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TOURS

Florence Half Day


One of the most classic Italian tour, and the most classic tour of Florence.Always actual and...

Siena and San Gimignano


Siena and San Gimignano, two of the most popular tourist destinations for visitors to Tuscany, are...

Montalcino and Val d'Orcia


 Discovering a charming medieval town. Walking through its narrow alleys we’ll travel...

Livorno to Florence Shore Trips


A tour dedicated especially for those arriving by cruise ships at the port of Livorno, transfer to...

San Gimignano and Monteriggioni Tour


Visiting San Gimignano among a multitude of towers still standing means discover its history , its...

ITALIAN REGIONS

TUSCANY Tuscany
Tuscany The Tuscany include a wide area, shape similar to a triangle. It borders several regions: north-west for a short while, with Liguria to the north with the Emilia-Romagna to the east by the Marches and Umbria to the south with Lazio to the west is wet from The Tyrrhenian Sea, where is the Tuscan archipelago with the island of Elba, the third largest in Italy after Sicily and Sardinia.
The coasts are almost everywhere low and sandy; exception, to the south, the mountainous promontory of Argentario, joined to the mainland by three cordons surrounding the lagoon of Orbetello.
Tuscany is mainly composed of hills and mountains, plains occupy just the 8% of its surface.
The findings have major peaks sometimes exceeding 2,000 m altitude. Through the Apennines, Tuscany communicates with the Adriatic coast with a series of passes, including the Passo della Cisa, Abetone, the Futa. The Apennines branching off in chains arranged in parallel between one and the other open along valleys: Lunigiana, Garfagnana, Mugello, Casentino. Between the Apennines and the coast mountain ranges and some rising hills that form a system called Antiappennino; they belong: the Apuan Alps, Garfagnana and in the Tyrrhenian Sea, for centuries, providing large quantities of marble, the Monti del Chianti , between Florence and Siena, the Metalliferous Hills, between Siena and the sea, rich in minerals, the massif of Mount Amiata, a volcanic cone off the border with Umbria and Lazio.
The landscape is typical of Tuscan hill slopes, which are as sweet mosaic of different crops from the vine to the olive fields of wheat, cypress trees bordering fields or climb into avenues to houses at the top of the hills.
Among the plains, the largest and Valdarno Inferiore, traveled as the name indicates the lower reaches of the Arno, to the mouth to the south, the hills and the sea, lies the Maremma, a wide flat area at one time completely of swamps and now reclaimed, and partly by the creation of a protected natural park.
The rivers all flow into the Tyrrhenian Sea. The greater the Arno, which originates from Mount Falterona and after describing a great curve bathes Florence and Pisa. Other major rivers: the Cecina, the Ombrone, the lean, the Serchio, the Sieve.
In general the climate is that of the Tyrrhenian regions: relatively mild winters, warm summers and dry.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS

Maremma


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The Chianti Area


Located in the heart of Tuscany, has always been disputed between Florence and Siena, Chianti is a vast hilly area known throughout the world for the countryside, where they alternate in a mosaic...

The Versilia


Golden beaches, a hinterland of small villages and natural parks to explore, a mild climate and a rich nightlife of shows, while having all this is the Versilia, the ideal holiday destination in both...

The Mugello


Mugello is a historical region of northern Tuscany, just north of Florence, corresponding roughly (although the name is sometimes extended to the municipalities of Dicomano, San Godenzo Firenzuola...

Siena and the Sienese


One of the most beautiful in Italy, marked by a beautiful city, historic and perfectly preserved, like Siena and one of the most famous landscapes in the world, Siena, with its green hills, fields of...

CITIES TOWN VILLAGES

Isola del Giglio


A very Italian experience..

The island of Giglio is one of the main islands...

San Casciano Val di Pesa


vibrant town of Chianti

Monticiano


dreaming village

HOTSPOTS

Villa Medici Poggio a Caiano


renaissance prestigious

I visited yesterday the famous Villa Medici...

Piazza Anfiteatro


Unique and Stiking

Cupola Firenze


A miracle still living

The Florence Dome was begun in 1429 and was...
FOOD AND BEVERAGE - COUSINE

The mushroom of Borgotaro


A joy for the palate

If you looking mushrooms i.g.p. then you must...

The panettone


The most popular italian christmas cake

Every year at Christmas, on Italian tables renews...

Caciocavallo


the typical product of the South of Italy

Caciocavallo is a typical cheese of the South of...
HANDICRAFT - ARTISANSHIP

The sicilian carts


the typical product of the South of Italy

The sicilian cart was born in the 18th century...

The Naepolitan mandolino


the typical product of the South of Italy

The origin of  this instrument is  the...

Montelupo Ceramics


the typical product of the South of Italy

The tradition of ceramics in Montelupo from the...
 
 
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