Birth place of the Renaissance and home to some of the finest works of art in the world, it is no surprise that holiday homes in Tuscany are so popular amongst tourists from all over the globe. Tuscany is covered in an array of easily recognisable monuments such as the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Basilica di San Lorenzo. Many generations have left their mark on this historical province with a number of different monuments and works of art, just as this province has left its mark on history. A stay in a Tuscan holiday home is bound to be a classy experience as elegance wouldn't be what it is today without this province's influences. Tuscany is the creator of high class thanks to its influence on fashion and its world famous, gourmet cuisine, sourced from local produce.
Some of the Italy's most world-renowned destinations are located in Tuscany, such as Florence, the UNESCO World Heritage Site often referred to as the Athens of the Middle Ages due to its large role in medieval, European history. Florence's historical centre still remains preserved and standing and has done for many centuries. Another historically astounding place worth a visit is the city of Pisa, known for it's leaning tower. This town is not short on elegance or culture either, attracting thousands of tourists daily to marvel at the astounding, architectural magnificence.
Tuscany's beauty doesn't all just stem from its monuments and architecture, Tuscany also offers a plethora of natural beauty thanks to its luscious, green landscapes that stretch for miles over mountains and hills making the Tuscan holiday villas very popular among sightseers. Hiking trails through the Forato mountains near Massa are one of Tuscany's more unforgettable features thanks to the astounding views on offer from the peak and cliff edges. Holiday homes in Tuscany are the perfect destinations for those with an avid appreciation of nature and history. If a day at the beach is what you're after, then a visit to Livorno could be perfect for you.