Monthly Archives: September 2017

Shopping with a Florence Fashion Expert

Florence is a shopping mecca, famous for fine fashion, leather, scents, art, decorated wood, fine papers and shoes. But how do you know which retailers to trust, what price is right and what is good quality?

You don’t! It’s embarrassing the number of times we (who have taken shopping trips to Florence since we were teens) have bought things  we loved in Florence only to have them fall apart, shrink, melt or fade when we got home. There are so many stalls and shops, with such pretty displays, it’s bewildering and enchanting and often very expensive. Continue reading Shopping with a Florence Fashion Expert

Villa Amata Fulfills Your Tuscany Dream Vacation

Villa Amata is a truly remarkable villa in Tuscany that has just about everything you could want in a luxury Tuscan villa. Your stay is sure to wonderful and memorable while enjoying all the wonderful features it has to offer.

Garden Views of Tuscan Hill from the Villa Terrace
Garden Views of Tuscan Hill from the Villa Terrace

Accommodating up to 16 people with 8 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms, it has plenty of activities both outside and in. Not only is there a lovely pool with a view but the pool area has a kitchen and dining arbor.  A tennis court and basketball court are nestled in the olive groves that surround the villa. Wander the property and hike in the hills.

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