Tuscany Travel Guide
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Tuscany conjures images of superb Renaissance art and landscapes famous for rolling hills, 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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Authentic Shops: Leather goods, gold, and handmade paper delight discerning buyers. Iconic Churches: Arezzo's Basilica di... Read more
It may be hard to imagine that much of central Tuscany was once the battleground of warring Sienese and Florentine armies, but until... Read more
A great way to get a feel for the region and its people is to attend a local sagra (festival). During the summer there's one taking... Read more
Chianti restaurants serve Tuscan dishes similar to those in Florence, but they also have local specialties, such as pasta creations made... Read more
To fully appreciate the strangely quixotic relationship that the ancient Etruscan culture had with the tufa rock that provided the... Read more
In a country known for millennia as a hotbed of seismic activity, Tuscany seems to have gotten a lucky break. Although Campania and Sicily... Read more
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