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Road Trip: Driving To Italy From The UK

June 22, 2012 by  
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There are lots of reasons why you might want to drive to Italy from the UK. Perhaps you do not like flying, or you want to carry more luggage than would be allowed on an airline (particularly if you are camping, or spending an extended period in Italy). Or you might just be looking for [...]

San Gimignano 1300 – Tuscany In Miniture

October 12, 2011 by  
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Tucked into the quiet hills of Tuscany, in the province of Siena, is the small medieval town of San Gimignano. This walled fortress is world renowned for its massive towers and medieval architecture. This tiny village dates back to the 3rd century BC and is also known for Vernaccia di San Gimignano, the white wine [...]

Tuscany Travel Advice

September 20, 2011 by  
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So you’ve decided to go on holiday through the beautiful countryside of Tuscany. Tuscany is known for many things but perhaps most well known for their wine making. Here you can tour various wineries in the picturesque Tuscan landscape. Many vineries offer opportunities for wine tasting. Have you ever thought about preparing yourself in the [...]

Visit the Classic Wineries of Tuscany

June 14, 2010 by  
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Beautiful Tuscany, one of twenty Italian wine-making areas, is the epitome of wine country, and produces several red wines that enjoy worldwide popularity. High quality wines can be produced due to the harsh winters, high temperature fluctuations, and the high altitude found in the hillside Tuscan vineyards. La Vendemmia, the fall grape harvest, generates a [...]

Discover the ‘hidden’ Tuscany

April 19, 2010 by  
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A holiday in Tuscany is everyone’s dream, but if you want to experience the charm of rural Italy, without the crowds, head for Lunigiana, in the northwest. Often referred to as the ‘hidden’ Tuscany, of course it has in no way been hidden from the locals or discerning travellers. And it would be fair to [...]

What To Do In Tuscany

Tuscany is world-renowned for its historical monuments, sandy beaches, and rolling countryside. There is more to this central Italian region than sightseeing. There are all sorts of activities to ensure your visit is as dynamic as it is memorable. If you are trying to figure out what to do in Tuscany, we have a few [...]

Tuscany Tours

April 9, 2010 by  
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The prospect of a Tuscan holiday can seem overwhelming at first. The wealth of great art, food, sightseeing, and shopping can seem like a substantial amount to sort out. A visit to a region as beautiful and as historical as Tuscany might make you wish that there were more hours in a day, but do [...]

Tuscany Hotels

April 8, 2010 by  
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There is a lot to consider when planning a holiday in Tuscany. The sightseeing, the shopping, and cuisine are all very exciting. One must not forget the accommodations! Tuscan hotels range from the practical to the utterly luxurious. So no matter your tastes or budget, comfortable living arrangements are available. The first thing to consider [...]

Tuscan Cuisine

April 7, 2010 by  
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A sampling of Tuscan cuisine is a cornerstone of any successful visit to the region. Tuscany is renowned for its gastronomy. Local chefs create a variety of savory dishes that would please even the most discerning palette. The locals take great pride in their food, and use only the best ingredients. Thus, the fresh game [...]

Popular Tuscany Restaurants

April 5, 2010 by  
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Tuscany is world-renowned for the quality of its cuisine. Locally-produced olive oil, truffles, and wine cultivate a truly exceptional dining experience. Dining of such quality is only found when the food characterizing a region is so closely bound with the land itself. An acute emphasis on local meats, fresh vegetables, and tantalizing spices has given [...]

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