You can find more useful information on the sites linked to below
Culture and Education
- The Italian Cooking School
The Italian Cooking School is very much connected with Books for Cooks in London, Great Britain. The shop (books only on Food and Drink) was started by Heidi Lascelles 20 years who has now teamed up with Olivia Greco in Tuscany where they run cookery courses on a daily or weekly basis.
- Slow Travel Web Site
The Slow Travel website is a community of people who like to travel and experience new places! There are reviews on vacation rentals (including many of La Bella Toscana properties), hotel and restaurant reviews and over 400 trip reports and articles, as well as pages and pages of information with travel tips and ideas on how to plan your trips.
- About Florence
General tourist information about the town of Florence including art, culture and the history of the city.
- About Siena
General touristic information about the town of Siena, from the history of the city, passing by the art and the culture.
- Volterra Municipality Web Site
- Siena Municipality Web Site
- Florence Airport Amerigo Vespucci
- Pisa International Airport - Galileo Galilei
- Bologna Airport - Guglielmo Marconi
- Trains, timetables - Trenitalia (FS)
- Hedonistic Hiking
Discover the Florentine and Sienese hills and the Heart of Chianti. Hedonistic Hiking offers fabulous guided walks with an experienced and knowledgeable English guide who has a genuine passion for the area. Not just walking, we bring alive the rich culture and artistic heritage of the region. Delectable lunches accompanied by local wines. Transfer service to and from your accommodation. Personal and professional service.