Tuscany must-see landscapes: the ultimate romantic destination
Tuscany – a name that evokes romance, natural beauty, and historical enchantment, the perfect destination for couples seeking a unique and dreamy escape. With Valentine's Day around the corner, there's no better time to explore the must-see landscapes and experiences of this Italian jewel.
Argentario, coastal romance
The Argentario Peninsula, a jewel of Tuscany, offers a breath-taking coastal experience that is both tranquil and invigorating. This picturesque area, known for its crystal-clear waters, sandy beaches, and hidden coves, is a haven for couples seeking a romantic escape. Stroll along the shorelines, indulge in a seaside picnic, or simply bask in the beauty of the sunset over the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Val D'Orcia, a tapestry of nature
Venture into the heart of Tuscany to discover Val D'Orcia, a region that seems to have sprung from a painting. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Val D'Orcia is famed for its undulating hills, vineyards, and historic farmhouses. The landscape here changes with the seasons, offering a kaleidoscope of colours and textures that captivate all eyes.
Siena, mediaeval charm
Siena, a jewel in the heart of Tuscany, is a city where the past lives in harmony with the present. Famous for its mediaeval cityscape and the historic Palio horse race, Siena is a place where history is felt in every cobblestone. The city's central square, Piazza del Campo, is renowned worldwide for its architectural beauty and cultural significance. Visitors can explore the majestic Siena Cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture, and wander through the winding streets lined with charming shops and traditional Tuscan eateries.
Parco della Maremma and Horse Riding Experience
In the heart of Parco della Maremma, couples can embark on an unforgettable horse riding adventure. The two-hour journey takes you through diverse landscapes, including Mediterranean Scrub woods and ancient olive groves. It's a chance to connect with nature, with stunning views of Monte Argentario and Orbetello as your backdrop.
Vespa Ride, a getaway on two wheels
For a truly unique and exhilarating way to see Tuscany, nothing compares to a Vespa tour. Imagine cruising through the rolling Tuscan hills, wind in your hair, on these iconic Italian scooters. This experience offers a sense of freedom and intimacy with the landscape that is hard to match. Ride through quaint villages and stop at typical shops to taste the most iconic Tuscan specialties.
Hot Springs, Tuscany's natural wellness retreat
Tuscany also boasts a variety of natural thermal springs, ideal for those looking to enjoy a tranquil weekend retreat. Located mere kilometres from the Lazio border, the Terme di Saturnia awaits. Here, you can soak in the warm, sulphurous waters, surrounded by the peaceful Tuscan countryside. It's an experience that rejuvenates both body and soul, blending physical wellness with a serene state of mind.
Based in the heart of Tuscany, LA ROQQA is not just an exclusive retreat - it's your gateway to the most enchanting landscapes and seascapes in central Italy. Ideal for those seeking both tranquillity and adventure, our hotel offers a unique blend of refined elegance and easy access to Tuscany's iconic destinations.