Things to do in Tuscany?

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TOP 10 landmarks to visit in Tuscany

A special journey through Art, Culture and Gastronomy

What are the most beautiful things to do in Tuscany? Those who’ve sojourned at this amazing land either for vacations or to study are the ones responsible for drawing the standings up! Tuscany is not only a name that illustrates a specific region of Italy, although it encloses in itself great pieces of history, art, culture and nature. That’s the reason why Tuscany is the favorite destination of millions of tourists coming here every year from different parts of the world to visit the beauty, to study the origins and to taste typical wines and delicatessens.

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Most popular places and monuments

From big art heritage cities to uncountable historical villages, from the hills scenery to ancient suburbs, each smallest Tuscany town hides unique and unforgettable landscapes according to tourists, as an example recommended through reviews  Tripadvisor.

The Touscany is a magic landscape where everything around is nice, everything is ancient and contemporary all at the same time.

(Curzio Malaparte)

The following are further destinations: do not miss the most beautiful places of this region, of which actually 7 of them have been incorporated into UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites:  :

  • Firenze
  • Pisa
  • Chianti
  • Siena
  • San Gimignano
  • Pienza
  • Val D’Orcia
  • Volterra
  • Lucca
  • Arezzo

Not only art for the eyes, but also for the palate

The sojourn in Tuscany is also a gastronomic travel across tastes and flavors to discover. Wines, oil, cheeses and so many other gastronomic specialities treats from this amazing country and work of its artisans. It is a must for sure the famous “bistecca alla Fiorentina”, a gourmet cut of meat that’s without any doubts the crucial recipe of Tuscany’s cuisine, the “Lardo di Colonnata”, the “Finocchiona”, the “Pecorino Toscano”, the “Cantucci” or the “Pane Toscano” without salt.

Don’t leave out a large number of guest houses and local restaurants that offer a rich menu of typical dishes, the cellar and the farms where you can taste great wines (Chianti, Montepulciano, Sangiovese e Brunello di Montalcino, etc.) and the oils from the Tuscany’s fields, which processing, storage and maturing consolidate over time a unique product.

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A vacation that becomes a school

A trip to Tuscany can turn therefore into a reason for people to do their personal exploration in different matters. Many young and senior people decide to spend a study period right at this land, known as the Italian culture’s cradle, to learn the language, the history and its peculiarity that make the Bel Paese (the Beautiful Country) popular around the whole world. A lot of schools and institutes like Learning Italy – Dante Siena offer combined courses with cooking classes, excursions, guided tours through museums, genuine “on-site” experiences as a unique opportunity to associate the pleasure of a holiday with personal growth.