Bed Breakfast La Fornace di Racciano  San Gimignano - Siena La Lastra Siena Visit of vineyards
and cellar with wine tasting and light-lunch Agriturismo Cesani San Gimignano - Siena Le Caggiole farmhouse in San Gimignano Relais della Rovere hotel relais colle val d'elsa Siena

Useful info

This section aims to cover some of the basics, with some practical information to know and which will help in the planning of your trip to Tuscany.

This section aims to cover some of the basics, with some practical information to know and which will help in the planning of your trip to Tuscany.
Tuscany Tourism Board
Tourism Bureau for Tuscany
Via Manzoni 16 - Florence
Tel. +39.055.23320 - +39.055.2332234
Fax +39.055.2346286

See our Getting to Tuscany and Moving Around Tuscany sections to get a better idea of how to get to Tuscany and how to move around once you are here.

Weather forecast for Tuscany.

Airports, Trains and Buses
"Amerigo Vespucci" airport in Florence. Departures, arrivals, airline information, useful information on getting to and from airport into Florence.
Via del Termine, 11 - 50127 Firenze
Operator Ph +39-055-30615
Tourist information Ph +39-055-315.874
Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei. Information on departures and arrivals, airline information along with online booking, services.
Ph +39-050849202
TrenItalia official train schedules for all of Italy, with arrival and departure information, station locations
Information on the Italian State Railways (F.S.): Phone 848888088
Booking service: Phone 199166177 / 055-235.64.23.
ATAF public bus transportation for the city of Florence. City bus line information, with time schedule, route maps and bus stops.
"SITA" bus company for long-distance travel, departing from Florence to Tuscany and other regions in Italy. Information on routes, stops and timetables, stops and routes. At this time, site is only in Italian.


  • Florence - Radio Taxi: call 055-4242 OR 055-4390
  • Pisa - Radio Taxi: 050-541600
  • Prato - Radio Taxi: 0574-5656

National Public Holidays observed all over Italy

  • January 1 - New Year's Day
  • January 6 - Epiphany
  • late March/early April - Pasqua, Easter Sunday and Pasquetta, the Monday following Easter Sunday
  • April 25 - Liberation Day
  • May 1 - Labor Day
  • June 2 - Giorno della Repubblica, day of the Republic
  • August 15 - Ferragosto, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • November 1 - All Saints' Day
  • December 8 - Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • December 25 - Christmas Day
  • December 26 - Santo Stefano, Saint Stephen's Day

Emergency Numbers and Useful Services
These numbers are nationwide, so anywhere you are in Italy, these are the numbers to call in an emergency.
Police / Polizia: phone 113
Carabinieri: phone 112
Fire Department / Vigili del Fuoco: phone 115
Medical Emergency Service: phone 118
ACI car breakdown service: phone 116

Accommodations in the area

  • Il Convento di Monte Pozzali Farmhouse Massa Marittima Grosseto Il Convento di Monte Pozzali
    The convent of Monte Pozzali is an ancient monastery dating from the 12th century which has been completely renovated into a welcoming country residence.
  • B&B Giardino dei Sugheri Bed Breakfast Scarlino Grosseto B&B Giardino dei Sugheri
    Bed Breakfast Giardino dei Sugheri is located in Maremma Tuscany and is the result of a careful restructuring which gave new life to an old farmhouse in the heart of Tuscany.
  • La Pieve Farmhouse Colle Val D'Elsa Siena La Pieve
    La Pieve, charming farmhouse located on the hills of Val d'Elsa, between Volterra and San Gimignano, along the Via Francigena, in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, with its luxuriant nature and rich history.
  • Podere Vignanova Relais Castagneto Carducci Livorno Podere Vignanova
    Podere Vignanova, little charming resort in Tuscany, in one of the more enchanting corners of the Etruscan coast, where vineyards with wines which are conquering the world.
  • Relais della Rovere Relais Colle Val D'Elsa Siena Relais della Rovere
    The Relais Della Rovere is a charming hotel created from the conversion of an ancient Benedictine abbey and a papal villa of the Renaissance period.
  • Agriturismo Marciano Farmhouse Siena Siena Agriturismo Marciano
    Agriturimo Marciano : an exlusive opportunity, two holidays at the place of only one. stay in the country and life downtown. Marciano is located near the walls of the Middle Age town of Siena.
  • B&B la Fornace di Racciano Bed Breakfast San Gimignano Siena B&B la Fornace di Racciano
    La Fornace di Racciano is a lovely Bed&Breakfast a short distance from the historical centre of medieval San Gimignano. It consists of a typical Tuscan country house surrounded by a large flowery garden.
  • Agriturismo Villa il Palagetto Farmhouse San Gimignano Siena Agriturismo Villa il Palagetto
    Agriturismo Villa il Palagetto located in the vicinity of the medieval centre of San Gimignano, nestled in the rolling hills of the gorgeous Tuscan countryside.
  • Poggio all'Agnello Holiday Resort Resort Piombino Livorno Poggio all'Agnello Holiday Resort
    Surrounded by sea and nature of the Etruscan Coast, the Poggio all'Agnello Residential Resort Country & Beach is a large holiday resort in Tuscany complete with all services and facilities.
  • Agriturismo la Lucciolaia Farmhouse San Gimignano Siena Agriturismo la Lucciolaia
    In the vicinity of the medieval centre of San Gimignano, nestled in the rolling hills of the gorgeous Tuscan countryside, Agriturismo La Lucciolaia is perfectly located for exploring Tuscany's most prized art towns.
  • Tombolo Talasso Resort Resort Castagneto Carducci Livorno Tombolo Talasso Resort
    The Tombolo Talasso Resort is the perfect solution for a beach holiday in Tuscany, the only hotel in Tuscany that offers a SPA completely dedicated to thalassotherapy
  • Agriturismo Cesani Farmhouse San Gimignano Siena Agriturismo Cesani
    Azienda Agricola Biologica Cesani is an organic farm nestled in the rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside, in the tiny country hamlet of Pancole, 6 km to the medieval town of San Gimignano.
  • Agriturismo Catabbiaccio Farmhouse Semproniano Grosseto Agriturismo Catabbiaccio
    The farmhouse Castello di Catabbiaccio is located just 12 Km from Saturnia hot weather spa and 20 Km from important centres of etruscan civilisation like Sovana, Pitigliano and Sorano.

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