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Top Things to Do

Get your cameras ready and head to Piazzale Michelangelo. Located on the south bank of the Arno River in the Oltrarno, this spot offers some of the most spectacular views of the city. It may be a tourist destination, but it never fails to capture the heart and imagination of those who follow the path to the very top!
Location: Florence
Florence’s Mercato Centrale is a gastronomic goldmine waiting to be discovered. Duck inside the 19th century central market, where you will find delicious Tuscan produce, seafood, nuts, and spices. Be sure to visit the second floor where you’ll find a massive food court and enjoy some of the best food in town.
Location: Florence
The Ponte Vecchio or Old Bridge is a medieval stone closed-spandrel segmental arch bridge and the only bridge across the Arno River in Florence until 1218. Today, the bridge is filled with jewelry shops and art dealers and definitely worth a visit to purchase a unique Florentine souvenir.
Location: Florence
The Florence Cathedral is one of the most important architectural wonders in the world. Climb up the 476 steps to get unparalleled views of the city! From the adjacent bell tower, you can observe the cathedral from its best angle.
Location: Florence
Get a proper taste of the city’s cosmopolitan life, explore its street market and restaurants and pop into the church of Santo Spirito for some peace and quiet or sit on the steps and watch the crowds of locals going about their days.
Location: Florence
Tucked between Piazzale Michelangelo and Porta San Niccolo, Giardino delle Rose is a green space known for its rose terraces, Japanese garden, sculptures by Belgian artist Jean-Michel Folon. Florentines and visitors alike visit the garden for a relaxing and wonderful view of the city.
Location: Florence
After exploring Pitti Palace, take a break at the gardens over Boboli Hill, where you will find an amphitheater for theatrical performances, a cypress alley, and a collection of sculptures dating back from the 16th through the 18th centuries.
Location: Florence
Since ancient times, Pisa has been a flourishing city. Its most prevailing image is the Piazza dei Miracoli, where one can admire not only the Baptistery, but also the Cathedral, the Walls of the Monumental Cemetery and the famous leaning tower, a unique artistic treasure that has become an icon throughout the world.
Location: Pisa
Extending across northwest-central Italy, Tuscany is certainly one of the most beautiful and interesting regions offering incredible natural landscapes, both seaside and hilltop villages, delicious food and some of the best Italian wines, such as Chianti and Vernaccia di San Gimignano.
Taste Chianti Wine
A landscape so rich and evocative inviting you to taste its vineyards and olive groves and discover charming medieval villages.
Location: Chianti Region
Discover San Gimignano Town
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, featuring a medieval look and utterly unique high towers.
Location: San Gimignano, Province of Siena
Visit Monteriggioni Town
Stop along the way to Siena and witness ancient medieval walls, 15 towers and incredible views of Tuscan countryside.
Location: Monteriggioni, Province of Siena
Explore Siena
A medieval city dominated by narrow streets, numerous towers, elegant town houses, a beautiful central square and an imposing cathedral. Find out about the Siena horse race taking place twice a year, July 2nd and August 16th.
Location: Siena
Visit The Renowned Val d’Orcia Region
Included on the UNESCO list of World Cultural Landscapes, featuring gentle hills spotted by dark cypresses and yellow sunflowers that make this region the perfect postcard. With plenty of cities and villages that deserve a visit, check out Montepulciano, Montalcino, San Quirico d’Orcia and the small towns of Bagno Vignone, Buonconvento, and Radicofani.
Location: Val d’Orcia Region
Experience Renaissance Urbanism In Pienza
A UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its historical ties with Pope Pio II in 1458 that transformed Pienza from a small medieval village into an elegant Papal residence. Walk along the town walls, its historic center with perfectly preserved Renaissance buildings, taste local delicacies such as Cacio pecorino cheese.
Location: Pienza, Province of Siena
Visit Cortona
Nestled on the steep slopes of Monte Egidio, Cortona hosts many cultural and popular events linked to past traditions. Worth mentioning are the Festival of Cortonese Gastronomy, the Consiglio dei Rioni, the National Chianina Cattle show, and the fairs organized for the promotion of local produce.
Location: Cortona, Province of Arezzo
Uncover Montecatini Terme
Situated in the heart of Tuscany, this well-known tourist destination is famous for its historic center, the ancient castle and baths, and the healing powers of the natural spa. If you’re traveling with children, definitely make a stop at the town of Collodi to visit Pinocchio Park and the Collodi Butterfly Park!
Location: Montecatini Terme, Province of Pistoia
Discover Lucca
An incredibly well-preserved town, with an urban architecture of narrow roads, towers and small squares overlooked by numerous churches - it’s like walking into a museum!
Location: Lucca, Province of Lucca
Explore Striking Chianciano Terme
Home to many green spaces and public gardens, as well as elegant boutiques and archeological sites of Etruscan origin.
Location: Chianciano Terme, Province of Siena