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Monterchi in Tuscany – A Local Guide

Monterchi is a particularly special hill town because it has a famous fresco by the quattrocento artist Piero della Francesca, painted between 1455 and 1465. This Renaissance gem is quite a surprise to come across. Piero drew his inspiration from a pagan ritual that pregnant woman would perform. They would […]

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What is a Boutique Villa?

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 […]

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