The Tuscany is one of the most important regions in Italy and since ancient times has been considered a favorite niches for the birth of art .

Those who want to know Italy should take a detailed tour of this boot-shaped region of the country . Here they will have the opportunity to delight the eyes with wonderful and varied landscapes, which blend subtly and create an effect of earthly paradise .

This region in northeastern Italy encompasses the Ligurian Sea , the Gulf of Baratti, the Tyrrhenian Sea and the cities of Florence, Pisa , Siena, Lucca, Arezzo, Grosseto, Pistoia, Prato, Livorno, Massa and Carrara.

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The cradle of Italian art

The art is an essential part of Italian culture . Since the first human civilizations that settled on these lands, the development of fine arts has been an essential part of their lives.

The Etruscan and Roman civilizations left behind a great mark on the Tuscan territory . For example, the Etruscans left the necropolises of Sovana, Vetulonia and Populonia to posterity. For their part, the Romans were responsible for bequeathing to future generations the Colony of Cosa, one of the first settlements of the Roman Republic .

The centuries passed and the search for art did not stop here. Is the Tuscany site where born Renaissance, and in which hundreds of artists gathered to give splendor to this artistic movement .

Tuscany a heritage destination

The Tuscany has been for centuries the cradle of the fine arts , has made it to host major World Heritage sites such as:

  • Historic center of Florence.
  • Square of Miracles.
  • Historic center of San Gimignano.
  • Historic center of Siena.
  • Historic center of Pienza.
  • Valle de Orcia.

Siena historic center

valle de orcia

Square of Miracles.

In Tuscany you will find a perfect combination of art and history . Just by visiting it, you will never want to leave this beautiful region of the Italian nation.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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