The region of Tuscany is in Central Italy, whose capital is Florence, the Cradle of Renaissance, and one of the most visited cities in the world. Tuscany is a famous region for its historic and cultural landmarks. Numerous areas are World Heritage Sites including the historic centre of Florence, the historic centre of the medieval town of San Gimignano, and the Square of Miracles (Piazza dei Miracoli) in Pisa, where you will see the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. The towns of Tuscany are treasures of art, architecture and beauty. There are small medieval towns worth a visit such as Arezzo, Lucca, Monteriggioni and Volterra. In Tuscany you will find Chianti, a fabulous wine region with several itineraries to explore such as Chianti Classic route.
The region of Tuscany has a Tyrrhenian Sea coast and a few islands, including Elba. This island is known for its fabulous beaches such as in Cavoli. A curious historic fact about Elba is that it was a place of exile of French Emperor Napoleon.
Population: around 4 million inhabitants
Other major cities: Arezzo, Grosseto, Pisa, Prato, Pistoia, Lucca, Livorno, Siena, Massa
Main attractions: historic centres of Florence, Siena, Pienza and of San Gimignano, Cathedral Square of Pisa, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Michelangelo’s "David" statue, Uffizi Gallery, Duomo basilica, Pitti Palace, Medici villas and gardens, landscapes of Val d'Orcia, Chianti wine region
Major Airports: Pisa International Airport (PSA - Aeroporto Internazionale di Pisa), Florence Airport; Peretola (FLR - Aeroporto di Firenze-Peretola)