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Best Tuscan beaches. Giglio Island

Best Tuscan Beaches Caldane (2)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 and wonderful coves are accessible only by boat or on foot along the pathways.

Thematic itineraries in Tuscany

Tours in TuscanyTuscany 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.

Things to do in Volterra. Museums

VolterraVolterra, 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.

Highlights of Casentino Valley in Tuscany

Casentino Valley Panoramic ViewStretching 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 experience authentic Tuscan traditions.

Giglio Island Guide. Villages and sights

Giglio IslandIsola del Giglio (English: Lilly‘s Island), a tiny island with only 1,500 residents, is situated about 15 km from the Tuscan coast. The island very often is called the little paradise of the Tuscan Archipelago – unspoilt nature and mild climate, perfect for active recreation throughout the year. The Tuscan Tourism Comitee decided in 2015 to promote Giglio Island as a new recreation spot, so do we. Here is the first part of the Giglio Island Guide.

Sansepolcro guide

Sansepolcro mapSansepolcro is a small and cozy town located on the plains of the Upper Tiber Valley, in the southeast of Tuscany. It is interesting for its art works, architecture, and Palio della Balestra (crossbow tournament) held every year on the second Sunday of September. Here is our brief Sansepolcro guide.

Italy by train: ITALO trains and tickets

Kelionė traukiniu Italijoje ITALONuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (Italian: New Passenger Transport) is an Italian company which is Europe’s first private open access operator of 300 km/h (190 mph) high-speed trains. NTV was created by four Italian businessmen to compete with Trenitalia.

Italy by train. Italian trains and tickets

Kelionės traukiniais Italijoje. FrecciaRossaItaly by train can be a real challenge even for the experienced travelers. There are plenty of different trains, different tickets, discounts and other bugs. Here you can find a brief information about Italy by train with Trenitalia company, and about Italo we will talk the next time.

What to eat in Livorno?

CacciuccoLivorno is a great city for foodies, and especially for those who love fresh fish and see food. There are many local recipes famous in all Tuscany and called alla livornese (English: in Livornese style), which very often means the star ingredient is cooked in a rich tomato sauce. As loved as it is for its Cacciucco, Livorno’s cusine is not just about this peppery, powerful fish stew. So what to eat in Livorno?