Explore Tantalising Tuscany

by Jules on January 30, 2012

The region of Tuscany is one of the most visited areas of Italy. With its significant and historical location it is sure to please the most demanding travelers. Beautifully situated in the north western part of Italy Tuscany offers truly enlightening experience of the past and present entwined into one fantastic package of wonder.

The capital of the region is Florence, the most populated city of the area. The art and architecture splendidly show Italian history and heritage. Most popular stop is the markets at San Lorenzo where you can enjoy endless shopping and dining. The history lovers will be attracted by the center of the city with its numerous museums and art galleries such as Pitti Palace and Uffizi Gallery.

From Florence you may want to visit the province of Siena with its various wineries and culinary customs. Twice a year horse racing is hosted attracting millions of visitors annually. Pienza and Montepulciano are the most picturesque towns within the province and offer locally flavoured event during your travels.

Another desirable location of Tuscany is without a doubt the city of Pisa with its medieval heritage and includes the cathedral with its relics from the Crusades, Piazza del Duomo and the famous leaning tower amongst endless historical monuments stretched throughout the city. For visitors who prefer leisurely country rides many guided tours are provided daily at an affordable price. Your local tours will be seasoned by wine tasting and indulgence in local cuisine.

Many of the visitors come to Tuscany entertaining the idea of acquiring a piece of real estate. There are an abundance of properties currently on the market; choose from a luxury Tuscany villa, rural farm, lavish country house or a chic city apartment. Maybe set up a viewing during your trip to the region as arrangements can be made prior your visit and implemented upon your arrival.

The charm and medieval allure of Tuscany will take your breath away. The rolling hills and spectacular views from every angle are sure to guarantee an unforgettable trip for you and your fellow travelers. Most memorable will always be the chance to meet and spend time with local residents whose friendliness and gentle attitude are still very much a part of their charisma. And the best part is that if you do decide to invest in local property you will always have a Tuscany villa with pool to escape to during those cold winter months.

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