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  • Anghiari medieval village in Tuscany province of Arezzo borgo medioevale centro storico
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  • Vista aerea mura di Lucca muros de Lucca areal view walls of Lucca ramparts in Lucca
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  • Hills romantic landscape Maremma Toscana area coast of Tuscany region of Italy
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  • Molo beach spiaggia Forte dei marmi Fort of Marble seaside coastal village Tuscany
  • Thermal hot springs of Saturnia Natural Falls Resort Cascate del mulino Terme di Saturnia
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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

Florence is one of the most important Renaissance architectural and art centers. Its Duomo and Baptistery are magnificent but crowded with tourists as is their large piazza. Florence has several interesting museums with many famous paintings and sculptures. There are also Medici palaces and gardens.



Siena is a classic medieval hill town in Tuscany famous for its large fan-shaped piazza, Piazza del Campo, and summer horse-race, known as Il Palio. Siena's tall bell tower, Torre del Mangia, dominates the Piazza del Campo. Siena offers other good tourist sites including its cathedral and museums.

San Gimignano

San Gimignano, known as the City of Beautiful Towers, is a classic medieval walled hill town in Tuscany, famous for its 14 surviving medieval towers creating a beautiful skyline visible from the surrounding countryside.


Lucca is a walled city with one of the best-preserved walls in Italy. Atop the walls are walking and bicycling paths and gardens, allowing you to walk completely around Lucca's historic center. 


Pisa, in northern Tuscany, is famous for its leaning tower but Pisa has much more to offer the traveler, including its medieval center, beautiful Duomo and Baptistery, parks, statues, the homes of Lord Byron and Shelley, and a walk along the river.


Cortona is the Tuscan hill town made famous by Francis Mayes in her book Under the Tuscan Sun. Cortona is surrounded by Etruscan walls, around 3000 years old, and retains much of its history through its architecture, layers of history built upon the Etruscan core.

Leghorn Livorno

Livorno 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 Region

The 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.


Montepulciano 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'Orcia

Pienza, 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 Coast

The 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.
Other Top Places to Visit in Tuscany

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

Volpaia Tuscany - A small 13th century village with a magnificent tower. Tours and winetasting. http://www.volpaia.it http://www.volpaia.com

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

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