesthouse in the Tuscan countryside. Eclectically decorated bedrooms, lovely pool and views over the hills, plus a Michelin restaurant nearby. A great spot for exploring the surrounds, and good value too.

    Active Holiday
    Sights nearby  -  Archaeological sites - inlcuding Roman remains at Cosa and Saturnia, and Etruscan tombs at Sovana.
    Great walks  -  On the beaches of the Tuscan coast, 30 mins away.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Sawdays
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  • Palazzo Ravizza Siena, Tuscany 37 rooms from £83

    Family-run, quiet, and elegant. hotel with stunning views and classic interiors has a history of its own. Old-world elegance - tiled floors, wooden beam, arched ceilings, some with fireplaces - make up the rooms. Manicured garden showcases a fantastic valley view - a romantic spot.

    Sights nearby  -  Located in the historic centre of Siena close to the cathedral.
    Great walks  -  The Tuscan countryside is beautiful, serene and calm.
    Full of character
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Recommended by  -  Frommers
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  • Il Chiostro di Pienza Pienza, Tuscany 37 rooms from £74

    Former monastery in the heart of Pienza offers elegance and style, with delightful bedrooms in natural tones with tiled floors and arched ceilings. The cloister terrace restaurant serves delicious food and there are beautiful gardens and a pool that overlook the undulating valley. A romantic spot.

    Romantic Break  -  Candlelight meals on the rooftop, lazy days by the pool and magnificant suites, some featuring original ceiling frescoes.
    Local exploring  -  Right in the centre of this ancient and orginal example of Rennaissance townplanning, explore and soak up the history.
    Sights nearby  -  In the historic central square of Pienza, only 100m from the famed Pienza Cathedral
    Great walks  -  The Tuscan hillsides and vineyards make for some spectacular walking.
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  • Casa Palmira Polcanto, Tuscany 7 rooms from £74

    Rustic, restored barn turned charming B&B. Elegant bedrooms feature wooden floors and handmade furniture. Breakfast is an elaborate spread, catering to all requirements. Relax by the pool whilst day dreaming over the Tuscan hills. Serene location from which to visit the regional historic cities.

    Less £  -  With doubles from as little as €70 per night B&B, Casa Palmira is seriously good value!
    Great walks  -  Through the vegetable garden, surrounding countryside and along the stream.
    Cooking classes  -  Enquire with the hotel owners about booking cooking classes.
    Sights nearby  -  Just 14km away Florence is worth a visit.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Agriturismo Poggiacolle San Gimignano 4 rooms from £74

    A gorgeous Tuscan farmhouse B&B with its own vineyards and saffron farm. Four separate self-catering apartments occupy the farmhouse. Rustic-romantic rooms, infinity pool, tennis courts, and spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. Ideal for families and groups of friends.

    Groups  -  Some apartments sleep up to 10 people.
    Families
    Great walks  -  Plenty of walking on the doorstep
    Sights nearby  -  Just 2km from San Gimignano
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  • Sovana Hotel & Resort Sorano, Tuscany 18 rooms from £95

    A country house hotel in the Tuscan hills. Contemporary styled rooms with exposed beams and local tufa rock features. Excellent traditional Italian cuisine. Large garden with pool, hedge maze and modern art sculptures. An ideal choice for families or couples to explore the region from.

    Local exploring  -  Sovana with ruins, ancient buildings and Etruscan tombs. Hot springs at Saturnia and Pitigliano, with stunning views is nearby.
    Country Escape  -  Garden has modern art sculptures, ruins of an Etruscan city, solarium, pool and hedge maze, amphitheatre for concerts.
    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.
    Full of character
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  • Villa Fiesole Florence 32 rooms from £86

    A lovely traditional villa in the hills overlooking Florence. Traditional rooms with parquet floors, fireplaces, creamy hues, and private balconies. Restaurant, meeting room, terraces and swimming pool. Great value, very romantic.

    Romantic Break
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool heated in September and October
    Sights nearby  -  Only 15 minutes from the centre of Florence
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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  • Albergo Villa Marta Lucca 15 rooms from £86

    A former 19th century hunting lodge turned charming country hotel, with lovely views just outside Lucca. Elegant rooms in creams and pastels, lovely pool and surroundings, cookery classes and art classes. Wonderfully tranquil, understated and calm.

    Value chic
    Sights nearby  -  10 mins from the centre of Lucca, 20 mins from Pisa
    Cooking classes  -  Check for timings.
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Tablet, Sawdays
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  • Il Rigo San Quirico d'Orcia, Tuscany 13 rooms from £87

    A lovely country house in the Tuscan hills. Rooms are minimalist with rustic touches of embroidery and antiques. Complete with working farm, cyprus trees and vine covered terraces. Outstanding Tuscan cuisine, bicycles available, secluded setting. A great choice for couples or families.

    Local exploring  -  Thermal baths in Bagno Vignoni (4km); walkable sights of Vileta Chapel and Pienza; San Quirico with 16th century gardens
    Foodies  -  Home grown organic produce from the farm, annual olive oil festival, nearby is home of Brunello di Montalcino wine
    Cooking classes  -  Within hotel kitchen, 1 or 4 day courses
    Sights nearby  -  Val d'Orcia's small hilltop villages
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Tenuta La Bandita Tuscany 24 rooms from £95

    A charming 18th century villa in the Tuscan hills. Large, period style rooms are set across 3 buildings, each with bathrooms and views. 55-hectares of garden, with oak trees, wild boars and goats. Excellent Maremma traditional cuisine, short drive from the coast. A romantic choice for couples.

    Romantic Break  -  Wine tours of the Tuscan vineyards, beaches a few km away, sailing, swimming and dinner amongst the olive trees
    Local exploring  -  Take the ferry to Elba or Sardinia, explore the Marina di Castagneto or the history of Piombino
    Sights nearby  -  Sassetta, Monteverdi, Maritime, Suvereto
    Spa  -  Nearby Terme di Sassetta
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  • Palazzo del Capitano San Quirico d'Orcia, Tuscany 22 rooms from £95

    Traditional 15th Century Tuscan mansion with manicured garden and fountains behind the town walls of San Quirico d'Orcia. Pretty in pink rooms feature four-poster beds and whimsical spiral staircases. There's a cosy lounge with a vaulted roof and open fire plus an excellent restaurant and spa.

    Great walks  -  The Val d'Orcia is the perfect place for hikers and nature lovers to explore the south of Tuscany.
    Cooking classes  -  Learn not one but five traditional Tuscan dishes.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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  • N4U Florence (Tuscany) 5 rooms from £95

    Centrally located family-friendly B&B in a historic tower over 1,000 years old. Art deco touches with eclectic antiques add character to the rooms. Breakfast is served in-room. This spacious, quirky B&B is great value and offers its own history with some large frescoed rooms.

