Tuscany with its spectacular hill towns and scenery, is one of Italy's top vacation destinations. Tuscany's travel attractions include historic cities and art, great wine and food, medieval hill towns, beaches, and beautiful countryside.
Florence - Firenze
Leghorn LivornoLivorno is a charming city located on the Western coast of Tuscany, on the Ligurian Sea and is considered one of the most important port of Italy.
Chianti Classico Wine RegionThe Chianti Classico wine region lies between the larger cities of Florence and Siena and is a very interesting region to visit. The Chianti region has picturesque villages, wineries, and beautiful countryside.
MontepulcianoMontepulciano is a walled city in Tuscany, built on a sloping and narrow limestone ridge. Montepulciano, known for the wine called Vino Nobile, has one of the most impressive main squares in Tuscany and has many beautiful Renaissance buildings. Nearby is Montalcino, known for its great wine, with a castle at the edge of the town that has wine tasting.
Pienza & Val D'OrciaPienza, designed to be the ideal city, is a pretty Renaissance town in the Val D'Orcia of Tuscany. Pienza is famous for its pecorino cheese, Piccolomini Palace, and balcony overlooking the beautiful Val D'Orcia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Versilia - Tuscany's CoastThe beaches in the Versilia area of Tuscany's coast are characterized by clean water, interesting villages, and a background of the Apuan Alps, known for its famous marble production.
Duomo Group, Florence Italy - For some of the most amazing views of Florence, the cathederal provides two lookouts at Giottos' lithe and the belltower. The dome is a remarkable engineering feat where th crossing was constructed as a double shell in 1420.
San Gimignano, Tuscany - This is a magical ancient town in Tuscany comprised of at fourteen towers and numerous churches abound with romance and a large collection of 14th and 15th century art. While many of the tourists leave town on the buses at about 5:00, this wanderlust village is worthy of a night's stay. Best view- The 175 foot Torre Grossa which is the tallest tower in San Gimignano. http://www.sangimignano.com
Uffizi, Florence - Once the former offices of the ruling family Medici, this is a virtual location for seeing all that is Renaissance. Designed by Giorgio Vasari there are over 1,700 pieces. Allow sufficient time to enjoy these masterpieces. More information and tickets available through http://www.arca.net/uffizi/
Chianti Country Hills of Tuscany - Another magical town located between Florence and Siena.
A very popular tourist destination of rolling hills, vineyards and markets. Wanting to escape the tourist route? Visit Coltibuono and Passignano
Lucca Tuscany - Looking for Romanesque facades? This is the place to visit However, opera is Lucca's message to the world. Residents are also famed for their love of biking. More information at: http://www.lucca.turismo.toscana.it /
Cortona village - A beautiful medival town full of art and beautiful art.
Pitti Palace in Florence - The former residence of the Medici family, it is clearly were you want to be if you love art and beautiful gardens. The Boboli gardens are not to be missed full of fountains and cypress.
Siena's Campo and Palazzo Pubblico An outstanding public square which would be an excellent location for a spy movie. Original construction began in 1100.
There is a Palio horse racing twice a year. Origins of these races date from the Middle Ages.
Voltera Village - A medieval village that sits 1, 820 feet above the valley beow. There has been erosion at one end of this village which is exposing ancient tombs
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Regione Toscana Italia
Una delle regioni più famose d'Italia, la Toscana si estende dal mar Tirreno agli Appennini.
Le sue città principali comprendono Firenze, Pisa, Siena, Lucca, Arezzo e Livorno. Spostati fra incredibili luoghi come la cattedrale e la Galleria degli Uffizi di Firenze e la Torre Pendente di Pisa.
Non perderti le torri di San Gimignano o le tranquille cittadine sulle colline settentrionali