Italy is a firm favourite with many visitors. Its history, culture, food and climate are all reasons why it’s so popular. Among the most sought-after regions is Tuscany. With its stunning landscape, delicious food and wine and rich culture to match, the Tuscan region has it all. Find out which are the best places to stay in Tuscany for a memorable trip.

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Tuscany - One of the Most Beautiful Regions of Italy

Tuscany is one of Italy’s central regions that stretches from the Apennines to the west coast along the Tyrrhenian Sea. The varied landscape provides visitors with much to see, including beautiful beaches, breathtaking views, impressive cities and picturesque little villages.

Once the seat of the famous Medici family that governed Tuscany in the Renaissance, it is home to well-known cities such as Florence and Pisa. The Medici were eager builders and Tuscany now has some of the best architecture in Italy. You can still see many Palazzi from this era today. They also brought famous artists to the Tuscan region to create outstanding masterpieces. Artists who were commissioned by the Medici family include Michelangelo, Botticelli, Donatello and Brunelleschi. Discover the artworks of these Renaissance masters on your trip to Tuscany.

Where to Stay in Tuscany?

This famous Italian region is most known for cities like Florence, Pisa and Siena, but Tuscany also has some hidden treasures that are less well-known. Away from the masses of tourists, a different Tuscany presents itselfOf course, a day trip to Florence or Pisa is well worth it, but to discover the real Tuscany turn away from these touristy hotspots. There are many places to stay in Tuscany that will give you that feeling of home from home. In these places you will make memories that will last for a lifetime.

Lucca - A Town Surrounded by a Wall

The delightful town of Lucca is full of hidden treasures for visitors to discover. Surrounded by its iconic medieval wall, it has the feel and look of a sleepy town. But plenty of surprises await visitors. You will find stunning buildings from the Gothic era as well as Renaissance palaces.

The imposing wall was once for protection, now it’s the perfect spot for a relaxing walk or a leisurely bike ride. It’s a great vantage point to see Lucca in all its glory as well as stunning views over the surrounding countryside.

As you pass through one of the four gates, you will enter another world. The buildings will transport you back to different times. Admire the quaint Torre Guinigi with its garden on the roof, including seven holly oak trees. You can see why Lucca is one of the best places to stay in Tuscany.

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Cappannori - A Hidden Gem

Not far from Lucca you will find the charming town of Cappannori. It was once the site of villas for the wealthy and noble families of Lucca. And you can still find them dotted around in the town and its surrounding areas. This beautiful town is a hidden gem that not many tourists know about, so it is a great place to stay and discover the region from.

The architecture in the little town is interesting. You can see beautiful Romanesque churches, such as Santi Quirco e Giulitta. Cappannori also has the oldest church in the area, Pieve San Paolo that was built in the first century AD. 

Experience the slower pace of life in this beautiful town.


Viareggio - Beach Holidays Italian Style

The beach city of Viareggio is a firm favourite with Italians in the summer. The many luxurious beach resorts and sandy beaches are the perfect place to enjoy the Dolce Vita. The many bars, cafés and restaurants will serve you the typical Tuscan delicacies that the region is so famous for.

But Viareggio isn’t just a great destination in summer. In February, it hosts its iconic Viareggio Carnival, with parades, floats and costumes. It’s an event for big and small. For a full month, the quiet town transforms into a party hub that people from near and far enjoy. 

It’s one of the best hidden secrets of the whole Tuscan region.


Enjoy The Best Places to Stay in Tuscany in Style

If you are after luxury places to stay in Tuscany, then our holiday villas and apartments are perfect for you. Elegant and opulent spaces that will welcome you back from an amazing day out. Whether you just did a bit of shopping or went all out with sightseeing, when you come back you can relax in a sumptuous atmosphere. Transform your holiday into a luxurious adventure.

Don’t wait, plan your trip to Tuscany now. Experience one of Italy’s most famous regions in all its splendour. Discover the stunning landscapes, breathtaking architecture and delicious food and wine of this region. Enjoy a stay that you will treasure forever in one of the best places to stay in Tuscany.