Are you planning a holiday to Tuscany? With its historical heritage, rolling fields and mouth-watering cuisine, there is no doubt in the fact that Tuscany is one of the most celebrated regions in Italy for travellers. Whether you are travelling with your friends, family or the love of your life, you can’t afford to miss staying in the luxury villas or castles in Tuscany. These villas and castles offer tranquillity and peace – exactly what you are seeking! So what’s your travel plan? What are the places that you going to visit? If you haven’t decided yet, don’t worry, as we are here to help you with the names of the hidden gems of Tuscany that are a must-visit. Read on.
San Galgano Abbey
Love history? Then you are going to love this spot for sure. Set among open, wild-flower carpeted fields, the ruins of roofless San Galgano Abbey are not on the radar of most tourists. A perfect place for history lovers, it is associated with an Arthurian-style sword-in-stone legend. If you are staying at any luxury castles or villas such as Villa Carli, you can come to this spot and have a quiet picnic.
Saturnia Hot Springs
If you love adventure, you can go cycling and hiking in the hills of Tuscany. However, this may lead to pain in your muscle. In order to get rid of this, take a dip into the Saturnia hot springs. This will have an instant relaxing effect on your body. Some may not like the smell coming from the milky pools, but to achieve the benefit of the steaming mineral-rich water, make sure to give it a try.
Lucca Antiques Market
Love shopping? This market is for you! Taking place on the third weekend of every month, this market consists of more than 200 stalls, allowing you to shop till you drop. From books and prints to antique furniture and all types of random bits – there’s everything that you want!
Do you have your kids with you? then They are going to love this park. In the late 1970s, artist Niki de Saint Phalle started working on the Gaudi-inspired Tarot Garden and till the year 1996, he continued adding more amazing undulating forms and mosaics to the site. It is the whimsical nature of this unusual park that makes it a huge hit among children.
A visit to these spots will make your trip to Tuscany more special and you will return with sweet memories that you can cherish forever.