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Name Category Location
 
Anfiteatro Romano
Periodic excavations since 1950 have brought to...
Archaeological Sites Arezzo
 
Basilica di San Francesco
The famous Piero della Francesca frescoes...
Religious Sites Arezzo
 
Battistero
This lovely Gothic baptistery, which stands...
Religious Sites Pisa
 
Battistero
The Duomo's 14th-century Gothic Baptistery was...
Religious Sites Siena
 
Camposanto
According to legend, the cemetery—a walled...
Cemeteries Pisa
 
Casa di Giorgio Vasari
Giorgio Vasari (1511–74), the region's leading...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Arezzo
 
Casa di Santa Caterina
Caterina Benincasa was born here in 1347, and...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Siena
 
Collegiata
The town's main church is not officially a duomo...
Religious Sites San Gimignano
 
Cripta
After it had lain unseen for possibly 700...
Religious Sites Siena
 
Duomo
Pisa's cathedral brilliantly utilizes the...
Religious Sites Pisa
 
Duomo
The blind arches on the cathedral's facade are a...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Religious Sites Lucca
 
Duomo
Siena's cathedral is beyond question one of the...
Religious Sites Siena
 
Duomo
Behind the textbook 13th-century...
Religious Sites Volterra
 
Duomo
Arezzo's medieval cathedral at the top of the...
Religious Sites Arezzo
 
Duomo
Cortona's cathedral stands on an edge of the...
Religious Sites Cortona
 
La Certosa di Pisa
A certosa is a monastery whose monks belong to...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites Pisa
 
Leaning Tower (Torre Pendente)
Legend holds that Galileo conducted an...
Architectural Sites Pisa
 
Museo Archeologico
The Archaeological Museum in the Convento di San...
Museums / Galleries Arezzo
 
Museo Civico
The impressive civic museum occupies what was the...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces San Gimignano
 
Museo d'Arte Sacra
Even with all the decoration in the Collegiata,...
Museums / Galleries San Gimignano
 
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo
At the southeast corner of the sprawling Campo...
Museums / Galleries Pisa
 
Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana
Part of the unfinished nave of what was to have...
Museums / Galleries Siena
 
Museo della Cattedrale
The cathedral museum exhibits many items too...
Museums / Galleries Lucca
 
Museo delle Sinopie
The well-arranged museum on the south side of the...
Museums / Galleries Pisa
 
Museo Diocesano
Housed in part of the original cathedral...
Museums / Galleries Cortona
 
Museo Diocesano di Arte Sacra
The religious-art collection housed in the...
Museums / Galleries Volterra
 
Museo Etrusco Guarnacci
An extraordinarily large and unique collection of...
Museums / Galleries Volterra
 
Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi
Highlights here include the lovely Portrait of a...
Museums / Galleries Lucca
 
Museo Nazionale di San Matteo
On the north bank of the Arno, this museum...
Museums / Galleries Pisa
 
Museo Nazionale di Villa Guinigi
On the eastern end of the historic center, this...
Museums / Galleries Lucca
 
Palazzo Casali
Built originally by the Casali family, who lived...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces, Libraries Cortona
 
Palazzo dei Priori
Tuscany's first town hall was built between 1208...
Castles / Palaces Volterra
 
Palazzo del Podestà
Across the piazza from the Collegiata is the...
Castles / Palaces San Gimignano
 
Palazzo Pfanner
Here you can rest your feet and let time pass,...
Castles / Palaces, Gardens / Arboretums Lucca
 
Palazzo Pubblico
The Gothic Palazzo Pubblico, the focal point of...
Museums / Galleries Siena
 
Passeggiata delle Mura
Any time of day when the weather is nice, you can...
Parks, Viewpoints, Promenades / Boardwalks Lucca
 
Piazza dei Cavalieri
The piazza, with its fine Renaissance Palazzo dei...
Religious Sites, Castles / Palaces, Squares, Educational Institutions Pisa
 
Piazza del Campo
The fan-shaped Piazza del Campo, known simply...
Squares Siena
 
Piazza dell'Anfiteatro Romano
Here's where the ancient Roman amphitheater once...
Squares, Archaeological Sites Lucca
 
Piazza Grande
With its irregular shape and sloping brick...
Squares Arezzo
 
Pinacoteca
One of Volterra's best-looking Renaissance...
Museums / Galleries Volterra
 
Pinacoteca Nazionale
The superb collection of five centuries of local...
Museums / Galleries Siena
 
Porta all'Arco Etrusco
Even if a good portion of the arch was rebuilt by...
Archaeological Sites Volterra
 
Rocca di Montestaffoli
If you want to see more of that quintessential...
Military Sites, Gardens / Arboretums, Archaeological Sites San Gimignano
 
San Domenico
Although the Duomo is celebrated as a triumph of...
Religious Sites Siena
 
San Domenico
Inside the northern city walls, this church was...
Religious Sites Arezzo
 
San Domenico
Inside this rather anonymous-looking 14th-century...
Religious Sites Cortona
 
San Francesco
Look inside the church for the celebrated...
Religious Sites Volterra
 
San Francesco
In the mid-13th century, this Gothic-style church...
Religious Sites Cortona
 
San Frediano
A 14th-century mosaic decorates the facade of...
Religious Sites Lucca
 
San Michele in Foro
The facade here is even more fanciful than...
Religious Sites Lucca
 
San Niccolò
A small, cypress-lined courtyard and porch...
Religious Sites Cortona
 
San Piero a Grado
This 11th-century basilica, located 8 km (5...
Religious Sites Pisa
 
Sant'Agostino
Make a beeline for Benozzo Gozzoli's superlative...
Religious Sites San Gimignano
 
Santa Margherita
The large 1897 basilica was constructed over the...
Religious Sites Cortona
 
Santa Maria al Calcinaio
Legend has it that the image of the Madonna...
Religious Sites Cortona
 
Santa Maria della Pieve
The curving, tiered apse on Piazza Grande...
Religious Sites Arezzo
 
Santa Maria della Spina
Originally an oratory dating from the 13th...
Religious Sites Pisa
 
Sinagoga
Down a small street around the corner from Il...
Religious Sites Siena
 
Spedale di Santa Maria della Scala
For more than a thousand years, this complex...
Museums / Galleries Siena
 
Teatro Romano
Just outside the walls past Porta Fiorentina are...
Arts / Performance Venues, Archaeological Sites Volterra
 
Torre delle Ore
The highest spot in Lucca is the top of this...
Architectural Sites, Clocks, Viewpoints Lucca
 
Torre Guinigi
The tower of the medieval Palazzo Guinigi...
Architectural Sites, Viewpoints Lucca
 
Villa Reale
Eight kilometers (5 mi) north of Lucca in Marlia,...
Houses / Mansions, Gardens / Arboretums Lucca

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