WHEN TO GO
Mild climate, peaceful atmosphere and attractive prices: in the spring and fall are the best seasons to visit Tuscany. The summer months are the hottest and the most popular, especially the seaside but also the campaign. Winter is usually pretty cold throughout the region and are possible snowfalls and minimum temperatures often below zero. To fully enjoy the Tuscan atmosphere you can organize your stay at any of the events typical of the region, such as the Palio in Siena or the Calcio Storico Fiorentino. There are also many traditional festivals, pageants and festivals not to be missed throughout the year.
Tuscany is one of the best destinations in the world for cultural richness, food and wine, and for its typical characteristics. This is the birthplace of Dante and Da Vinci, but also Benigni and Fiorentina, is the land of Chianti and its wine, the nooks, Renaissance art and the many characters who have made unique Italian culture, known Worldwide. The travel possibilities it offers are many and you can explore them here.
HOW TO GET
By plane you can reach the area by flying to Pisa Airport (www.pisa-airport.com), the principal for international and domestic flights, or Florence (www.aeroporto.firenze.it), with international flights less Frequently from the cities of Europe.
By train, the main cities are linked on the national railway line linking north (Milan via Bologna) to the south (towards Rome and Naples). The main station is Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
To move in the Florentine bus transport company ATAF (www.ataf.net) covers the whole city and its surroundings.
WHAT TO SEE
Tuscany is a region full of things to see: monuments, works of art, museums, civil and religious ancient buildings, spas and small villages, art cities like Florence and Siena and natural beauty such as Chianti.
WHAT TO DO
The possibilities are endless and depending on how many days you have available you can organize visits to the main cities and islands, hiking in the nature of Chianti, tasting of typical Tuscan products, like oil, wine, meat and other specialties.