Tuscan Landscapes

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Coordinates: 43° 4′ 44″ N, 11° 37′ 43″ E

Tuscan Landscapes

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Roughly triangular in shape, Tuscany borders the regions of Liguria to the north-west, Emilia-Romagna to the north and east, Umbria to the east and Lazio to the south-east. Tuscany has a western coastline on the Tyrrhenian Sea, containing the

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Tuscan Tuscany (1)
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Description

Roughly triangular in shape, Tuscany borders the regions of Liguria to the north-west, Emilia-Romagna to the north and east, Umbria to the east and Lazio to the south-east. Tuscany has a western coastline on the Tyrrhenian Sea, containing the Tuscan Archipelago, of which the largest island is Elba. Tuscany has an area of approximately 22,993 km². Surrounded and crossed by major mountain chains, and with few (but fertile) plains, the region has a relief that is dominated by hilly country used for agriculture.

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Marina di Alberese (1)
Marina di Alberese (1)

Alberese

Coordinates: 42° 38′ 55″ N, 11° 2′ 6″ E

Alberese is a rural town in southern Tuscany. It is situated 20 km south-east of Grosseto, in the heart of the Natural Park of Maremma. The area includes the surrounding rural territories which begin with the first foot-hills of the hinterland and…

Pitigliano (1)
Pitigliano (1)

Pitigliano

Coordinates: 42° 38′ 4″ N, 11° 40′ 4″ E

Pitigliano is a town located about 80 km south-east of Grosseto. The quaint old town is known as the little Jerusalem, for the historical presence of a Jewish community has always been well integrated into the social context that here had their…

San Galgano (1)
San Galgano (1)

San Galgano

Coordinates: 43° 8′ 58″ N, 11° 9′ 21″ E

The abbey of Saint Galgano rise in the valley of the Merse River, between the medieval villages of Chiusdino and Monticiano, in the province of Siena. The original nucleus of the monastic complex Cistercian of Saint Galgano (Galgano Guidotti

Sant'Antimo (1)
Sant'Antimo (1)

Sant’Antimo

Coordinates: 42° 59′ 59″ N, 11° 30′ 55″ E

Sant Antimo Abbey (Abbazia di Sant’Antimo) is a former Benedictine monastery, now inhabited by Canons Regular, situated in the province of Siena, near Montalcino, Tuscany. Its name refers to Saint Anthimus of Rome, whose relics were moved here…

Sorano (1)
Sorano (1)

Sorano

Coordinates: 42° 40′ 54″ N, 11° 42′ 50″ E

Sorano is a town in the province of Grosseto, southern Tuscany. It has an ancient medieval hill town hanging from a tuff stone over the Lente River. Sorano was probably inhabited by Villanovan culture, but the first historical mentions are…

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