Less visited than its eastern part, this Tuscany is home to countless treasures to share with the family: along the beaches, stretch out and relax in front of the colored cabanas at Forte dei Marmi, be enthralled by the great open-air operas of Puccini and sunsets on the isle of Elba, play hide-and-seek among the incredible sculptures in the Tarot Garden, and cheer on the rowers during the festive regattas at Porto Santo Stefano.
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Hotel and restaurant in a village. Skirting the sandy beaches of Forte dei Marmi, in the foothills of the Apuanian Alps, this 16th century olive oil mill has been artfully transformed into a gourmet traveller’s paradise. The harmony and comfort of the elegant suites, the artful combination of antique and modern furnishings and the excellence of its cuisine are crowned by the relaxation offered in the new Otzium Hammam to create a unique unforgettable experience. A subtle food made of perceptions and emotions can be enjoyed in suite or in the unmatchable surroundings. Enjoy the marble caves of Michelangelo in Carrara, the striking coastline of the Five Lands, and the historic cities of Pisa, Lucca and Florence. ... Learn moreless
Along five miles of sandy beach, the colourful booths of Forte dei Marmi are one of the postcard perfect images of seaside Tuscany. Here, visitors can enjoy the waves of the Tyrrhenian Sea in the shade of palms trees. This former fishing village has become a resort where the clientele is both chic and...Read More less
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Hotel and restaurant in town. In Viareggio, an elegant seaside resort on the Tuscan coast, travel through history with a stopover in this majestic art deco hotel. Ideally located along the town’s lovely promenade, this late 19th-century residence, completely renovated in 2019, will envelop you in its warm and romantic atmosphere of stylishly contemporary charming furniture. Looking for peace and quiet? Embrace the ever-present dolce vita by relaxing on the long sandy beaches of the coast or in the outdoor pools at the beach clubs just in front of the hotel, a splendid art nouveau building. Then head to the Michelin-starred restaurant Lunasia, where a delicious Mediterranean cuisine awaits you, as well as a breathtaking view of the Liberty Promenade. ... Learn moreless
The only festival in the world dedicated to the composer of Madame Butterfly, the Puccini Festival brings opera lovers together in the countryside that so inspired the musician. Giacomo Puccini long lived in Torre del Lago, where he settled with Elvira, the mistress who became his wife. Every year since...Read More less
For over forty years, Guido Pinzani has been specialising in making cheeses from raw sheep’s milk. In a traditional cheese dairy, not far from the Carthusian monastery in Pontignano, he offers absolutely delicious aged pecorino cheeses. You have two main options: take a trip to the dairy for an on-site...Read More less
Colle di Val d’Elsa is the crystal capital of Italy, the Italian Bohemia. Throughout the town, engravers, master glassmakers and antique dealers display magnificent collector’s items. Over ninety percent of the country’s production is still manufactured here. Don’t miss the lovely Museum of Crystal,...Read More less
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Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. This elegant property was the first Italian hotel to join Relais & Châteaux in 1973, and the Gallia-Ansaldi family has been welcoming guests for three generations. On the fine sandy private beach, in front of the island of Elba, La Pagoda restaurant reigns supreme, thanks to its unique architecture and spectacular sea views. Completely relax in the Turkish baths, pool or wellness centre and gym. Golfers will enjoy the 18-hole golf course, set in a pine forest that is over hundred years old. A private yacht awaits for memorable excursions to the Tuscan archipelago. ... Learn moreless
An enchanting place for young and old alike, this garden in Garavicchio, created by artist Niki de Saint-Phalle, will remind you of Gaudi’s Park Güell in Barcelona. This work of art took more than twenty years to complete. This magical world is composed of 22 monumental “Tarot” sculptures, adorned with...Read More less
Featuring exhibitions, screenings, workshops, competitions and meetings with photographers, the Toscana Foto festival has over the past twenty years become a major event in the world of photography in Italy. The festival takes place in July in Massa Marittima, a superb medieval town located four hundred...Read More less
This is a paradise for bird watchers. Managed by the WWF, the Orbetello lagoon is an exceptional site where you can observe nearly two hundred different species of birds, including ospreys, herons and flamingos. In the evenings, you can watch more magnificent sunsets over the lagoon and Monte Argentario....Read More less
Opened in 1964, this 6168-metre-long eighteen-hole course (Par 72) is without a doubt one of the finest in Italy! Above the sea, the course meanders between oaks and pines, strawberry trees and bushes. The setting is the magnificent Maremma in Tuscany, where scrubland borders the sea. Play a few holes...Read More less
Another picturesque seaside town: the silhouette of the huge Aragonese Castle towers over this pretty village with its narrow backstreets. Below, the azure sea is bordered by sandy beaches. In August you can attend the races during Palio Marinaro, a festival that features teams of local fishermen who...Read More less
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Total price communicated as an indication, based on a stay of the number of nights recommended on this webpage, taking place in the next 3 months, and based on double occupancy (excluding recommended activities, excluding properties not bookable online).
To give you inspiration, Relais & Châteaux presents the Routes du Bonheur: Suggestions for travel itineraries that you can fully personalise according to your wishes and the experiences you would like to discover. Our consultants are available to help customise your route and assist you in making reservations at our properties. It is up to you to reserve any recommended activities on-site or nearby that might interest you.