    Value chic  -  Affordable, centrally located, with beautiful city views, original domed brick ceilings, antique paintings and ceiling art.
    Sights nearby  -  Just one minute from the Duomo, the sybol of Florence, and under ten minutes from Michelangelo's David.
    House party feel  -  Be prepared to meet people.
    Full of character
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  • Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort Vicchio di Mugello, Tuscany 14 rooms from £112

    Gorgeous country house olive estate in the Tuscan hills. Timeless rooms, suites, family suites, and apartments have canopied beds, killim rugs, antique artworks and glorious views over cypresses and olive groves. Excellent restaurant, art and cookery classes.

    Groups  -  Group bookings are popular, a great place to spend time with friends.
    Families  -  Rooms can fit 5 with an extra bed on the ground floor of the villa.
    Great walks  -  Wide selection of walks on the doorstep
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the Mugello Valley
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Casa Howard, Florence Florence 13 rooms from £97

    Super chic and intimate B&B in an elegant Florentine palazzo, run by textile designers. Each room is unique and follows its own theme with equal style. Centrally located and a truly magical stay.

    Cooking classes  -  The hotel can organise Tuscan cooking classes by an expert chef, with genuine ingredients and traditional recipes.
    Great walks  -  The gardens are perfect for strolling aorund and taking a break from the hustle and bustle of the city streets.
    Sights nearby  -  The hotel is only a 5 minute walk from the beautiful Basilica of Santa Maria Novella.
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  I Escape
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  • Villa Marsili Cortona 25 rooms from £103

    A classically Tuscan villa situated in the pretty town of Cortona providing easy access to Umbria and Tuscany's attractions. Elegant rooms are traditionally dressed with warm hues, rich fabrics and antiques. A luxury property featuring a bar, tailor made cooking courses and a concierge service.

    Local exploring  -  A classic Tuscan experience; picturesque rolling hills, superb cuisine and pretty towns and villages.
    Cooking classes  -  Learn to cook regional dishes in the hotel's cookery courses.
    Full of character
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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  • Floroom Florence 4 rooms from £104

    Chic boutique B&B with just four bedrooms. White walls, black parquet floors, wooden beam ceilings and splashes of modern art. A great city spot, and great value.

    City Style
    Sights nearby  -  Located just behind the Ponte Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, CN Traveller
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  • La locanda del Loggiato Bagno Vignoni, Tuscany 6 rooms from £104

    A romantic hotel within a medieval village. Unique rooms feature wooden beams, views over the square and terracotta floors. A thermal spa in the village, walking tours, and wine tasting in the surrounds. An enchanting weekend for couples in typical Tuscan style.

    Romantic Break  -  Visit local villages: Montalcino, Abbadia San Salvatore, visit the thermal baths of Bagno Vignoni and nearby Bagni san Filippo
    Foodies  -  Brunello wine region. In the Autumn, Montalcino food festival in medieval fortress, with vats of polenta and cooking on spits
    Views  -  Over the water-filled square of Bagno Vignoni
    Sights nearby  -  Siena, Pienza, Montalcino, Montepulciano
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  • Antica Dimora Firenze Florence (Tuscany) 6 rooms from £104

    Charming hospitality welcomes guests to this stylish, owner-run B&B in a prime location near the Duomo. Four poster beds, antiques and decorative detailing is a delight to wake up to. Perfect for families or couples - a home away from home that won't break the bank.

    Value chic  -  Perfect location, top service and comfortable rooms. From as little as €87 per night B&B.
    Local exploring  -  Just ten minutes from the Duomo and the rest of Florence is easily accessible on foot.
    Sights nearby  -  Next door to Renaissance Palazzo Pandolfini and gardens, just 10 mins walk from the Duomo.
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Palazzo Leopoldo Radda In Chianti, Tuscany 14 rooms from £104

    A traditional hilltop hotel with an excellent terrace restaurant and spa. Bedrooms and suites have fireplaces, stone floors, killim rugs and wooden beams. Stunning valley views, indoor and outdoor pools, and cookery courses. Peaceful, serene, and rustic.

    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor heated pool, or use the outdoor pool for free at a sister property just 5 mins by car.
    Sights nearby  -  Great base for exploring all that Tuscany and the Chianti area has to offer
    Views  -  Stunning views from the terrace
    Cooking classes  -  Check for timings.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Hotel Monna Lisa Florence 45 rooms from £109

    Utterly romantic Florentine palace. A Renaissance dwelling with the atmosphere of another age. Period decor, sculptures, and original paintings in beautiful rooms and suites with private balconies. Lovely garden and breakfast courtyard. An (art) lovers choice.

    Value chic
    Romantic Break
    Sights nearby  -  Situated in the heart of the city you can reach most major sights on foot
    Local markets  -  Visit the San Lorenzo or Pulci markets
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  • Castello di Tornano Gaiole in Chianti Siena, Tuscany 11 rooms from £113

    A beautiful castle serenely perched on a hilltop. Traditional rooms and apartments, some in turrets, with oak floors, four poster beds, and magnificent valley views. Ideal for weddings, groups or family holidays.

    Weddings
    Groups
    Families
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool built into the castle's ancient moat
    Recommended by  -  I Escape
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  • Pardini’s Hermitage Isola Del Giglio, Tuscany 14 rooms from £113

    Idyllic hideaway, only accessible by boat, overlooking crystal waters and beautiful gardens. A simple 1950s villa with stunning views and good value rooms. Delicious communal meals made from local produce. Enjoy the painting, yoga, pottery and cooking courses available in a serene setting.

    Hideaway  -  A real little hermitage. The perfect country escape from every day life.
    Kayaking  -  There are kayaks available for guests to explore the seas.
    Great walks  -  Along the beaches or go inland and explore the island.
    Sailing  -  Take a boat to the nearby island of Giannutri.
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  • Hotel Rosso 23 Florence 45 rooms from £115

    A noble building renovated in contemporary style. Modern bedrooms and living areas all in reds, blacks, and greys. Lovely inner courtyard and breakfast room. A great choice for those on a budget.

    Sights nearby  -  Within wallking distance of the Duomo, Uffizi and Ponte Vecchio
    Views  -  Superior rooms all enjoy great views over the city
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
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  • Tenuta Le Viste Firenze, Tuscany 4 rooms from £124

    A traditional hotel set in the Tuscan hills. Charming rooms have antiques and rustic features. Outstanding Tuscan cuisine, pool and garden with hydrangeas, pomegranate trees and roses. Views over Florence which is a few minutes drive away. A perfect Italian country weekend for couple or families.

