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Tuscany: What a Tourist Needs to Know

Tuscany is known worldwide for its natural beauty, friendly people, and amazing tourist destinations. Perhaps just as popular is Pisa , located in Tuscany and an immensely popular tourist destination. Tuscany is home to some of the best dining in the world, and those who are interested are actually able to partake in cooking classes!

 

Things to Do in Tuscany

Looking to make a vacation out of your visit to Tuscany ? Once you've done the usual tourist things, try some of the following:

  • Wine Tours - Tuscany is rich in fertile soul and world-class vineyards. Many different varieties of grapes are grown in Tuscany , but the two most notable at Chianti and Montepulciano. See some of these spectacular vineyards firsthand, sample some premiere wines, and return home with memories you'll never forget!
  • Villa Rentals - Looking to have something a bit more in-depth than the typical hotel room? Try renting a Villa! Experience what it would be like to have your own home in Italy , minus the property taxes, maintenance, and repairs!
  • Mountain Biking - There's nothing more fun in Tuscany than to go on a mountain bike holiday. With the beautiful countryside and incredible inner-city scenery, you'll agree that there are some things that you can only do in the back of a bike, and when bike tours are so easy to find, why not experience them?

For those that are interest you'll also be delighted to know that you can spend your time drifting in and out of various states of relaxation- if you feel so inclined you could simply spend your vacation sitting back in a Tuscan cafe, glass of Chianti in hand, and not worry about anything.

Children will love the various centers and shops that sell Gelato, candy, and other Italian sweets, and being on the coast will let you experience warm coastal breezes and beautiful coastal sunsets.

 

Different Strokes for Different Folks

If you like the idea of making your vacation something a little out of the ordinary, perhaps a country holiday or farmhouse accommodation is more your style. While a hotel is comfortable and familiar, it is also lacking a certain element of character that make a trip to Tuscany so memorable.

There are many bed and breakfasts, hostels, and unique apartment style buildings in Tuscany that a chalk full of character and value.

Oh, and before you leave Tuscany , don't forget to see a few of the museums and the incredible pieces of artwork inside!