Florence and Tuscany
Tuscany Travel Destination Guide
Tuscany: The Land of Great Artists and Refined Wines
The romance and ancient culture of Tuscany are the blend of perfect flavors for every wanderer wanting to explore this part of Italy.
Tuscany is a wide region in Western Italy that spreads on the coast line and covers a variety of islands, but is also known for the great climate typical for growing grapes and other types of food, from where are coming one of the most delicious food and wine tours in Tuscany and Italy in general. Bordering with the Emilia-Romagna region on the east, Tuscany offers a lot of activities and sightseeing tours.
The tours to Tuscany include all sorts of activities, from wine tasting tours to cycling and hiking tours and even beach tours on the coast of Tuscany.
Visit Florence on a Private Tour: An Exclusive Experience
Millions of tourists are wandering around Tuscany and Florence exploring the amazing architecture of this city. Florence is the capital of Tuscany and has an important role in the civilization and evolution of the Western world and Italy, therefore it has become famous to many tourists with the diversity of tours Florence offers.
Florence is a city visited because of its beauty, and known for the amazing art and architecture. It is a home to many artists, architecture masters and painters, and a home to the cultural significance in Italy. The list of sightseeing activities and tours in Florence include:
- The Uffizi Gallery, the first museum open to visitors in Europe, with the famously rich Medici Family living in it once upon a time
- Piazzale Michelangelo, an amazing square featuring the Statue of Michelangelo and a delicate sunset experience
- Basilica San Miniato al Monte, a big church in the middle of Florence known for its amazing and bold architecture and inspiring views from the top
- Piazza della Signoria, another wonderful square filled with monuments
- The Accademia Gallery, which comes with a lot of architectural and art pieces including The David by Michelangelo
- Other attractions include: The Duomo, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Santa Croce, Ponte Vecchio, Boboli Gardens, Palazzo Pitti and many other Museums and Galleries…
- Cooking Classes, Food and Wine Tours and tastings in Florence and surrounding area: Santo Spirito, Fiesole, San Casciano, Tavernelle…
Another surprise in Tuscany is delivered by Pisa and its famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. The tours to Pisa offer the most exciting moments to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa and its amazing architecture.
Even the young children seem to know how great this architectural masterpiece is, and therefore the most popular tours to The Leaning Tower also offer a view of the city from a terrace above the top floor. It is still a wonder how The Tower stands with a full effect of its leaning. The intriguing spirit has made it a protected world heritage place as well, and definitely a chance to take the best picture of ‘holding’ The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Private Tours to Pisa include:
- Camposanto, one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world
- Museo dell’ Orto Botanico, a park themed museum
- Pisa’s Square of Miracles, including the famous Baptistery and Campanile
Unique Private Tours in Tuscany
Some of the most unique private and luxury tours in Tuscany made to deliver you the right spirit of this region are tailored as Private Tours to:
- Pienza, a town in the province of Siena and UNESCO World Heritage Site known for the Renaissance planning concepts which were held in Pienza and afterwards put into practice for the first time upon the decision of Pope Pius
- Montalcino, a place guarded by fortified walls and built in the 16th century: the Middle Age. The area surrounding Montalcino is renowned for the famous Brunello di Montalcino Wine and for the small Flagship Wineries that produce exquisite and refined Wines
- Siena, a typical Tuscan hill town settled in the time of the Etruscans offering amazing architecture in the forms of churches and squares such as the Duomo of Siena, Piazza del Campo, as well as many other museums typical for private tours and luxury experiences
- San Gimignano, a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena, protected by UNESCO since it served as an important relay point for the Romans in the glory days of their Empire and also holding the name of San Gimignano, the man that is said to have saved the city from Attila the Hun
- Lucca, a walled town located between Florence and Pisa, most of the time a missed destination by the average tourist. Lucca is probably Tuscany best kept secret, as many hill advised travelers skip a visit to Lucca all together. A half day private guided tour of Lucca while visiting Tuscany is a must!
- Montecatini Terme, an Italian commercial district known and related to the SPA experience which triggered the interest for private and luxury spa tours in Tuscany and high-end accommodation properties
Wine tours in Tuscany
The best form of wine in Italy for many comes in the Tuscan wine tours and food experiences. The tours to The Chianti, Maremma, Montalcino and Montepulciano wine areas are considered as the best wine tours in Tuscany, since these places provide the most remarkable wine and food experiences in Tuscany for every modern hedonist and urban sommelier.
Tuscany is an emotional region connected with the great food and wine. The wine tours in Tuscany are considered as an extraordinary experience coming from the best wine in the world. The Tuscan getaway tours are considered as charming, pleasant and relaxing, and never fail to offer the best of:
- Wine tours in Tuscany, a chance to taste the most delicate and natural made wine of Tuscany: Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, Vin Nobile di Montepulciano, Marremma Wines
- Food tours in Tuscany, a chance to taste the famous Florentine steak, cured meat, cheese, handmade pasta etc.
- Hiking and Biking Tours in the Tuscany Countryside
- And many other exclusive travel experiences…..
Tuscany is definitely one of the most beautiful regions in Italy offering a great array of tours and activities for every person, from young travelers, couples and families.
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