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. Tuscany is the creator of high class thanks to its influence on fashion and its world famous, gourmet cuisine, sourced from local produce.
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A province rich in culture and heritage
Some of the most world-renowned destinations in Italy are located around holiday rentals and Tuscany villas, 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 while staying in your Tuscany apartments or other holiday rental properties 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.
Discover nature from your Tuscany apartments
Tuscany's beauty doesn't all just stem from its monuments and architecture. Tuscany holiday rentals also offer a plethora of natural beauty thanks to its luscious, green landscapes that stretch for miles over mountains and hills making Tuscany apartments very popular amongst 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. Tuscany accommodation is the perfect destination for those with an avid appreciation of nature and history.
Visit the medieval province of Siena
The beautiful province of Siena is also worth visiting to during your stay in a villa or holiday home in Tuscany, with its stunning architecture and an abundance of culture attracting tourists from all around the world. The capital of this province, also called Siena, holds UNESCO World Heritage Site status as a result of its medieval city centre and the preservation of its Gothic features. If you're looking for a lovely view of this historic city then head up the Torre del Mangia in Siena's main square, the Piazza del Campo.
Sit back and relax on the Tuscan coast
If a day at the beach is what you're after, then a visit to Livorno could be perfect for you. If you're booking Tuscany villas around this area you can relax along the coast and take a dip in the Mediterranean, whilst still retaining that traditional Italian city atmosphere. As a relatively rural region, Livorno offers plenty of opportunities to get active within its diverse landscape, whether you're after a hike, a cycle tour or just a quiet stroll in in the Tuscan countryside. With its combination of sandy beaches and cultural enrichment, a rental property in Livorno is a great idea for a holiday in with the family.