Tuscany

Montepulciano
Thursday, January 29TH, 2015 by
  Montepulciano, Tuscany Ph. flickr/Lorena Torres Angelini   Montepulciano is a small hill town located in Tuscany, in the province of Siena. Montepulciano is mostly known for its medieval buildings and its natural beauty. The town is located at an altitude of 600 meters, ...
Forte dei Marmi: the nouveaux (Russian) riches' favorite destination?
Friday, November 07TH, 2014 by Francesca Bezzone
  Forte Dei Marmi and the Tourism of the Rich and the Famous   Forte dei Marmi is a well known holiday location of the Versilian riviera, in the Lucca province of Tuscany. The beauty of the Ligurian sea, the shining sun and the town's own artistic and cultural wealth has made Forte dei Marmi a...
Sarteano, Tuscany
Sunday, September 28TH, 2014 by Paolo Nascimbeni
  Sarteano, Tuscany Ph. depositphoto.com/clodio   The historical center of Sarteano is a labyrinth of little streets and alleyways, huddling together at the base of the medieval castle, originally built in 1038. The views from the castle are spectacular. You will see the...
Anghiari
Saturday, September 27TH, 2014 by
  Anghiari, Tuscany Ph. depositphoto.com/marcovarro   Anghiari is a small town located in Tuscany, and it belongs to the province of Arezzo. The town rose to fame first when the Battle of Anghiari was fought here in 1440 between Milan and Florence. It was this battle that...
The Old Town of Lucca
Sunday, September 21TH, 2014 by
Square in Lucca Ph. depositphoto.com/alexsalcedo   Lucca is small medieval town located near the Ligurian Sea, where you can get a dose of fresh air and escape the bustle of other parts of Tuscany. One of its most unique features is the 30 foot-wide walls that surround...
Lucca
Sunday, September 21TH, 2014 by
If there were heaven on Earth, Tuscany would be it. Each one of its towns is better than the other, and Lucca is not an exception. It is an amazing combination of Roman layout and medieval architecture. Its medieval walls are, still today, one of its main tourist attractions.  ...
Historic Center of Siena
Tuesday, September 16TH, 2014 by
  View over Siena Ph. depositphoto.com/zhukovsky   If you dream of getting lost in the winding streets and steps of a city surrounded by lush vineyards,  then Siena is the place for you. The gothic romance of this medieval city has been fiercely protected over the...
Pisa and Campo dei Miracoli
Tuesday, September 16TH, 2014 by
  Campo dei Miracoli with, from the left: the Baptistery, the Cathedral and the Leaning Tower Ph. depositphoto.com/Lenorlux   Campo dei Miracoli or "Square of Miracles," is an apt name for Pisa's main square. Also known as the Piazza del Duomo, the area features a large...
San Gimignano
Tuesday, September 16TH, 2014 by
  Panoramic view of the medieval walled town of San Gimignano, Tuscany Ph. depositphoto.com/kassandra2   San Gimignano is a beautiful medieval town located in Tuscany, Italy, in the Siena Province. This beautiful walled, hill town is mainly famous for its architecture dating back...
Siena, the Cathedral
Tuesday, September 16TH, 2014 by
The beautiful cathedral in Siena Ph. depositphoto.com/sborisov   The term 'Gothic' has not been a traditional compliment in the imperious lexicon of the most influential schools of thought in Italian architecture. Why bother with a framework when our walls are built to last? The piers...

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