Vacation in Tuscany, what a lovely land!

Fascinating Italy can be described using so many words: pizza, pasta, Bolognese, beautiful lands, very nice people ... o sole mio! What an amazing lands, what a great place to live, to travel, to enjoy life, to eat, to love. What a great country. We are talking about Italy!

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There are so many destinations in the Italian land. If time would stop for one moment and leave us to benefit the whole country! One of the most interesting destinations for spending holidays is Tuscany (known as Toscana, in Italian language), a region situated in the Centre of Italy. It has an area of 22.990 square kilometers (8,880 sq mi) and a population of about 3.7 million inhabitants. The regional capital is Florence.

This magical land has so many beautiful landscapes, rich artistic legacy and vast influence on high culture. Tuscany is also known because it is considered the birthplace of Italian Renaissance, and has been home to some of the most influential people in the history of arts and science, such as: Petrarch, Dante, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo Galilei, Amerigo Vespucci and Puccini.

Being, also, a cultural destination, the region has several museums like: the Uffizi, the Pitti Palace and the Chianciano Museum of Art. Tuscany has a unique culinary tradition, and is famous for its wines. Most of the wines are Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Morellino di Scansano and Brunello di Montalcino.

Almost without exception, every town and city in Tuscany has considerable natural and architectural beauty. There is a continuous stream of visitors throughout the year. As a result, the services and distributive activities, that are so important to the region's economy, are particularly wide-ranging and highly organized. The accommodation is not a problem anymore, because there are: villas or hotels very nice and are welcoming its guests.

In conclusion, there is a lot to see and do in Tuscany; the real problem is where to start. Vacation Tuscany means: certainly most should start with Florence, and then continue on to Siena and Pisa. The roll call of citta di arte, cities of art, is daunting: Arezzo, Cortona, San Gimignano and Lucca are all striking. The more you come to know the region, the more extraordinary Tuscany appears.

Enjoy your visit, enjoy your vacation Tuscany!

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