DESTINATION/ Tuscany: An Artistic Beauty

Tuscany is one of the most visited cities in Italy. Florence, Pisa, Siena – all these beautiful cities with marvelous architecture welcome crowds of tourists every year.


Tuscany: Medieval Towns and Charming Countryside

Michael Trout

Tuscany is a beautiful region of Italy that is characterized by a very attractive and varied landscape. You can visit many beautiful places like the Tuscan Apennines, where you have the possibility of trekking and hiking, or the Casentino area, one of four main valleys of the province of Arezzo, where is the famous Natural Park. The National Park of the Casentino Forests is formed by centuries-old firs, beeches and chestnut trees. The holiday in Casentino gives you the opportunity to do many ...

Three Must-See Destinations for the Beginners

James Morris

Vineyards of Chianti The Chianti area is one of the most beautiful places in the whole region, as well as the most well-known and appreciated by visitors from around the world. The borders of the Chianti region are not clearly defined but in general it extends over the provinces of Florence and Siena, covering all of the area between the two cities and extending to the east toward the Valdarno and to the west to the Val d'Elsa. The Chianti wine area extends further beyond the two cities, all...

Top Ten Places to Visit in Florence

Laura Maudlin

Florence has been one of those iconic cities that people have dreamed of visiting for hundreds of years. During the Renaissance it was a major center of thought, expression and art of all kinds. Many magnificent churches, opulent palaces and impressive monuments were constructed over the centuries, making it one of the most memorable cities in Italy! Piazzale Michelangelo The Piazzale Michelangelo is a relatively modern addition to the ancient city. It was completed in 1869 and is a tribute ...

Spa and Wellness – The Thermal Springs of Tuscany

Theodore Slate

Close your eyes and free your mind of work, traffic, pollution, and stress. This is the dream of many in a modern society, overcome by an ever increasing pace of life and evermore pressing needs. It is a dream that Tuscany can make come true! It is a well know fact that more than 2 million tourists each year choose this region to escape the anxieties and stress of everyday life and to spend a period of complete relaxation in one of the thermal spas present in our territory.A land of natural w...

Off the Beaten Path in Tuscany?

Vanderlei J. Pollack

Every year Tuscany is visited by crowds of travelers. Hundreds of millions of tourists have tromped through, but is Tuscany hopelessly over-touristed? Well, while no stone has been left unturned in Tuscany, it’s still possible to get off the beaten path. In an area so overwhelmingly dense with attractions, finding Tuscan tranquility often boils down to timing. Though it’s well-worn advice, it bears repeating: avoid Tuscany in June, July and August. It’s hot, crowded and pric...