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Cheap flights to Tuscany

This Italian west coast region of Tuscany is one of the most popular destinations for visitors travelling in Italy since it boasts the Renaissance art in Florence, the wonderful Tuscan food, excellent variety of wines, and the view of the Viareggio beach. The place is also considered a repository of notable paintings, sculptures, frescoes, and other architectural masterpieces. One can also choose to hike up the mountain or hop from one island to the other. Tuscany has a population of about 3.8 million and spans in area of about 23,000 square kilometres. Aside from its unique cultural and linguistic identity, the region also hosts more than 120 protected nature reserves which is also a major influence to foreigners visiting the area.

What to see & do

See the beauty of the Leaning Tower of Pisa - The medieval structure in Pisa has made its mark in history because of its foundation which leaned 5.5 degrees from the perpendicular during the 20th century. There had been efforts to make the tower stand straight but the best they can do was to reduce its lean to less than four degrees. Visiting foreigners usually come to the Piazza de Miracoli (Square of Miracles) where the tower is located then proceed to the cathedral and baptistery which are also main attractions in the Italian City. Aside from the tower, people can also find the Opera del Duomo museum and the Museum of the Sinopie in the area of the square.

Taste a variety of wines in Chianti - Chianti is famous for its classic wines and the abundance of wineries in the area. Those interested to have a visit here are recommended to first contact their choice of wine producer. It would be helpful to check out their websites to have a clear background of what wines they can offer. The wine produced in this Italian destination has been called “Chianti” and has gained fame all over the world for its unique taste and recipe. It is a red blend and has become an essential part of an Italian kitchen just like the virgin olive oil. It is primarily made using Sangiovese grapes and come in flavours like red fruits, bitter herbs, balsamic vinegar, smoke, and game.

Relax in the wellness treats in Montecatini Terme - Found in the heart of Tuscany, Montecatini Terme is a town where wellness enters abound. Visitors usually choose to visit the Terme Tettuccio or the spa known for its thermal waters. You will be treated to a nice view and great music in this place. Other spa treatments like mud, beauty, and massage treatments can also be availed in the place’s hotels and other wellness centres.

How to get around within Tuscany

Tuscany can be easily explored via train which has stations in major tourist destinations like Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano, Volterra, Lucca, and Arezzo. There are also buses plying routes in the region which take routes including those going to Arezzo, Cortona, Montepulciano, and Chiusi. Bus tickets are usually purchased prior to boarding.

How to get there

Visitors coming from other countries usually get to Tuscany via the two airports in the region: Pisa International Airport and Florence Airport which have flights from other domestic destinations in Italy and other international places like London, New York, Germany, Munich, Denmark, Barcelona, and Istanbul. Airlines flying to and from these airports include the British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Germanwings, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines, and Turkish Airlines.

Flights to Tuscany

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