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August 30, 2014 in Italy / (0) comments

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Tuscan Agristurismo

The Maremma region, located in Tuscany’s southwest corner, is a wonderful place to visit and explore its preserved Etruscan traditions, rugged mineral-rich hills, 400 miles of picturesque coastline and booming agri-tourism industry. In Etruscan times, the naturally marshy lands were drained by underground canals in order to make use of its nutrient-rich coastal plains and by the early 20th century… Read More

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It’s no secret that Italy is home to some of the world’s most exciting and delicious cuisine. One of the perks of a vacation in Italy with VBT is that we incorporate all facets of Italian food into our tours. VBT guests might find themselves taking a cooking class with a local chef, enjoying a wine or olive oil tasting,… Read More

June 13, 2014 in Italy / (0) comments

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Gregg--Vineyard Tuscan Coast

So much of southern Tuscany seems to have emerged from the earth itself. Tiny villages huddle within walls and rise atop hills as if divinely sculpted from the very stone upon which they perch. Quaint farms – many of them transformed into countryside agriturismo inns – offer up a bounty that finds its way onto famed Tuscan tables. As we… Read More

May 30, 2014 in Italy / (0) comments

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Tuscan landscape

A hidden gem in the western reaches of Tuscany is the unspoiled Maremma region. Ancient traditions thrive here along the rugged coastal farm lands. Once the territory of the butteri—horse riding cattle herders—the area is becoming a must-see travel destination that is perfect for active travel enthusiasts and foodies alike. We’ll ride through rolling foothills and smooth vineyard laden landscapes… Read More

Path of the Gods

The Amalfi Coast, located on the southern edge of the Sorrentine Peninsula in Italy is an astonishing landscape where dramatic cliffs of the Lattari mountains crash into the Gulf of Salerno below. Dotted with charming villages, majestic views and world-class walking trails, the Amalfi Coast—named a UNESCO World Heritage Site as a cultural landscape in 1997—is a must-see destination for… Read More

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