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Florencia desde el Piazzale di Michelangiolo
Florencia desde el Piazzale di Michelangiolo by Jon Gonzalo Torróntegui @flickr
Duomo in Orvieto
Duomo in Orvieto by Petersbar @flickr
Pitigliano by Michela Simoncini @flickr
Tuscany by Giã¥M @flickr
Duomo di Santa Maria Assunta, Pisa
Duomo di Santa Maria Assunta, Pisa by David Jones @flickr
Baptistery Pisa
Baptistery Pisa by Baswallet @flickr
Palazzo dell
Palazzo dell' Orologio by _Pek_ @flickr
Ponte Vecchio
Ponte Vecchio by Jo@Net @flickr
Il Duomo at night (Florence)
Il Duomo at night (Florence) by Bongo Vongo @flickr
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Santa Maria del Fiore is probably the best known landmark of Florence. This magnificent cathedral was built in the 13th – 15th centuries. The building is made in elegant gothic style and decorated with green, red and white marble. Its inner premises are no less beautiful and are decorated with paintings and sculptures. Galleria degli Uffizi is a well-known centre of European art. The gallery exhibits works of Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Rafael, Titian, Giorgione and many other internationally famous Italian artists. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Tuscany

Top hotels with reviews

Tuscany is one of the most attractive regions of Italy from a tourist point of view, as there are about 7,000 accommodation places on its territory. Historic hotels are widespread in the region; one of the most attractive is located in Colle di Val d'Elsa. Hotel Relais Della Rovere takes three fully renovated buildings, the construction of which took place in the 12th century. It is surrounded by the beautiful garden … Open

Attractions and active leisure

There is another well-known entertainment center, Acqua Village water park, in Livorno. High hills and huge swimming pools, spacious terraces and cozy cafes would help you to relax all day long. Horseback riding is very popular among guests of Tuscany; Marrema area is ideal for riding. There are several equestrian centers and great riding schools; everyone can use their services. In the vicinity of Tirrenia there … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

The most famous meat dish is bistecca fiorentina; the process of cooking is an extremely lengthy and painstaking ritual. The treat is prepared of beef, but only special meat is taken to cook authentic bistecca fiorentina. Animals are reared in special conditions and carefully looked after till they reach a certain age. The best cuts of meat are roasted over an open fire without adding any spices; the only addition … Open

Traditions and mentality of Tuscany

August is associated with Sagra culinary festivals, which are held in various cities of Tuscany and are well-known to gourmets from around the world. It is noteworthy that every year the festival is dedicated to a particular dish; best Tuscan chefs compete to cook the best of it. During the festival, guests are offered not only to taste delicious national food, but also to learn how to cook popular dishes. Tuscany … Open

Travel guide to Tuscany

Tuscany is a favorite place of gourmets too. National restaurants and colorful markets will really impress all the tourists. In Tuscan restaurants, the visitors can taste several types of juicy beefsteak cooked only over an open fire. You can also taste many popular national dishes in local markets. Seafood and different inexpensive legumes are offered in small cafes. An important attribute of the national cuisine … Open

Best beaches

Travelers looking for solitude won’t have a problem to find a suitable place to stay. They should definitely visit Maremma, a significant part of which is occupied by the nature reserve. It is believed that this is where you will find some of the most peaceful and secluded beaches in the country. One of the most unusual holiday destinations is the island of Monte Argentario. More recently, tourists were … Open

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