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Florence, Italy: The Heart Of Tuscany

By L Jabr

It is difficult to imagine many locations in the world that give birth to romance and beauty as does the city of Florence, Italy in the heart of Tuscany. It is believed that close to 400,000 residents live in the city and when you speak of the complete metro area; the number climbs to nearly 1.5 million. Florence is nestled magnificently upon the River Amo. The city is full of amazing history, splendid architecture, and artistic beauty, making Florence one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.



Florence, Italy is undoubtedly one of the most famous places in the world for attractions. Nearly 2 million tourists a year visit the city to view amazing destinations such as the Statue of David, The Basilica di San Miniato al Monte and the Opera at St. Mark’s Anglican Church. The Statue of David by Michelangelo is breathtaking. The Basilica di San Miniato al Monte rests upon a hill on the outskirts of Florence. It was built nearly a thousand years ago and still reflects passionately on Tuscany. There is nothing quite like viewing an opera at the Opera at St. Marks Anglican Church. You will find attractions like this all over Florence.
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Maremma holidays: another way to enjoy tuscany

Italy Travel Notes presents: ROBERT BELL

Maremma is a tourist hotspot that is visited by tourists during their Tuscany holidays to spend a relaxing time I a wild nature… Maremma is located in the southwestern part of Tuscany this is the place where is possible to enjoy nature, culture, beautiful landscape, hot springs, sea, sandy beaches, historic town, medieval villages, etc, in this place.


Photograph by Tiziano

The climate of the region is mild and the region is replete with almond trees, which makes it a great destination in Tuscany beach holidays. The hilltops of Maremma house some interesting towns and the place has been home for ancient Etruscan settlements and tombs. This coastal region is a ‘hiker’s haven’ and has many fishing villages.
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Siena travel guide

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Siena is a city in Tuscany. It is the provincial capital of Siena province. The historic center of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. Siena is surrounded by olive groves and the vineyards of Chianti. Set on three hills, the city is drawn together by winding alleyways and steep steps. A wonderful city that is the home of some of the most precious medieval art and architectural treasures. Siena offers a never-ending number of cultural sights and interests for travellers.

Arrival Plane Florence Airport “Amerigo Vespucci” connects with all major Italian airports and 13 European destinations. From the airport there is a direct coach bus service for Siena offered by Train or take the train from Florence S.M. Novella station. Pisa International Airport “Galileo Galilei” is the most important in Tuscany: it links the city with major Italian and European destinations. Pisa is connected to Siena by many trains (app. two-hour trip) with a change at Empoli.
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