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10 things to do within 1 hour of Toscana Holiday Village

Toscana Holiday Village is the perfect destination for an outdoor getaway. Set in the stunning countryside of Tuscany, Italy, this holiday village provides unbeatable views and plenty of activities that are sure to keep you busy.

10 Things To Do Within 1 Hour Of Toscana Holiday Village

1. Check out local markets

Take in all the beauty of your surroundings by visiting nearby markets of Corso Italia filled with tasty treats and handmade wares crafted by locals.

2. Sample some of Tuscany’s best wines

Stop by Agrisole. Agrisole is a year-round agricultural company committed to providing unforgettable experiences crafted by Mamma Concetta. She’ll be your guide, offering a tour of our legacy vineyards and an introduction to our wine-making methods, followed by a tasting in our cellar. This opportunity to explore the world of Agrisole is like no other; this will truly be an experience you won’t soon forget!

The guided tour is the best way to get to know Agrisole through the voice of those who everyday work with passion and dedication.

3. Taste traditional dishes

From freshly-made pasta to aromatic wild boar roasts, enjoy some of the best culinary creations Tuscany has to offer. There is a restaurant and bar on-site at Toscana Holiday Village, but if you wish to venture out in search of local cuisine, you’ll find plenty or local eateries.

4. Take part in adventurous activities

Take a bike ride through the breathtaking countryside, go horseback riding along trails, or even brave whitewater rafting at the Tiber River. Whatever you choose to do, it’s sure to be an adventure.

5. Celebrate Holidays and festivals

There are so many wonderful festivals to take part in when visiting Tuscany. One of the most popular is the Capodanno Pisano (Pisan New Year’s) in March. There’s plenty to do throughout the year. Why not join in on the Festa Medievale (Montopoli Val d’Arno), Processione delle Paniere or Viareggio’s Carnival? So many traditions and celebrations, you are sure to have a great time.

6. Explore nearby cities

The beautiful capital city of Florence is just a 20-minute drive from Tuscany; you can see the stunning cathedral and Michelangelo’s famous “David” sculpture. Siena is a little more than an hour away and offers the chance to admire magnificent Renaissance architecture.

7. Golfing in Tuscany

Visit the golf club San Miniato ASD which is just a 15-minute drive away from Toscana Holiday Village. The 9-hole golf course features par 3 and par 4 holes with some tricky narrow greens featuring bunkers and water hazards, perfect for a day in the sun.

8. Visit San Romana

Explore the beautiful village of San Romana and see the beautiful sites, and natural beauty spots and discover the ancient Roman ruins. Don’t forget about the church of San Romana, Calderón Square, Sancta Cave, the Archaeological Museum and the Peñas Negras Castle, once a 9th-century Moorish fortress and now a romantic ruin that is perfect for a stroll and a picnic.

9. Take a tour of The Botanical Museum

The Botanical Museum is located on the banks of the Arno, which began as the Gallery of Natural History, founded in 1591 by Grand Duke of Tuscany Ferdinando I de Medici as a place to collect “works of nature”: visitors can admire 17th-century portraits of famous botanists, a collection of objects used for teaching botany at the university, including didactic watercolours, and the splendid Herbarium, comprising over 300,000 samples and of particular importance for its size, historical interest and the modernity of its use.

10. Go Foraging

Rob Gould, otherwise known as the Cotswold Forager, is an experienced forager with over two decades of experience, harvesting wild edibles in all parts of the UK, including the New Forest and Scottish Highlands. His international foraging pursuits have taken him to Greece, France and Scandinavia to name a few places. Currently, Rob is working with Toscana Holiday Village on creating bespoke foraging experiences in Tuscany. With his extensive knowledge of plants and foraging, these unique excursions are sure to be something special.

Summary

No matter what you’re looking for, there’s something for everyone at Toscana Holiday Village. With spectacular views, amazing activities and the chance to experience an authentic taste of Tuscany, this is the perfect spot for a relaxing and fun-filled getaway.

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