Tuscany is one of the main attractions for foreign tourists for is historical and natural richness. It is in central Italy, between the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Apennines.
It offers such a variety of attractions that you can enjoy a wonderful stay whatever your interest and passion may be. Cities like Florence, Pisa or Siena, are sublime, with a unique artistic heritage, so that Tuscany has became an unquestioned protagonist of world tourism. Nature here is so changing and luxuriant that every spot is a treasure; from the coast, that alternates long and sandy beaches, for example the Versilia beach, with rocky cliffs and steep headlands. The Tuscan Archipelago mirrors the beauty of its Mediterranean greenery in the crystal-clear sea.
The pristine landscape of several protected areas like Apuan Alps and the Orbetello Lagoon, attracts also many species of migrant birds, including flamingos.
The great strength point of this area is that the beauty of nature merges with the ancient work of man, like the sites of Vetulonia, Populonia, Vulci and Pitigliano guard necropolis and vestiges of the Etruscan civilization, while Roselle and Cosa are from the Roman Age.
The landscape of wonderful areas like Maremma, Chianti, Garfagnana, Orcia Valley, and Crete Senesi is sprinkled by architectural treasures like medieval villages, historical towns, castles and defence systems, pievi (little country churches) and abbeys, like the one of Sant’Antimo.
Finally, Tuscany is also a thermal region. Excellent Spas offering all types of treatments are scattered in all the regional area: Montecatini, Saturnia, Montepulciano, Monsummano and Bagno Vignoni are perfect to enjoy a relaxing stay and recharge your batteries.
The region is divided into ten provinces: Florence (region’s capital), Arezzo, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa Carrara, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena.