Tuscany – Italy

Tuscany is a wealth of historic treasures considered one-of-a-kind worldwide: the region is full of art cities and little picturesque villages with a huge cultural heritage.

But is also extraordinary because of its fascinating landscape, with its bucolic countryside and rolling hills.

It has amazing islands and coastal areas, its protected parks and, last but not least, its food, simple with authentic flavors.

The wines are famous, ranked among the best in the world: to put it simply, there are really many reasons to visit Tuscany.

Florence: cradle of the Renaissance and the Italian language, a real outdoor museum full of invaluable works

Siena is one of Italy’s most charming medieval cities, renowned all over the world for its historic “Palio”

Pisa, with its treasures of Romanesque and Gothic art, an unmissable stop-over for those who want to tour Tuscany’s art cities

San Gimignano, with its tall towers and evocative alleys, a small jewel that preserves the medieval atmosphere intact

Val d’Orcia is large and characterized by winding slopes dotted with cypresses and vineyards, the ideal place where to immerse yourself into beauty

Chianti is among small villages and solitary abbeys, the hills of Chianti are an invitation to relax and enjoy good food and good wine

Maremma is a mix of wild countryside, thermal baths, beaches and relics of the Etruscan age, the Maremma area offers many interesting spots.

Garfagnana is just before the Apuan Alps, set amongst medieval fortresses and characteristic villages, the greenest and purest area in Tuscany

Baratti Gulf is on the coastal area between Livorno and Grosseto, immersed in a pristine pine grove, and home to many beautiful beaches

Elba Island, with its amazing beaches and clear water, Elba, and the other islands of the Tuscan Archipelago, are a must-see spot for those who love the sea

A trip to Tuscany allows to see with your own eyes invaluable landmarks and attractions, like Florence’s most symbolic places – Brunelleschi’s Dome, Giotto’s Campanile, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria and Palazzo Vecchio.

There is the famous Leaning Tower, in Pisa, and the scenic Piazza del Campo, in downtown Siena, where the well-known Palio di Siena event is staged every year, attracting tourists from all over the world.

A short distance from Siena, you can find some of the region’s most characteristic locations, like the ancient village of Monteriggioni, on top of a hill, entirely surrounded by medieval walls and, in Chiusdino, the Abbey of San Galgano, an abandoned retreat that preserves a mysterious sword in the stone.

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