Visiting Siena from Florence: tour or public transport?

Siena, with its breathtaking historic centre, is less than 80 kilometres from Florence. This makes it an easy day trip. One you can easily make on public transport, or with a guided tour. Siena’s UNESCO listed town centre is compact enough that you can see the main sights in one day. You can easily explore… Read more »

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3 Medieval hilltop towns in Tuscany, Italy – San Gimignano and more

Medieval hilltop towns are a regular feature of the landscape in Tuscany. Some say its most defining one. With their fortified walls, towers and stone streets, these towns are so well preserved that they give visitors the impression they’re travelling back in time. None more so than in San Gimignano, Certaldo and Monteriggioni. Here you are in for a full immersion in the Medieval… Read more »

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