Tuscany has an artistic heritage that is unique in the world. Florence is one of the most important artistic centers and is often called the "Palace of Italian Art".
It's the ideal place to enjoy your vacation, combining a cultural stay with Dolce Vita!
The region is home to the greatest concentration of Renaissance art. Painters such as Cimabue and Giotto, the fathers of Italian painting, lived in Florence and in Tuscany, as well as Arnolfo and Andrea Pisano, innovators of architecture and sculpture; Brunelleschi, Donatello and Masaccio, ancestors of the Renaissance; Ghiberti and the Della Robbias, Filippo Lippi and Angelico; Botticelli, Paolo Uccello and the universal genius of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo
The area is home to many museums and art galleries, many of which house some of the most valuable works of art in the world. These include the Uffizi, which houses Botticelli's Birth of Venus, the Pitti Palace and the Bargello, to name a few. Most of Tuscany's frescoes, sculptures and paintings can be found in the many churches and cathedrals of the region, such as the Cathedral of Florence, the Cathedral of Siena, the Cathedral of Pisa and the Collegiata di San Gimignano.
Do not miss visiting Tuscany during your next vacation, many accommodation options await you: guest houses in Tuscany, gites, holiday villas, apartments, castles, agritourism… and let’s not talk about Italian cuisine, the best in the world it seems 😉