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
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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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