Beautiful Hotels in Tuscany
The famous landscapes and attractions of Tuscany are what bring in millions of visitors from around the globe to this beautiful region of Italy. The rolling hills, vineyards, mountains, the historical monuments and sites, make the region one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world. With so many tourists visiting the region, it does not come as a surprise that you can easily find various accommodation options too here. But the best advice is to book early because of the region’s popularity. From budget hotels to country houses, luxury hotels, villas and castles and small inns, Tuscany offers plenty of accommodation choices to tourists.
Many of the hotels in Tuscany showcase the rich architectural legacy of the area. Take for instance the Grand Hotel Continental in Siena. Located right in the heart of this medieval city near the famous Piazza del Campo, this hotel is a landmark in itself in Siena. The magnificent frescos and beautiful sculptures that make up this building give the hotel its uniqueness. The Grand Hotel Continental is a 4.5 to 5 star hotel offering almost all the modern amenities in a historical structure that you could expect for a luxury hotel.
In Florence, in a quiet corner of the city, originally an 18 century palace you will find the Grand Hotel Villa Medici. The luxury of this hotel draws the rich and famous from around the world as visitors. If you want seclusion and privacy, this is the hotel for you. Nearby, you will find the designer boutiques for fabulous shopping and for a little culture, the famous art galleries and theater are nearby. There is a beautiful garden with mature trees and a swimming pool for a peaceful escape after a long day of shopping and seeing the cultural attractions of Florence. The hotel itself has several lounges and a bar called “The Jockey Bar” where you can join friends for a drink. The Lorence de Medici restaurant offers a delightful gourmet menu of Tuscan food.
Another beautiful property, locating amidst breathtaking scenery is the Adler Thermae Spa & Wellness Resort, located a short drive away from Florence in the Orcia Valley. You can enjoy the famous thermal waters of Bagno Vignoni in Orcia Valley, while re-energizing yourself in luxury at this splendid resort. This 5 star hotel in Florence features some of the best guestrooms that you can find anywhere in the world. Whether it is lazing around the pool or soaking in the spectacular views from the private balcony in your room, you will never be short of things to do during your stay.
Another hotel where you can get a feel of the famous Tuscan hospitality is Hotel San Giuliano Terme in Pisa. Located minutes away from the Leaning Tower of Pisa, on the old Lucca Road, the hotel is one of the most popular ones in Pisa. Almost all the attractions of Pisa such as the park of San Rossore and the Carthusian Monastery of Calci are just a short drive away from this hotel.
Surround yourself with art and an ambiance of classic luxury at the Ferragamo Group of hotels – the Lungarno Hotel at the edge of the Arno River close to the Ponte Vecchio. Unfortunately it is closed for updating at the present time and will reopen in June. There are quite a few luxury hotels, villas and castles dotting the countryside to choose from depending on the cities you will visit on your Tuscany vacation. The region is superb for photography, touring, tasting the delicious cuisine and you are in wine country as well. For culture, history, art enthusiasts and artists, this is a must-see region of Italy offering experiences which will satisfy all.