    Foodies  -  Guided trips to Castello di Verrazzano, gardens and the wine vaults, followed by wine tasting. Olive picking also available
    Country Escape  -  17th century villa has olive trees, cashmere goats, homing pigeons, pool and excursions to Tuscan towns
    Sights nearby  -  Siena, Volterra, San Gimignano, or other historical towns like Arezzo, Pistoia, Pisa, Lucca
    Views  -  Rooftops of Florence
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  • Residenza d'Arte Tuscany 8 rooms from £125

    A chic and quirky rustic hotel or 'house of art' in the beautiful countryside just outside Siena. Big romantic bedrooms filled with art and sculptures, wooden floors and stone walls. A stunning garden with views over cypress and olive trees. Poetic, romantic, and laid back.

    Garden  -  Sculptures among the gazebo, cyprus and olive trees
    Wine tasting  -  Wine tour organised by hotel to Montalcino
    Artworks  -  Hundreds of artworks by Anna Izzo
    Sights nearby  -  Siena, Pienza, Montepulciano, Cortona, Bagno Vignoni, and Montalcino
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  • Graziella Patio Hotel Arezzo 13 rooms from £126

    A spectacular historic townhouse with beautiful contemporary classic interiors. Rooms and suites have elegant furnishings, some with private hot tubs, and all the mod cons. Specialist thermo beauty treatments and massages. A romantic spot for couples that want to be pampered head to toe.

    City Style
    Luxury
    Sights nearby  -  Basilica of San Francesco, Cathedral of Arezzo, Vasari's House.
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
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  • Follonico Torrita di Siena, Tuscany 4 rooms from £126

    Charmingly rustic B&B in the Tuscan hills. Superb views, simple rooms, great value. An ideal spot to explore the Tuscan landscape from.

    Value chic
    Great walks  -  Scenic walking tracks very close by
    Sights nearby  -  Only 5km from Montepulciano
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, I Escape
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  • Salvadonica San Casciano in Val di Pesa 19 rooms from £129

    A delightful farmhouse hotel amongst vineyards. Contemporary rooms and suites have rustic features; wrought-iron beds, frescoed walls, and exposed wooden beam ceilings. Pool, boules green, olive tree garden, tennis court and massages available. Excellent Tuscan cuisine. Romantic, relaxing.

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  • Poggio Piglia Chiusi Siena, Tuscany 9 rooms from £130

    An attractive stone Tuscan farmhouse renovation that produces its own olive oil and wine. Contemporary designer bedrooms combine parquet floors, white washed walls and modern art installations. Fantastic views, excellent food, very sophisticated.

    Romantic Break
    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet
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  • Villa Il Poggiale San Casciano in Val di Pesa (Tuscany) 24 rooms from £133

    Sun kissed Tuscan villa with fragrant gardens and wonderful views. Intimate and elegant bedrooms filled with paintings, antiques and fine linens. Fantastically well stocked wine cellar and local cuisine served in the shaded garden. Heavenly.

    Great walks  -  Spend some time walking through the enchanting Tuscan countryside, explore the surrounding meadows, hills and vineyards.
    Cooking classes  -  Cooking classes can be arranged from the on-site chefs, learn to whip up your favourite dishes from the menu.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor swimming pool fringed with hydrangea and jasmine.
    Views  -  Wonderful views of the rolling countryside.
    Recommended by  -  Fodors, Sawdays
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  • Villa di Piazzano Cortona (Tuscany) 21 rooms from £156

    This former Medici hunting lodge is now a magical Tuscan family-run hotel. Retreat to the romantic rooms, relax by the pool, stroll around the beautiful gardens, and feast on delicious Tuscan food and wine. The perfect country escape for all to explore Tuscany. Foodies will love the cooking classes.

    Great walks  -  The Umbrian countryside is simply stunning and offers plenty of walking trails.
    Sights nearby  -  Hop in the car to Lake Trasimeno. Take a picnic and make a day out of it.
    Cooking classes  -  Cooking classes avalaible for all guests. Enquire before arrival.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor Pool
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  • Pensione Bencistà Florence (Tuscany) 40 rooms from £137

    Traditional 14th Century villa full of character, antiques and history, rests in charming gardens overlooking Florence from neighbouring Fiesole. The Pension Bencista's classic style rooms ooze Tuscan elegance. Enjoy meals on the terrace overlooking the olive groves.

    Intimate
    Sights nearby  -  You can see it from the terrace, but be sure to go into Florence for a day of exploring the local history.
    Great walks  -  Stroll through the surrounding Tuscan olive groves.
    Outstanding location
    Recommended by  -  Frommers, Michelin Travel
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  • Le Stanze de Santa Croce Florence 4 rooms from £139

    A cheerful B&B, also available for exclusive use. A more affordable option for Florence if travelling as a group of 8. Brightly coloured rooms and a lovely breakfast terrace.

    Value chic
    Cooking classes  -  Visit the local markets, then learn to cook your purchases
    Sights nearby  -  Well located for major sights.
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape
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  • Torre di Bellosguardo Florence 16 rooms from £139

    Breathtakingly beautiful villa, previously a private home, overlooking Florence from its hilltop perch. Desperately romantic with a warm and informal atmosphere. Enormous rooms and suites with frescoed ceilings and four poster beds.

    Luxury
    Romantic Break
    Honeymoons
    Views  -  Stunning views over the city of Florence
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Villa Bordoni Greve in Chianti, Tuscany 11 rooms from £139

    Beautifully decorated country house with glorious views. A pretty pale blue facade and bedrooms that ooze traditional elegance - strong earthy colours, wooden beams, canopied beds and huge bath tubs. Excellent restaurant and cookery school. A popular choice with honeymooners and romantics.

    Great walks  -  Exploring the vineyards on foot is a romantic sunset scene.
    Cooking classes  -  Non residential and residential cooking courses.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool with country landscape
    Views  -  Great views over the Chianti hills
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Fodors
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  • Loggiato dei Serviti Florence (Tuscany) 37 rooms from £164

    16th Century convent transformed into a delightful, antique filled boutique hotel. Rooms with views provide both comfort and value. Breakfast is served in the courtyard by attentive and knowledgeable staff. Magical stay in the heart of Florence.

    Sights nearby  -  Discover the Ospedale degli Innocenti built in 1419 by none other than Brunelleschi for the orphans of Florence.
    Views  -  Views across to Brunelleschi's Ospedale degli Innocenti
    Full of character
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Recommended by  -  Frommers, Michelin Travel
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  • Poggio ai santi San Vincenzo 11 rooms from £142

    Wonderful Tuscan country villa with sweeping views over the valley below. Elegant and simple suites with parquet floors, huge beds, and private patios. Fantastic Italian food and wine sourced locally. A romantic and very gourmet country escape.

