Torre del Mangia e Palazzo Pubblico Siena
Torre del Mangia (Tower of the Eater) is a magnificent tower in the Tuscan city of Siena, Italy. The tower took a whole decade to be constructed and became the stronghold of many governors in its time. It was built between the years of 1338 and 1348. The place holds a scenic charm to... Read more
Duomo di Pisa
Duomo di Pisa (Cathedral of Pisa) is a masterpiece of the Pisan Romanesque era. It was built around the middle of the 11th century. Currently the church is referred to as The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta as it was dedicated to her. The cathedral is evidence of the wealth possessed by the Republic... Read more
Piazza dei Miracoli Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli Pisa (Square of Miracles) is one of the most famous places in all of Pisa. The name of this placed was given by Gabriele d’Annunzio, a famous Italian writer, who mentioned it in his novel. Located to the north of central Pisa, the place holds some of the main buildings which... Read more
Torre Guinigi Lucca
If you ever go to the magnificent historical city of Lucca, you might witness a forest in the sky. It does sound absurd, but it is actually true. You can spot oak trees growing from the top of the tower from far away. That structure is the Torre Guinigi or the Guinigi Tower. Built... Read more
Terricciola Tuscany
Between the valleys of Era and Cascina, and the Sterza stream, there lies a small village named Terricciola, in the Province of Pisa within the Italian region of Tuscany. This village is the ideal holiday destination, not only because of its calm and serenity, but also because of its location, as it has Florence... Read more
Montaione
If you are looking for a peaceful destination for your next vacation, then look no further. Visit Montaione, a small, quaint village in the Florence province of Tuscany, Italy. Located more than 300 meters above sea level, this village has a lot of culture, art and history to offer. It is very near to the... Read more
Palazzo Pretorio Certaldo
Located in the province of Florence is the municipal township of Certaldo. It is located about 35 kilometers southwest of Florence Duomo. The name Certaldo is driven from the Latin phrase ‘cerrus altus’ or the German phrase ‘cerrus aldo’ which means ‘a rise in oaks’. The city of Certaldo rises about 67 meters above... Read more
Vinci
Vinci is a city in the province of Firenze in the Tuscan region of Italy. Known as the birthplace of the artist Leonardo da Vinci, this town is surrounded by a landscape featuring hills and fields, occupied by olive groves and vineyards. The city of Vinci attracts a lot of tourists each year as... Read more
San Gimignano towers
The San Gimignano towers (Torri di San Gimignano) are located in the medieval town of San Gimignano in the province of Siena, within the Tuscany region of Italy. This small town lies within a walled enclosure atop a hill with multiple gates providing entry to this commune. San Gimignano holds its fame in Tuscany due... Read more
Cathedral of Saint Galgano
San Galgano Abbey (Abbazia di San Galgano) is situated 30 km from Siena and can be easily reached by car. It was built in the early 13th century and is a Cistercian abbey which lies in the municipality of Chiusdino. The place is rich in history and is reminiscent of the medieval times during... Read more