What to see in Tuscany,Italy:Tuscany Tourist Attractions

What to see in Tuscany: Tuscany Top Attractions

Last Updated on Friday 28th, February 2014 / 17:53 Written by
What to see in Tuscany: Tuscany Top Attractions
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When visiting a new country for the first time, it’s always useful to know which are its main sights and attractions. That is true especially for Tuscany, that is literally full of fantastic things and extraordinary places to visit, also thanks to its long history and the huge quantity of works of art come to us through the centuries.

Tuscany is undoubtedly one of the top destinations for holidays in Italy. With its great diversity of landscapes, art towns, medieval villages, museums, and beaches, Tuscany is the ideal destination for any type of traveler.

But without any reference or guideline  it can be quite hard to decide on what to visit first or what one should not absolutely miss visiting in case time is lacking. What to see in Tuscany? Which are the main tourist attractions to visit in Tuscany?

Here is a brief list to guide you in the discovery of Tuscany and its wonders, you can click on the various links to get more detailed information. And for a list of the best things to do in Tuscany check here!

Best Places and Attractions to Visit in Tuscany

1. Florence and the Gallery of Uffizi

Florence as a base to visit Tuscany

With its countless art treasures, from monuments, museums, churches, palaces, artisans’ shops, and much more, Florence should be at the top of your thing to visit in Tuscany.

2. Siena and the Palio

Siena in Italy

Siena is the beautiful medieval town par excellence, with its characteristic red brick color, its amazing views and impressive monuments, squares and events. A must see!

3. Pisa and Piazza dei Miracoli

Pisa and the Leaning Tower

The Miracles’ Square in Pisa is one of the most impressive sights in the whole world! A unique complex of works art spread over a lovely green field.

4. San Gimignano medieval hill town

San Gimignano medieval village, Tuscany, Italy

 

The scenographic and peculiar towers of San Gimignano stand out against verdant scenic hills. This is one of the most suggestive hill towns of Tuscany!

5. Most beautiful villages of Tuscany

Montepulciano, hill town in Tuscany near Siena

Following the link you will find a surprising list of the most beautiful, captivating, and picturesque smaller medieval hill villages of Tuscany, together with their location on the map.

6. Val d’Orcia area

Valdorcia, Holidays in Tuscany

South of Siena is one of the most beautiful and fascinating landscapes of whole Italy, absolutely not to be missed. You will literally fall in love with this enchanting valley, follow the link to see some great pics as well!

7. Chianti region

Chianti as Base to Explore Tuscany

Set in the very heart of Tuscany, in the wonderful country area between Florence, Siena, and Arezzo, Chianti with its hill towns and scenic vineyards is a must visit in Tuscany. That’s also the land of the famous Chianti Classico wine.

8. Top Museums to visit in Tuscany

Volterra Alabaster Museum, Italy

The link will open with a list of the best and most famous museums to visit in Tuscany, the major and more interesting Tuscan museums, full of incredible masterpieces.

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About the author

Hi! My name is Elena, I'm a travel writer and a happy mom living near Florence. I love to explore Tuscany to discover special places and I have a great passion for Tuscan Cooking. On this blog I share my experiences on special hotels and places to visit in Tuscany and Italy, and about my grandmother's tasty Recipes! I'm happy to help travelers plan their holiday in Tuscany :-)

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