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Yearly Archives: 2017

The history of Valentines Day

The annual event of Valentine’s Day is soon to be upon us, and as the day of love approaches, we’re here to give you a little peak into where this age-old tradition began. Italy is synonymous with connotations of romance and love, and for good reason, as no matter where you go, you will fall in love the beauty, culture and overall experience. The perfect place to take a trip with your loved one this Valentine’s Day is, of course, somewhere within this magical country of romance, so if you are looking to book a romantic holiday to Italy, why not take a look at our luxury villas in Sardinia, Sicily or Tuscany? Before you go however, be sure to learn all about the history of Valentines Day traditions as no matter which story you believe, they all began in the streets of Italy.

cityscape near our luxury villas in Italy


The alternative Florence attractions you need to visit

With countless guides and features out there about everything to see and do in Florence, you are probably aware of all the great and wonderful attractions this beautiful Tuscan city can offer you.  From the Duomo cathedral to the works of Michael Angelo, people who step into this culturally rich city inevitably fall in love. It is therefore no surprise that tourists come back, time and time again. If you are heading out to your villas in Tuscany, you probably already have a pretty clear idea of what attractions you want to see and activities you want to do. However, there is a hidden side of Florence to discover for those wanting to walk off the beaten track, to explore the hidden wonders and experience a completely new side of the city.

Garden attraction in Florence.