Florence is the capital of Tuscany and one of the pearls of Italy, its wonderful masterpieces and great works of architecture enriching the everyday life of what is now also a vibrant modern city.
Siena lies between the Chianti in the north, the Val di Chiana in the east and the Val d’Orcia and the Crete in the south and is one of the most beautiful cities of Tuscany. Set on three hills, the city is drawn together by winding alleyways and steep steps, whilst the Piazza del Campo stands at its heart, and the Duomo and St Maria della Scala serve as additional cultural landmarks. Famed for the "Palio", the annual historic horse-races that take place on 2 July and 16 August.
Pisa, like Florence, is on the Arno, which flows into the Mediterranean Sea a few kilometers away. Pisa is also one of the most important university cities in Italy, which 40,000 students shape life with; just a few hundred meters from the cathedral square, the winding streets with bars and typical houses painted in pisan yellow begin.
Tuscany is one of the most popular holiday regions in Italy and has everything to offer in terms of landscape, culture and culinary delights for a relaxing holiday and makes it exciting at the same time. Internationally, Tuscany is famous for its pretty medieval towns and their wealth of art. But what would Tuscany be without them Rolling hills of Chianti, photographed a thousand times, with the seemingly endless vineyards and cypress trees that lead to the dreamy property. Discover the beautiful holiday destination of Tuscany from Villa Rigacci.
Italian designer brands and international name brand items can be found in some outlets nearby and next to Villa Rigacci. Gucci, Prada, Dolce&Gabbana, Cavalli and many other Italian and international brands as Guess, Levis or Addidas are located in malls and retail outlets.
Tuscany is a great place to take children to experience the tastes site and sounds of this magical region and have outright fun.
A list of the "top" beaches in Tuscany of the ones that have received a "Blue Flag" recognition.