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Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany

The Medici villas and Gardens are a series of rural building complexes near Florence which were owned by members of the Medici family between the 15th century and the 17th century. Twelve villas and two pleasure gardens spread across the Tuscan country side make up this site which bears testimony to the influence the Medici family exerted over modern European culture through its patronage of the arts. Built ...

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Saturnia SPA

Saturnia¬†is a spa town in¬†Tuscany¬†in north-central Italy that has been inhabited since ancient times. It is a¬†frazione¬†of the¬†comune¬†of¬†Manciano, in the¬†province of Grosseto. It lies about 23¬†miles northeast of Orbetello and the coast. Near the village, 800¬†litres per second of sulphurous water at 37¬†¬įC gushes into a large natural pool, flowing over a waterfall and down to a series of natural pools carved i ...

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