Tuscany: Introduction

Sun, dolce vita and picturesque towns...

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Tuscany extends over the heart of central Italy, encompassing the tiny hamlets and the magnificent city of Florence. Tuscany is especially known for the works of art present in its cities and for the beauty of its landscape. Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca, Pistoia, Prato, Massa, Arezzo, Grosseto, Livorno are the capitals of the provinces. Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the world. Visitors come to Tuscany for many reasons. Some may be in search of fine art; students may want to learn the beautiful language of Italian. Many visitors enjoy exploring the countryside and learning the culture. Wine lovers flock to Chianti, the region between Florence and Siena, where most of the wine-making of Tuscany is concentrated. Chianti Wines are some of the best in the world and a visit to Chianti is a must do. Tuscany has a little bit of everything for everyone. Where to start would probably be the hardest part of a holiday in Tuscany.