Italy in Photos
Photos taken on Walks in the Cities Towns & Villages of Italy
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Is a region in central Italy with an area of about 23,000 square kilometres and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants (2013). The regional capital is Firenze.Toscana is known for its landscapes, history, artistic legacy, and its influence on high culture. It is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and has been home to many figures influential in the history of art and science, and contains well-known museums such as the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace. Toscana produces wines, including Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Morellinodi Scansano and Brunello di Montalcino. Having a strong linguistic and cultural identity, it is sometimes considered “a nation within a nation”.
Toscana is a popular destination in Italy, the main tourist spots are Florence, Pisa, Montecatini Terme, Castiglione della Pescaia and Grosseto. The village of Castiglione della Pescaia is the most visited seaside destination in the region, with seaside tourism accounting for approximately 40% of tourist arrivals. Additionally, Siena, Lucca, the Chianti region, Versilia and Val d’Orcia are also internationally renowned and particularly popular spots among travellers. Wikipedia