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Villa Siena

Villa Siena is a magnificent property nestled in the heart the winemaking region of Chianti Classico. Built in the 17 century by the ancestors of the current owners, Villa Siena dominates a beautiful Italian renaissance garden, decorated with statues representing the four seasons, and offers the[...]

Villa Luisa

Villa Luisa is a luxurious gem, gracefully tucked away in the enchanting Tuscan countryside and only a stone’s throw from Siena. The "Borgo" - a typical, very small countryside hamlet - that constitutes Villa Luisa has been owned by the same family for many centuries. The estate centers around the l[...]

Casa Giacomo

Casa Giacomo lays in the heart of what is considered “quintessential Tuscany”,  the triangle of land which represents Tuscany at its most: Florence, Siena and Arezzo. An authentic Tuscan country manor, Casa Giacomo offers a unique combination of picture-perfect landscape of golden, rolling hills and[...]

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 [...]

Villa Lucignano

Beautiful and charming Tuscan countryside villa with amazing views. Ideal for small weddings of about 35-40 guests. On site accommodation for up to 19 guests. Wedding reception Wedding reception can be organised in the beautiful terrace garden or indoors for up to 30-35 guests . Wedding Accommoda[...]

SIENA – ENCHANTING TO SAY THE LEAST

Siena has the power to transport its visitors into a different time and dimension.  Its boundary walls, the palaces, the air that you breath will make you relive the glory of its past history. The heart of the city is represented by the famous Piazza del Campo where the palio race takes place twice[...]

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, bread was broken over the bride’s head. The modern wedding cake, made from wheat, is a descendant if that wedding bread. It is still customary to shower the couple with grain, the symbol[...]

Sweet Pea – Delicate Bliss

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