Tuscany charms visitors with beautiful rolling landscape , acres of vineyards, olive groves, cypress trees, natural springs, history, renaissance masterpieces and world class wines. Tuscany is one of Italy's best wine-producing areas, and also produces some of the finest leather goods in the world. Don’t leave Tuscany without savoring some of its great wines!
There are seven UNESCO world Heritage Sites in Tuscany, namely:
Historic Centre of Florence
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Historic Centre of Siena
Historic Centre of the City of Pienza
Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany
Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
Tuscany, a land full of naturalistic wonder, artistic treasures and delicacies !
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Zip around the enchanting Tuscany hillside on a Vespa or driven in a vintage Fiat by an awesome guide
Visit one of the many wineries
Savor some of its great wines
paired with local Tuscan specialties
Florence is the capital of Tuscany , with countless number of renaissance masterpieces, artwork, museums,
historic churches, and fabulous statues. It is a destination for art lovers. Many of the great Italian artists such as Michelangelo or Leonardo da Vinci once lived in this city. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982.
The Italian resort of Montecatini Terme enjoys a fabulous location at the foot of the Apennines, in the picturesque Nievole valley. Montecatini is famous for its thermal waters and can be considered one of the biggest “spa towns” in Italy and has gained worldwide recognition too.
Thermal waters are the treasure of Montecatini. You can both drink the water of the Terme di Montecatini or do spa treatments - from massages to mud baths, saunas to beauty treatments.
There are nine thermal baths dot the town, offering a chance to enjoy the waters the Romans loved. One of the biggest spas in the area is the Terme di Montecatini Spa. Its building is a great example of open-air Art Nouveau that are not-to-be-missed.
Montecatini Alto is the village with medieval origins, situated on the top of the hill that dominates Montecatini Terme. It can be reached in 10 minutes with the funicular railway, which dated back to the end of the 1800s and is still intact and functional. You’ll get charming streets to enjoy and magnificent views from the hill .
The walled hilltop town of Montepulciano, nestled between the Val D'Orcia and Val di Chiana, is a quintessential Tuscan medieval village, vaunting green landscapes marked by rolling hills, olives gloves, castle walls, ramparts, thermal springs and fine wine! It's famous for its Vino Nobile, a prestigious red wine of Italy.
Besides wine, there are many gems worth visiting in the area. The town is known as a "16th-century jewel" thanks to its splendid Renaissance art and architecture.