Category Archives: Castles in Tuscany

Some suggestions and information about our beautiful castles

The Castle of Sammezzano goes to auction for 22 million Euros

One of Tuscany’s most precious yet bizarre gem is up for auction on October 20th. Anyone fancy a castle, 12 other buildings and one of Tuscany’s largest parks? You’ll have to have the Arabian Nights Syndrome! Continue reading

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Parco Romantico della Regina, an Englishman’s dream come true

Parco Romantico della Regina, the park near Florence visited by Queen Victoria Continue reading

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Gaiole in Chianti, an idyll of Tuscany

Named as one of the most idyllic places to live in, Gaiole in Chianti, near Siena, is also the perfect holiday location. Continue reading

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Castagneto Carducci, the heart of the Etruscan Coast

  Set amongst the Etruscan jewels that give their name to this strip of coast south of Livorno, is the town of Castagneto Carducci. Perched on the hillside near a chestnut wood, castagneto, the town was named in 1900 Castagneto … Continue reading

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Massa, set between white quarry mountains and deep blue sea

The Province of Massa-Carrara separates Tuscany from Liguria and Emilia Romagna and is a paradise for tourists in all seasons. It offers, in fact, both an extensive coastline full of sea resorts and fish restaurants, and the Apuan Alps, a … Continue reading

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