The cradle of the Renaissance, overflowing with art and history never ceases to inspire. There’s the Piazza Signoria, the Palazzo Vecchio, the cathedral with Brunelleschi’s dome, the Baptistry, Palazzo Pitti, the church of Santa Croce, where many artists and scientists are buried and of course, the famous Ponte Vecchio. There is always something new to amaze us.
One of the most beautiful medieval towns in all of Italy. Its charm, beauty and passion transpire throughout the year, not only in July and August when they have the horse race called the Palio in the main square, Piazza del Campo. The surrounding hills are also magical for those who visit this area.
Famous the world over for its leaning tower in the stunning Piazza dei Miracoli (the square of miracles), in fact Pisa has a lot more to offer; the old centre, always buzzing with international students; the beautiful churches and monuments and its museums.
With its medieval towers is a UNESCO architectural and cultural heritage site, takes you back several centuries. Just walking round the town and visiting its cathedral is, though simple, an exciting experience.
An ancient town, dating back to the Etruscans, bears witness to the many styles that have traversed its history. This town is suggestive and intriguing all year round. Don’t miss the typical, natural geological conformation, the museums and little shops where you can buy all sorts of things, especially objects made in the precious local alabaster.
The town of a hundred churches, also famous for its intact defensive walls that were built during the Renaissance, along which you can walk under its trees. There is a piazza that was once a Roman amphitheatre and many other beautiful architectural points of interest like the various towers built between the twelfth and fifteenth centuries, such as the Tower of Guinigi and the clock tower.