A region known throughout the world for its landscapes, art cities, little medieval villages, and the enormous cultural heritage it holds. Hence, a multifaceted spectacle, which extends between the Apennines and the Tyrrhenian Sea, give visitors many wonders to discover.
Façades of ancient castles and rural chapels stand out on the soft shapes of the hills, which suddenly give way to sandy beaches, steep cliffs and a crystal clear sea or, on the opposite side, to rugged mountains.
Thousands of years of history scattered traces of human presence and its evolution, affecting the natural landscape in a harmonious integration that has become an enormous wealth. Therefore, there are numerous places to visit: ancient necropolis of the Etruscan civilization, Roman buildings, charming abbeys; but also marvelous cities recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site such as Florence, Siena, Pisa or the village of San Gimignano. Moreover, its museums, art masterpieces, monuments, towers, ancient craft shops are also well-known.
Characteristic signs of the passage of man are also enclosed in the precious white marble caves, in the particular mines, or in the famous spa centers that exploit the thermal waters.
In addition, Tuscany offers countless folkloric, cultural and religious celebrations. Certainly, the most famous ones are the “Palio di Siena” and the “Viareggio Carnival”. However, the “Scoppio del carro” on Easter Sunday in Florence or the “Giostra del Saracino” in Arezzo are also very characteristic.
Many are also the food and wine tours that wind through the “roads of wine”. “Fiorentina”, a T-bone cut of veal meat with the bone, to be cooked rare, barbecued or grilled, is very well-known. However, this is only the most famous of many recipes offered by the regional cuisine. The tasteful typical dishes are accompanied by excellent wines namely Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, Morellino di Scansano, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Bolgheri Sassicaia, Vernaccia, Pitigliano, Montescudaio or Vin Santo.