Bed & Breakfast in Tuscany, Italy
Tucany's rolling hills with vineyards and dark green cypress trees have become its worldwide recognizable symbol, which coupled with its famous cuisine and wines like Chianti attracts thousands of visitors year round. Staying at a bed and breakfast in Tuscany (Toscana) is a great way to enjoy all the wonders of this land. Countryside Tuscany B&Bs are mainly located in restored farm houses (i.e. agriturismo and poderi), which offer modern facilities in a rural home-like setting. There are also a plethora of bed and breakfasts in Tuscany in the region's gorgeous sea resorts (Riviera Apuana, Punta Ala and Riva del Sole), quality skiing resorts (Zum Zeri-Passo Due Santi, Abetone, Amiata, Garfagnana) and famous since ancient times spa towns (Petriolo, Montecatini Terme, Monsummano Terme, Bagni di Lucca, Casciana Terme, Chianciano Terme, San Giuliano Terme, Pontremoli, Massa Marittima). Being the cradle of the Etruscans and the birthplace of Italian Renaissance Tuscany boasts unique arts and culture centers like Florence, Lucca, Viareggio, Pisa, Siena. Tuscany (Toscana) bed and breakfasts in all these cities may be found in stone mansions, restored palazzos, 19th century town houses, modern apartments. Other places in Toscana that feature amazing Renaissance inheritance are Cortona, Fiesole, Pietrasanta, Montepulciano, Carrara, Massa. Prato and Pistoia are famous for their Baroque and Roccoco architecture, while Livorno, Lajatico and Viareggio are the homes of Liberty villas and neo-classic architecture. There are also plenty of medieval towns in Toscana with classic Romanesque and Gothic appeal like Vicopisano, San Gimignano, Grosseto, Arezzo, Monteriggioni, Colle di Val d'Elsa, Pratovecchio, Greve in Chianti, Pistoia, Pienza, Lucignano, Carrara, Montalcino, Sesto Fiorentino. Some of those towns are even more ancient boasting stunning Etruscan and Roman heritage, which may be discovered in Chuisi, Impruneta, Vetulonia, Cortona, Fiesole, Orbetello, Roselle/Rusellae, Sesto Fiorentino, San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Volterra, Orbetello, Saturnia. City or countryside, a bed and breakfast in Tuscany offers welcoming atmosphere by coupling modern hotel amenities with home-like comfort.