FlorenceMountainsTrekking

Trekking near Florence. Monte Morello

Yes, trekking near Florence is possible, and Monte Morello with its peaks, green forests and water springs is the best choice! The mountain is really near Florence, paths are suitable for less experienced travelers and Piazzale Leonardo da Vinci is dotted with an excellent panorama. Even more, during the hot Florentine summer you will enjoy […]

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Best beachesLivorno

Best Tuscan beaches. Province of Livorno

The seaside along the province of Livorno very often is called as an „Etruscan Coast”. It is one of the most interesting seaside areas in Tuscany. There are many traces of Etruscan heritage, transparent sea, ancient villages located on hills, natural parks, one of the world’s most famous wines and delicious seafood cuisine. The province […]

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Wine

Wine festivals in Tuscany

Wine festivals in Tuscany and wine tastings in Tuscany is an integral part of the culture of this beautiful Italian region. You cannot spend your holidays in Tuscany without tasting least one of the wines produced in this region! The whole year in one or another part of Tuscany a festival of grapes and wine […]

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Best beaches

Blue Flag beaches in Tuscany 2015

Each year the international Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) announces Blue Flag beaches around the world. The prestigious eco label for cleanliness and sustainability ensures water and environmental quality of coastal resorts. This year 18 best Tuscan beaches are marked with the Blue Flag label. Discover Blue Flag beaches in Tuscany 2015!

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Food

Sagra, or the best local food festivals in Tuscany

In Italy, mostly in central regions like Tuscany, Emilia Romagna or Lazio, a sagra (pl. sagre) is a local food festival. The various sagre or local food festivals almost always have their origins in old country fairs, sport events or similar entertainments. The sagre are organized and celebrated by the local people so the tourists […]

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Best beaches

Best Tuscan beaches. Giglio Island

The biggest beaches of Giglio island are Campese, Cannelle, Arenella and Caldane. They are all free and reachable with a car except for Caldane, which can be reached on foot only (walk of approx. 1 km) or by boat. At all four beaches, umbrellas and lounge chairs are available for hire. Some enchanting smaller beaches […]

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Holiday idea

Thematic itineraries in Tuscany

Tuscany is one of the most beautiful regions of Italy visited by millions of people every year. Thanks to Tuscan breathtaking panoramas, spectacular works of art, excellent wine and exquisite food, crystalline sea, medieval villages and lonely „pieve“ this region offers wide range of sightseeings and attractions.

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Volterra

Things to do in Volterra. Museums

Volterra, a haven of Etruscan, Roman, Medieval and Rennaissance art, dominates the Cecina Valley, 550 metres above sea level, affording a spectacular view as far as the sea. There are planty of things to do in Volterra, places of interest, museums and palazzi to visit. Check out our list of things to do in Volterra.

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CasentinoEco-friendly

Highlights of Casentino Valley in Tuscany

Stretching between Florence and Arezzo, beautiful and wide Casentino valley is surrounded by green hills and gradually ascending mountains. All around the valley grow forests, vineyards and olive groves, flow crystal streams, rise monasteries and Romanesque churches, little villages and fortified towns attract tourists. The Casentino valley is the right place to see, taste and […]

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