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Dievole’s best olive oils of 2016

Dievole’s best olive oils of 2016

  This year, as with previous harvests, Dievole’s best olive oils have been positively judged in numerous international EVOO competitions. For the third year in a row, we’re very proud that our Coratina monocultivar has received the prestigious Mugelli Award at the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition 2017.  This … Read More

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The best one-day bike tours in Tuscany

The best one-day bike tours in Tuscany

Tuscany is a perfect land for all those who are fond of cycling. There are bicycle itineraries available for all sorts of levels, and exploring the countryside by cycling will let you admire the landscape, the beautiful historic towns and vineyards in a much calmer pace than when you travel around by car. You might …Read More
July 20, 2017
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Nature and wildlife in Italy – the best national parks

Nature and wildlife in Italy – the best national parks

Italy has a green heart with vast areas that belong to national parks. There are 24 national parks in Italy that add up to 5% of the national territory, and there are many other regional reserves, all of them protecting the natural wonders of the country. The landscape is extremely varied, and from dramatic mountain …Read More
July 13, 2017

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10 things you must have in your bag when you travel to Italy

10 things you must have in your bag when you travel to Italy

The summer holiday season is approaching, and as the departure becomes closer and closer, the big question also rises every year: What should I pack in my luggage? Every trip is different, and packing for a weekend getaway or a 3-week road trip, is not the same. Nevertheless, there are certain things that can’t be …Read More
July 6, 2017
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The beautiful Tuscan hill towns: our Top-5 in the Val di Chiana

The beautiful Tuscan hill towns: our Top-5 in the Val di Chiana

There’s no doubt about it, the most intense memory of any traveler from Tuscany is that of the ravishing hilly landscape with beautiful Tuscan hill towns dotting the scenery. Val di Chiana is a valley situated in the Southern end of Tuscany, where life moves in especially slow pace, except for special days (mostly in …Read More
June 29, 2017
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Festa del Grillo in Florence, a peculiar folkloristic tradition

Festa del Grillo in Florence, a peculiar folkloristic tradition

Tuscany and Italy in general are famous for the celebrating local customs and traditions. Every city and village has their own cultural agenda with a large variety of fairs and festivals, especially during the summer months. Many events are dedicated to food and local crafts, but there also several folkloristic festivals in which ancient traditions …Read More
June 22, 2017
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Where to stay in Tuscany: best places to spend the night

Where to stay in Tuscany: best places to spend the night

Tuscany is one of the most visited places in Italy. The demand by tourists is high and there’s a very broad selection of accommodations to serve them. There are all kinds of places where to stay in Tuscany from budget options to luxury hotels. In addition, since the region has a very rich architectural heritage, …Read More
June 15, 2017
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Best beaches in Tuscany: our Top-5 in Elba Island

Best beaches in Tuscany: our Top-5 in Elba Island

Elba Island is one of the paradises of the Tuscany Region. This island has become famous for being the place where Napoleon spent years in exile, but the island might have been too inspiring, since from Elba he returned to the battlefield, seemingly more powerful than ever. The island is a gem of the Italian …Read More
June 8, 2017
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10 essential points of interest to visit in Florence

10 essential points of interest to visit in Florence

Florence (Firenze in Italian) is without doubt one of the most famous Italian cities, recognized for its fantastic architectural and artistic patrimony. Florence is the capital of the Tuscany Region in Italy, and it was declared UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982. A walk along the banks of the Arno River, while you contemplate the beautiful …Read More
May 31, 2017
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Best Restaurants in Florence for a weekend of European Art City Discovery

Best Restaurants in Florence for a weekend of European Art City Discovery

Most people are attracted to Florence because of its incomparable artistic and architectural heritage. Florence is a city that seems to be an open-air museum with beautiful renaissance palaces, sculptures and museums on every corner. Of course when you visit Florence, you will also look for restaurants that can provide you similar pleasures to those …Read More
May 24, 2017
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8 things you must experience during your Italian holidays

8 things you must experience during your Italian holidays

Already daydreaming about your next Italian adventure? Perhaps you’re beyond the Pinterest phase and ready to start booking a hotel in Tuscany. Wherever you are, Italy awaits you in all her majesty. Here at Dievole we’ve assembled seven bucket-list adventures you simply must experience during your Italian holidays. Check it out. Enjoy pizza in Naples …Read More
May 17, 2017
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5 charming villages to celebrate Mother’s Day in Tuscany

5 charming villages to celebrate Mother’s Day in Tuscany

Mother’s Day is one of the most intimate holidays of the year, and it’s a perfect time to spend a special weekend with your mother or even your whole family. Is there any better way to spend a memorable Mother’s Day than heading to the countryside and visiting beautiful medieval towns and villages surrounded by …Read More
May 12, 2017