Farmhouses in Tuscany – offers by area and location
Farmhouse, a philosophy of tranquility and relaxation among vineyards, olive groves and green woods
Farmhouses in Tuscany does not mean only farms that host tourists, but you live a philosophy of life. It means taking the necessary time to immerse yourself in the local culture and atmosphere. A slow approach that translates into enjoying the culinary tradition while sitting comfortably at the table, even if this takes longer than expected; appreciate the beauty of the contexts that characterize life in the countryside, the history and the uniqueness of a landscape and urban architecture that has no equal in the world. Basically, it means living a time that runs more slowly to the rhythm of nature.
The territory of Tuscany is mainly hilly and almost 66% of the region is characterized by a landscape full of olive groves and vineyards, sometimes interrupted by rows of cypress trees, which is striking for the colors that change with the seasons. Every year the Tuscan countryside is visited by thousands of tourists in search of relaxation, well-being, experiences of contact with nature and the quality of life in a territory with uncontaminated rural areas. The numerous farms in the region (about 4,600) are able to offer a wide range of services for those who want to fully enjoy a holiday in nature. There is only to choose from the great variety of countryside areas. Among these stand out the Chianti Hills, famous for their viticulture and the production of great wines; the bleak landscape of the Crete Senesi and the splendid Val d’Orcia, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Garfagnana covered by lush forests and the Maremma with the typical Mediterranean scrub.
There are many activities that the Tuscan countryside offers to tourists: horseback riding, tasting of typical products accompanied by excellent local wines. There are also numerous farms that organize Tuscan cooking classes. Below, divided by zones, the main towns of the Tuscan countryside are sought after tourist destinations.