With its landscape, artistic heritage, medieval villages, historical towns, memorable food and wine, no other province has had more impact on Italian and European culture than Tuscany!
Tuscany is a magnificent province situated in the heart of Italy which fascinates its visitors with superb landscapes and extraordinary culture. The region is considered to be the birthplace of the Renaissance period and is the host of unique museums and cultural landmarks that are the best display of quality architecture and gorgeous Italian charm.
Florence (Firenze), the region’s capital, is the most populated city in Toscana, situated on the river Arno and is well known for its importance in the Middle Ages and Renaissance period, alluring through its art and architecture. Lose yourself in the piazzas in Florence’s centre, get a taste of Renaissance art from the Palazzo Pitti and Galeria Uffizi and you’ll be fascinated by the view from the Ponte Vecchio. Ponte Vecchio is a famous bridge that stands above Arno River and is the only Florentine bridge to have survived the Second World War. A trip to Florence cannot be completed without a visit to Piazalle Michelangelo that offers panoramic views of this superb city.
Pisa is another breath-taking city that resides upon river Arno’s spill into the Mediterranean. It was an important trading spot in the Medieval Ages and was the host of an impressive fleet. Without a doubt, the most impressive landmark in the city is The Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre Pendente), which is a 55m magnificent monument situated in Square of Miracles (Piazza Dei Miracoli).
Pienza is a town and commune in the province of Siena, between the towns of Montepulciano and Motalcino, known as “the touchstone of Renaissance urbanism” and hosts The Dome of Sienna (Duomo)- an impressive cathedral with a mix of gothic and roman architecture.
Last, but not least, the Medici villas are a series of rural building complexes in Tuscany that were owned by the Medici family dynasty that presided over the Florentine Rebirth. Their purposes were to oversee farming activities, recreational activities and vacations for this powerful and wealthy family of the Renaissance Period.
Tuscan cuisine is tasty and appreciated all over the world because it is full of excellent ingredients. Delight your taste buds with a glass of one of the most famous wines in Tuscany: Chianti, Brunello and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.
If you are searching for accommodation facilities, this region offers plenty luxurious hotels and holiday apartments, appropriate for every taste and budget. These quality establishments will always welcome you with extraordinary well trained personnel, impeccable services, and the will to transform your holiday into a unique experience. Book a room at the best hotels in the region: Hotel Brunelleschi, Hotel David, Hotel Laurus al Duomo, Ville sull'Arno Hotel and Hotel Davanzati.