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Possibly Italy’s most quintessentially Italian region and certainly regarded as the Classic Heart of Italy. Tuscany really seems
to have it all; from exquisite art, cities and towns packed full of Renaissance and medieval architecture, beautiful rolling
countryside and wonderful cuisine. Visitors have loved Tuscany for centuries and the region’s unique charms continue to
lure vast number of visitors from across the globe. 60% of the world’s Art Treasure reside in Tuscany. We have a wide range
of tradition farmhouses and villas with pools, cottages, apartments in palatial Villas and restored barns too. So whether you
want the ultimate cultural experience or a restful retreat in the Tuscan countryside, take the opportunity to explore this
beautiful region in Italy
Tuscany’s largest city is Florence which has the finest collection of Renaissance art and architecture found anywhere in the
world. Thousands of visitors come here to see the multitude of cultural and historical attractions such as The Uffizi gallery,
Michelangelo's David, the Palazzo Pitti, the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo and of course the Duomo and countless gems
dotted throughout the city. As well as these, this busy, beautiful city boasts fine restaurants excellent side-street trattorias,
exclusive shops and some excellent outdoor markets.
Smaller and older than Florence, is Siena is magnificent on a less grand scale.The focal point is Il Campo, a scallop-shaped
piazza with a towering Duomo – a most impressive sight in a most impressive city. Also take some time to explore the
extremely pretty hill towns south of Siena; Montepulciano and Montalcino.
Tuscany is full of many traditional, beautifully preserved, medieval towns and villages, just a few of which include elegant
Lucca, San Gimignano with its famous towers, and Volterra located on a plateau surrounded by volcanic hills. Pisa, with its
world famous leaning tower, has more to offer than its most famous building. All these towns are within striking distance of
the lovely beaches of the Costa Toscana.
But it’s not just a draw for culture vultures, in the upper Arno Valley north of Arezzo and Cortona in
the Casentino region, you’ll find beautifully tranquil national park; this is the place for peaceful walks
(there are 800 kilometres of paths) and exploring ancient castles amongst the hills and forests.As is the
coastal plain that rises just south of Grosseto, offering a wonderful landscape that combines forest
covered hills, cliffs and great beaches.
In fact Tuscany as a whole is known for its natural beauty, with great cycling trails, walks and nature
reserves to explore, the area is also a prolific wine producing region of legend- Chianti and Brunello to
name but two- so you will find plenty of tasting and vineyard tours available.