agriturismo are a pleasant, generally less-expensive way of staying
in Tuscany and learning more about the local lifestyle.
usually weekly, Saturday to Saturday, and are self-catered -
i.e. you do your own cooking & cleaning during the week
unless other arrangements are made. Connected or free-standing
apartment units as well as houses are available to satisfy every
taste and budget - prices ranging from as low as $US500/wk in low
season and up to several thousand $US/wk in high season.
units are often on or near working vineyards or farming estates and
products of the estate (typically wine or olive oil) are available