Art and culture in Tuscany

Arte e cultura in Toscana

Tuscan art, culture, history, kitchen and traditions are appreciated all over the world. Tuscany is called the
Birthplace of the Renaissance, lots of artists and writers were born here and here they found their source of
inspiration. Just think about poets like Dante Alighieri, Francesco Petrarca, Giovanni Boccaccio, or about painters
like Gino Severini, Luca Signorelli, Piero della Francesca, Michelangelo, or about musicians like Giacomo Puccini or
scientists like Galileo Galilei and Leonardo da Vinci.

The most beautiful cities of Tuscany hold masterpieces of the Renaissance, overshadowing medieval buildings, Etruscan
suburbs and so on. Don’t miss walking through the roads of Florence, Siena, Arezzo and Pisa, discovering all
their artistic and cultural treasures. It’s worthwhile spending a day in small villages and towns where you
will find and see incomparable monuments, streets, little typical shops, delicious food and so on (i.e. Cortona, San
Gimignano and Monteriggioni).

Tuscan style is present also in high fashion, in famous stylists’ tendencies and collections, like Roberto
Cavalli, Gucci and Prada, who own Tuscany factories, factory outlets and shops where you can buy high quality
articles at convenient prices. And remember the good quality leather found here. In Florence there are many
wonderful local leather artisans.. Moreover, Tuscany is famous for the manufacture of alabaster sculptures made in

A good reason to come to Tuscany is the chance to experience a wine and food tour tasting typical Tuscan products:
i.e. sheep milk cheese made in Pienza, various kinds of cold meats and salami made with Cinta Senese pork meat,
Chianina steak and high quality wines. You can visit Montepulciano, Montalcino and Chianti cellar.

Tuscany is not only art and food but also nature and environment: our landscapes are characterized by sunflower
fields, farmhouses with cypresses along their avenues, olive trees, vineyard, hills from where you can see
breathtaking sceneries. Tuscany offers you everything you look for: sea, long sandy beaches, natural parks, ski
resorts, cities of art, sportive centers. Tuscan style is synonym of great taste, ancient traditions, strong
historic roots which every year relieve in manifestation like the Palio di Siena, the Saracen Joust of Arezzo and
the Archidado Joust in Cortona.

So, do not hesitate, book your holiday in Tuscany for an unforgettable and unique experience.