HOLIDAYS IN TUSCANY

HILLTOP RETREAT NEAR CITY STREETS

A gastronomical delight for all the family; wine to ice cream, pizza to pasta and much more. Iconic rolling hills are part of a countryside landscape with miles of olive groves, vineyards and hill towns stretching all the way to the family-friendly beaches.

Rural Tuscany is everything you imagined and more. Whether you come for peace and quiet, food and wine, history and culture or all of the above, the region offers near endless possibilities to make the most of your holiday. 

Our three campsites in the Tuscan region provide a perfect base from which to explore, where the Renaissance enthused splendour of Florence and the famous leaning tower of Pisa await should you wish to combine city adventure with well earned relaxation. 

REASONS TO VISIT

Fabulous food
Scenic rolling hills
Near city of Pisa

REGION HIGHLIGHTS

Hidden Gem: Montepulciano

This stunning hilltop town is in the province of Siena. Starting at the Porta al Prato, the main street stretches for 1.5km uphill to the Piazza Grande.

Old Favourite: Florence

Considered by many as the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is famous for its history and culture and has a wealth of theatres, museums and churches.

Local Cuisine: Florentine Steak

A thickly cut steak, from Chianina or Maremmana cattle, is grilled over a wood or charcoal fire with olive oil added immediately after it's removed from the heat.

See & Do: Siena

Explore the fascinating, thriving Medieval city of Siena, charismatic home to the fast and furious Palio horse races which are always a treat to watch.

Festivals & Events: Luminara di San Ranieri

This annual festival is held in Pisa. Candles are lit throughout the city, with as many as 70,000 lighting up locations such as the Leaning Tower and the River Arno.

Beaches & Lakes: San Vincenzo al Mare

One of the best beaches in Tuscany and only a stones throw from Park Albatros. This clear sea and sand bordered by dense pinewoods is a hit with returning guests.

YOUR TUSCANY QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Where is Tuscany?

Tuscany is a large region of central Italy encompassing the prominent cities of regional capital Florence, Pisa and Siena. Tuscany has a total population of just under 4 million people. 

What's the weather like in Tuscany?

The weather in Tuscany is typically warm and sunny particularly during the summer months. Aside from the occasional spell of rain, the region tends to remain dry. Temperatures vary depending on whether you are on the coast or inland, whereby the cool breeze of the sea can be welcome during hotter days in August, with June and September generally seen as the most pleasant months to visit Tuscany weather wise. 
 

Where can I find Tuscany hot springs?

One of Italy's most loved off-the-beaten-track activities, the hot springs found in Saturnia, southern Tuscany, are well worth a day trip. Showcasing the best of Tuscany's wildly diverse landscape among the olive grove scattered valleys, the thermal springs made possible from natural rock formations allow the water to reach a pleasant 35 degrees, making for a bathing experience to remember.