    Foodies
    Romantic Break
    Restrictions on children  -  No children under 12.
    Sailing  -  Can be booked nearby.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Sawdays
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  • Villa Tolomei Florence 31 rooms from £148

    14th century frescoed villa five minutes from the centre of Florence. Villa Tolomei is a Five Star hotel set in a peaceful 20 hectares with olives groves and vineyards, a spa, outdoor pool, lovely gardens and a wonderful restaurant. Beautiful views overlooking the city.

    Outstanding location  -  In a tranquil setting, the beauiful cty of Florence with its exceptional churches, galleries, art and shopping is close by
    Restaurant  -  The Il Conventino a Marignolle restaurant, offers exquisite Tuscan cuisine using fresh produce from the estate
    Views  -  Fantastic views over Florence and the Arno Valley
    Sit-out Terrace
    Recommended by  -  Tablet
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  • Relais Vedetta Tuscany 6 rooms from £174

    A boutique hotel overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea. Huge bespoke rooms with wooden floors, artwork and stone bathrooms. Excellent organic Tuscan dishes, outdoor pool, and rolling gardens. Perfect for a weekend country escape in Tuscany.

    Country Escape  -  Pool with views, large gardens, trekking, cycling, hot springs at Saturnia and excellent food
    Sights nearby  -  Scarlino, Gulf of Follonica, Punta Ala, Piombino and Island of Elba
    Great walks  -  Walks from Vedetta to Scarlino, Gavorrano, Punta Ala
    Views  -  Maremma countryside and Tyrrhenian Sea
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Sawdays
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  • Fontelunga Hotel & Villas Pozzo della Chiana Arezzo, Tuscany 9 rooms from £152

    Attractive period Tuscan villa with stunning views. Sun-soaked gardens and terraces, nine contemporary designed rooms and suites, plus swimming pool, jacuzzi, tennis court and moutain bikes to borrow. Two separate villas for self catering. Great for couples or for groups to rent exclusively.

    Sights nearby  -  Plenty of Tuscan hilltop towns and villages in the surrounding area
    Views  -  Panoramic views across the countryside to Cortona
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool set amid the olive groves
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, I Escape
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  • Villa Sassolini Montevarchi Arezzo, Tuscany 5 rooms from £154

    Stunning views, gourmet food, fabulous rooms and suites. A romantic and gastronomic Tuscan country escape in the hills of Chianti. Muted interiors exude understated luxury. Fantastic swimming pool and sunny terraces. A sophisticated Tuscan holiday.

    Foodies
    Luxury
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Cooking classes  -  Check for timings.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, I Escape
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  • Frances' Lodge Relais Siena 6 rooms from £156

    An intimate and serene hotel overlooking Siena. Unique rooms in the Limonaia, or Lemon House, with traditional textiles, large bathrooms and views. Secret garden featuring jasmine, lily of the valley and outdoor pool. Siena and other sights close by. Perfect for a laid-back weekend.

    Local exploring  -  Town of Siena, 'magic triangle' wine region, tennis, riding, hot air balloon and trips to Rome and Florence
    Views  -  Over Siena
    Restrictions on children
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Villa le Barone Panzano in Chianti Greve in Chianti, Tuscany 28 rooms from £156

    Gorgeous Tuscan villa with spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. Traditional, romantic bedrooms and suites with oak floors, soft fabrics and antique furniture. New heated salt water swimming pool for 2017, winery, restaurant, wine tasting and cookery classes.

    Views  -  Stunning views over the Chianti countryside
    Country Escape
    Honeymoons
    Great walks  -  Fitness trail for walking or jogging, plus many walking and hiking paths close by.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Castello di Potentino Seggiano, Tuscany 11 rooms from £156

    Winning charm in a classic Tuscan castle setting. Friendly owners create a wonderfully relaxing atmosphere like visiting an old friend. Haunting beauty, rustic charm and excellent value. A must is their five day wine, yoga and pasta retreat.

    Foodies  -  Foodies heaven- River Café chef Avinash Kumar flies in to teach cooking classes and Emily O'Hare takes care of the wine.
    Total relaxation  -  The perfect retreat to refresh and recharge, yoga in the mornings, cooking in the afternoon and wine in the evenings.
    Great walks  -  Wander around working organic farm, filled with vineyards and olive groves.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the nearby medieval towns of Pitigliano, Sorano and Siena.
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  • Laticastelli Rapolano Terme, Tuscany 23 rooms from £161

    Charming stone Tuscan house in a medieval hamlet. Rustic bedrooms and family suites with wooden beams, four poster beds, and huge bathrooms. Lovely terraces, excellent restaurant serving local produce, wine cellar, and huge infinity pool. A great choice for families.

    Families
    Sights nearby  -  Located just outside Siena, this is a great base for exploring the whole region
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Hotel degli Orafi Florence 42 rooms from £161

    Very special Florentine hotel on the riverside. The ballroom breakfast room features original frescoes covering the vaulted ceiling. Beautiful terrace roof bar, cosy library, and lovely rooms and suites with river views. A classical spot in Florence.

    Sights nearby  -  Walking distance to all of Florence's main attractions
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Traditional
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
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  • Grande Hotel Principe di Piemonte Viareggio 106 rooms from £163

    Splendid, luxurious hotel built in the 1920s on Viareggio's sea front. Five floors each with five distinctive styles; choose from International, Deco, Colonial, Empire or Modern. Rooftop pool and spa. The smart Excelsior Beach Club is right opposite - a groomed sandy beach with all the facilities

    Restaurant  -  Two excellent restaurants with panaromic views of the Apuane Alps, the sea and the Viareggio promenade
    Spa  -  Elegant spa, with everything from holistic treatments to personal trainers
    Families  -  An ideal location for families, children and grandparents
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Small Luxury Hotels
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  • Palazzo Galletti Florence (Tuscany) 11 rooms from £164

    1931 elegant Neo-Classical Palazzo now boutique B&B offering great value rooms, prime location and romantic interiors. Two beautifully intact frescoed suites, the rest semi contemporary rooms, all have breakfast in room. Quiet, intimate location is perfect for a romantic break and city exploring.

    Honeymoons  -  Take the Cerere suite, with incredible top to toe frescoes, linger over breakfast in bed and indulge at the spa- bliss!
    Sights nearby  -  A five minute walk brings you to the famed Il Duomo di Firenze, a must see.
    House party feel  -  Be prepared to meet people.
    Full of character
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  • La Bandita Townhouse Pienza, Tuscany 10 rooms from £169

    Sophisticated townhouse oozing contemporary chic with a fantastic restaurant. Minimalist bedrooms and suites have exposed brickwork, white washed walls, delicate four poster beds and stand alone bath tubs. Divine modern Italian food with daily changing menu. Very grown up & totally laid back.

