Tag Archives: Tuscany

Custom Italy Vacation: visiting Orvieto

Custom Italy Vacation: visiting Orvieto
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About an hour from Rome lies a beautiful city of Orvieto in Umbria, a perfect destination for a custom Italy vacation. Perched on dramatic volcanic rock cliffs, Orvieto overlooks Umbrian green hills and valleys. The old historic center of the city is pedestrianized and can be reached on foot or via very efficient funicular railway […]

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Custom Italy Vacations: Carnival in Viareggio

Custom Italy Vacations: Carnival in Viareggio
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Did you know that not only Venice has its spectacular Carnival? On a custom Italy vacations, you can also see the Carnival of Viareggio in Tuscany. First organised by a group of young rich bourgeois in 1873 the Carnival has been going from strength to strength attracting thousands of visitors to Viareggio. Today it is […]

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Honeymoon in Italy: relaxing in Val d’Orcia

Honeymoon in Italy: relaxing in Val d’Orcia
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Beautiful castles, green rolling hills, cypresses-lined roads and neat rows of vineyards, – most beautiful images of Tuscan countryside are taken in Val d’Orcia, a perfect destination for a honeymoon in Italy. Located in southern Tuscany, Val d’Orcia has always played an important part in history of the region and recently became a UNESCO World […]

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Private tours of Tuscany: Lucca

Private tours of Tuscany: Lucca
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Lucca is a small town that many Road to Italy clients visit on private tours of Tuscany. It is a perfect destination for relaxed indulging holiday: you can enjoy excellent local food and wine, take slow walks in town or sip a coffee in one of Lucca’s pretty squares. The old center of Lucca is […]

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Italian Vacations: Florence

Italian Vacations: Florence
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The Renaissance city of Florence is choke-full of architectural gems, beautiful squares and unforgettable views. The city can be quite overwhelming for the first time visitors, so here is our list of top places to visit in Florence on your Italian vacations. Piazza del Duomo The stunning square is dominated by the famous Cathedral of Santa […]

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Things to do during your Tuscany Tour: Chianti Sculpture Park

Things to do during your Tuscany Tour: Chianti  Sculpture Park
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Among the things to do during your Tuscany tour, we suggest the Chianti Sculpture Park. Located near Castelnuovo Berardenga, between Florence and Siena and in the heart of Chianti, the Sculpture Park can be considered a permanent exhibition of sculptures and installations set in a beautiful and typical forest of oak and chestnut trees. This […]

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What to do in Tuscany: visiting castles

What to do in Tuscany: visiting castles
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Tuscany is an enchanting place. Visitors fall under the spell of its gentle hills and charming towns. Many ancient fortifications, medieval towers and beautiful castles are testimony to the region’s eventful past. If you are looking for ideas on what to do in Tuscany, visiting its many castles is a great way to learn about […]

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Top places to visit in Italy: Volterra, Tuscany

Top places to visit in Italy: Volterra, Tuscany
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What are the top places to visit in Italy ? One of many stunning places to visit in Tuscany is Volterra, an ancient hill town that has one of the best preserved medieval centers in Italy. Volterra was one of the main Etruscan cities from the 4th – 6th centuries BC and you can still […]

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Places to visit in Tuscany: Abbey of Sant’ Antimo

Places to visit in Tuscany: Abbey of Sant’ Antimo
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Concerning the best places to visit in Tuscany, we decided to let you know more about the Abbey of Sant’Antimo. The Abbey of Sant’Antimo (Abbazia di Sant’Antimo) sits in a verdant valley, surrounded by ancient olive trees and cypresses, south of Montalcino in Tuscany. It is a wonderful place to visit on your honeymoon in […]

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Best time to travel in Tuscany

Best time to travel in Tuscany
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People who are planning to travel to Tuscany often wonder what the best time to travel in Tuscany is. This recurrent question does not receive only one answer.  As one year has four seasons, Tuscany can be visited during all the seasons as it offers something to do or see all year long. Spring is […]

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