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Italy: Hiking Cinque Terre Trails

Hiking Cinque Terre Trails

Cinque Terre with its five fishing villages is a hidden pearl in Italy, north of Tuscany. It’s hidden since you don’t get there by car, only by train through many tunnels. To move around and explore Cinque Terre you walk or take a train.  September is a great time for hiking Cinque Terre trails because it’s not too hot and you avoid the crowds. ...

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Italian Farmstay: Agriturismo Holiday in Tuscany

Agriturismo Casalpiano swimming-pool

We had a perfect agriturismo holiday in Tuscany. This post presents our farm stay near Pienza and the beautiful Tuscan scenery in the area south of Siena.  An agriturismo holiday in Tuscany had been in my dreams and then there was a chance to take a short break in May. We bought flights to Italy, rented a car and a booked a ...

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Tuscany Scenic Drive

Tuscany scenic drive view from Volterra

Tuscany is full of scenic roads and it’s hard to choose which of them to take. We took a flight to Pisa, rented the cutest little Fiat and hit the road. And I thinki we found the best places this area of Italy has to offer. You can follow our Tuscany scenic drive and enjoy the views – and then start planning your own trip! This ...

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