The Jewels of Tuscany

Tuscany is an endless alternation of emotions between history and landscapes – from the magnificence of Maremma to the unrivaled masterpieces of the Renaissance – and also between tradition and culture: from the Palio of Siena to medieval villages. It’s not just Florence.

Tuscany is a unique and generous land where the beauty of nature and the genius of man blend in harmony. The man of ideas and magnificence, portrayed in a collective fresco where Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Giotto, and Brunelleschi stand at the forefront, unrivaled masters of the scene.

An unparalleled, extraordinary setting for any time traveler who wishes to immerse themselves in the gentle valleys of Chianti, the Etruscan temples of Volterra, or witness the grandeur of the Field of Miracles in Pisa and Piazza del Campo in Siena.

Tuscany is consistently thrilling in its secrets passed down from generation to generation, held within the exclusive houses of Italian fashion and elegance, as well as the workshops of skilled masters adept at shaping alabaster and clay.

It is an immense region for its beauty and grand in the array of scents and flavors, starting with olive oil and wine.

Tuscany is an Eden in the villages inherited from the Middle Ages or in the farmhouses where the magic of peasant culture belongs to a present that still tastes of well-being and happiness.


Siena is a splendor and represents a UnescoWorld Heritage site.

Adorned as it is by eternal beauty enhanced by its medieval decor.

Starting with Piazza del Campo, with its unparalleled architectural integrity, and its very distinctive shell-shaped form that concentrically encloses a joyful and festive world.

Especially twice a year, in July and mid-August, during the Palio, an exciting and engaging horse race between the seventeen contrade.

On the square stands the majestic Town Hall, also known as ‘Il Pubblico,’ built in the early 14th century by the government of the Republic of Siena, and dominated by the bell tower of the Mangia

The journey continues amidst the gold of the masterpieces in the Cathedral and the green of the countryside, where the great art of the past merges with the marvelous landscapes of the present.


t is the city of Carnival, the celebration that pulls and involves.”

Every year, in spring, streets and squares are adorned with flags and masks

For four weeks, the papier-mâché giants are everywhere, even along the waterfront.”

Enchanting is also Viale Margherita: it runs along the beautiful beach with very fine sand, Italian Art Nouveau-style buildings, and elegant outdoor cafes. The route along Viale dei Tigli to Torre del Lago and the home of the composer Giacomo Puccini is also a must.

The landscape as a whole is picturesque, with a blend of hills and green pine forests merging with the blue of the sea.


Every wonder of Pisa has its roots in history. The Field of Miracles – a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1987 – is a striking example of how the testimonies of the past truly have no boundaries.

Starting with the magnificent Leaning Tower, with a 3.97-degree tilt from the vertical axis, which celebrated its 850th anniversary of the laying of the first stone on August 9, 1173, in 2023. Why does it lean? Because it has foundations planted in sand and clay.

To climb it, you must traverse three spiral staircases: a total of 293 steps.

The Tower has eight floors and incorporates two rooms. One at the base of the tower, known as the Fish Room, due to a bas-relief depicting a fish, while the other is the bell chamber, at the seventh level.

Then there’s the Cathedral, in medieval style, with five naves, and the Baptistery, which rises in front of the west facade of the cathedral and is dedicated to Saint John the Baptist.

Furthermore: the Campo Santo and the Sinopie Museum, which houses frescoes from the Campo Santo.

Right after, taking a long walk along the banks of the Arno River, along the Lungarni, is exciting.


Montalcino is the homeland of Brunello, one of the world’s most famous red wines. It is in the province of Siena, and its origins date back to the Etruscan and Roman times, with some artifacts from those eras now housed in the charming Musei Riuniti.

The vast and marvelous expanses of vineyards have awarded this generous and fertile land a prestigious place in Italian wine production with Brunello and Rosso, two excellences appreciated in America and Europe.

Montalcino is also rich in history, with its unchanged medieval appearance where you can admire the Abbey of Sant’Antimo, the Castle of Arigiano, the Castle Poggio alle Mura, the Romitorio Fortress, and the Church of Santa Restituita.


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