Interested in TOURS in TUSCANY?
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The most popular tours are the Cinque Terre, Siena and San Gimignano, Florence with the Uffizi Gallery, Lucca, Pisa and the Leaning Tower and also Italian Cooking Classes and special Chianti Wine Tastings.
Pietrasanta, 15 min
The capital of Versilia, it is an internationally renowned centre for the processing of bronze and marble, attracting sculptors from all over the world. It has many fine art galleries, shops, restaurants and wine bars catering to an elite and cultured tourism.
Forte dei marmi, 22 min
This town got its name from the small fortress that rises at its centre and from the marble which was brought down here from the Apuan Alps to be loaded onto ships and exported. It is famous as a seaside resort frequented by the international jet set.
Lucca, 27 min
This city is famous the world over for the great XVI century walls that embrace it like a treasure waiting to be explored. Its streets are lined with antiques stores, art galleries, artisanal workshops and countless monuments and churches. It is also home to the Summer Festival.
Pisa, 31 min
Celebrated the world over for its Piazza dei Miracoli, with the Leaning Tower, this city is steeped in history and home to one of Italy’s finest universities.
The Apuan Alps
Peaks, valleys and woods create an alpine setting and in just over a half hour from Viareggio one can reach the quiet of these places, perhaps after having gone for a swim! For those who want to go for a healthy excursion inland, the Apuan Alps and its historical villages are a destination not to be missed and a good way to get to know more about Versilia.
Marble quarries, 45 min
Carrara marble has been known since Roman times as one of the finest in the world. A guided tour of the Colonnata, Torano and Fantiscritti basins are a must.
The wide variety of landscapes here gives this region a very special scenic beauty. Famous for its ancient villages – Castelnuovo with its celebrated Malaspina castle; Barga with its 1000 year old cathedral, just to name a few – these places are full of art and culture and famous for its fine food and alpine products.
Considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, UNESCO has declared Florence a World Heritage Centre. It is a city to be explored in its entirety, every street and every corner has something to recount. It is also one of the world’s greatest shopping cities.