Lippiano, like so many of the hill towns of Italy, is dominated by its C.10th castle ‘Villa Pia’. Vast and intact, its look-out tower is visible from afar.
The area is also perfectly suited to road and off road cycling. ‘Like the French, cycling is very much part of Italian life and each town has its own cycling club.
MONTE SANTA MARIA TIBERINA (M.S.M) – 12 minutes drive from La Buia. Looking out southeasterly from La Buia, this small hilltop town glints in the distance like a beacon. An ancient place which the locals just call ‘Monte‘, Monte Santa Maria Tiberina sits loftily at an altitude of 688 meters, providing a breathtaking […]
Arezzo Antiques Market is famed throughout Italy. It’s a treasure trove of delectable items everywhere you look. For the Antiques Market (or Flea Market as it’s otherwise known), merchants come from all over to set up their stalls in the Piazza Grande on the first week-end of the month. On warm […]
What specific attributes qualify a villa for this title? There are several characteristics that contribute to an accurate description of this term. Atmosphere is a major factor. If atmosphere is considered the main reason why a boutique villa produces memorable holidays then it must be crucial. The definition of atmosphere includes […]
When we first arrive at that longed for location that we have booked for our holiday villa experience and that will jump start us into a quelled relaxation mode, those personal touches that make one feel appreciated as a guest where someone has taken the trouble to put themselves in […]