Tuscany is certainly one of the best places to visit in Italy. It is a region full of charm and history. It is the perfect destination for those who love the sea and for those who would rather choose art cities too. This land will win you over with its colours and with the flavours of its culinary tradition.
Sea, mountains, hills and art cities: Tuscany is one of the few regions in Italy offering all of this. This is why it is one of the best places to visit in Italy.
Within this area you can find all what you are looking for your holiday.
The coast from Viareggio to Grosseto has beaches and seaside resorts. If you have chosen summer for a holiday in Tuscany, you can also enjoy a dip in the sea. You’ll be spoilt for choice!
By moving inland you can enjoy the quietness of Tuscan hills. San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Montepulciano and the territory of Chianti.
At a short distance there are the most famous cities, which house authentic jewels of art and architecture: Florence, Pisa, Arezzo, Lucca and Siena.
And that’s not all. As well as in Italy, also in Tuscany there are hidden treasures waiting to be discovered: small hill towns, which are less popular but full of charm.
Tuscany is easy to get around. Moving around the cities and the hills is simple and quick.
We recommend you to opt for a central location, such as San Gimignano.
There are famous art masterpieces known all over the world. The David of Michelangelo is one of these and it is located in Florence. The Tower of Pisa was proposed as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The towers of San Gimignano earned it the title of one of the most beautiful towns of Italy. The Palio di Siena draws thousands of tourists from all over the world every year.
Such a concentration of beauty, art and history is present in Tuscany and in few other regions. This is another reason why Tuscany is one of the best places to visit in Italy.
You can find several points of interest in Tuscany: museums, galleries –some of which very famous, but also old medieval villages and small churches.
In Tuscany it is possible to perceive art in every detail. Thanks to the many activities and attractions dedicated to the little ones, it is even child-friendly. Let your children discover beauty.
Enjoy a holiday with all your family, ranging from entertainment and relax, history and culture.
Italy is the land of good food and fine wines. In particular, the region of Tuscany is famous for its culinary tradition.
Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Bolgheri Sassicaia, Morellino di Scansano, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Vin Santo. The list of the most popular Tuscan wines is very long.
If you are taking into consideration a holiday in Tuscany, don’t forget to schedule a tasting session in one of the many local wineries. It is an opportunity to enjoy fine wines and to learn about their history and homeland.
Then enter one of the several osterie and order the typical dishes of Tuscany. We recommend meat-lovers and vegetarians to respectively taste the traditional beefsteak Florentine style and Ribollita, pasta with chickpeas or the famous pappa al pomodoro. Also, we suggest sweet tooths to try Zuccotto, Cantucci and Castagnaccio.
For your holiday in Tuscany, we recommend you to look for an accommodation suitable to enjoy these traditions. For example, a farmhouse.
Villas are also ideal: they allow you to stay on the hills, close to the places where local products are made. It is an opportunity to discover the territory by means of its flavours and traditions.