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Villas and Gardens in Tuscany

Pauline Kenny

One way to plan a trip is to find books about Italy and see what places they list. Here are some lists of villas and gardens from my reference books.

Villas and Gardens of Tuscany

Villas and Gardens of Tuscany, by Sophie Bajard & Raffaello Bencini, Terrail, 1993

Near Florence, Medici villas

  • Il Trebbio
  • Cafaggiolo
  • Careggi
  • Poggio a Caiano - state open
  • Castello - Accademia della Crusca, gardens open
  • Pratolino - state open
  • La Petraia - state open
  • Poggio Imperiale

Near Florence, other villas

  • Villoresi
  • Ginori-Lisci
  • Rospigliosi
  • Celle
  • Il Riposo dei Vescovi
  • Gamberaia - Sig.ra Alessandra Marchi, partly open
  • La Pietra - Sir Harold Acton, partly open
  • I Tatti
  • Il Roseto

Near Lucca

  • Torrigiani - Principessa Colonna Torrigiana, open
  • Mansi - Sig.ra Claudia Salom, open
  • Garzoni - state open

Near Siena

  • Badia a Coltibuono
  • Brolio - Barone e Baronessa Ricasoli Firidolfi, open
  • Anqua
  • Centinale
  • L'Apparita

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