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14 Stunning Places to Visit in Tuscany, Italy

A castle like building in a city

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Tuscany is a province in Italy that has mesmerized travelers for years. It’s famous for its vineyards and wineries, Roman history, renaissance architecture and artwork, delicious food, and friendly locals – what’s not to love?

If you’re thinking of visiting Tuscany in Italy, you’ve made the right choice. There are so many amazing places to visit in Tuscany, you could easily spend a month there and not see it all.

That’s why we wrote this guide. Because not all travelers are blessed with limitless time, and we want you to have the best holiday possible – so we’ve listed out favourite Tuscany destinations so you can decide which places to add to your itinerary.

Whether it’s beaches, cities or countryside you’re after, there’s something special and unique about these places.

Places to Visit in Tuscany

So without further ado, here are our favourite areas in Tuscany to visit!

1. Florence

A castle like building in a city
Beautiful Florence

My personal favorite, Florence, is a beautiful city full of history, architecture, Renaissance art, and food. After visiting one or all of the world-famous galleries like the Uffizi Gallery to see works by Leonardo da Vinci or the Accademia Gallery to view Michelangelo’s David treat yourself to a steak Florentine.


You will want to skip lunch if you are going to pay homage to the altar of steak but if you need something to bridge the gap head to the San Lorenzo market and pick up a lampredotto sandwich.

The simmered fourth stomach of a cow, sliced thin and garnished with green sauce and a splash of cooking juice on the bun, this sandwich is only served up in Florence and has been for hundreds of years.

Now that you’re fueled up, hit the city and open every door because behind one could be a hidden feast for the eyes or stomach.

Be sure to check out the most famous sites, the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo including the bell tower and baptistery.

The Museo di Palazzo Vecchio is open late so you can end your day by slipping into an art coma from its over-the-top interior.

2. Lucca

roofs of buildings and a tower with a mountain in the background
View over Lucca, Tuscany

We loved Lucca and fortunately, our apartment was only a fifteen-minute drive to the walled town.

Once called the city of a hundred churches, because it seemed that there was a church on every corner, Lucca is now a small town known for its nest of art, artisans, and all things Tuscan.

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