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Volterra

Volterra

Volterra is a patchwork of different cultures developed in different ages: Etruscan; Roman, Medieval and Renaissance. Indeed, you would take you months to know it all, but a visit will already get you in contact with its age, its complexity and its beauty…

Etruscans were obviously the first to carve alabaster, ....

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San Gimignano

San Gimignano

San Gimignano rises on the top of a hill, 400m above sea level, with great views over the Elsa Valley. San Gimignano is an ancient Etruscan village from the Hellenistic period (3rd to 2nd centuries A.C.), and took its name from the Bishop of Modena San Gimignano. History says that ....

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Monte Argentario

Monte Argentario

On the Southern Tuscan coast, on the borders of the Region Lazio soaked by the Tyrrhenian sea stands a very interesting kind of island, connected to the continent by two natural strips of land – or tombolos – which are known as Feniglia and Giannella, and a third artificial bridge ....

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Chianti hill towns

Chianti hill towns

The D.O.C.G. rules follow the European Union agreement for the origin protection of European wines, and according with this rules. The first important point is that the grapes grow in the correspondent geographic area and the complete process of making the wine takes place in this area from the cultivation ....

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Pienza

Pienza

UNESCO cultural patrimony of mankind, Pienza is certainly the most important of the many historic towns of the Chiana and the Orcia Valleys, right after Montepulciano (15km one from the other).

 

Pienza has started as a Siennese citadel, called Corsignano, from what lasts only a piece of city walls, and ....

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