Famed for its marvelous scenery, Tuscany's landscape combines colorful rolling hills, splendid ancient villas, massive mountains, numerous rivers and seven islands!

Rich in history, encompassing the ancient, modern, Urban, artistic and bucolic, Tuscany represents a journey of leisure, pleasure, and above all, discovery.

Tuscany is located in central Italy and stretches from the Apennines to the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Its landscape, artistic heritage and stand-out cities - first among them Florence - make Tuscany an unquestioned protagonist of international tourism.

Other cities of Tuscany famous for the history, art and architecture are Sienna (spelt Siena in Italian), Pisa and Lucca. There are in addition innumerable smaller Tuscan towns and villages of immense charm and often the home of important works of art and buildings of great aesthetic interest. Among the more famous towns are Arezzo, Cortona, San Gimignano, Massa Marittima, Volterra and Grosseto.

There are also areas of Tuscany that a famous for their natural beauty, spectacular landscapes and excellent Tuscan wine production. The two best known are Chianti and the Val d'Orcia. In fact, almost every one of the named valleys of Tuscany is rich in sightseeing opportunities, despite some of them being off the tourism beaten track (mainly due to their distance from Florence or Siena).

Tuscany conjures images of superb Renaissance art and landscapes famous for, olive groves and cypress trees. The many pleasures of Tuscany include tasting wine in Chianti and simply relaxing in the piazzas of medieval towns. Whatever you do, the combination of great art, sumptuous countryside, and memorable food and wine makes a trip to this enchanting part of Italy unforgettable.


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