Put on Your Adventure Cap: The Province of Siena

Put on Your Adventure Cap: The Province of Siena

Tuscany is frequently at the top of our guests’ trip requests. Given the region’s popularity, the challenge is finding the authentic, unspoiled corners of this region. Using Il Mugnello as your base camp and the villa’s charming Giovanna as your guide, your time will...
Welcome to the Crete Senesi

Welcome to the Crete Senesi

There is a mystical magical landscape between Siena and the famous wine towns of Montalcino and Montepulciano. It lies in quiet repose, waiting for those curious and interested visitors who want to explore yet another beautiful corner of this storied land. Welcome to...
Ten Villa Vacation Packing Tips

Ten Villa Vacation Packing Tips

Packing for villa travel?  We recommend you approach it with a view towards really settling in, and enjoying that ‘ahhh’ feeling of being home as soon as possible. Here are our recommendations for getting right into vacation mode — as soon as you arrive. For...
Beach it in Bibbona

Beach it in Bibbona

La Pineta is a summer-time pilgrimage for the locals and there is always a warm welcome from the Zazzeri family. This is the place to see and be seen for evenings lingering over a superb summer meal of grilled fish with good wine surrounded by the impeccable style of...
The Dos and Dont’s of Dining in Italy

The Dos and Dont’s of Dining in Italy

We are delighted to feature guest blogger, Ashley Turney, the owner of L’Esperta, a boutique travel company specializing in Italy. Her clients love the exclusive, personalized treatment they get from her when she plans their trip of a lifetime. You can read more on...
Fly to Porcini and Passito… Dolomites

Fly to Porcini and Passito… Dolomites

Getting close to the land is part and parcel of any introduction to the distinctive country ways of these mountains. At Homebase Abroad’s Villa San Lorenzo, this experience is magnified by the hospitality of your hosts– Stefano and Georgia. With them, you...

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