Florence is considered to be a nation inside of a nation because of all the influence it has on Italian culture. Tuscany is filled with various activities. Whether you want to go out and explore the beautiful countryside, tour some fine tasting vineyards or learn more about the artistic legacy, there is always something to do in this town. Everywhere you look there is history. From the leaning tower of Pisa to the beautiful vineyards in the countryside, this is a place that must be crossed off in everyone’s bucket list.
He was an incredible artist. One of his masterpieces is located in Tuscany. The famous sculpture of David is in the exhibition at the Galleria dell’Accademia. He is mainly known for his sculptures, but he was also a painter. He worked with the Medici family, which were a traditional and powerful family in Italy. You can also plan to visit his house. In his house, you will be able to see his sketches and more of his early sculptures. Aside from Michelangelo, there are more artists you can spot throughout the museums: Leonardo da Vinci, Dante Alighieri, and Simone Martini. The amazing leaning tower of Pisa is also located in Tuscany.
This monument is located in a field known as the Square of Miracles. Around this field you can explore and admire other historical monuments. Tuscany is home to some of the world’s incredible masterpieces and monuments.
The food in Tuscany is the best in all of Italy. One of the strongest characteristics of Italian culture is known for around the world is their food. In Tuscany, you can indulge yourself with the amazing food they have to offer. Traditionally, they base their dishes on fresh and simple ingredients that are very appetizing. On the side of every dish is their famous and traditional bread, which is used to soak up the leftover sauces from the dish. There are many great dishes you can try out. Some of the most delicious and well-known dishes are Bistecca Alla Fiorentina, Pappa al Pomodoro, Crostini Toscani, Lampredotto Sandwich, Ribollita, Tagliatelle al Tartufo and Panzanella.
If you have a sweet tooth like many of us, then you can try out these sweet treats: Castagnaccio, Biscotti di Prato, Torta Mantovana, Torta Pistocchi, Zuccotto, Bomboloni, Panforte di Siena and Ricciarelli. When visiting Tuscany, you will have a vast amount of dishes and treats that you must try before departing to another city.
Chianti is a very popular region located inside Tuscany that is known for their fine wines. Most people that go to Tuscany don’t leave without a great wine tasting tour. Also, who doesn’t want to pair up a great Tuscan dish with some fine wine! While wine tasting, you will also explore the great landscapes and countryside that Tuscany is known for.
This is a great getaway from the everyday restless life everyone has. While tasting some of the best and finest wines in Italy, you will be able to experience and learn more about the Italian culture. Tuscany is known for many distinct wines, like Sangiovese, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Trebbiano, Vermentino, and Vernaccia. Exploring the origins and most naked version of the Italian culture is by exploring the countryside and experiencing the true culture that Italian’s live on daily
Take a Tuscany Wine Tour and explore the best that Italy has to offer surrounded by the rolling hills and vast vineyards of Chianti!