Tango twist in Tuscany – from £152.50 pp at The Watermill at Posara

Catch the grand finale of this Tuscan Tango festival (7-11 September) in the medieval walled town of Fivizzano. With live music, workshops and lots of dancing – including a 28-hour Tango marathon – there’ll be a buzzing atmosphere for a great start to a holiday. Go self catering nearby at an ancient watermill in the friendly village of Posara, which has a lovely walled garden with millstream and vine verandah. The mill has a range of apartments to suit all – from couples to families.

A week’s self catering, arriving 10 September, costs from £305 or £152.50 pp (two sharing). Flights (Pisa) extra. Contact The Watermill at Posara on 020 7193 6246 or view our Holiday apartments website .