Old Tuscan Rectory

Conscious Interior

February 25, 2018

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We at Arte di Vita Interiors recently got the opportunity to take on the first floor of the village church’s former rectory in the Tuscan hamlet where our B&B is also located. A few years ago the rectory was renovated and they created two apartments inside, one upstairs and one downstairs. The upstairs apartment had […]

Sawday’s

Slow Travel

February 16, 2018

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Slow Travel Guide or directory One of the few online travel directories that have been made in the true spirit of ‘slow travel’, if not the only one. I’d call it the definitive slow travel guide. I always turn to their online directory when planning a trip. I’ve been using them for quite a few […]

Sawday’s

Slow Travel Guide or directory One of the few online travel directories that have been made in the true spirit of ‘slow travel’, if not the only one. I’d call it the definitive slow travel guide. I always turn to their online directory when planning a trip. I’ve been using them for quite a few […]

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February 16, 2018

B&B Casa Capanni

Since 2012 I’ve been running a bed and breakfast together with friends & family. We found a beautiful manor house to spend our holidays in and one thing led to another…! We embraced the adventure, taking turns running the place (dividing our time between the Netherlands and Tuscany). Casa Capanni is a ‘casa padronale’ built […]

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February 4, 2018

Prato di Sotto

I would like to share with you a place that is so special, you really have to see it with your own eyes. Discover ‘Prato di Sotto’ in Umbria, a beautiful borgo lovingly restored by the owner, Penny Radford. Prato di Sotto offers plenty of self-catering accommodation, a beautiful infinity pool, absolutely breathtaking views of […]

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November 7, 2017

October 10, 2017

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‘Casa Fiore’ is an old Tuscan workers’ cottage located in the same street as B&B Casa Capanni. The gardens are adjacent. Guests staying in Casa Fiore can make use of Casa Capanni’s swimming pool. Casa Fiore is a self-catering cottage that sleeps five people in the upstairs apartment, or actually four adults and one child. […]

Casa Fiore

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Slowing down in the Cotswolds Swan House is a beautifully renovated and extended cottage built with the typical Cotswolds stone in the mid 17th century. It is too big to be called a cottage anymore as it has been lovingly transformed into a country house by the owners. It is located in the smallest village […]

Swan House

October 10, 2017

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On a beautiful day in June I went to the organic farmers’ market organised by Mercatale della Valdelsa in Monteriggioni. More information can be found on Be Tuscan for a Day. It is a wonderful project which bringsĀ seasonalĀ agricultural products made by local farmers together and to the people visiting Monteriggioni, Poggibonsi and San Gimignano. I […]

Monteriggioni

July 20, 2017

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