Most Amazing Places and Things To Visit and See In Tuscany, Italy


Planning to be in Tuscany for the annual mega-music fest, Pistoia Blues? After falling in love with Alanis Morisette and James Blunt (or even before) take a tour, visit the city and the surrounding area, following this itinerary:

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Fiesole, a stone throw from Florence, has many treasures to discover and historic trails. Check out here its main monuments, museums, churches, historic villas and gardens:

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Discover Cortona, amidst historic palaces and works of art in a short itinerary on foot:

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Take a tour among the most beautiful villages of Italy. One of them is Montemerano, Toscana, Italy, a small hamlet in Maremma, not far from the Saturnia hot springs:

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If you are planning to spend your summer in Tuscany you will find plenty of activities! Here is a list of the 10 must fun things to do, making your holiday even better, from hiking to food festivals:


In your opinion, what are the most photogenic spots of Florence? From Piazza Santo Spirito (in the photograph) to Ponte Vecchio, here’s a journey for photography lovers:

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Let’s step into the past and explore the Tuscan hamlets just like they were during the “Medioevo”, with traditional costumes, parades and duels. Read our list of Summer Medieval Festivals:

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Lajatico has become famous because it’s the birthplace of Andrea Bocelli, the renowned singer. Its rich history is on full-display as you walk the small town’s streets and just look around:

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The Pistoia Apennines are dotted with small treasures boasting breathtaking panoramas. Discover these hidden hamlets, perfect for trekking, between nature and history:

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Scarperia, built as a Florentine outpost along the via Bolognese, went on to become an important market and a popular place of rest, thanks to its position. Going there, visit the Palazzo dei Vicari and the Museum of Knives and Cutting Tools:

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Immersed in pristine nature, with an ancient castle and a woodland museum, Sassetta is perfect for walking along hiking trails. Explore this and other 7 hamlets near Livorno:

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A journey into art, history and food. Discover Massa and Carrara through our must-see list:

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Located in the hills between Arezzo and Siena, Lucignano is a small, walled medieval town, whose museum holds a unique reliquary, the golden Tree of Love. Follow the love tour in Tuscany:

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Let’s spend a weekend in Maremma, home to a variety of things to see, from art parks to Etruscan tombs to hot springs and beautiful beaches:

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Chianti is not the only area of Tuscany renowned for its refined wines. Further south, between Val di Chiana and the Val d’Orcia, you’ll find many other places where to sip a good glass of wine in a beautiful countryside:

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