Tuscany attracts art lovers and foodies in equal measure to grand cities, like Florence and Siena, but also the ancient villages that pepper the landscape. Taking the time to tour the country lanes of Tuscany unveils green rolling hills, quaint vineyards and grand Tuscan villas.  

    It’s well known that Tuscany was the birthplace of the Renaissance movement. This incredible explosion of art and culture can still be seen today in Florence – just walking the streets and piazzas is a feast for the eyes. Other cities in Tuscany to check out include Lucca and Pisa, where you’ll find more magnificent architecture and excellent restaurants. 

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