Tuscany, a cool and natural attractions

Thursday, August 9th 2012. | Italy

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Tuscany is rich in natural beauty and culinary arts. Tuscany was first inhabited by the Etruscans. Much of our knowledge of their civilization comes from archaeological finds in Tuscany and all over the Apennines in neighboring Emilia-Romagna. The Romans conquered the region in mid-century BC-4, and after the decline and fall of Rome, the area becomes Lombard duchy with Lucca as its capital, and still later a powerful fief under Frank. Finally, Tuscany became part of the papal lands, causing long-lasting dispute between popes and emperors, and their supporters – Guelph (pro-papal) and Ghibelline (pro-imperial). In Tuscany Wine number one industry in the most noble and ancient tradition that precedes the universally known Chianti wine that often springs to mind when this area. Long before the Etruscans first made their appearance, wild grapes grow in abundance throughout the sunny hills of Tuscany.

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Leave the everyday life of saturating and visit Tuscany. Tuscany offers a charming atmosphere that allows you and your guests to immerse themselves in its beauty. Tuscany is a region in Italy. Has an area of about 23,000 square kilometers (8900 square miles) and a population of about 3.75 million people. Tuscany is known by its beautiful scenery, rich heritage of art and its influence on high culture. Tuscany is considered as the real birthplace of Renaissance Italy, and has been home to many influential people in the history of art and science, such as Petrarch, Dante, Boccaccio, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Niccolò Macchiavelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo Galilei, Amerigo Vespucci, Luca Pacioli, Amedeo Modigliani and Giacomo Puccini. As a result of this, this area has several museums (such as the Uffizi, Pitti Palace and Chianciano Museum of Art). Tuscany has a unique culinary tradition, and is famous for its wines (most famous of which is Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Morellino Scansano and Brunello in Montalcino). Six Tuscan region has been designated a World Heritage Site: the historic center of Florence (1982), the historical center of Siena (1995), the square of the Cathedral of Pisa (1987), the historical center of San Gimignano (1990), the historical center of Pienza (1996) and Val d ‘Orcia (2004). Tuscany has more than 120 protected natural reserve. This makes Florence Tuscany and its capital city a popular tourist destination, attracting millions of tourists every year. Florence received an average of 10 million tourists a year, putting the city as one of the most visited sites in the world (in 2007, the city became the world’s 46 most visited cities, with more than 1.715 million visits).

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