Self catering holidays
Stretching from the Tyrrhenian Sea to the mountains, Tuscany is a great destination for a relaxing weekend in Italy. If you are looking to discover the true heart of Italy, Tuscany has it all: a beautiful countryside, magnificent beaches, an incredible history and a delicious cuisine.
Last minute Tuscany weekends are a great opportunity to visit Florence, the capital city of Tuscany. The museums are packed in Renaissance treasures. Don’t forget to book in advance your visit of the Uffizi’s collection as holiday makers come from all over the world to visit this museum. The churches are also very impression, Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce are full of incredible sculptures and Santa Maria Novella is an amazing Gothic work of art. Take a stroll on the famous Ponte Vecchio, Florence 15th century bridge line with buildings and shops.
Short breaks to Tuscany cannot be complete without discovering the true Tuscan cuisine. Fettunta is an incredible way to start your meal, a freshly toasted slice of Tuscan bread rubbed with garlic, green olive oil and sprinkled with salt. The famous Italian Wine Trail snakes through Tuscany so enjoy this opportunity to taste the beautiful wines from the region.
Piombino is a popular spot to discover the region. The town offers over 30 kilometres of coastline bordered by Mediterranean vegetation. It is close to the sea and especially to the beautiful Cavo Beach and Rio Marina Beach and the remarkable Mineral Park of Elba Island. Enjoy those fine-sand beaches with their clear waters. The beaches are very accessible to all visitors and offer entertainment areas, including bars and restaurants on the seaside. Water sports such as sailing, surfing and scuba diving avec available on most beaches.