This is a scenic region with famous
hill-towns and large farming valleys with panoramic views. Here is the classic
Tuscany of cypress lined roads and olive groves.
Use the brick BBQ for cooking outside and pick sage, rosemary and thyme
from the garden for your favorite recipes.
Nearby Tuscan towns include
Montepulciano to the north, about 1 hour or less are Siena, Arezzo and Cortona. Florence you can
reach in about 1.5 hours. On the Umbrian side are Perugia, Assisi, and
2 covered pergolas provide shade for
dining and lounging outside with splendid views of the garden and pool.