7 Moments In Tuscany That Will Make You Feel Like You Are In A Dreamland
Posted by Dympna (09/12/2016)
There’s nowhere on earth like Tuscany, it’s a region that captivates your imagination and sends your senses into overload. Sometimes, you will wonder if what you are experiencing really is reality, or whether in fact, you are dreaming. A lot of Tuscany looks like a place from your imagination.
When you drive past the cascading hills, spectacular sunsets and breathtaking countryside views, you will realise that you are in one of the most special places on earth. Tuscany is the perfect place to escape the pressures of the modern world, as it’s so peaceful and beautiful, and when you are in the middle of the countryside, you really can get away from it all.
Here’s seven moments you might experience in Tuscany that will make you feel like you are living in a dreamland.
1. When the mist falls over the mountains
If you head to Tuscany’s mountainous area, or visit somewhere like Casentino National Park, you might just wake one morning to a mist covering the hills. These mystical views will make you feel like you are stuck in beautiful dream.
2. When the sun sets over the Tuscan hills
Tuscany is world famous for its spectacular sunsets. During your visit, if you are out and about at the right time in the evening, you just might catch a few breathtaking dreamy sunsets. If you can, wake up early to catch the sunrise over the olive groves and vineyards.
3. When you wander through a medieval castle
There’s a huge selection of medieval castles to uncover in and around Tuscany, you won’t go far without seeing signs for one. A castle with some of the most amazing views that you absolutely have to visit is Brolio Castle. Walk around the outside of the castle and the views will make you feel like you have been transported into another world.
4. When you uncover the dreamiest of hilltop towns
Tuscany’s hilltop towns really are the stuff of dreams. As you approach a hilltop town like San Gimignano or Montalcino from a distance, you will be taken aback by how magical they look. The views from some of the hilltop towns are jaw-dropping, you can see miles out into the countryside and surrounding mountains. Pitigliano (also known as Little Jerusalem), a quaint town in Grosseto, will make you feel like you have stepped back in time.
5. When you stumble up Tuscan wildlife
A lot of people aren’t aware of the wonderful wildlife that you can see in Tuscany. You might be trekking through the countryside and come across a few deer, some hares, a red fox, or maybe even a porcupine!
6. When you bathe in the natural hot springs
There’s something magical about bathing in natural hot springs in the middle of the woods. It feels like you are in a mystical world filled with waterfalls and bright blue pools of water.
7. When you are sitting on the balcony of your Tuscan villa
Finally, you will be impressed by the amazing views from many of our apartments. Sit on the balcony with a glass of wine, take in the beautiful scenery and let your imagination run wild.