Tuscan villa just outside Florence, now a hotel and restaurant, is an ideal home base for exploring the city and its art treasures. Its peaceful location affords an opportunity to relax after a day's exploring, while its location on a bus route permits easy access to all city restaurants and museums.  This is one we found by chance after arriving in Florence late at night without reservations, and it worked out fine. However there are many such villas in the region. In fact a click on Google will give you more than 30,000 hits on Tuscan villas! Tuscany, justifiably, is one of the most sought after destinations in the world.