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It will be our pleasure to help you to plan your dream vacation in Tuscany. 

A customized conciergerie service is available on request. 

Guests may ask for services and activities as transfer from/to the airport with a private driver and as a tour guide or a tour leader.

Guests can take cooking classes in the main kitchen, join tastings in the Atelier and have every kind of lesson in the huge garden, as yoga or painting classes.

It is possible to provide extra housekeeping, grocery shopping delivery, breakfast, lunch and dinner with a private chef and/or a sommelier on request. 


So as to enhance your stay at La Bacaia with unforgettable experiences and share our passion for food and wine, style and design, we suggest you some trip themes to discover the authentic and modern Tuscany.

Discovering Tuscan olive oil 

Do you know that a whole tree makes just 4 bottles of olive oil?

You will have the chance to discover this and other harvesting secrets during a discovering Tuscan olive oil farmstay.

An olive harvest is one of the most fascinating experiences you can enjoy in Tuscany. It is a wonderful way to learn a lot about the local culture. The atmosphere of a working oil mill and the enthusiasm of olive farmers during the harvesting season is something definitely unique. You can experience the olive harvest, be part of the olive oil production process and learn about the efforts of making a high quality extra virgin olive oil, just staying at La Bacaia!

It is only possible to make this experience from the second half of October until half November.

You may choose among the following experiences, but we suggest you do them all to fully experience the Tuscan autumn vibe

  • visit a beautiful olive grove where you will have a general introduction to the world of extra virgin olive oil and to the harvesting techniques.

  • 1 picnic, with typical tuscan food and wine, in an olive grove during the olive harvesting, how farm’s wifes prepared for the farmers in the past.

  • visit an oil mill, where you see the machinery involved in the process for squeezing the olives and extracting the extra virgin olive oil and where you will relax in a tasting room sampling some freshly pressed extra virgin olive oil and other local products.

  • Tuscan farm cuisine lesson, dinner and pairing with local wines.

  • Take a small part of this experience buying some La Bacaia olive oil.

Suggested minimum stay at la Bacaia : 2 nights. 

Discovering Tuscan handcraft and design

Would you like to take a trip through time and learn about Tuscan tradition and  modern design?  

Crossing the Valdichiana valley you will discover a territory entirely shaped by the hands of men. This creative capability pervaded this land for centuries and reached up to modern handcraft productions

While you will visit millenaries villages like Arezzo, Cortona, Marciano, Lucignano and Monte San Savino, that will fascinate you with their narrow alleys and picturesque squares, you will also discover artisan workshops and shops. 

This is a good chance to experience the creative soul of Tuscany and enjoy typical food and wine. 

You may choose among the following experiences, but we suggest you do them all to fully experience the Tuscan autumn vibe: 

  • Visit some shops and craft workshops and experience making objects with your own hands (ceramics, frescoes, goldsmiths).

  • Shopping in one of the most important Fashion Outlet in Italy

  • Tasting of food excellences such as Porchetta, cold cuts, pecorino cheese and Chianina meat and Tuscan bread. 

Suggested minimum stay at la Bacaia : 4 nights.

Waiting for Christmas …

Too early to think of Christmas? 

Here at la Bacaia we like to think that Christmas never ends and we look forward to its magical atmosphere.

If you know what you are looking for and make a few plans in advance, you will see a side of Tuscany that not many experience, such as local celebrations, cultural events and fairs with delicious winter aromas and flavors. Admittedly northern Italy is where the original Christmas Markets can be found, towns like Cortona, Arezzo and Montepulciano have charming markets with equally interesting gift ideas, hot drinks and typical foods. La Bacaia is the perfect location to visit all these 3 cities: you will reach each of them driving by car in only half an hour!

You may choose among the following experiences, but we suggest you do them all to fully experience the Tuscan autumn vibe: 

  • Visit Arezzo and the Christmas Village: events, urban lights, skating rinks and the inevitable market will be located in the magnificent Piazza Grande, at the Prato gardens and in the other historical streets and squares of the city.

  • Visit Cortona and the Christmas market: gifts, decorations, artisan products, traditional dishes, sweets and warming drinks are awaiting you in the amazing Piazza Signorelli.

  • Visit Montepulciano and Santa Claus Castle:  a new and funny world where spending your Christmas holidays with your children. You will be plunged in a fairy-tale setting in the medieval beautiful fortress of the city and you will be nourished by good street food and the scented Nobile wine in the squares of the historical centre. 

Suggested minimum stay at la Bacaia : 3 nights.

La Bacaia solo per voi
La Bacaia solo per voi
La Bacaia solo per voi

A romantic Valentine's weekend

"Are you in love and would you like to spend an unforgettable Valentine's weekend in a very romantic and little known destination?"

