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Main attractions and places of interest in Tuscany

Tuscany is undoubtedly the most popular tourist destination in Italy. Marvelous landscapes, enchanting cities and omnipresent culture. Here you will find everything you possibly have dreamed about when planning your Italian holiday. Below is an overview of the main attractions and places of interest which will help you planning your holidays right from the start. Upon arrival to your destination, you may find that one holidays in Italy doesn't give you enough time to see everything. It’s worth to come back.

  • Siena – Piazza del Campo – hosting the famous historic horse race Palio di Siena (twice a year: on 2nd and 16th of September)
  • Pisa, the Leaning Tower and the Baptistery
  • Florence; Calcio Storico (the historic football match played in costumes from the 16th century, which takes place between 24th and 28th of June)
  • Arezzo, Giostra del Saracino – the medieval joust, where the main event is shooting to a Saracen carving from a crossbow (first sunday of September)
  • Pisa, the Regatta of the Ancient Maritime Republics, the friendly contest and historic regatta between the ancient Italian maritime republics (Amalfi, Genoa, Pisa and Venice)
  • Viareggio 'Carnevale' - the most important historic carnival in Italy after the carnival in Venice. It is famous for its parade.
  • Sansepolcro, Palio dei Balestrieri – the medieval crossbow tournament between the towns Gubbio and Sansepolcro, where citizens dress in traditional costumes and carry traditional amory (held on the last week of May)

Relaxation and wellness

If you are looking for peace and relaxation, there is a wide range of spas with thermal waters to choose from, such as Saturnia (Grosseto), Montecatini (Pistoia) or San Casciano dei Bagni (Siena), that will provide excellent pampering to your body and mind.

The kitchen

The kitchen in Tuscany has a lot to offer. Delicious sausages (always liberally spiced with pepper or fennel seeds), Ribollita (vegetable soup with bread, beans and cabbage), Pappardelle (home-made pasta cut in wide stripes), Pappa al Pomodoro (bread and tomato soup) and Fiorentina (fairly thick grilled beef steak) are only some of the most popular local dishes.

The gorgeous food is usually accompanied by famous Tuscan red wines such as Chianti, Brunello and Vino Nobile.