Explore the Villages of Tuscany
Tuscany abounds with villages and cities that will delight any curious traveler. Here's a quick overview of our staff's favorite places. Experience the different sides of Tuscany.
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Experience the Culture
See why the elegant walled city has become a mecca for lovers of classical music. Experience the Festival of Sacred Music springing from every church in town from April to June; in September, enjoy the opera, including works created by celebrated hometown composer, Puccini.
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Experience the City
Literally and figuratively, the cultural heart of Tuscany. View works by Renaissance masters at the Uffizi, see the majesty of Michelangelo's David up close at the Galleria dell'Accademia, walk across the Arno River by way of the Ponte Vecchio to the Pitti Palace in Oltrarno, shop bargains and boutiques at the San Lorenzo market.
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Chianti, with its rolling hillside covered in vineyards of the grapes for with this region is famous, is a natural beauty. The region is steeped in history which tells the story of how this area of Tuscany came to be as it is today.
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Experience the Tastes
Make your way through narrow, winding streets to the Piazza del Campo in the center of the city, where every July 2 and August 16 the thrilling bareback horse race and urban festival known as Il Palio delle Contrade is staged. Outdoor cafés and eclectic high-end shopping abound in this lively, academic town.
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Experience the Vintage
Here is a wine connoisseur's dream come true, home to famous Brunello red and delicious Rosso di Montalcino. A small village punctuated by one enoteca after another, it also is a source of extra-virgin olive oil and delectable mushroom-based spreads.
Staff recommended villas:
BRV AIO 6br, BRV ANT 3br, SAL LAV 6br
San Casciano dei Bagni
Experience the Peace
A traditional Tuscan town with winding streets that lead to the hilltop tower. This quaint hillside town is home to the Fonteverde spa, renowned for relaxation and the healing properties of its water.
Staff recommended villas:
BRV MIM 6br, SAL ACE 5br, BRV BAN 6br
Experience the Land
Maremma is Italy's version of the Wild West where you will see the Butteri (cowboys) herding their bulls. Along the coastline is a nature reserve where you can walk and explore. Enjoy the regions Super Tuscan wines at the end of a day.
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