Cities of art in Tuscany
In a perfect harmony with the surrounding countryside, the cities of art in Tuscany offer an absolutely extraordinary historical artistic heritage, hard to find in other Italian regions.
Walking in the streets of towns and medieval villages is like going back in time.
All the artistic beauties in Tuscany, as historical buildings, churches, monuments, squares and museums remind not only the glorious past of our region but also the histories and the events that made Tuscany the cradle of Italian civilization und culture.
Florence, a real museum in the open air, universally known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, enchants visitors every time with its wonders of the Renaissance architecture, its masterpieces in the Galleria degli Uffizi or in the Galleria dell’Accademia; Siena, the city of Palio, whose historical centre is considered by UNESCO humanity’s heritage, is a wonderful example of medieval architecture with Piazza del Campo and its masters' works of the 2nd and 3rd century.
And then Pisa, with the leaning tower, Lucca with its walls of the 6th century, perfectly conserved, Arezzo with its goldsmith’s tradition.
Up on the hills lie the medieval villages: ancient fortified towns, little pearls of history arrived until today thanks to the care and passion with which they have been maintained in the time.
The beautiful San Gimignano towers, the ancient Monteriggioni walls, the tuff ground and the alabaster quarries of Volterra. And Certaldo, Boccaccio’s town, Massa Marittima, very closed to the sea, San Galgano and the sword in the rock…
Fascinating and mysterious places where every corner hide absolutely unique treasures of art an culture.