9 Reasons You NEED To Visit Tuscany

Welcome to a region regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, home to some of the most beloved and famed art treasures in the world. Tuscany embodies the essence of Italian culture through its popular and authentic food, its mediaeval villages, many museums and gorgeous towns and cities. There are countless reasons why you should visit, but we think these 9 will do for now...

 

1. Experience countless masterpieces...

Tuscany is revered around the world for its artistic and cultural legacy which is exemplified within its myriad of churches, castles and museums. The Renaissance period saw a surge in creativity, spawning the likes of Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli and Michelangelo to name a few!

 

2. One for the culture-vultures...

Tuscany is home to some of the most visited cities in Italy, from Florence to Pisa which all boast monuments and landmarks that have survived centuries, seeing many different reigns and historical era's. 

 

3. Live the country life...

If it isn't the ancient monuments and buildings that draw you in, it will be the captivating natural beauty and sensational landscapes of this region, from the bronze-topped cityscape of Florence to the lush rolling hills of the countryside!

 

4. Check them off your list...

It is known that Tuscany makes up around 10% of the worlds UNESCO heritage sites, from the Leaning Tower in Pisa to the Towers of San Gimignano - this is more than South Africa, Argentina and Australia!

 

5. You know you want some...

Who doesn't love Italian food?! With authentic Tuscan recipes passed down from many generations, this particular style of the countries beloved cuisine must be discovered.

 

6. It's always a good time for wine...

With some favourites such as Chianti Classico and the Brunello di Montalcino, this region produces some of the worlds best wines! Don't miss out the chance to experience it in all its glory.

 

7.  Warm up...

Did you know that Tuscany is home to over 100 spa locations and hot springs? Enjoy the blissful Italian weather whilst bathing in one of its greatest treasures!

 

8. Cool off!

When thinking of Tuscany, most imagine its vast vineyards or busy historical cities, but Tuscany's coast actually boasts some of the Mediterranean's best hidden beaches, like the lagoon of the Argentario or those on Elba island!

 

9. "Are you not entertained?!"

Dubbed as 'Europe's Hollywood' Tuscany has featured in many acclaimed feature films, such as 'Gladiator' and 'Under The Tuscan Sun'. Explore the settings that decorate your favourite films!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Convinced? With so much natural beauty, art and culture just waiting to be explored, how could you not be!

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