Tuscany - Italy's cultural region
Unlike almost any other Italian district, Tuscany combines art, culture and nature in a truly delightful way. Beaches, historical festivals, interesting places and islands also give Tuscany its unforgettable flair.
Tuscany has over 3000 years of history to look back on. Romans, aristocracy and the middle-classes all left behind their mark. Those loyal to the emperor fought bitterly against those loyal to the Pope, the Medici made a name for themselves as supporters of art. more
Surrounded by mountains and the Mediterranean, Tuscany has surprisingly diverse nature. In addition to the formed culture landscapes, Tuscany is characterised by dense forests, moors and Mediterranean Macchia. more
Fine sandy beaches and crystal clear water - the Tuscan Islands are known as a natural paradise. Anyone wanting to visit the Tuscan mainland however, can also look forward to relaxing days by the sea. more
The first cultural references in Tuscany date back to the Etruscans. The Romans left few traces here. Via Romantic and Gothic, we continue to the Renaissance, during which Tuscany was founded. more
Tuscan cooking is wonderfully uncomplicated and lives from its fresh ingredients. Simple and rustic, but by no means boring, regional specialties and famous local wine come together to delight the palate. more
People in Tuscany like to celebrate. Magnificent historical spectacles, in addition to religious and traditional festivals bring excitement to the yearly cycle. Unusual historical contests are especially popular. more
Kulinarische Köstlichkeiten, kulturelle Eigenheiten und reizvolle Ausflugsziele der Toscana sollen hier vorgestellt werden. more
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