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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...

Montalcino and Val d'Orcia


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

Medici Villas Tour - Florence


A tour different from usual in Florence, for those that have seen the city several times...

White Marble Quarries Tour in Tuscany


Monte Altissimo marble quarries. The quarries of Carrara marble, set in the majestic...

Private Tours to Tuscany Caves


You are the sea in Versilia and you're bored ... or are you looking for a contact with nature,...

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

Montepulciano


Fashination and Wine Tasting


Montepulciano is a hilltop town with an...

San Casciano Val di Pesa


vibrant town of Chianti

San Donato in Poggio


the casket of Chianti

HOTSPOTS

Forte dei marmi jetty


A window on the Tyrrhenian

Mugello circuit


A trip that begin from the 1914

Samson's beach


isola d'elba

The beach of Samson is considered one of the most...
FOOD AND BEVERAGE - COUSINE

The mushroom of Borgotaro


A joy for the palate

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

Fossa Cheese


masterpiece cheese

Fossa Cheese is also indicated in the Marche as...

The Polenta


italian tradition

What is now considered a prime dish in Italian...
HANDICRAFT - ARTISANSHIP

The Naepolitan mandolino


italian tradition

The origin of  this instrument is  the...

Statues of San Gregorio armeno


italian tradition

The characters of the crèche of the...

La grolla valdostana


italian tradition

While I looked around information about the...
 
 
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