When most people think of Tuscany, the rolling hills of Chianti probably come to mind, but the region is much more than this. The Maremma in southern Tuscany is dotted with beautiful medieval [...]
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Tuscan baked sweets and savories are made either with no butter (i.e. almond biscotti) or with shortening or plain old fashioned lard. Italians and Tuscans especially take great pride in baked [...]
Whether you are sightseeing, out for exercise or enjoying some form of recreation, Lucca’s 2 1/2 mile (4 km) medieval wall walk is an experience that shouldn’t be missed. Located just [...]
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Bolgheri is a small medieval village only a few kilometers from the seaside in the heart of the Etruscan coast of Tuscany.
Eleven years ago when I studied abroad at Lorenzo de Medici in Florence Italy I had no idea what I was in for.
Massa Marittima is a Tuscan gem. As soon as we strolled into the town on a sunny spring day we were entranced.
The Maremma is a wild and rugged part of Tuscany. Punta Ala on the coast is anything but rugged. If you love water sport and golf, this is the place to come, and the Hotel Cala del Porto is definitely the place to stay.
Castello di Cacchiano is located in Gaiole in the province of Siena within the region of Tuscany.
Bagni di Lucca is a collection of villages on the edge of the Garfagnana area of northern Tuscany. It has been famous for its thermal springs since Roman times. The drive the villages follows the Serchio River from Lucca. Just before arriving in Bagni di Lucca, the Lima River joins the Serchio near the incredible Ponte della Maddelena, or Devil's Bridge. Matilde di Canossa had the bridge built in