    Honeymoons
    Foodies
    City Style
    Sights nearby  -  Situated right in the heart of Unesco-listed Pienza.
    Recommended by  -  CN Traveller, Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape
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  • Locanda al Colle Camaiore 7 rooms from £169

    Charming guesthouse with friendly hosts and lots of art work. Contemporary chic rooms have parquet floors, neutral hues, and large bathrooms. Lovely terraces on every side of the house to admire panoramic views from. Luxurious and relaxing.

    Sailing  -  Boat trips can be organised.
    Swimming Pool  -  Heated outdoor pool.
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Cooking classes  -  Check for timings.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet
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  • Locanda di San Francesco Montepulciano Siena, Tuscany 4 rooms from £174

    A small hotel and restaurant in a charming hilltown. Four rustic chic bedrooms with fabulous views, excellent gourmet restaurant, and lots to do in the surrounding area from wine tasting to local music festivals.

    Foodies
    Sights nearby  -  Located in the centre of historic Montepulciano
    Views  -  Wonderful views across the Val d'Orcia
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape
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  • Alla Corte degli Angeli Lucca (Tuscany) 21 rooms from £205

    Charming B&B located within the town walls. Sophisticated, pretty bedrooms in pastel shades include hand painted murals and plenty of charm. A true breakfast spread is served and restaurants dotted around the historical town. A brilliant Tuscan gem that welcomes couples and families with open arms.

    Cooking classes  -  Following a trip to the local market head to the kitchen and learn some traditional Tuscan recipes.
    Sights nearby  -  Located within Lucca's city walls, close to all sights
    Full of character
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays, Michelin Travel
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  • Riva Lofts Florence (Tuscany) 8 rooms from £181

    Claudio Nardi's artist studio turned laid-back urban retreat, overlooking the Arno River. The chic lofts exude comfort and bold contemporary design. Vintage-style bicycles are available for whizzing into Florence city centre. Designer chic, a tranquil haven from the hustle bustle.

    Total relaxation  -  Chill by the pool, lounge in the gardens or throw a casual dinner party in your loft- a totally unique Florentine experience.
    Value chic  -  Stunning lofts and suites by renowned desinger Claudio Nardi are the ultimate in cutting edge style, at an affordable price.
    Great walks  -  The hotel is directly opposite the hisotric Parco delle Cascine, a 160 acre park along the River Arno.
    Views  -  Views of the Arno River.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Kiwi Collection, Tablet
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  • Villa Antea Florence 6 rooms from £181

    Tranquil bed and breakfast in a lovely villa with elegant interiors in the north of the city. Spacious rooms with large sash windows, parquet flooring and antique furniture. Charming, good value and family run. In a great location for an authentic stay outside of the tourist area.

    City Style  -  A unique find with, large airy bedrooms adorned with lavish silken drapes, floor to ceiling windows and parquet floors.
    Great walks  -  The local residential area has charming winding lanes, historic villas and a small river for exploring.
    Sights nearby  -  The Duomo and Baptistery are within a twenty minute walk.
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Conti di San Bonifacio Gavorrano Grosseto, Tuscany 5 rooms from £181

    Stunning Tuscan farmhouse renovation set in hills overlooking its wine estate. Superbly luxurious rooms and suites with four poster beds, fur throws, marble bathrooms, fireplaces and terraces. Fantastic food, infinity pool, wine tasting and endless views. Utterly romantic.

    Honeymoons
    Romantic Break
    Luxury
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the mediaeval hilltop villages of the Maremma region
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet
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  • Be One Florence 5 rooms from £182

    Small boutique chic hotel in central Florence. All-white rooms, suites, and a penthouse with dark oak floors and splashes of colourful modern art. Some rooms have kitchenettes, and the penthouse sleeps four. A great choice for movers and shakers or those looking for more privacy.

    City Style
    Sights nearby  -  Central location with most attractions within walking distance
    Cooking classes  -  Learn the ins and outs of Tuscan cuisine
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Gallery Hotel Art Florence 74 rooms from £187

    Fabulous design hotel in central Florence. Contemporary art, high couture, and the comforts of a luxury hotel. Chic bedrooms and suites with views over Florence from private terraces. City style and art combined.

    Artworks
    City Style
    Sights nearby  -  Close to the Ponte Vecchio and Palazzo Strozzi
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet
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  • La Locanda Radda In Chianti, Tuscany 7 rooms from £191

    A hilltop hotel full of character with magnificent views over vineyards, woodland and olive groves. Charming bedrooms in bold colours with private terraces. Delightful library and bar area and a sparkling swimming pool. A rustic treat in peaceful surroundings.

    Views  -  Wonderful views over Volpaia
    Total relaxation
    Sights nearby  -  Perfect base for getting to the Chianti Classico area
    Cooking classes  -  Excllent cookery school in Volpaia
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays, CN Traveller
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  • Borgo Scopeto Relais Loc. Borgo Scopeto, Tuscany 58 rooms from £225

    A chic hotel overlooking Siena. Large rooms and suites blend contemporary style with traditional materials. Lovely views from the garden filled with olive and oak trees. Great traditional Tuscan cuisine, spa, 2 pools and tennis courts. Perfect for a weekend of relaxation and exploring.

    Country Escape  -  A plethora of activities available from tennis, spa, swimming, cycling, Vespa rental, wine tours, and walking tours
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet
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  • Albergo Pietrasanta Forte dei Marmi (Tuscany) 20 rooms from £200

    17th Century Palazzo in the famed marble town of Pietrasanta. Interiors feature delicate frescoes, intricate plasterwork and antiques, as well as the owner’s fine collection of contemporary art. An elegant spot for romantics, great location for exploring and just minutes from the beach.

    Sights nearby  -  Pietrasanta’s 14th century San Martino's Cathedral with its red brick belltower, is just a 5-minute walk away.
    Great walks  -  The hotel's fragrant landscaped gardens are perfect for an afternoon stroll.
    Local markets  -  Pick up some local produce from the weekly market in Piazza dello Statuto.
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Small Luxury Hotels
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  • Badia di Pomaio Arezzo 14 rooms from £208

    A fantastic four star hotel in the heart of Tuscany. A renovated abbey with chic romantic bedrooms and beautiful gardens. An excellent wine cellar and authentic Tuscan cuisine. Perfect for a lazy summer holiday exploring the region. Honeymooners, couples, and destination weddings.

