Golf in Tuscany
Beautiful surroundings ensure that this region will live long in the memories of those who visit. The regions capital Florence is considered as one of the most beautiful cities in the world and is a must see if Tuscany is the region of choice for your golfing break. The golf is as impressive as the surroundings with resorts such as Argentario Resort Golf and Spa where you can experience true Tuscan food and drink while playing one of the finest courses in the region which was once an island but now connected to the mainland via a series of causeways.
Toscana Resort Castelfalfiis one of the most unique resorts in the region with the once abandoned 800 year old village which has now been restored into a fantastic mix of quality accommodation and a must play 18-hole golf course. Another must play course is the Poggio Dei Medici Golf Club set in a hilly environment surrounded by the typical Tuscan poplar trees, ensuring that it is a favourite of those who choose to play it. Tuscany provides the golfer with possibilities for all round golfing with average high temperatures throughout the summer at the high twenties and throughout the winter rarely falling into single figures.
Golf courses in Tuscany
Resorts in Tuscany
This superb boutique resort with golf course and wellness centre is in southern Tuscany between Rome and Pisa. The rooms are chic and stylish, each featuring a terrace with views of the golf course or Monte Argentario and there is also an exclusive three-bedroom cottage. The Dama Dama Restaurant offers Tuscan and Italian cuisine, with particular attention to the culinary traditions of the region. The large outdoor areas include a panoramic terrace, a swimming pool and tennis courts. The region with its charming traditional villages and unspoilt coastline is well worth exploring.
Argentario is a challenging course with small greens and has hosted various prestigious golf tournaments including the Ladies Italian Open. It is in a picturesque setting in a nature reserve and has won awards for its bio eco-compatibility. It is a relatively flat course with two contrasting nines, the front 9 has elevated tee positions and lots of water hazards with views of Orbetello lagoon and the back 9 plays towards Monte Argentario.