The history of Cortona is more ancient than that of Rome and its heart lies in the Etruscan world. Cortona is a small village of about 22,000 inhabitants that has dominated the Valdichiana for about 3000 years. This small town keeps intact its authentic charm and the traditional spirit of Tuscany. Due to its position, […]
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Tuscany and Val d’Orcia: Pienza, the ideal city In Tuscany, in the heart of the Val d’Orcia, is Pienza, built to be the ideal city. And a glance is enough to understand that it is! When Enea Silvio Piccolomini, son of an important Sienese family, was born here in 1402, the village was in a […]
San Gimignano and its medieval towers San Gimignano still retains 13 medieval towers, but it seems that in 1300 it had as many as 72. It is for this reason that it took on the nickname of “Manhattan of the middle ages”. It is a city of about 7,000 inhabitants south-west of Florence, in the […]
Highlights of a Private excursion to Siena Get ready to discover the highlights of Siena with our private excursion from Florence! We hope that in this article you will find some useful information on how to get a hold of the beautiful heritage of this unique Tuscan city. Piazza del Campo Either if you start […]