To experience the culture of the Italian lifestyle and the people who are so incredible, more and more people find that staying in a villa is the answer. Tuscany is a chance in which to experience so much of what Italy has to offer. Villas have a lot of history attached to them. You may be staying in ancient Roman’s holiday house. This tradition has not been forgotten and not many of these villas have been modernized. You may see renovations here and there, but many villas have been persevered. The modernization is to suit tourists, and it is probably a lot better to experience the real thing.
You may find big villas such as Villa ilPalazzotto which are suitable for big families or a big group of friends. However, these are also divided up into smaller areas as well. You can also find smaller homes which have been rented out and these are great because they are more personal.
There is nothing better in waking up in the morning and putting the kettle on for a real cup on espresso. The next thing you may want to do is to go down to the market and find a couple of food items which you may not have seen in your life before. Italians are passionate about food. You can start to experiment with the best olives, genuine parmesan cheese and fine Italian meats.
More and more people are starting to see why these villas are a lot more popular than the average hotel. This can tell you more about the day to day life that any Italian lives and what they get out of it. You are not simply another tourist anymore. You are living the life of an Italian in Tuscany.
To life like a true Tuscan you need to plan ahead and this will really depend on what you are looking for from your holiday. Some people want to spend their entire holiday here and others want to keep it as a base while they venture out to other areas, such as Rome and Florence. This will tell you why location is important. You don’t want to drive all day to some of the more important cities in order to go exploring.
There are different types of villas which are suitable for all types of people, from honeymooners to families with small children. Some of these come in the form of more modernized villas with pools. They are often a lot bigger and you may find them based out in the country areas. This is great for people who want to escape with a group of friends. A lot of these have been converted from old farmhouses.
Many people still like the more rustic approach, thinking that they are staying in a Tuscan village from hundreds of years ago. You may be staying in an old castle, but you can be sure that there are not mice and rodents running about. Most of these establishments are family run businesses.
Some people take another approach to their holiday in the country and decide to get involved in the olive or grape harvest at the same time. This is more than a simple holiday. This is a whole new adventure which you will learn more about at the same time. For the adventurous types, there are usually a lot of activities planned, such as bike riding and horseback riding. There is no better way to experience this kind of thing than at a beautiful spot like Tuscany.