We are always on the lookout for new activities which can help to make your holiday interesting and exciting.

We make sure that the activities we choose are respectful of the environment. Walking, biking, horseriding, tasting locally produced products, visiting small museums, learning Italian, participating in local festivals, foraging for mushrooms and truffles are only some of the activities we propose.


Sarteano + Cetona (Siena), Tuscany

Walking day tour with an enogastronomic twist! »

Take a leisurely walk in the countryside - and through the ages. Begin with a visit to one of central Italy's most ancient human settlements, dating back to the Bronze age; stop at a 14th century hermitage with a beautifully frescoed church; visit the charming hamlet Cetona; taste local extra-virgin olive oil and wine; visit a Franciscan convent - all in just one, leisurely walk!



Le Crete, Valdorcia and Valdichiana (Siena), Tuscany

Watercolor courses for beginners in Tuscany »

The gentle, rolling Tuscan landscape has always inspired artists from all over the world. So why not have a go at expressing your creativity and creating your very own little marsterpiece to take home with you as a souvenir? Elisabeth, a talented British artist who has been living and working here since 1997 holds fun and informal watercolor courses for beginners that are  suitable for everyone - couples, groups of friends and families. She will provide you with everything you need and courses can be held either at her studio or, if you're renting a house, directly at your rented villa.