Campagna Toscana
Paesaggio Toscano


Our own version of Fair Trade:
Many years ago, on my first visit to the USA from Florence, I remember a piece of bumper-sticker wisdom that I have never forgotten:

Life comes in CANs, not in CAN’ts

In times of economic difficulties worldwide, we still believe that travelling should come in a CAN.

Because we are unable to help with airfare, we want to offer you hospitality:

Give us two hours of your time;
we’ll give you one night in the guest apartment of this Tuscan Medieval Villa. (Applicable to more nights).

It doesn’t matter if you are a lawyer or a welder, a secretary or an aerobic instructor, a comedian or a doctor:
to the Accidental Tourist, your time is equally worthy.

Here is how it works:

  • Check out our  (this link is just to see the photos and description)
  • Tell us about you:
    Are you a painter? Paint us a room. Are you a photographer? Take our family picture.
    Are you a writer? Write a piece about our home. Are you a musician? Give us a private concert, we’ll invite friends over for dinner.
    Are you a secretary? Teach us a useful program on the computer. A carpenter? Help us finish up our deck.
    A cook? A masseuse? A Gardener? All skills are useful.
  • Also tell us when you’d like to come, and for how many nights.
  • We’ll arrange details, and make definitive plans.

You won’t forget the experience!

The catch:

We can only offer this Trade to Accidental Tourists.

Majla, I hope this note finds you well.  As I look through old photos & reflect on this year, I realize that our day with you may have been our best.  It was beyond doubt the most meaningful to our daughter, Helen, about to leave for university. In a summer of tumult, she was so calm in your kitchen.  So present, so taken by the kindness.  She loved working with her hands.  I think something shifted in her brain, or maybe her heart.  When we left, she said to me on the walk home, “Steve is the happiest person I’ve ever met – She realized – he had designed his life. Lived as he wanted to live:  fully, with richness, beauty, and kindness.”  She saw a carpet of options unrolling before her. Her life would no longer be a box.
Finally, thank you for all you do to make this world a more beautiful place.  If you ever feel it goes unnoticed, it does not.  Your fingerprints are all over my child.

In this period, tours will run regulary. However we are sold out on all tours exept WEDNESDAY 14TH, WINE & COOK 9:30-5:00 PM.
If you have questions please allow up to 48 hours for an email response or up to 8 hours for whatsapp reply (+39 3486020257)
If already have a booking and need to contact your guide, please call +39 3483220557