We suggest impressing your loved one, visiting the Tree of Love in Lucignano, an historical and cozy village, a few miles from La Bacaia. A romantic local tradition says that this tree, known also as Tree of Life or Golden Tree, is favorable to lovers. Even today, many spouses and engaged couples are used to exchanging promises and swearing eternal loyalty in the room of the Lucignano Museum that houses it. If that's not enough to convince you, there are many other activities to share with your other half.

You can choose from the following experiences, but we suggest you do them all to fully experience the romantic charm of Tuscany: 

  • a visit of Lucignano and the Municipal Museum which houses The Golden Tree

  • a delicious dinner in one of the most romantic restaurants in the area

  • a candlelit dinner in the villa, prepared by a chef for you to experience your most intimate Valentine's Day

  • an excursion in the countryside of the Valdichiana with a vintage car, such as a Fiat 500

  • a special day at the Spa: famous spas such as Rapolano Terme, Chianciano Terme can be reached in just over half an hour.

  • ...and if you have forgotten the gift for your sweetheart, you will have no problems because about 20 km away you can visit Il Valdichiana Village, one of the largest shopping centers in central Italy. 

Spring relaxation at the spa

"Do you know that the Valdichiana is the best wellness destination in Italy?"

If you are looking for a holiday dedicated to wellness and slow living, a few kilometers from La Bacaia you can enjoy some experiences that will make you relax and appreciate the Tuscan way of life, slow and always in sync with the seasons. Spring is the best time to discover the most fascinating spas in Tuscany, each different from the other and each located in characteristic areas to visit, such as the Crete Senesi, Valdorcia and Valdichiana. Here the warm waters and the vapors that come out of the subsoil have well-known and proven healing qualities. 

You can choose from the following experiences, but we suggest you do them all to fully experience the slow living in the Tuscan countryside: 

  • Rapolano Terme and the Crete Senesi, where in addition to enjoying the warm waters in travertine pools, you can discover the unforgettable flavors of truffles and cinta senese meat.

  • Montepulciano and the ancient thermal baths of Sant’Albino, where you can relax in the Lunar Grotto and then visit the monumental underground cellars of Nobile.

  • Chianciano Terme, where you can indulge in hours of real well-being, walking through the thermal parks, drinking the beneficial waters and visiting the Sensory Spa: an elegant establishment, unique in Italy, based on the criteria of naturopathy, which combines the harmonization of the field human energy through an effective action on the five elements, namely water, fire, earth, air and ether within very modern architectural spaces. Or if you have small children you can finally relax in a spa suitable for them too, Terme Theia.

  • Bagno Vignoni, in the heart of the Valdorcia Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its large tank from which the miraculous hot waters known since ancient times gush out. The setting of the sun and the rising of the water vapors that slowly envelop the stone edges of the pool offer the spectacle of a timeless landscape and you can accompany it with a local menu in the tavern overlooking the square.

  • A Yoga lesson in the garden of the villa with a professional teacher

  • A cooking class based on local seasonal products in the villa's kitchen

Tuscan flavors 

"Are you a slow-food lover and would like to know the best local food and wine products?"

Tuscan cuisine has always been famous for its harmony of flavors and knowledge, between ancient traditions and new excellence.

If your desire is to stop for lunch in a historic tavern, in a cellar or in a farm to taste delicious local products, paired with the best Tuscan wines, we will be happy to suggest taste itineraries in modern and fascinating venues and to let you know not only the best known products, but also the niche ones that only the locals know.

You can choose from the following experiences, but we suggest you do them all to fully experience the slow living in the Tuscan countryside: 

  • A walk in vineyards, olive groves and vegetable gardens to get to know and taste products of the earth such as wine, extra virgin olive oil, Valdichiana aglione and other particular vegetables and legumes. 

  • A lunch or dinner in the vineyard to discover the fine wines and vinsanto of Cortona, Montepulciano and Montalcino 

  • A truffle hunt with an expert and his dogs to learn the secrets of truffles and learn how to use it in the kitchen

  • A picnic and a guided tour of a dairy to discover the production of Pecorino Toscano DOP and other delicious fresh cheeses

  • A tasting of Chianina meat, cinta senese, cured meats and porchetta together with the producer

  • A dinner in the villa prepared by a local chef and accompanied by excellent wines chosen for you by a sommelier.

If you are interested in one of these experiences or just some suggestions Alessia will be happy to advise you and make a special offer for your stay.

Tel. +39 338 9509510 

Whatsapp +39 338 9509510 

Bookings made directly through our site will have a 10% discount on the public price.

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