Package Name: Live the Italian Life….Tuscany!
Tuscany is Nature’s Beauty at its best! It has breathtaking landscapes: green rolling hills, stone farm houses, nostalgic medieval towns, olive groves, vineyards, outstanding castles and beautiful seaside locations. And the food is fantastic too. There is an array of local products such as cold-cuts, olive oil, cheese and a variety of breads that one can savour. If you are a wine lover then Tuscany will bowl you over with the world famous Chianti wine, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano wine, Morellino di Scansano wine and Brunello di Montalcino wine. These are all local produce here!! Tuscany is one of the most important Italian regions in terms of wine production, exploring wineries and indulging in wine tasting. A culinary journey in Tuscany is simply a must!
Besides natural beauty and heavenly food and wine, Tuscany is also the birthplace of Renaissance. European tradition, culture and enlightenment started from this very place. Leading genius in new thinking in the fields of art, science, such as, Leonardo Da Vinci, Galileo Galilei, Michelangelo, Donatello and Pisano, belonged here. A trip to Florence’s Uffizi Museum showcases Michelangelo’s “David” and the art city of Siena is famous for the Cathedral that houses fabulous artworks of Michelangelo, Donatello and Pisano. Tuscany is about tradition, history, artistic legacy and high culture.
Six areas in Tuscany are protected by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites:
1. the Val d’Orcia,
2. the cathedral of Pisa,
3. the historic centers of Florence
4. the historic centers of San Gimignano,
5. the historic centers of Pienza and
6. the historic centers of Siena.
Further, Tuscany has over 120 protected nature reserves!
In fact, Tuscany is Italy’s most popular destination and it attracts millions of tourists every year. In 2012, Florence, the capital of Tuscany was the world’s 89th most visited city, with over 1.834 million tourists. Tuscany is a complete representation of Wonderland Italy and often referred to as “a nation within a nation”!
Tuscany offers you everything that you could wish for and more. Many tourists chose to rent a Tuscan Villa and experience Italian culture, food, wine tasting, history, art and the Italian life. Home stays in this regard are becoming increasingly popular. Explore and Enjoy!