Tuscany Travel Guide

Tuscany Travel Guide

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

Traveling has become part of our lives in order to relax and escape the hassle of our daily living. One of Italy’s top regions for tourist destinations all over the world is Tuscany. The country lies on the western coast of Italy, on the Tyrrhenian Sea, and north of the city of Rome. It has the famous Italian cities of Florence, Pisa, Siena and Leghorn (Livorno).

Tuscany has the most varied landscape in Italy and offers much beautiful scenery of historic cities and hill towns. There are many things to see and do in Tuscany.

  • Cathedrals. Every city in Tuscan has its own stunning and unique cathedral. The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence. Duomo di Santa Maria dell’Assunta is a massive and grandiose cathedral of Siena.
  • Arts, Museums, and Galleries. Tuscany houses many major museums in the world with excellent masterpieces done by the greatest artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Giotto and Donatello. The Uffizi Gallery, Bargello Museum, Pitti Palace, Accademia Gallery, Alberto della Ragione Collection, Ambrosi Caves Museum, Art and archaeology Museum, Modern Art Gallery, and many more with magnificent artworks.
  • Beaches. Fine Italian beaches lies at the coastline area of Tuscany. Versilia features a line of beaches extending from the Bocca di Magra to the Arno which are Marina di Carrara, Marina di Massa, Marina dei Ronchi, Forte dei Marmi, Marina di Pietrasanta, Viareggio, and Torre del Lago Puccini.

There are several types of lodging you can choose from during your holiday stay at Tuscany. A wide selection of Tuscany vacation rentals available for your accommodations which you can find are apartments, vacation rentals, villas with pool, hotels, farm house, country houses, and castles. You can surf the internet to find the best and luxurious  vacation rentals in Italy appropriate to your budget and can cater to your holiday needs.

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  3. Natalie says:

    You sold me Tuscany on the words Brendan however I would of loved to see some pictures. Tuscany reminds me of rural and charestic charm.

  4. Natalie says:

    You sold me Tuscany on the words Brendan however I would of loved to see some pictures. Tuscany reminds me of rural and charestic charm.

  5. RonLeyba says:

    Tuscany is a sure tourist attraction. With different places to go aside from those historical cathedrals. This is quite a good and romantic place for couples or even for the whole family or friends.

  6. RonLeyba says:

    Tuscany is a sure tourist attraction. With different places to go aside from those historical cathedrals. This is quite a good and romantic place for couples or even for the whole family or friends.