Vista da Podere Santa Pia sulla valle dell'Ombrone e l'Isola Montecristo    

Traveling in Tuscany | Holiday accommodation in southern Tuscany | Casa Vacanze Podere Santa Pia


Celebrare il dolce far niente
  Bee hive in the garden   Colline sotto Podere Santa Pia
    Celebrare il dolce far niente


The first bee hive in the garden
What should you do if you see a swarm?



  The valley below Podere Santa Pia
    Events in southern Tuscany            

From March to December, the Tuscan Nature Train gives you the opportunity to explore the Sienese countryside and villages in an unconventional way. Treno Natura 2018 offers various travel itineraries, strictly on vintage trains, discovering the most beautiful landscapes near Siena, visiting food and antique markets, exhibitions, the truffle museum and the truffle market in San Giovanni d'Asso, and on May 1st a pleasant traditional festival in Sant’Angelo Scalo.

Il Trenonatura | Ferrovia Turistica della Val d'Orcia | Historical trains for events Program

Program Terre di Siena |



Treno a vapore da Siena nel stazione di Sant'Angelo-Cinigiano

Treno a vapore da Siena nel stazione di Sant'Angelo-Cinigiano

Collegium Vocale Crete Senesi is an annual music festival under the artistic direction of Philippe Herreweghe in the beautiful region of the Crete Senesi in Tuscany. Special event will be the concert with Tiburtina in the famous Abbazia Sant'Antimo. Conducting artists include Paul Lewis, Philippe Thuriot, Tiburtina Ensemble, Huelgas Ensemble, Edding Quartet & Northernlight, Thomas Zehetmaier and Ruth Killius, Reinbert de Leeuw and Barbara Hannigan, Soloists Royal Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam and Collegium Vocale Gent.

Program 2018 | From Sunday July 29 th till Friday August 3th.

Music festival Collegium Vocale Crete Senesi
    Photo Gallery Tuscany            
    Album Monte Amiata

  Album Van d'Orcia   Album Montalcino   Crete Senesi
    Monte Amiata   San Quirico d'Orcia - lo.tangelini   Montalcino, Panorama   Cretesenesi panorama

Monte Amiata

The Val d'Orcia






Crete Senesi: The Badlands of Tuscany



The magnificent hills of the Crete Senesi offer artistic routes with evocative and suggestive landscapes. Typical conformations of the land are the badlands, the ruffles, and biancane that give the landscape its characteristic gray color and a sometimes lunar appearance.


            Album The Tuscan Coast  

Album Siena



Piazza del Campo, Il Campo, seen from the top of Torre del Mangia


A secret coastal getaway in Tuscany





The coastline offers uncontaminated beaches such as the Tombolo di Feniglia, Marina di Alberese, and Cala Violina. But in between these famous beaches, there are plenty of coastal getaways, small but lively resorts, and beautiful sandy beaches.


Piazza del Campo, Il Campo, seen from the top of Torre del Mangia.