Are you planning to visit Italy but have no idea what fun things to do in Tuscany? No worries.
Below are three fun activities in Tuscany that will make your stay in Italy worth every dime you put into it.
1. Get To Know The Real Wine
Just thinking about the word wine takes your mind instantly nowhere else but Italy. But do you know what stuck that famous wine symbol in Italy’s neck? You guessed it . Tuscany!
Wine tours are among the best fun activities to do in Tuscany Italy. Tuscany is the land of fine wine, where you will get lost in tasty wine you will not find anywhere else. But the best part is yet to come.
Why it is worth it?
Forget about that sip you to take in a bar to get to know whether a bottle of wine is worth your pocket or not. In here, you will immerse yourself in the making and the culture of wine. You will see yourself how wine is made and taste it there in the wineries.
And since wine goes hand in hand with food in Tuscany, in most wineries, you will be served bread, cheese and olive oil!
Where to find these wine tours?
Organized wine tours are many in Tuscany. Have a look at this one here. Here is another one.
But Sergio’s wine tour remains the best.
How much does a wine tour cost?
The price differs from one company to the other and depends on many factors. But generally, it is between 70 and 90 Euros. This includes accommodations, food, wineries, entertainment and souvenirs.
2. Take A Hot Bath In Nature
Once you are done with wine, the second best fun thing to do in Tuscany, Italy is taking a hot bath in the famous Terme di Saturnia.
You will love the legend of Terme di Saturnia as much as the place itself. They say that a spa is founded here after a battle between Jupiter and Saturn. Angrily, Jupiter threw lightning bolts on Saturn. Unfortunately, missed it. Fortunately though, an amazing natural spa is made right here.
As much as your mind can’t believe that legend, your body will definitely go crazy about this place.
Where it is situated?
Just a few kilometers away from Saturnia is where these natural springs are situated, in the municipality of Manciano to be exact.
How much does a bath here cost?
For a half day, you pay €17 and for a full day, about €22.
Have a look at their website here.
3. Get Lost In Monte Amiata
The third fun thing to do in Tuscany is heading to Monte Amiata. Monte Amiata is one of the most iconic sights in Tuscany.
Monte Amiata is located in between Siena and Grosseto provinces. With its 1738 meters height, Monte Amiata is home to many outdoor activities.
What to do in Monte Amiata?
In summer, the best thing to do in Monte Amiata is tree climbing. Surrounded with beautiful forest from everywhere, Monte Amiata is the best place to try this activity. Even if you are with kids, this one is for you. Have a look at Indiana Park Amiata for more information about this activity. This will cost you about 14€.
Another activity is rock climbing. Looks like Monte Amiata is all about climbing. But honestly, you will have a little too much fun enjoying it. Don’t forget to bring with you all your equipments. And if you've never done that before, an expert climber is a must.
And if you are travelling to Monte Amiata in winter, don’t miss skiing there. To make things even more exciting, it is a must to taste truffles, mushrooms and chestnuts.
How to get there?
There are three ways to get from Siena to Monte Amiata.
The first one is by bus. It takes about 2 hours and 38 minutes. This will cost you about 50 Euros.
The second way is by taxi. This one is a lot more expensive, but saves you time. It costs about 100 Euros and takes one hour only.
The third way is by car. This costs about 100 Euros and takes 1 hour too.
To sum up, let us know in the comment section below what other fun activities one can do in Tuscany? Cheers!
To check more of our Italy travel guides. Find out list of amazing things to do in Sicily and Palermo, the full Venice travel guide, and the 5 best attractions in Italy!!
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