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Florence is second only to Rome in its star power, but anyone who has visited the nearby Italian hill town of San Gimignano and seen its skyline of medieval towers, or set foot in the Siena cathedral and seen its intricate mosaic floors, would know that there is much to love about Tuscany outside Florence.

If you are a true Byronian, of course, you won’t want to just laze around in the beautiful Tuscan countryside enjoying the cultural and culinary delights that Italy has to offer. You’ll be wanting to spend a week at a Yogalates (a fusion of yoga and Pilates) retreat with world-renowed teacher and trainer Louise Solomon.

The retreat village is 100km from Florence, and just 40km from Siena, a quiet corner in the heart of Tuscany where you can regenerate, admiring the nature that surrounds you.

In this oasis of peace surrounded by a hilly landscape between forests, olive groves and sunflower fields, a new life has been given to a characteristic 1600s farm, that has been completely renovated while maintaining its original appearance; it has 12 charming rooms, a swimming pool with Jacuzzi and a spectacular panoramic view.

You can eat in the delicious restaurants in Radicondoli, walk in unspoiled nature, go horseback riding or mountain biking, taste organic products or sip typical Tuscan wines while admiring the view.

The farm is located at a strategic point with San Gimignano, Volterra and Siena only a little more than half an hour away.

And of course your regular yoga practice will ensure that you will move on to the next stage of your trip relaxed, rejuvenated and invigorated in mind and body.

For more information on retreats in September 2017, suitable for beginners and intermediate, visit the website at www.yogalates.com.au

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