    Romantic Break
    Sights nearby  -  Cathedral of Arezzo, Vasari Loggia, Fortezza Medicea.
    Swimming Pool  -  Panoramic views over Arezzo.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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  • Residenza d’Epoca in Piazza della Signoria Florence (Tuscany) 10 rooms from £217

    Imagine waking up in Piazza della Signoria surrounded by history, comfort, frescoed ceilings, stonewalls, and parquet floors. Highly popular, family run B&B offers the true 'Florence' experience from classic rooms to delicious communal breakfast. A great choice for couples, families and groups.

    Sights nearby  -  Shares the famous Piazza della Signoria with Neptune's Fountain and the Palazzo Vecchio.
    Lively  -  On the busy Piazza Signoria.
    Full of character
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Fodors
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  • La Bandita Pienza, Tuscany 6 rooms from £217

    A lovingly and tastefully restored farm house for laid back holidays and exclusive use. Simple yet beautiful rooms with white walls, limestone floors and beamed ceilings. Private gourmet chef, access to the wine cellar and fantastic swimming pool. Ideal as a country escape.

    Families  -  Feels like a welcoming private villa with rural charms, baby equipment and endless outdoor space for children to roam around.
    Country Escape  -  Watch the sunset over the stunning Val d'Orcia and feast on delicious Tusacan dishes and wine from the owners cellar.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the UNESCO Heritage site Pienza, boasting an enchanting collection of 15th and 16th century buildings and gardens.
    Great walks  -  The beautiful Tuscan landscape of Val d'Orcia makes for wonderful walks.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Tablet
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  • Palazzo Niccolini al Duomo Florence 10 rooms from £219

    Exceptional and historic private palazzo overlooking the Duomo. Rooms and suites feature antiques, family portraits and stunning frescos. Marble bathrooms are large and impressive. Recently renovated yet authentic and full of character. A spectacular residence.

    Honeymoons  -  Take the Dome Suite with views of the Duomo, literally across the road, not to mention the hot tub and damask drapes.
    Sights nearby  -  Across the road from the Duomo, and only five minutes from the 13 century Palazzo Vecchio.
    Views  -  Spectacular views of the Duomo from suites
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays, Fodors
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  • Fonteverde Tuscan Resort and Spa Siena, Tuscany 80 rooms from £222

    In the Tuscan hills near Siena a magnificent 17th century Medici palace turned Five Star Hotel and Thermal Spa Resort. Natural hot thermal springs and a luxurious spa together with Renaissance architecture, marble bathrooms, light & airy suites, plus outstanding cuisine make this a memorable stay

    Weddings  -  The perfect place for a wedding, Fonteverde takes care of every detail and there is even an ancient church in the grounds
    Restaurant  -  Sumptuous cuisine. Expect traditional Tuscan food combined with Mediterranean flavours and special spa menus
    Spa  -  The spa offers nutrition, diagnostic check up, medical staff, natural spa pools, salt therapy
    5* Luxury  -  Very high service standards.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet
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  • Continentale Florence 43 rooms from £234

    A chic design hotel (owned by Lungarno so expect nothing less than some serious style) overlooking the Arno River. Smart suites have an air of sophistication. The spa is set up by the renowned Daniela Steiner and although there is no restaurant next-door's one will send dinner straight to your door.

    City Style  -  An architectural gem, mixing traditional style with suave modern design in the heart of the city
    Spa breaks  -  The superb spa is created by the renowned Daniela Steiner
    Sights nearby  -  You're right in the heart of Florence, so all its glorious highlights are easily accessible
    Views  -  Celestial views of Florence's skyline
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, Kiwi Collection, Michelin Travel
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  • Hotelito Lupaia Torrita di Siena, Tuscany 8 rooms from £234

    A charming and luxurious converted farmhouse enjoying a secluded spot (with spectacular views) in the picturesque Tuscan hills. Enchanting rooms are the perfect blend of rustic chic. The pool lends fabulous views and the restaurant serves up delicious local delicacies. The perfect romantic escape.

    Romantic Break  -  A place of seclusion and relaxation, ideal for a romantic couple's escape
    Country Escape  -  Set in an outrageously beautiful spot in the Tuscan hills
    Great walks  -  Take long walks through the scenic countryside starting straight from the hotel's front door
    Sights nearby  -  A great base for visiting Florence, Siena, Pienza and Cortona
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, CN Traveller
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  • Grand Hotel Continental, Tuscany Siena, Tuscany 51 rooms from £275

    A concoction of grandeur, elegance and luxury. Sumptuous rooms include stunning floor to ceiling frescoes, terracotta floors, period furniture and artworks. The restaurant is elegant and Tuscany is on your doorstep: a perfect romantic getaway.

    Great walks  -  Explore the Orto Botanico dell'Università di Siena - bontanical gardens kept by the University of Siena.
    Sights nearby  -  Steps away from Piazza del Campo and the Duomo.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Kiwi Collection
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  • Podere Dionara Montepulciano, Tuscany 6 rooms from £243

    Delightful stone country house B&B surrounded by farmland with undulating views. Rustic chic rooms with four posted beds, some with private garden terraces. Lovely breakfast room and swimming pool. A refined and elegant spot for a wedding or a group holiday.

    Groups
    Weddings
    Sights nearby  -  Just outside Montepulciano
    Cooking classes  -  Check for timings.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape
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  • Locanda dell’Amorosa Sinalunga (Siena), Tuscany 27 rooms from £243

    Former Renaissance hamlet, turned luxury boutique hotel. A Romantic spot with beautiful bedrooms, locally-sourced gourmet cuisine, and charming wine bar. Relax by the pool or explore the surrounding in the Tuscan Hills and historical towns.

    Great walks  -  You'll never bore of exploring the vineyards, olive groves and rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside.
    Sights nearby  -  Check out nearby Montepulciano. the highest Tuscan town, a medieval settlement witha rich history.
    Local markets  -  Food lovers should not miss out on the Museo del Tartufo. (Truffle Museum)
    Swimming Pool  -  Large pool with Tuscan views
    Recommended by  -  Fodors
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  • Grand Hotel Villa Cora Florence 46 rooms from £256

    Exclusive Baroque splendour in Florence with beautiful pool and landscaped gardens. Luxurious bedrooms and starred restaurant.

    Bar  -  Popular with locals.
    Swimming Pool  -  Lovely Outdoor Pool
    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
    Spa
    Recommended by  -  Kiwi Collection, Michelin Travel, Mr & Mrs Smith
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  • Palazzo Vecchietti Florence 14 rooms from £259

    15th century distinguished Palazzo named after the family that once lived here, right in the heart of Florence. Dante called it 'Paradiso'. Now divided into fourteen luxurious and exquisitely decorated suites and apartments, some with terraces, high ceilings and views. Perfect for art lovers.

