Tuscany, Italy

Activities

Lucca

Exploring Lucca Inside the city, visitors will find many beautiful gardens, churches, and villas. Many historical treasures can be found at the Duomo San Martino…

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Piazza del Campo

History The earliest documented mention of the area dates back to the 12th century when this place was used for public celebrations, fairs, and markets.…

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San Gimignano

What to See One of the most beautiful spots in this small medieval town is surely the main square Piazza del Duomo. It is surrounded…

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The Walls of Lucca

Walk an ancient trail You could be excused for feeling a bit like a Roman soldier walking along the Walls of Lucca. Take in the…

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Funicolare Cablecar Railway

Ride a historic cablecar train Montecatini Terme’s ‘Funicolare’ Railway dates back as far as 1898. The slow-going cablecar train offers an opportunity to take in…

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Elba

Napoleon and Elba Besides being a tropical paradise, the island of Elba is famous for harboring Napoleon during his exile in 1814. Most of the…

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Casentino Valley

History Casentino Valley was privately owned by the feudal family Conti Guidi for 500 years. In the 15th century, after the defeat of Conti Guidi,…

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Cerreto Guidi

Villa Medicea The center of Cerreto Guidi is dominated by the lovely Villa Medicea from the 16th century. This villa is famous because of the…

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Chianti

What to do in Chianti Shopping at the outdoor markets in Chianti, exploring the Etruscan tombs, and visiting the parish church of Sant’Appiano are just…

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Arezzo

History of Arezzo Although the medieval center of Arezzo was heavily damaged in the World War 2, the city features plenty of sightseeing spots including…

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