27 May Absolutely unmissable
“Absolutely unmissable” things to do in Tuscany in the season of flowers and shower.
Relaxing under the Tuscan sun (when the weather permits, obviously) is something that goes perfectly with Spring season. From ancient paths to wine roads, from historic gardens to art parks, , here are some of the best ideas on how to experience Tuscany outdoors.
Explore UNESCO world heritage sites
From Medici parks and Villas, to historic centers of Pisa, Firenze, San Gimignano… Less than one hour drive from Rigone in Chianti, and without the top season crowd!
Get lost in hidden hamlets
Have you ever visited Certaldo, Monteriggioni, San Miniato, Colle Val d’Elsa? If you are looking for an off-the-beaten-path destination where you can spend one day, choose one of. Small towns less than half an hour drive from Rigone in Chianti.
Ride your bike
Whether it’s just for one day or for an entire vacation, a bike ride in Tuscany is always a good idea in the spring. At Rigone in Chianti , you can have for free an excellent MTB and you can organise your tour by yourself or with a profesional guide. Trails around Montaione are great and the nature give it’s best in this season.
Dip into nature
If hiking is your thing, put on your walking boots and follow the trails.
around Rigone in Chianti . Spring is the season of wildflowers, blossoming trees and butterflies . Do not forget your camera!
Take a walk on the Via Francigena
Spring and Autumn months are perfect if you want to avoid the heat of July and August. Take a walk from Rigone in Chianti and walk to Gambassi Terme, across the green rolling hills and vineyards.
If you have children , do not miss the one dedicated to the most famous wooden puppet ever, Pinocchio, situated in Collodi. Tuscany is rich in places where nature perfectly blends with art, creating such a fascinating result that is almost impossible to describe. Tarot Garden http://ilgiardinodeitarocchi.it Niki de Saint Phalle is one of my favourites.
If you prefer of searching out breathtaking panoramas , take a look to Val D’Elsa from our swimming pool!
Beaches are mostly deserted, making them a real paradise for anyone who has the privilege to spend a bit of time there at this time of year. Tuscany is loaded with prime coastlines and parks along the coast , everything an hour drive from us. Ready to go?
Spring food festivals & culinary tours: the Tuscan culture of food
Tuscany’s culinary scene is particularly interesting and rich in food festivals called “Sagre” in spring. Two of the most important food-and-wine events of Spring – the Mostra del Chianti in Montespertoli (30 of May – 2 of June, 2019) and Cantine Aperte, a weekend organized by the National Wine Movement throughout all Italy – are particularly worthy your while.