When you arrive in Tuscany, immerse yourself in the sensory pleasures of the region for an unforgettable experience. Taste wonderful food prepared with local ingredients and enhanced by wine, olive oil and fresh herbs. Pair your selections with a local vintage and finish the meal with a dish of gelato. See world-class cultural treasures, classic architecture and stunning landscapes, and be sure to take the time to listen to the music, laughter and happy chatter all around you in the romantic Italian language.
Make it a point to visit these memorable attractions while in Tuscany.
The world center for Renaissance art and architecture. See the Uffizi Gallery, Piazza Duomo with the Duomo, Baptistery & belltower, the Museo Galileo, Boboli Gardens, Piazza Della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza Santa Crose and Piazza Santa Maria Novella.
Home of Palio di Sena, a famed horse race held twice yearly in the town’s Piazza do Campo. Marvel at the spectacle of bareback riders in medieval costumes representing the seventeen areas of the town tear round the tight race course on wild horses. Be sure to visit Il Campo, Palazzo Pubblico, Bibliotecca Piccolomini, Mangia Tower and Fonte Gaia.
The birthplace of Puccini, renowned for the preserved ramparts and musical heritage. San Martino Cathedral is a town centerpiece. Walk or bike atop the city walls.
A region known for hilltop towns and fabulous wines. Visit picture perfect towns of Montefioralle and Castellina and tour vineyards and wineries while enjoying a meal of quintessential Tuscan cuisine.
Savor outstanding food and wine against the backdrop of traditional Tuscan landscapes and hilltop villages. Golden valleys are punctuated by scenes of Italian cypress trees and stunning yellow sunflower fields.
Visit Piazza del Duoma and the famous Leaning Tower. There is a Light Festival “Luminaria” every year on June 16th to honor the city’s patron saint with thousands of candles and blazing torches along the banks of the Arno River.
See a real castle, Castello dei Conti Guidi, where you can explore dungeons and examine suits of armor.
Marvel at Etruscan ruins at the southern tip of the coast, as well as a lovely little fishing port and sandy beaches.