TravelGuide Tuscany: Guide Tuscany: Italy - Nozio 0%

Author: rogilde

Tuscany, Italy

Tuscany is one of the most famous tourist locations in Europe, thanks to it renowned history, its endless artistic beauties, its wonderful landscape and the quality of the produce grown and made there, especially its wine.
It is a mostly hilly region, except for the mountain stretch of the Apuan Alps. It also has a long stretch of coastline looking out onto the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Florence is the true symbol of Tuscany, birthplace of the Renaissance, capital of the region and a city that has been visited by travelers, artists and scholars from all over the world such as Keats, Goethe, Lord Byron and many others for centuries.

Siena is another pretty city of art with an important cultural heritage, a city filled with a medieval atmosphere and setting for the famous Palio race each year. The famous area of Chianti spreads out around Siena. The area is full of other charming towns where time seems to have come to a standstill: San Gimignano, Montalcino, Radda in Chianti, Pienza.

Lucca, surrounded by its huge 16th century, medieval walls and Pisa with its famous leaning tower built at the end of the 12th century are another two of the cities of art in this region.


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