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          About travel in general:

  • Slow Traveler is an independent website for travel in Italy and other countries in the slower way. Lots of practical information, great resource for trip planning, dozens of reviews of villas in our TuscanHouse collection, and a helpful message board.
  • Slow Europe is the new site by Pauline who created Slow Travel, this has fresh content and good trip planning info for all of Europe and she welcomes your reviews.
  • Joe Brancatelli has an extensive independent website called JoeSentMe that is dedicated to the business traveler and covers tons of useful topics of interest to all, so sign up for the weekly news letters and good travel stories.

          Italy in general:

  • Current Weather in Italy, you can select regions and cities for 3 day forecast
  • goItaly , Italy for Visitors: news, stories, travel information
  • Italian tourist Web Guide , an extensive site with great information, in English
  • Driving in Italy excellent practical advice on driving in Italy



          Car-service and airport pick-up:

          Walking tours, bicycles:

  • Walking Tours  in Tuscany, other regions of Italy & Europe. "Piccolo" organizes guided walking tours for small groups, ask Gillian for all the details.
  • Emily at A TuscanTable, offers wine tours and walking tours with  picnics
  • cars, bikes, scooters, 2 locations: Buonconvento, Colle Val d'Elsa
  •, car rental agency at Chianciano also has bikes to rent
  • Cicloposse in Pienza for bicycle and walking tours in Tuscany & Umbria

          Chefs and cooking classes, local and in Florence:


  • InfoRoma , personalized expert tours of Rome, good information
  • Guided English speaking touring for private groups with vans or a minibus,
    contact Angelo: tel. (011-39) 06-868-02159, fax 06-868-00223



  • Tours by Roberto  he offers a group of travelers, however large or small, a customized tour of Tuscany. Roberto offers both exclusive, full-service customized tours, and also single day and half-day tours that can be joined by those traveling independently, 
  • Tours around Tuscany   a tour company based in Siena with a specialty in very small group tours of Tuscany (max 4 people), also airport pick-up and transportation, contact Gianni, cell (+39) 347 2450225 (24/7)


  • Divertimento Tours , Dorene is home in Lucca, let her plan a tour around your dreams or simply select one of her unique excursions. Dorene can show you a glimpse of life in Italy that few travelers ever get to see.
  • Lucca Limo , services include airport transfers, city centre chauffeur driving, business meeting transfers, special events and weddings, concierge services, and, for a true Italian experience, Tuscan excursions comprising wine itineraries, bustling cities and undiscovered towns, shopping highlights and chefs journeys.