TUSCANY’S TOUR

Tuscany is certainly one of the most beautiful region of Italy, It boasts a rich artistic heritage, unforgettable scenery, great wine and excellent typical food. Tuscany is visited every year by millions of people from all over the world.

There are numerous "excellence" of the region, which have been recognized by 'UNESCO as World Heritage sites, starting from Florence, cradle of the Renaissance, home of famous Florentines like Dante and Leonardo da Vinci to the small center town of San Gimignano, a medieval town characterized by its towers.

Guided tour to Pisa to see the famous Tower, the Duomo and the Baptistery in the Piazza dei Miracoli

UNESCO World Heritage Site.

We continue with the tour to reach the famous promenade on the sea of Viareggio.

Later we reach Florence for the night.

 

The day is entirely dedicated to discovering Florence with a guided tour to the exterior of the main

monuments: the Duomo, Baptistery, Brunelleschi's Dome, Giotto's Bell Tower, Piazza della Repubblica,

Orsanmichele Church, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza De'Pitti, the exterior the Basilica of Santa Croce and Piazzale

Michelangelo, the most famous scenic spot of the  city.

 

We reach the medieval town of San Gimignano to admire churches, convents and towers.

After lunch we continue to Siena, the city of the Palio (scheduled on July 2 and August 16), for a guided visit

of Piazza del Campo, the outside of the Town Hall and the Torre del Mangia.

We head to Lucca, with a brief stop at the Basilica of San Pietro in Grado, in the Pisan Romanesque style.

We will have a guided tour of Lucca, the "city of a hundred churches", rich in medieval and Renaissance

remains, surrounded by a incredibly well preserved city walls.

After an optional lunch in a restaurant optional lunch in a restaurant we allow ourselves a bit of free time.

 

SAN GIMIGNANO:

Famous medieval village, well knownfor its characteristic towers, recognized as a World Heritage Site.

 

 

 

LUCCA:

Famous for its walls, that surround the old city and medieval streets, it’s traditionally known as the city of a hundred churches.

FLORENCE:

Famous throughout the world, the ancient rule of the Medici noble family, is the cradle of culture and art per excellence. It has been compared to open-air museum that houses many monuments, including  Duomo, Giotto's bell tower, Santa Maria Novella, Palazzo Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery, famous in all world for its many masterpieces. But the charm of Florence is also related to the Lungarno, the picturesque Ponte Vecchio, and the workshops that animate downtown streets.

PISA:

All together in spectacular Piazza dei Miracoli  are the most important monuments, including the famous Leaning Tower. A space of immense artistic value, protected by UNESCO.

SIENA:

This city is famous for its traditions and customs perpetuated with the famous Palio race that occurs every year in Piazza del Campo, the shell-shaped square dominated by the Torre del Mangia. Siena’s famous Cathedral is caratteristicly colored in black and white facade.

Food is a certain highlight of Tuscany

Among the regional delicacies we can find the Pecorino di Pienza cheese made from sheep's milk, matured in oak barriques for at least ninety days, Panforte and Ricciarelli di Siena, the lard, the Pan Buccellato typical of Lucca, and of course, olive oil, wine and Tuscan Vin Santo.

The excellence of the region is definitely the Chianina beef, bovine kind, among the oldest in the world, which give a highly extimated meat, Fiorentina being its most famous variant.