Culture and history info
Tuscany is a region of immense historical and artistic heritage to be known in every season, not only in spring but also in autumn and winter when the tourist attractions are less crowded, prices are attractive and cultural programs are still different. Travel in this region is to know a piece of history, from the Etruscan necropolis to the great paintings of the Renaissance.
The Etruscan Coast promotes historical and environmental resources and all the educational and training opportunities of the territory, able to satisfy many of the interests that motivate trips education. The suggested itineraries follow the traces of history and the most beautiful scenery, including archaeological excursions and sea routes.
Florence is a jewel of culture and without doubt a city of art, as was the cradle of the Renaissance. With patrons like the powerful Medici family sponsoring geniuses like Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael, art flourished in Florence and Tuscany in general.
In Florence you can expect to see the evolution of architecture in Italy, from the Middle Ages to the Baroque period – architecture that includes; religious buildings, nobles’ palaces and ordinary homes.
Siena places will make you discover the city of the Palio in a whole new way through workshops and specific initiatives for children. The history of the lands of UNESCO has never been so fun, following the paths of history and nature
The Chianti area, between Florence and Siena, is one of the most beautiful countrysides in Italy and a famous wine production area.