Come see for yourself why Tuscany is one of Italy's most famous and beloved regions. Whether you want to relax on the beach, stroll along historic towns or sample some famous Chianti wine, you can do it all in Tuscany. There are also plenty of waterparks for families and thrill-seekers to enjoy. Tuscany is the perfect destination to combine the best of a beach holiday and city break.
Everyone knows Florence is the star attraction in Tuscany. This city is definitely worth visiting at least once in your lifetime. However, there are plenty of other Tuscan towns that deserve a day trip. San Gimignano is a walled, medieval town that will transport you back in time. You can get lost wandering around its narrow streets. It's surrounded by rolling Tuscan hills, making it picture-perfect. Another striking Tuscan city is Siena. It's a fine example of medieval, Italian architecture. It is famous for the Palio, a bareback horse race held twice a year that dates back 700 years. The town is also home to a striking cathedral with unique black and white stripes. For some fun in the sun, try the seaside resorts of Forte Dei Marmi and Viareggio. If you need somewhere to recharge and relax then the thermal waters of Montecatini Terme. It's an elegant spa dating back to the 16th century. Saturnia let's you relax in nature. It's a small town with rock formations and thermal springs which create a natural jacuzzi experience.