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6 Places You Absolutely Have to Stop on a Florence-to-Rome Road Trip

The drive from Florence to Rome is pretty straightforward, just hop on the A1 and jet three hours south. But you should be making a road trip out of it, so skip eating at the roadside autogrill and extend your drive. Pick one or two of our favorite pit-stop towns along the way for 12th century …

Tuscany Cities Map and Tourism Guide

Tuscany, Italy's largest region, contains a population just short of 4 million. It's the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Art is everywhere; …

A car tour along the Chiantigiana road

TweetThe “<b>Chiantigiana</b>” or SS 222 is a road that takes you around the entire Chianti area, from Florence to Siena. Our journey starts from Florence, …

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Italy is giving away hundreds of historic castles and villas for free

Have you ever wanted to own your own castle – or perhaps an Italian monastery? Here’s your chance. As part of Italy’s Strategist Tourist Plan, the …

Calenzano - Roots and wings - Tuscany, Beautiful Everywhere

Chapter #1<p>The refreshing magnitude of the present<p>He met her at the bus depot; she hadn’t aged a bit. Her eyes were lit up and she was wearing one of …

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10 Secret Vacation Spots in Italy

It’s no secret that Italy is an alluring destination; that’s why masses of travelers flock to favorite Italian hot spots like Rome, Venice, and …

The 10 Most Beautiful Towns in Tuscany

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The corner of Tuscany that tourism forgot

Porto Santo Stefano, on the Monte Argentario peninsula in southern Tuscany, has been bashed about and is the better for it. The Americans did the most damage. They wanted to prevent the Germans supplying Monte Cassino and other defences during the Second World War, so they dumped a shedload of …

8 Things to do in Florence

Life and work recently took me back to Florence. The city of Michelangelo’s David and the Renaissance is so pretty with its ochre tones, picture …

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San Galgano, an abbey under a roof of stars

We’re crossing the Val di Merse in the early warmth of a new summer that adds a touch of magic to tranquil fields where red poppies and golden …

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Radda in Chianti - Radda in Chianti, where the scenery becomes a home for your soul - Tuscany, Beautiful Everywhere

Chapter #1<p>If rock becomes civilization<p>Gallery<p>Radda is a very distinctive place, as typical as the <b>Chianti area</b>. The old village centre occupies the …

Weekend getaway in Maremma, Tuscany

Looking for a relaxing weekend getaway not too far from Rome, we had the perfect excuse to head to Maremma, Tuscany as we still had to make use of a …

The 7 islands of the Tuscan Archipelago and how to reach them

Tweet<b>Elba, Giglio, Giannutri, Capraia, Pianosa, Montecristo and Gorgona</b> are the seven islands in the Tuscan Archipelago. A local legend says that …

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Elba le 5 spiagge da non perdere

Elba le 5 spiagge da non perdere.Andare in vacanza in un’isola per me è sinonimo di libertà e poesia. Poter vedere il mare da tantissime angolazioni …

The UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Tuscany

<b>The seven Tuscan UNESCO World Heritage Sites</b><p><b>Ponte Vecchio in Florence – Photo Credits: John Bauder</b><p><b>Historical Center of Florence (1982).</b> The birth …

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The 10 best mountain villages in Tuscany

TweetWhen you think about Tuscany I bet the first thing that comes to your mind is something like Florence, Siena or the iconic countrysides of the …

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Most Romantic Villages in Tuscany

The wonders of Tuscany are many: the magnificent architecture of the cities of Florence, Pisa, Lucca, and Siena, the nearly endless collection of …

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Do's and Don'ts for an Unforgettable Tuscany Road Trip

Flickr<p>Few places in the world stir our collective romantic wanderlust like Tuscany. Whether it's the allure of the rolling hills dotted with cypress trees and olive groves or the idea of wandering cobbled streets and sipping local varietals, hitting the open road in Tuscany is a memorable getaway …

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15 unforgettable things to do in Tuscany | Travel Feature

5. Get lost in The Uffizi<p>Italy’s finest collection of art and the world’s greatest collection of Italian Renaissance paintings in Florence has …

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Tuscany: A Shower of Luxury Country Hotels With Shelter Magazine Bathrooms

Go to blogs.forbes.com/garywalther to find longer write-ups on each of the hotels below or see the vest pocket below left.<p>VILLA ARMENA<br>This 10-room property has a plum location in Buonconvento, a half-hour southeast of Siena. Montalcino and the gorgeous Val d’Orcia are also in the vicinity. It’s a …

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Tuscany’s Enticing New Spa is a Minimalist Paradise With Soaking Tubs

Treatments feature products from an apothecary founded by 13th-century Dominican friars.<p>It’s hard to imagine why a traveler in Tuscany would have …

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Travel: Maremma and Lucca

As part of her ideal Tuscany wine tour, Carla Capalbo shares her top picks of where to visit from the Meremma, Lucca and up the coast.<p><b>Maremma and</b> …

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Travel: Montalcino and surrounds

If you're planning your ideal Tuscan wine holiday, make sure you check out Carla Capalbo's guide to the must visit spots in Montalcino and the …

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Travel: Florence and Chianti Classico

Carla Capalbo shares her insider's guide to the best places to eat, drink and stay when visiting Florence and Chianti Classico, as part of an ideal …

Travel: Tuscany wine trail

On a tour down through the exquisite countryside from Florence to Siena and Montalcino, then back up the Mediterranean coast from the Maremma to …

Capalbio, the most southern town of Tuscany

TweetLocated about 45 kilometres southeast of Grosseto and about 150 kilometres south of Florence, the municipality of <b>Capalbio</b> is the most southern …

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A romantic honeymoon in Tuscany: some ideas for making it unforgettable

TweetFor centuries, Tuscany has astonished people with the beauty of its natural landscapes and its art cities featuring the highest concentration of …

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The best landscapes for your autumn in Tuscany

Tweet<b>Autumn in Tuscany</b> is a kaleidoscope of colours, flavours and emotions. Besides being the harvest season – just think about the olive and grape …

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