I recently spent two weeks in the gorgeous hills of Tuscany, staying at a lovely restored farmhouse outside of Siena, making day trips to small hill towns for lunch, touring, and shopping. It might have well been the most relaxing vacation I’ve ever spent in Italy, and I hope you enjoy some of my favorite photos from the trip.

Casole d’ElsaCastello di Casole d’ElsaAgritourismo PanerettaCypress treesOlive treesChianti rooster symbolClassic Tuscan iron window gratesChianti vineyardsSienaCathedral in SienaSienaSunrise in the Tuscan hillsMorning dew near MontalcinoBrunello vineyardsOld fortress door in BuonconventroColle di Val d’ElsaTuscan hillsSunset in TuscanyLuccaMy Giannecchini relatives in PascosoHigh in the northern Tuscan hills near Pascoso, above Lucca