    Walking distance restaurants  -  The concierge willl advise and book lunch or dinner for guests in one of Florence's many wonderful restaurants
    B+B  -  Breakfast is served in the elegant dining room at a large oval table
    Sights nearby  -  Situated in the heart of Florence close to all major attractions
    Self catering to rent  -  Luxurious self-catering apatments come with small kitchenettes
    Recommended by  -  Tablet
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  • Villa Mangiacane San Casciano in Val di Pesa (San Casciano In Val di Pesa Firenze) 27 rooms from £259

    A Five Star luxury villa just outside Florence. Romantic bedrooms and suites, a pampering spa, fantastic food and wine tasting. Guest rooms have four poster beds, fireplaces, mezzanine levels, big bath tubs and a butler service. Stunning views over vineyards below. Ideal for couples or honeymooners.

    Romantic Break  -  With in room baths, private dining and many acitivities couples would enjoy this property is perfect for a romantic break.
    Romantic  -  Superbly romantic bedrooms, decoration, and location.
    Views  -  Stunning valley views.
    5* Luxury  -  Very high service standards.
    Recommended by  -  Kiwi Collection, Small Luxury Hotels
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  • Principe Forte dei Marmi Forte dei Marmi 28 rooms from £260

    Luxurious beach front hotel with its own private beach club. A classical facade, contemporary designer rooms and suites with private balconies, seafood restaurant, fully equipped spa. Perfect for a beach holiday with all the frills, family friendly too.

    Beach Life  -  Private beach club.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Foodies
    Spa
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, CN Traveller
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  • Relais Borgo San Felice Castelnuovo Berardenga SI, Tuscany 33 rooms from £260

    A stunning country house surrounded by its own vines and parkland. A hilltop position with fantastic valley views. Sumptuous elegant rooms and suites with lots of space and big bath tubs. Fantastic Mediterranean restaurant, billiards, tennis, wine tasting, swimming pool, and views for miles. Wow!

    Good wine list  -  Excellent choice from the hotel's own vintages.
    Wine tasting  -  The hotel is surrounded by its own vineyards.
    Foodies  -  Fantastic Mediterranean cuisine.
    Luxury
    Recommended by  -  Relais & Chateaux, Michelin Travel, Tablet
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  • Il Salviatino Florence (Fiesole) 45 rooms from £263

    Extremely luxurious, extremely romantic. A 15th century palazzo set in the hills above Florence. Lavish bedrooms and suites with oak floors, vaulted ceilings, and artworks. A spa, restaurants, and spectacular valley views.

    Views  -  Stunning views of Florence and the Tuscan countryside
    Honeymoons
    Romantic Break
    Cooking classes  -  Cookery lessons available for adults and children
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet
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  • Hotel Le Fontanelle Castelnuovo Berardenga SI, Tuscany 25 rooms from £304

    A wonderful Five Star property surrounded by olive groves, lemon trees and vineyards. Homely accommodation spread through a hamlet-style setting. Each room and suite is beautifully decorated, some with private balconies and views. Fantastic restaurant and spa facilities.

    Intimate  -  The hotel is built as a hamlet so that accommodations are homely rather than hotel-like.
    Outstanding location  -  Stunning; surrouned by vineyards, rolling hills, and lemon groves.
    Country Escape
    5* Luxury  -  Very high service standards.
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  • Hotel Lungarno Florence (Tuscany) 73 rooms from £351

    Elegance and style are what encompass this fantastic hotel located right on the River Arno. Boutiquey rooms feature unique artworks yet all the amenities of a chain. The best rooms boast terraces overlooking the river. The Borgo San Jacopo Restaurant comes well recommended by all.

    Local markets  -  Leather markets, food stalls, clothes markets and more make up the streets in the summer months.
    Sights nearby  -  Ponte Vecchio is a stone marble medieval bridge over the River Arno and is closeby.
    Views  -  Views of the River Arno and the Ponte Vecchio.
    Outstanding location  -  On the River Arno.
    Recommended by  -  Kiwi Collection, Small Luxury Hotels, Michelin Travel, Tablet
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  • JK Place Hotel Florence (Tuscany) 20 rooms from £325

    A chic and sophisticated spot, in the heart of vibrant Florence. Personal touches and thoughtful details give this boutique hotel a homely feel, though it is very much five star in comfort and style. The rooftop bar and courtyard dining room are wonderful additions. A special stay!

    Great walks  -  Love sculpture and well-kept gardens? Head to Boboli Gardens for a Renaissance hot pot of sculpture.
    Sights nearby  -  Head to Piazzale Michelangelo for some breathtaking panoramic views of Florence.
    Designer  -  Interiors by designer Michele Bonan.
    Views  -  From the roof terrace.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Tablet, Fodors, Kiwi Collection, Small Luxury Hotels
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  • Il Falconiere Cortona, Tuscany 22 rooms from £378

    Romantic setting for food lovers. Dine at a Micehlin-starred restaurant in a stunning 17th Century Tuscan manor. Beautiful, spacious rooms are a perfect blend of homely meets luxury. Relax by the pool or at the spa. Dining is top class plus you can take part in cooking classes and wine tasting.

    Sights nearby  -  Take a picnic to Lake Trasimeno and spend a summers day in the water.
    Cooking classes  -  On site cookery school, led by Chef and owner Silvia Baracchi.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor Pool
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Tablet, Relais & Chateaux
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  • Palazzo Magnani Feroni Florence (Tuscany) 12 rooms from £346

    An magnificent Renaissance Palace, turned luxurious hotel, south of the river. Indulgently large suites are packed with frescoes, elegant antiques and historic charm. Enjoy breakfast in the courtyard or drinks on the rooftop. Manages to retain and enhance the private Palazzo feel.

    Honeymoons  -  An elegant Palazzo fit for royalty, with private butler service, champagne breakfast, palatial suites & magnificant furnishings.
    City Style  -  Each suite has a salon big enough to hold a cocktail party in, plus painted ceilings, marble fireplaces and fabulous antiques.
    Local markets  -  Explore the Medieval streets of Oltrarno, traditionally home to Florence's milliners, silk-weavers and leather-makers.
    Sights nearby  -  Five minutes walk from the historical Ponte Vecchio.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Fodors
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  • Castello di Casole Casole d'Elsa, Tuscany 41 rooms from £347

    Elegant and traditional Tuscan mansion set in 4,200 acres of bucolic rolling countryside. Original Tuscan frescos, Murano chandeliers and flagstones floors. Beautiful suites with views, gorgeous pool, superb cuisine. Pack your linen, silk and cashmere for Bellinis on the terrace while the sun sets

    Suites  -  The Limonaia suites, in the coverted lemon barn, have their own gardens, sitting rooms and split level layout
    Spa  -  The luxurious Essere spa in the vaulted converted wine cellars offers pools, steam rooms and treatment rooms
    Restaurant  -  Ristorante Tosca serves typical finely tuned Tuscan dishes and there's also the less formal Pazzia Pizzeria
    Views  -  Stunning panoramic views over the surrounding countryside
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Mr & Mrs Smith, CN Traveller, Kiwi Collection
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  • Castello Banfi il Borgo Tuscany 9 rooms from £353

    A hotel with serious joie de vivre. A stunning 13th century castle and wine estate with romantic boutique interiors, gourmet Tuscan cuisine, an Enoteca, and spa. Luxurious rooms and suites have arched ceilings, four poster beds, and stunning views. Gourmet, romantic, all the best things in life.

