Tuscany is a region in central Italy. The regional capital is Florence.
Tuscany 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. Tuscany produces wines, including Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Morellino di Scansano and Brunello di Montalcino. Having a strong linguistic and cultural identity, it is sometimes considered “a nation within a nation“.
Tuscany is a popular destination in Italy, the main tourist spots are Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Siena and Chianti.
Florence is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany. Florence was a centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of that era. It is considered by main academics the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called “the Athens of the Middle Ages”.
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