Tuscany is acclaimed the world over, especially for its art, history, architecture and beautiful and evocative landscapes.  Florence is a vast and beautiful monument to the Renaissance - the artistic and cultural re-awakening of the 15th century.  Tuscan wines are renowned.  

Situated in central Italy, Tuscany is a region of rolling hills, mountains and rugged coastlines.  Fabulous palaces are a testament to the region's wealth while medieval town halls bear witness to a long-standing tradition.  The Tuscan countryside is a heady mix of vineyards, olive groves, poplars and cypresses, rolling hills and charming hill towns steeped in atmosphere and tradition., 

Tuscan cuisine is famous - hearty, country-style food.  Tuscan olive oil is fruity and pecorino - sheep's cheese and truffles, feature widely on the menus.  The vineyards of Tuscany yield Brunello, Chianti Classico and Vino Nobile.