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Assisi is one beautifull small town in central Umbria about 20 minutes east of Perugia. The town is known for the magnificent medieval architecture and for, of course his patron saint, Saint Francis of Assisi. The views from the tower are stunning, particularly at sunset.
You can find in the southeastern part of Tuscany , nearby Via Cassia which has always played a major role in this region, and is located on the crossroads of four valley: the Val Tiberina, Casentino, Valdarno and Valdichiana.
Few territory like Chianti can offer a landscape so rich and suggestive: green hills designed by kilometers and kilometers of vineyards and olive groves, villages squeezed between large medieval walls, winding streets.
The Chianti Classico is stretches between Florence and Siena and comprises the entire municipalities of Greve, Panzano, Gaiole, Radda and Castellina.
Cortona is a small beautifull town in the Valdichiana, in the province of Arezzo in Tuscany. Around this wonderful place is the stone walls,dating back to Etruscan times, sits on the top of a hill about 600 meters above sea level. This position over the valley offers a fantastic view from all over the town of the surrounding valley.
Deruta is situated in Umbria, rated one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. It’s one of the most famous centres for ceramics production in all world, and for sure, all visitors who are interested in hand-painted pottery won’t be disappointed.
In this beautiful place you can find numerous shops, offering a wide range of Deruta ceramics at competitive prices. Ceramics production is carried out as a cottage industry, with unbaked clay plates, bowls and other objects being brought into the ovens to be baked and then taken away again to be hand-painted, before being brought back once more for glazing.
Capital of Tuscany, spreads on the banks of the Arno, almost in the middle of the Italian peninsula.
It’s a city which rich with industry and craft, commerce and culture, art and science. Period when the city was at the height of its glory in art and culture, in politics and economic power, is 15th century,under the rule of the Medici family, who later became the Grand Dukes of Tuscany.
Your tour can start with a walk along the old city walls, over 4 kilometers of panoramic walkway overlooking the city of Lucca. You will see secret passages, corners, playgrounds and recreation area hidden beneath the leafy shade of secular trees equipped with tables perfect for a picnic.
As you cross the walls into the city, you enter the heart of the town Lucca( city of one hundred churches ). Here is the large number of religious buildings which represent marvellous examples of architectural Italian styles.
Montalcino is a beautiful village of Tuscany immersed in the breathtaking Val d’Orcia Natural Park, famous all over the world for the production of its precious Brunello red wine. This beautifull town has scarcely changed in appearance since the 16th century.
When you come up to the town , then begins one magical spectacle for your eyes: rolling sunny hills, scenic country roads winding through perfect vineyards, picturesque olive groves.
When you making tour of Tuscany , Montepulciano is definitely highly recommended. This hill town is located between the wonderful Val d’Orcia and Val di Chiana valleys, full of elegant Renaissance palaces, ancient churches, charming squares and hidden corners.
Montepulciano have ideal position to stay and this is perfect base to explore this beautiful part of Tuscany, from here, you can reach the beautiful Pienza, the thermal village of Bagno Vignoni and Montalcino, then, on the other side of the Val di Chiana valey you can find a nice and charming Cortona
Orvieto is situated in the Umbria region and it’s one of the world’s most beautiful hill towns. You can recognize the town from afar, standing at the top the rocks of tuff with medieval towers and cathedral in the center, that will leave you breathless. From the 9th Century BC the Etruscan civilization experienced a period of great importance and splendor, Orvieto, then is was the most important town. Today, Orvieto is divided into 4 quarters: Corsica, Serancia, Olmo and Santa Maria della Stella.
Beautiful medieval city located in Umbria, Perugia, rich of art and history, its surrounding are witness to both the Roman and the Etruscan civilizations. Town is identified by the presence of many prestigious university, home to thousands of Italian and International students.
For that reason, Perugia has all the lively characteristics of a typical university town, and it is full of interesting attractions,concerts and night spots. This is also perfect like starting point for daily excursions to places around such as Assisi, Cortona, Spello and Gubbio. Before 1st century BC, Perugia was part of the Etruscan kingdom, and after came under the Roman rule around 40 BC.
Pienza is a small village in southern Tuscany in the beautiful valley called Vald’Orcia, and is located about 20 miles east of Montalcino and a 10 miles to the west of Montepulciano amidst gentle undulating hills and wonderful natural landscapes.
Pienza is most famous for production of cheese “pecorino”, is a tasty cheese made from sheep’s milk, renowned worldwide and very delicious.
Pisa is known worldwide mostly for the square of miracles and its Leaning Tower, and will, therefore, our city tour will start here.
The Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square), is called also Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles). The poet Gabriele D’Annunzio called it “Meadow of Miracles”, because of the beauty monuments which stand out on the surrounding green garden. The Square lies at a northern area of the city, and, not inside the walls nor in the old town. The Duomo was the first monument to be built, then is was construction of the Baptistery and last the Leaning Tower.
San Gimignano is a ancient city, populated since the Etrurian period. Still from the Middle Age, it reached all its beauty and glory because of its strategic position that made San Gimignano an important place for business. San Gimignano is a ancient city, populated since the Etrurian period. Still from the Middle Age, it reached all its beauty and glory because of its strategic position that made San Gimignano an important place for business.
Siena is one of the loveliest medieval hilltown of Tuscany and will certainly be one of your favorite cities of Your tour in Italy.
This amazing place is located over three hills with his main square – huge piazza del Campo, where the Roman forum used to be.
Piazza del Campo is very unique with its shell shape, its bricks pavement and for all of palace facing on it.
If you stay at the center of the square, you feel like you are in the center of the world.