Holiday Rentals and Lettings in Tuscany
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Highlights in Tuscany
- Romantic getaways
- Art, history and heritage
- A lovely area with romantic flair
- A very cinematic location
- Fantastic days out
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Every city and town in the region has impressive natural and architectural beauty, so for those who want to know about art, nothing better than Florence, where they can walk through Ponte Vecchio at dusk or the Boboli Gardens surrounded by nature. For those who seek the charm of medieval villages, we recommend Lucignano, where you can spend a poetic weekend and get away from the routine. But Pienza also has magical streets that invite you to immerse yourself in the world of dreams and love. For those who need to relax, nothing better than a holiday home near Chianciano Terme, Montecatini Terme and Bagni di Lucca, or the warm waters of Gruta Giusti. And if you prefer mountain and snow, Abetone is the most famous skiing resort in the region.Fabulous rentals and splendid outdoors
Italian Tuscany is the perfect destination to enjoy the history, culture, architecture and cuisine at its best. There are thousands of rentals in Tuscany, located mainly in the cities of Siena, Arezzo and Cecina. Half of them with a garden or terrace, swimming pool and all kinds of amenities. But in addition, many of them also feature a sauna or jacuzzi, which is ideal for a weekend getaway as a couple. Apartments for 3 and 4 people are the perfect ones for families. You will find the traditional and rustic style ones, very common in the area, with a more contemporary decoration. Find your rental in the city centre or in the countryside, among dreamlike landscapes.
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The area and getting around
Tuscany is a fantastic region in central Italy and Florence is the capital city. It is home to world-class art and architecture, including Botticelli’s works in the Uffizi Gallery, the Duomo Basilica and Michelangelo’s "David". The beauty of the lyrical landscapes encompass the Apennine Mountains, the Island of Elba’s beaches and Chianti’s vineyards and olive groves. Tuscany is also a land of fabulous cuisine and a superb cucina contadina (farmer’s kitchen).Getting to know Tuscany
The almost 400 km of coastline, bathed by the Ligurian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea, give travellers the choice to choose from a wide array of beaches. And its artistic, historical, cultural and natural heritage, make it one of the most popular destinations in all of Italy. Visit Florence and the fantastic Duomo. In the centre of Tuscany, go to Siena and Chianti and finally, on the northwest, spend some time in Pistoia and then, Pisa, admiring the famous leaning tower. Don't wait any longer to book your holidays in Tuscany!
Travellers and activities
Tuscany is a destination known worldwide for its impressive monumental and artistic wealth, as well as for the historical ensembles of Pisa, Lucca, Florence and Siena. Although Livorno, Massa, Carrara, Arezzo, Grosseto, Prato and Pistoia, despite being much less known destinations, they also have numerous cultural attractions that are worth knowing. From the Etruscan era, the necropolis of Vetulonia, Sovana and Populonia are preserved, and the Roman colony stands out from the Roman era, one of the best preserved sites in the Roman Republic. But they are undoubtedly the most important medieval remains in this region, as emblematic places such as the historical centres of the cities of Florence, Pisa, Siena and Pienza, Piazza dei Miracoli and the Orcia Valley. In addition, in the surroundings of Florence and elsewhere in Tuscany we find some rural architectural complexes that were part of properties of the Medici family between the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries.Tuscany for romantic getaways
There is no doubt that Tuscany is one of the most romantic destinations in Europe. Offering ideal destinations for all types of couples. The charm of its villages, its beautiful sunsets, incredible landscapes and medieval architecture makes you feel in the heart of a fairytale. In addition, there are thousands of magical corners and plenty of romantic restaurants where you can enjoy Italian cuisine by candlelight. These are the ingredients that will make a getaway to Tuscany something unforgettable. Nothing better than to disconnect, get out of the routine and rekindle the flame of love.
What’s the biggest building mistake that amazingly became a unique site and is still leaning but still standing today? The Leaning Tower of Pisa!
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In the middle of the region, here there are some of the most important monuments of Italy. A simple walk through the streets of Florence guarantees you to glimpse at hints of a singular beauty including Ponte Vecchio, with its little houses hanging over the river; the Church of Santa María la Novella; the Campanile and the Duomo or the Bóboli Gardens and the Pitti Palace. As for museums and religious buildings, you can spend a lifetime in Florence without getting tired of them. Especially important are the Uffizi Gallery, the Accademia Gallery (where Michelangelo's “David” is located), the Convent and the San Marcos Museum and the Buonaroti House.2. Let Siena surprise you
Siena, Florence’s little sister, surprises with its beauty. It was founded by the Romans and, thanks to its strategic location, it is a perfect base to visit other areas of Tuscany. In terms of monuments, the cathedral stands out, a clear example of Italian Gothic architecture. At sunset, nothing better than a walk through Piazza del Campo, a meeting point for the locals.3. Discover the settings of “Life is beautiful”
Although unknown for many, Arezzo has a peculiarity that makes it unique and that is where a good part of the film "Life is beautiful" was shot. Do not hesitate to take the tour that will lead you to be the star of some of the most famous scenes of this featured film. In addition, if you visit Arezzo on Sunday, you can see one of the most amazing antique markets in the region.4. Allow your senses to get carried away by the magic of Lucca
With just over 85,000 inhabitants, this municipality is known for its strong personality. If you decide to visit Lucca, we recommend you stay the night so you can get the most out of its traditional and leisurely atmosphere, while recovering energy to continue discovering Tuscany.5. Take a selfie with the most famous tower
Few introductions are needed to talk about Pisa. The best known leaning tower on the planet awaits you in this small town, easily accessible by train from Florence. Walk around the gardens and admire the position of this famous building still standing and being the star of the show for every tourist.
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Tuscany
What is the average price of holiday lettings in Tuscany?
With an annual average price of NZ$279.03, Tuscany is not region that stands out for being the most expensive or the cheapest in Italy.
Which months allow you to save the most on holiday homes?
According to our most recent historical data, the months that allow you to save the most in Tuscany are October, September, and November, with average prices of NZ$233.2, NZ$245.13 and NZ$246.51, respectively.
When are holiday homes more expensive in Tuscany?
When it comes to looking for a holiday letting in Tuscany, the months when it is most expensive are, in descending order, July, August and June with average prices per night of NZ$348.34, NZ$315.03, and NZ$302.07, respectively.
Are there usually many holiday homes available in Tuscany?
In order to not have problems finding accommodation in Tuscany, it is necessary to think ahead, as 51% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.
What time of the year can I find more available holiday homes?
The best months to find available accommodation in Tuscany are May (the average amount of properties that are free reached 62.8 % of the total in 2020), April (62.5%), and September (55.25%).
During which months are there fewer homes available in Tuscany?
The months with the lowest properties available in Tuscany are, in order, August, July and December, with respective average availability figures of 24.5%, 30%, and 47%, based on data collected in 2020.
How many holiday homes are there in Tuscany?
Holidu offers around 33000 properties in Tuscany from 93 different partners, so you will find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. We've got you covered!