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Find Artistic Inspiration at the Uffizi Gallery

Florence is a paradise for foodies, historians and architecture enthusiasts alike. But, above all, it’s arguably the world’s best playground for artists. From imposing statues to poignant paintings, this momentous metropolis has something spectacular in store for art lovers of every nationality, sex or age. While there are countless spots that showcase Florence’s myriad masterpieces, you can’t truly say that you’ve experienced the city’s art scene unless you go to the Uffizi Gallery. Here you’ ...


25.09.2017

Hiking in Tuscany

The sunburnt terrain of Tuscany lends itself perfectly to gentle, leisurely hiking and there are countless well-maintained routes that weave and wend their way across the rolling landscape that defines the region. Few places in the world are more iconic to put foot to soil, and there''s no better way of gaining an authentic connection to this captivating land. Explore on Foot For aficionados of so-called "slow travel", organised tours of Tuscany that include a component of ...


14.06.2017

Tuscany: Immortalised in the Classics

Have you ever dreamed of going to a place for so long that when you finally book the holiday and arrive it feels so familiar it’s as though you’ve been there before? In the case of Tuscany this feeling of déjà vu probably comes from some of the classic films that have been filmed in the beautiful region. If you’ve ever immersed yourself in the Merchant Ivory film A Room With a View or the Oscar-winning Life Is Beautiful, both of which were partially filmed in the region, you may well feel that ...


02.06.2017

Fiesole: An Historical Tuscan Gem

Most tours of Tuscany will take in the famous Renaissance sights of Florence, Pisa and Arezzo but if you want to venture further back in time you need only travel a short distance (nine kilometres) outside Florence to the historic hillside town of Fiesole. Set on a hilltop, 295 metres above the famous Renaissance city, Fiesole is actually a much older settlement than its neighbour. Ancient ruins in the town date back to the Etruscans (the local civilisation which populated this area before the ...


02.06.2017

Explore the Gothic Masterpiece of Siena Cathedral

While many tours of Tuscany will grant you only a fleeting visit to the Tuscan city of Siena, whisking you round its many treasures before moving you on, we believe that it is a place to cherish, to take your time wandering around and exploring. And nowhere is this more true than in the city’s stunning Gothic cathedral, the Cathedrale di Santa Maria or the Duomo. Arguably one of Italy’s finest gothic churches, building began as early as 1229 and was not completed until the 14th Century. In fac ...


02.06.2017

Tuscan Olive Oil: From the Source to the Table

There are few things more quintessentially Tuscan than olive oil. A staple part of the culture and one of the region’s most famous exports, no visits or tours of Tuscany would be complete without sampling its golden flavours. The Tuscans have been farming olives since the days of the Etruscans, relying on oil in place of butter, due to the local breed of cattle producing little milk. It’s been a key ingredient of Tuscan cooking for centuries, and carries the bonus of having incredible health ben ...


29.04.2017

Three Hilltown Highlights of Tuscany

Tuscany is a well-known and well-loved parcel of landscape: with its near-desert aridity and rich, hot pine fragrance, the iconic countryside is interrupted by the occasional picturesque town, nestled amongst the hills. These towns are frequently steeped in history, many being astonishingly well-preserved examples of medieval towns. Here we take a look at three unmissable medieval towns to incorporate into your tours of Tuscany. Siena Siena has a fair claim to the title of Italy’s most picture ...


13.04.2017



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