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10 "must-see" turist seværdigheder i Toscana

Dette er en liste til de 10 bedste turist/seværdigheder i Toscana

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Lucca

Nicknamed the “city of 100 churches”, Lucca is famous for its perfectly preserved and walkable 16th century walls. This 4 kilometer walkway overlooking the town is a great starting point for a tour of the town. Don’t miss the Roman Amphitheatre and its elliptical shape, the Guinigi tower and its trees on top, the forum located in the S. Michele square, and the beautiful San Martino Cathedral. You can access the city centre from 6 different “porte”, or gates. Walk around within the city walls, following the narrow streets.

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Marmorbrud

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Pisa

In addition to Florence, Pisa is at the top of the list, not only thanks to the famous leaning tower and the Piazza dei Miracoli (Field of Miracles), but also because of the many hidden treasures that deserve a visit.

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Florence

Magical, historical, charming… no adjective can adequately describe the Cradle of Renaissance. We could never leave Florence off the “top 10” list. Piazza della Signoria, the Cathedral, Ponte Vecchio… everything here is worth a visit.

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Chianti

The iconic vineyards and olive trees associated with Tuscany are spread throughout the Chianti area, situated just a few kilometres from Florence. You’ll find a series of country roads perfect for a car or bike trip, and this whole area is considered a food and wine paradise. There are many different itineraries to choose from. One of these is the Chianti Classico route, which touches the towns of Greve in Chianti, Gaiole and Castellina. Another itinerary focuses on the Pesa Valley, including Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, San Casciano Val di Pesa, San Donato in Poggio, Badia a Passignano and other hidden gems in this undeniably beautiful area

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Siena

Coming to Tuscany and haven’t scheduled a day in Siena? Don’t make this mistake! Siena has a unique charm and an ancient history: try to dedicate a whole day to this city, walking along its cobblestone streets in the shadow of its brick buildings. Siena is known worldwide for the Palio, held every year on July 2nd and August 16th. The heart of the city is Piazza del Campo, with its unmistakable shell-shape. From here, you can admire the 88 meter Torre del Mangia. Another must-see is the Cathedral, boasting a black and white façade and a spectacular interior.

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San Gimignano

Known as the medieval Manhattan, San Gimignano is one of the most beautiful hill towns of Tuscany. It is characterized by stone towers and narrow streets, surrounded by an expansive countryside filled with vineyards that produce the famous Vernaccia wine. The main square is Piazza del Duomo (home to the Cathedral) where you can also take in the Palazzo del Podesta, Palazzo del Popolo, the Loggia and various medieval towers. For a postcard-perfect view of the Tuscan landscape, climb the Torre Grossa, a tower housing masterworks by Benozzo Gozzoli, Filippino Lippi, Pinturicchio, and Lippo Memmi.

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Wine and Olive Oil Trail of Lucca, Montecarlo and Versilia

The area surrounding Lucca offers a huge variety of landscapes: coastal plains, mountains, valleys and ancient cities. This rural area is unique, not only for the splendor of its natural landscapes, but also for its distinctive local food products. DOC wine, DOP extra virgin olive oil, Tuscan bread, special butchery, mountain cheeses and refined fish dishes are some examples of the area’s excellence in taste, tradition and ancient agricultural methods.