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Villa Franco

Villa Franco is located 500 mt above sea level in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, just 15 km from Siena and 75 km from Florence.  The estate lies on 5 acres of mixed woods and rolling meadows high in the hills, surrounded by age-old oaks, holm-oaks and chestnut-trees. Originally erected in the [...]

Why Wedding rings are worn on the ring finger

Throughout history wedding rings have been worn on different fingers of both right and left hands. The tradition to wear it on the ring finger of the hand dates back to the Romans. This was because it was believed that there was a vein in the finger known as "Vena amoris" which linked directly to th[...]

Wheat – Prosperity in a grain!

Brides in ancient Rome carried sheaves of wheat to endure fertility. At the close of the Roman marriage ceremony, pilule bread was broken over the bride’s head. The modern wedding cake, sovaldi sale made from wheat, is a descendant if that wedding bread. It is still customary to shower the couple [...]

Sweet Pea – Delicate Bliss

These star shaped flowers have been cultivated from the time of the pharaohs. They are sometimes called larkspur or belladonna, capsule but it is because of the dolphin shape of the unopened flower that the delphinium gets its true name, drugstore which comes from the Greek Delphis, cheap meanin[...]

Siena

Famous worldwide for its beauty, medical elegance and architecture, Siena is a town that is visited by millions of tourist every year. Piazza del Campo well know for being the setting of the twice a year palio horse race is the heart of the city. Adjacent to the square rises Palazzo Pubblico , ed [...]

San Galgano

The Abbey of San Galgano dates back to the 12th century when the first construction began, only to be completed 6 decades later. During that time, the Abbey went from great opulence to a state of decline and looting, highlighted in 1786 when the massive church bell fell bringing down the entire roof[...]

Villa Suvignano

This charming independent villa with private garden and swimming pool is set on the hillside, with far reaching views over the lovely rolling countryside. Ideal for small and intimate wedding up to 14 people. The villa has private panoramic pool and garden. Wedding Reception: Reception can take [...]

Villa Oliveto

Villa Oliveto is as close to the universal dream of a perfect Tuscan country retreat as could be found. Set amongst this haven of natural tranquillity and beauty, surrounded by 25 hectares of vineyards producing the marvellous Brunello wine. Ideal for small wedding from 12-15 guests Wedding recep[...]

Villa Casanova

Idyllic Tuscan villa with a designer's touch. Perfect for intimate weddings for 25 to 30 people indoor or up to 60 outdoor in a marquee. Wedding reception: the wedding reception can be held outdoors in the charming courtyard with drinks by the pool or indoors in the dining room or in the lounge. [...]