The city of flowers, of Dante, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. The cradle of the Renaissance. It is a popular destination for tourists from all over the world.
An Etruscan city, the “mother” of Florence, it sits on a hilltop above it. It has a Roman amphitheatre and spectacular views.
The hills of “Chiantishire”, with their castles and Gallo Nero vineyards, are among the best known features of Tuscany.
Like a medieval New York, its skyline was a result of rich merchants trying to outdo one another with the height of their towering homes.
The Piazza del Campo, unique in size and elegance, is famous for the Palio competition between the city’s districts. The Torre del Mangia affords incomparable views of the rolling clay hills.
A noble maritime republic, at the mouth of the Arno. Would the Tower be so well known if it had not begun to lean? /p>