Italy Travel Notes presents: by Ken Charnly
Taking a vacation should be relaxing especially for an agritourist. Agritourism is the new way to spend a holiday. Agritourists in a quiet farmhouse in the peaceful countryside and only venture out when they want (something is wrong with the previous sentence). Agritourism Tuscany Forte dei Marmi in the beautiful Tuscany offers that and so much more.
Tourism in Italy has always been high because of it’s gorgeous art, intriguing history, beautiful landscape, and amazing food and wine. The region of Tuscany is thought to be an area frozen in time because of its old world charm and slow pace. Forte dei Marmi, now a beautiful agri-tourist area along the Tuscan coast, was once just an import center for marble.
The ruins of the historic Marble Warehouse built in 1618 by Cosimo de Medici still look over the now booming tourist town. The center of Tuscany is closed to traffic, so visitors can take a leisurely tour through the prestigious boutiques and art galleries or lunch at one of the open-air cafes without the distractions of noisy cars. In the Tuscan’s summer, there are artistic events held every day and an agritourist don’t have to miss the children’s theater that puts on puppet and marionette shows.
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