Tuscany is a region in Italy having an area of about 23,000 square km and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants. The regional capital is Firenze. Tuscany is known for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy and its permanent influence on high culture. It is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and has been home to many figures influential in the history of art and science. As a result, the region boasts museums (such as the Uffizi, the Pitti Palace). Tuscany is famous for its wines, including the well-known Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and more.
Six Tuscan localities have been designated World Heritage Sites: the historic center of Firenze; the historical center of Siena; the square of the Cathedral of Pisa; the historical center of San Gimingano; the historical center of Pienza ; and the Val d'Orcia.
Tuscany and its capital Florence are very popular tourist destinations that attract millions of tourists every year.
We recommend a basic tour plan as follows:
Stay in Siena for at list 3 nights and enjoy the city and its beautiful sights for at list 2 days.
From Siena, travel for a day tour to S.Gimingano and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Toscana along the way.
After your stay in Siena, Stay for another 3 nights in Firenze and tour the special sights the city has to offer.
Lucca will be your next place to stay for 2 more nights. Enjoy a full day in this interesting city within the walls. Take a day to visit the nearby city of Pisa and its famous cathedral and its leaning tower.
See more tourist information on Toscana.