If you’ve just booked your stay in Italy, congratulations! You’re likely very excited about your upcoming experience. When you arrive at your destination, to truly enjoy your time in Tuscany, take advantage of the multiple tours that are available to you. Sure, it’ll be fun to go out and explore the beautiful area on your own, but to truly experience the area, read up on the tours available to you. That way you’ll be able to learn all about the history and local secrets that you likely won’t hear elsewhere. Also, tours will help you truly experience a variety of activities and become well versed in Italian local hobbies.
Explore abbeys and enchanting castles
Abbeys are worth seeing simply due to their stunning architecture. A few include Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Sant’Antimo, and if you make it to the other side of Siena, don’t miss viewing the roofless ruins of gothic San Galgano. The beautiful Romanesque church at Badia d’Ombrone was founded in 867 and is less than five miles from Montalto.
Also explore the abbeys and embrace the rich history and heritage that has been left there. Go on a tour at a few or all of the castles and abbeys that catch your eye and be educated about how they came to be. Marvel at the sites and enrich yourself in the history – you won’t be sorry!
Wine and dine
If you enjoy the food, wine, and art that’s in Tuscany, arrange a tour that will allow you to experience your favorite activities. Taste foods you haven’t had before, try all the best wines in the region, and pick up a few art pieces that will look perfect in your home. These activities will provide the perfect ingredients so that you can truly savor this delightful region in Tuscany. Cooking holidays in Italy are the best if you’d like to learn how to cook up some authentic cuisine and experience some delicious dishes that’ll bring pleasure to your taste buds.
Explore medieval towns and local villages
Enjoy the history of a scenic and historical town by exploring their restaurants, historical landmarks, and other must-see activities while you’re in Tuscany. Make time for the little moments as well such as posing for a picture in front of your favorite restaurant or statue that catches your eye. Chat with the locals about what their favorite thing is about Tuscany and don’t forget to bring a journal so you can write down fun facts and what you’re experiencing as you visit each new place. Tours can also be arranged so that you can join an experienced tour guide that will be happy to take you to local medieval towns.