Montalcino Tuscany
One of the things that make the hill town of Montalcino famous is the renowned Brunello di Montalcino wine. The town sits atop a hill and looks into the verdant valleys that surround it including the Arbia, Ombrone, and Asso valleys. Montalcino is yet another one of the Tuscan towns that has been a... Read more
Palazzo Comunale Montepulciano
Towns perched atop hills are quite popular throughout the Tuscan region. They offered a strategic advantage, and this was very important when these towns came into existence during the medieval times and the Renaissance. Montepulciano is one such town, and it could be a great place for travelers to take their next Italian holiday.... Read more
Devils Bridge Garfagnana Tuscany
Located in the northwestern part of Tuscany, Garfagnana has quite an interesting history, as well as some great places for travelers to visit. Those who love the outdoors and who enjoy hiking should have a great time in this mountainous and woodsy region. This area happens to be one of the rainiest in the... Read more
Cathedral of Grosseto
The town of Grosseto is situated in the Maremma region of southern Tuscany. It is the Maremma’s capital with a population of around 80,000 people and lies on a plain next to the Ombrone river. For many years the Maremma used to be one of the poorest and unhealthiest parts of Italy as it... Read more
Piazza Grande Arezzo
The beautiful town of Arezzo lies close to the Umbrian border in southeastern Tuscany. Arezzo is a perfect choice for visitors seeking to avoid the excessive crowds of Siena and San Gimignano, as it lies slightly off the tourist track yet is just an hour away from Florence by train. As well as being historically... Read more
Val d'Orcia Tuscany
Tuscany is one of the most beautiful and popular places to visit for those who are traveling to Italy and within the Tuscan region are a number of smaller areas that are ripe for exploration. One of those areas, the Val d’Orcia, goes from the hills just south of Siena to Monte Amiata. The... Read more
Florence is situated in northeastern Tuscany and is the capital city of the region. Renowned for its beautiful architecture and for being a treasure trove of history and art, Florence is generally recognised as the birthplace of the Renaissance. Its lavish art galleries, such as the Pitti Palace and Uffizi Gallery, are full of... Read more