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Tuscany is a region in central Italy with an area of about 23,000 km² and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants. The regional capital is Florence (Firenze). Tuscany is known for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy and its influence on high culture. It is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and has been home to many figures influential in the history of art and science, and contains well-known museums such as the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace.

Tuscany produces wines, including Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Morellino di Scansano and Brunello di Montalcino. Seven Tuscan localities have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Site: the historic centre of Florence (1982); the historical centre of Siena (1995); the square of the Cathedral of Pisa (1987); the historical centre of San Gimignano (1990); the historical centre of Pienza (1996); the Val d’Orcia (2004), and Medici Villas and Gardens (2013).

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Marina di Alberese (13)
AlbereseToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 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… [Per saperne di più]

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Arezzo (38) Santi Pietro e Donato (Duomo)
ArezzoToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 43° 27′ 53″ N, 11° 53′ 3″ E

Arezzo is a city in Central Italy, located in Tuscany. Arezzo is about 80 km south-east of Florence, at an elevation of 296 m above sea level. Arezzo is set on a steep hill rising from the floodplain of the Arno River. In the upper part of the town… [Per saperne di più]

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Artimino (3)
ArtiminoToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 43° 46′ 56″ N, 11° 2′ 35″ E

The Medicean Villa di Artimino, also called “La Ferdinanda” or “Villa dei cento Camini” (“Villa of the hundred chimneys”), is situated in the landscape of Artimino, part of the medieval town of Carmignano in province Prato. It now houses the … [Per saperne di più]

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Capalbio (3)
CapalbioToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 42° 27′ 17″ N, 11° 25′ 11″ E

Capalbio is a village in Tuscany, located about 150 km south of Florence and about 45 km south-east of Grosseto. Capalbio is known for the first time in 805AD, when it was donated to the Abbey of the Tre Fontane, near Rome, by Charlemagne. The… [Per saperne di più]

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Collodi (70)
CollodiToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 43° 53′ 59″ N, 10° 39′ 12″ E

Collodi is a village in Tuscany that has become famous thanks to “The Adventures of Pinocchio”, the most famous and printed non-religious book of all times. Its writer was Carlo Lorenzini, who chose the pen name of “Collodi”. His mother was born… [Per saperne di più]

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Cortona (23)
CortonaToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 43° 16′ 30″ N, 11° 59′ 7″ E

Cortona is a town in the province of Arezzo, in Tuscany. It is the main cultural and artistic centre of the Val di Chiana after Arezzo. The narrow streets medieval city of Cortona, was founded by the Etruscans and kept its importance during Roman… [Per saperne di più]

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Firenze (235) Kathedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
FirenzeToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 43° 46′ 11″ N, 11° 15′ 19″ E

Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany. Florence is famous for its history. A centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of the time, Florence is considered the Birthplace of the[Per saperne di più]

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Monteriggioni (23)
MonteriggioniToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 43° 23′ 22″ N, 11° 13′ 28″ E

Monteriggioni is a municipality in the Province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany. It borders on the communes of Casole d’Elsa, Castellina in Chianti, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Colle di Val d’Elsa, Poggibonsi, Siena and Sovicille. The town is… [Per saperne di più]

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Pitigliano (101)
PitiglianoToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 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 own… [Per saperne di più]

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Prato (119)
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Coordinate: 43° 52′ 55″ N, 11° 5′ 50″ E

Prato is Tuscany’s second largest city after Florence and is a centre of the slow food movement, with many local specialities, including cantucci, a type of biscotti, sold by local speciality bakers. [Per saperne di più]

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San Galgano (35)
San GalganoToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 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[Per saperne di più]

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San Gimignano (100)
San GimignanoToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 43° 28′ 4″ N, 11° 2′ 36″ E

San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena, Tuscany. It is mainly famous for its medieval architecture, especially its towers, which may be seen from several kilometres outside the town. The town also is known for… [Per saperne di più]

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Sant'Antimo (45)
Sant’AntimoToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 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… [Per saperne di più]

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Siena (153)
SienaToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 43° 19′ 7″ N, 11° 19′ 54″ E

Siena, in English also spelled Sienna, is a city in Tuscany. The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO World Heritage Site. Siena, like other Tuscan hill towns, was first settled in the time of the Etruscans (900-400 BC) when it was… [Per saperne di più]

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Sorano (22)
SoranoToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 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 relative… [Per saperne di più]

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Sovana (54)
SovanaToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 42° 39′ 25″ N, 11° 38′ 45″ E

Sovana is a small town in southern Tuscany, in the province of Grosseto. Etruscan by origin, Sovana became a Roman municipium. Conquered by Lombards in 592-605, it was chosen as their administrative centre in the area. Later, when Roselle was… [Per saperne di più]

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Castiglione d'Orcia (25)
Val d’OrciaToscana - Italia

Coordinate: 43° 0′ 22″ N, 11° 36′ 57″ E

The Val d’Orcia, or Valdorcia, is a region of Tuscany, which extends from the hills south of Siena to Monte Amiata. It is characterised by gentle, carefully cultivated hills occasionally broken by gullies and by picturesque towns and villages such… [Per saperne di più]


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