• Tuscany’s Best Shopping Streets

    Tuscany’s Best Shopping Streets

    Corso Il Rossellino, Pienza. Words and pictures by Amanda Atkins of Siena House Tuscany. On a beautiful Saturday afternoon in early September, I headed out to Pienza – looking for […]

  • Forms in green on the Francigena 2017

    Forms in green on the Francigena 2017

    Heading out to the relatively 'undiscovered' San Quirico d'Orcia (actually 'home' to some of the most photographed icons of rural Tuscany) we intended to write about the town... but instead, stumbling upon this very atmospheric art exhibit situated in the Horti Leonini botanical gardens...

  • Palio Atmosphere !

    Palio Atmosphere !

    You'd love to see the palio but you've heard that it's either very expensive to see it in comfort or very uncomfortable to see it inexpensively ? you'd like to bring your children but you heard it can be dangerous? there is an alternative - come to Le Prove...

  • Sunday Morning Garden Tour at La Foce

    Sunday Morning Garden Tour at La Foce

    On beautiful Summer's day we headed out to take the garden tour at La Foce Historic Tuscan Estate near Montepulciano. La Foce really is Tuscany at it's best and we consider a visit to this estate an essential visit for anyone stopping for a day or two in this part of Tuscany...

  • A Summer Truffle Hunt in Tuscany

    A Summer Truffle Hunt in Tuscany

    Truffle hunting in Tuscany is a magical activity for any one who loves being outdoors, loves dogs and loves truffles - but most of all, loves the magic of a real 'treasure hunt' Siena House guests can book an inexpensive truffle treasure hunt right here at the house and get truffles to take home.