    Foodies  -  Fantastic traditional Tuscan dishes and an Enoteca stocking wine from its 7000 acre wine estate.
    Romantic  -  Utterly romantic in location, decoration, and ambience.
    Views  -  Panoramic views of the hotel's vineyards around.
    Good wine list  -  The castle has it's own vineyard.
    Recommended by  -  Kiwi Collection
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  • Hotel Savoy, Florence Florence 102 rooms from £390

    A luxurious hotel on the charming Piazza della Repubblica. The stylish contemporary suites feature a range of original artworks, private saunas and views of the Duomo. The chic on site restaurant serves up locally sourced cuisine in a trendy setting. Ultimate in city style.

    Elegant  -  Styled by Olga Polizzi
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Sights nearby  -  Couldn't be much closer to the Duomo, with many rooms commanding a direct view.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, Frommers, Kiwi Collection, Michelin Travel
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  • Helvetia & Bristol Florence (Tuscany) 67 rooms from £404

    Since the mid-17th Century this charming hotel has housed the international elite in its elegant rooms and with its old-style luxury. Charming, classic styled rooms vary in size but all exude comfort. The Hostaria Bibendum offers a Mediterranean menu with a view of Piazza Strozzi. A charming stay.

    City Style  -  A unique and plush setting with period furniture, heavy drapes, and lived-in velvet sofas.
    Foodies  -  Spend an evening feasting on classic Tuscan dishes wunderkind Roberto Cordisco.
    Cooking classes  -  Special cookery packages available, master your favourite Tuscan dishes.
    Sights nearby  -  A stone's throw from the beautiful and ancient Strozzi Palace.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Frommers, Michelin Travel, Fodors
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  • Grand Hotel Imperiale Forte dei Marmi (Tuscany) 46 rooms from £410

    Five star luxury family friendly property in the glitzy resort of Forte dei Marmi on the Tuscan coast. Forty six sophisticated, airy rooms and suites some with balconies some with balconies looking out to sea. Three restaurants, wellness centre and private beach. Glamourous seaside luxury

    Families  -  Fully staffed kids club on site
    Local markets  -  Visit the weekly Wednesday market for a designer bargain!
    Sights nearby  -  Minutes away from Forte dei Marmi fortress
    Spa
    Recommended by  -  Tablet
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  • Borgo Santo Pietro Palazzetto Siena, Tuscany 20 rooms from £464

    Rural Tuscan opulence in a fabulous country house. Almost regal rooms and enormous suites in neutral hues with chandeliers, marble fireplaces, frescoes, silk upholstery and standalone bathtubs. Romantic luxury with all the toys - swimming, tennis, wellness.

    Honeymoons
    Luxury
    Country Escape
    Romantic Break
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Relais & Chateaux
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  • Castello di Vicarello Tuscany 7 rooms from £554

    A highly luxurious boutique hotel perched on a hilltop with panoramic views over its own vineyards. Romantic rooms and suites have traditional decoration and Italianate opulence. A top of the range spa, fabulous regional cuisine fresh from the garden, and a pool. Glorious, rural, romantic.

    Views  -  Stunning valley views of the vineyards beyond.
    Romantic  -  Rural romance and glorious countryside.
    Spa breaks
    Romantic Break
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape
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  • Monteverdi Castiglioncello del Trinoro, Tuscany 7 rooms from £512

    Typically Tuscan; rural romance and gastronomic indulgence in a fantastically luxurious room, suite or villa. Huge stand alone bath tubs, log fires, neutral hues, vine covered terraces, and a sparkling infinity pool. Great for couples, families, groups of friends.

    Romantic Break
    Cooking classes  -  Learn how to make Tuscan treats
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith
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  • Borgo Pignano San Gimignano 17 rooms from £564

    A private Tuscan estate and luxury haven set amid 750 acres of organic farmland. Sensitively restored throughout, bedrooms and suites feature original architectural details and traditional Tuscan style interiors plus stunning views. A magical spot for couples, weddings, and family holidays.

    Families  -  With excellent family friendly accommodation and a wide range of activities for all ages it's perfect for family stay
    Views  -  The property enjoys breathtaking views over the surrounding Tuscan countryside
    Kids Club  -  During the summer months there are dedicated staff who organise a wide range of children's activities
    Swimming Pool  -  Salt water outdoor infinity pool plus another smaller one for children under 12.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Villa San Michele, Florence Florence (Tuscany) 46 rooms from £680

    A charming 15th Century monastery adorned with Michelangelo facade, turned luxurious boutique hotel. The chic rooms exude old world elegance and style. Enjoy fine dining at the Michelin starred restaurant or overlooking Florence from the immaculate gardens. Totally unique.

    Romantic Break  -  A historic hotel oozing romance from every pore with deep soaking tubs, palatial fourposters and balconies overlooking the city.
    Foodies  -  From the stunning menuat the the Michelin-starred Oro Restaurant, to the private cookery school, this is foodie heaven.
    Cooking classes  -  Learn to master your favourite dishes from the hotels menu at the internationally recognised cookery school.
    Local markets  -  A free shuttle service runs to La Reppublica Square in central Florence, enjoy the best of Tuscan shopping.
    Recommended by  -  Frommers, Kiwi Collection, Tablet
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  • Four Seasons Firenze Florence 116 rooms from £768

    Two beautifully restored Rennaissance buildings set in an incredible 11-acre botanical garden with, high end spa and pool. Public areas showcase Renaissance art and sumptuous suites spare no expense. Think silk, velvet, marble, frescoed walls and antique furniture. Il Palagio boasts a Michelin Star.

    Honeymoons  -  Opulent Renaissance suites, dining under the stars, double spa treatments and expansive gardens for walking hand in hand.
    Total relaxation  -  Relax- this hotel will literally take care of everything from your children to the tension in your shoulders!
    Good wine list  -  The Winery serves more than 50 Italian wines by the glass and has a list of nearly 400 bottles.
    Restaurant  -  Michelin starred restaurant serves Tuscan delights.
    Recommended by  -  Kiwi Collection
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