While talking about landmarks, the most famous one of course, The Leaning Tower of Pisa which is a free standing bell tower and is well known for the fact that it is tilted to one side. There is a lot to explore and make sure that you do it all. Apart from this, there are few other landmarks in Tuscany like the Devil's Bridge in Borgo a Mozzano in the province of Lucca, Fontana del Nettuno in Florence, Pisa Cathedral to name a few that would surely attract tourists and leave them mesmerised with their beauties. The Duomo is Florence church is an egg-shaped one. You need to climb the 463 stairs inside to see the entire of Florence and by doing so; you will also be able to see the beautiful interior of the dome
The Tuscan Archipelago National park is Europe’s largest marine park and comprises of 7 islands, The Casentino Forest, Mount Falterona and Campigna National Park happens to the best preserved forest and woods in Italy, The Tosco-Emilian Appenine National Park that offers the perfect mountain parks in this region and are a must visit.
The Chianti Region between Siena and Florence is Tuscany’s wine-making region and some of the best vineyards that featured in various travel books are Val delle Corti, Villa Pomona, Fontodi, Le Boncie to name a few. Do not forget to taste the wines that are made in these vineyards.
If you have planned a long holiday in Tuscany, you would love to spend an entire day in this water park along the Tuscan coast. There are two such parks in Tuscany, one in Follonica and the other in Cecina and the children simply love being here. These remain open only during the summers.
There are many museums in Tuscany and some of the most noted amongst them are the Civic Museum in San Gimignano that has a very high tower that offers a 360 degree view of San Gimignano and is an archeological museum with an art gallery preserving the pictures of past and present both. The Uffizi Gallery with works of the Renaissance period, Accademia Gallery which houses the famous David by Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci’s Museum showing various design from Da Vinci’s notebooks, Bargello Museum and a few more.
There is a flea market that is held on the first weekend of the month at Arezzo and it is one of the best in Italy. Flea markets in Lucca, Firenze Fortezza, Siena, Greve in Chianti are also worth visit as you will come across various stores that sell antique products, pottery, glassworks, ironworks, artifacts etc.
The streets in Florence as you head towards Via Tornabuoni are full of designer boutiques and there are stores in different streets that sell antique items, shoes and other leather products. Mercatino di San Lorenzo and Mercato Centrale in Florence, Fiera dell'Antiquariato Modernariato e Artiginato in Pisa are some of the other street markets here.