Tuscany

  • The Maremma is the wild heart of a Tuscany of land and sky, consisting of large spaces and dilated times. It's the perfect setting for an outdoor holiday in harmony with a territory, where the dimension of travel respects the rhythmas of man. No wonder then that it was chosen to make the background of the first Italian novel by Marco Malvaldi, "La Briscola in Cinque".

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    The charm of the Tuscan Maremma lives in a book
  • Porto Ercole is a small village in Tuscany, who reveals himself in the eyes of visitors as a characteristic harbor, marked by wind and sea. The beauty of this hamlet, located in the municipality of Monte Argentario, is equal only to the fortresses that surround it, ancient defensive ramparts dating back to the days of Spanish dominion.

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    Things to do in Porto Ercole: visit the hamlet and the fortresses
  • Golf is made up of patience, concentration and strategy. For pros, but especially for those who are approaching the first few times, it is not the equipment that makes the difference, but rather the course. Tuscany is full of golf clubs and practice fields ideal for all fans of this wonderful sport.

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    Golfing in Tuscany on the most beautiful courses in Italy
  • San Gimignano is one of Tuscany's most picturesque and fascinating medieval towns. As demonstrated by several paintings of that time, the village has remained almost unchanged since the end of '300, a feature that has helped make it one of the most visited places in Tuscany, not only by foreign tourists, but by the Tuscans themselves, who gladly spend there festive days and trips.

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    San Gimignano and its towers: the Tuscan village where time has stopped
  • Terme di Saturnia are a really essential destination for a relaxing weekend in Tuscany. These hot springs are located in the town of Manciano, a few kilometers from the village of Saturnia, and each year attract thousands of tourists.

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    Terme di Saturnia, luxury and relaxation in the heart of Tuscany
  • This year it's all ready for the Palio di Siena 2013, the historic horse race of medieval origin that sees the contrade of the city of Siena in Tuscany compete against each other.

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    Palio di Siena 2013: the contrade who will compete on July 2
  • Italy is full of great spas suitable for a weekend getaway, but Tuscany offers a wide selection of Spas. Only three, however, are the best wellness centers that we want to point out: Etruria Resort, Hotel Adler Thermae and Hotel Palazzo San Lorenzo.

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    Best Spas in Tuscany for a weekend of relaxation
  • At the southern end of Tuscany, in the middle of Maremma, lies the Lake Burano. State Nature Reserve since 1980 and WWF Oasis, it has a very unique feature that makes it look like a lagoon: it is separated from the sea by an impressive expanse of dunes covered with thick vegetation, but it is still connected to the Tyrrhenian Sea through an artificial channel that is opened according to the needs. The oasis of Lake of Burano was recently conferred the award of "Italian wonder".

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    Lake of Burano, an 'Italian wonder' of oasis and beaches
  • Wrapped between the white beaches of the Maremma coast and the hills of Livorno, the Etruscan Coast extends from Livorno to Piombino and includes four hinterland villages, the characteristic Collesalvetti, Sassetta, Suvereto and Campiglia Marittima.

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    Etruscan Coast, white beaches and hills
  • Tuscany is one of the best places to spend the last day of the year and New Year's Eve in Florence gives you the opportunity to celebrate the event in a fun and stylish way in the "cradle of the Renaissance".

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    New Year's Eve in Florence: celebrate 2014 in the cradle of the Renaissance