As my time in Tuscany draws to a close, I no longer have a long to-do or to-see list. I’m spending these last weeks in the countryside with friends. And as it often happens, when I cease to plan, organise or control, magic takes over and things fall into their rightful places. Yesterday afternoon […]
I always bring my groups to visit Nora Kravis at the Cashmere goat farm in Radda but I want to have an arsenal of choices for my guests so I decided to try something new. Podere le Fornaci is also a goat farm but instead of producing cashmere, they produce cheese. On the way […]
Itinerary for October 2016 Monday, Oct 17- Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 Monday, Oct 17 Group will be picked up at Florence airport in our rental van Arrive at Il Colle, Giovanni will welcome us with local Tuscan food Unpack, tour grounds, etc. Meet our neighbors and my good friends, Elettra and Andreas Tuesday Oct […]
A collage of photos from Tuscany. Enjoy the slide show!
In March 2016 Prontomarcella is thrilled to welcome Jessica Barksdale Inclan who will lead a writing workshop and retreat at Il Colle in the Tuscan countryside, 30 minutes from Florence. Jessica writes: In this lush and lovely landscape, we will be exploring narratives: the stories you want to tell about yourself, your home, your family, […]