One of the best ways to appreciate Italy is by staying at a villa in Tuscany where you can experience a complete vacation exploring not only its culinary delights, amazing art and landscape but also a glimpse of the Tuscan culture and architecture.

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The most affordable and comfortable way for large families or groups to enjoy Italy is by booking a villa rental with pool and sharing your Italian getaway with your nearest and dearest.   Even if planning a holiday for a huge group may seem sometimes a little bit difficult, once arranged all these aspects, you’ll get the funniest and unforgettable holiday ever.

With a selection of villas to choose from including features such as pool houses, tennis courts and sublime views, there is something to suit every one of your party.Another option for large groupsis to rent a portion of or an entire Agriturismo. While “Agriturismi” have shared pools, they provide a much degree of personal privacy. While everyone is in close proximity, the guests in your group have their own apartment or cottage. Togetherness when you want it and a little separation when you need it!

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Rent a villa in Tuscany with a pool, there is no better way to unwind and relax after a long day than sitting poolside with family and friends.

If you’re planning a holiday with your family or friends and are looking for a spacious lodging for the whole group, we’ll suggest you a list of accommodations in Tuscany that suit your needs.

Pappa al Pomodoro



Ingredients for 4 people:

- 500 g of two days old Tuscan bread cut in slices
- 10 tablespoons of olive oil
- 2 garlic cloves
- 3-4 sage leaves, preferably freshly picked
- Salt,
- Black pepper
- 1kg  of fresh tomatoes


Heat the olive oil in a saucepan and add the garlic with the sage.  When the garlic starts slizzing, add the slices of bread and fry well in the pan, stirring with a wooden spoon.  Add salt and black pepper.
Then add the fresh tomatoes (or peeled) and continue cooking for about 10 minutes stirring constantly.
Add boiling water and cover the pan (low heat) and cook for about half an hour until the “soup” reaches its proper consistency, that is, half-way between the fluid and the solid.
It should be eaten warm, without the addition of cheese.


profilo_toscanashop_1Toskana Holiday GmbH  is glad to introduce www.toscanashop-online.com, the new online-shop mainly dedicated to Tuscany and the traditional and typical products of this wonderful Italian region .
Enjoy the authentic Tuscan cuisine with the same products used day by day by Italian people in their kitchens….

If you want to surprise your family and friends with an amazing Tuscan dinner remembering the scents of Tuscany, this is the right place! And if you’re looking for a  special gift, you’ll find amazing ideas for your family and friends: good quality Tuscan wines, tasty Extra Virgin Olive oil, appetizing pasta sauces, several types of risotto and pasta, …. and wonderful products Made in Tuscany for body and hair care, perfumes and home fragrances .

The special section dedicated to organic and Bio is a not to be missed for all those who follow a healthy way of eating.



Want to visit Classic Tuscany?   Southern Tuscany is the perfect place to stay…  and Arezzo is one of the  best areas to base oneself when visiting Tuscany!

Spending your holidays near Arezzo, a pleasant hill town in south-eastern Tuscany, offers you the occasion for visiting the many historical villages and towns scattered in the surrounding area and travelling around to the most popular sites like Florence, Siena, Montepulciano, Pienza, Valdorcia, Chianti, San Gimignano,…

Once one of the twelve most important Etruscan cities,  Arezzo is now one of the most beautiful cities of Tuscany.  The city, well known for its Goldsmith production, the commemoration of the “Giostra del Saracino” and for its famous Antiques Fair which attracts many fans and tourists each first Sunday of the month, has now been made ​​world famous as the set for many scenes the film “Life Is Beautiful” by Roberto Benigni.

Discover our villas and holiday homes in Arezzo and the Valdichiana area



For some, the mushroom is a perfect accompaniment to any dish and it is a favourite food of the Tuscany region, which is why autumn is the perfect season to take a holiday here. Book villas with pools in Tuscany so that you can partake in the amazing autumn season devoted to mushrooms. Locals and even tourists grab onto a wicker basket, determined to head out into the forests and fields in search of the grand mushroom.

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