Tuscany Tours

As you make your way through rolling vineyards, statuesque cypress trees and Renaissance art, Tuscany trips let you slow down and soak in the beauty around you. Florence overflows with art, music and architecture, while the surrounding Tuscan hilltowns are rustic retreats that celebrate fine wines, time-honored cuisine and a welcoming, laid-back lifestyle.


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What to eat on Tuscany vacations

Olive oil

Thanks to fields of olive groves, Tuscany is known for its fragrant olive oil. To let the oil’s dynamic flavor take center stage, it’s traditionally served with homemade, salt-less bread.

Regional wine

No Tuscany tour is complete without sampling the local wine. The vineyard-filled region produces some of the most renowned Italian varieties, including Chianti, Montalcino and Vernaccia.

Simple cuisine

Don’t underestimate simplicity—Tuscan flavors are world-famous. Featuring hearty vegetables, light sauces and rich game, many specialties have peasant origins.

What to eat on Tuscany vacations

Olive oil

Thanks to fields of olive groves, Tuscany is known for its fragrant olive oil. To let the oil’s dynamic flavor take center stage, it’s traditionally served with homemade, salt-less bread.

Regional wine

No Tuscany tour is complete without sampling the local wine. The vineyard-filled region produces some of the most renowned Italian varieties, including Chianti, Montalcino and Vernaccia.

Simple cuisine

Don’t underestimate simplicity—Tuscan flavors are world-famous. Featuring hearty vegetables, light sauces and rich game, many specialties have peasant origins.

Tuscany travel highlights: Renaissance cities

There is so much art and culture to soak in when you visit Tuscany. The capital of Florence is the epitome of Renaissance splendor, but don’t overlook the region’s small hilltowns.

Florence

From Brunelleschi’s Duomo to Michelangelo's David, Florence was the birthplace of the Renaissance. Much of its revolutionary art can still be seen today—in and out of the city's many museums.

Siena

Exploring Siena’s churches, including the striking Siena Cathedral, will uncover paintings by some of the most renowned artists of the Renaissance.

Lucca

Home to medieval towers, Renaissance-era city walls and a skyline of ruddy red villas, Lucca is a hidden gem among Tuscany travel hotspots.

 
 
 

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