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5 Towns in Tuscany To Visit

Carolina Casini 10/01/2024

The best part of life in Tuscany¬†is discovering just how dynamic this central Italian region really is. It continues to amaze me, even after years of living here.¬† Tuscany encompasses a beautiful and diverse natural landscape with numerous UNESCO World Heritage sights. Many travelers are only aware of the famous Renaissance cities of Siena and Florence, but my personal favorites are the smaller towns where time seems trapped in a bygone era. One of the…

A Short Guide To Val Di Chiana in Tuscany

Carolina Casini 03/02/2016

If you close your eyes and picture Italy like it is often depicted in the movies, you might see a peaceful place with rolling hills, quaint farmhouses and charming villages dotting the landscape. All this and even more describes of our favorite areas of the country, the scenic and fertile Val di Chiana (Valdichiana) valley, located in the southern Tuscany. It is also quite well-known for its excellent food, wine and extremely charming towns that…