Things to do in Tuscany
When visiting Tuscany, you will not be able to escape the many cathedrals you will encounter on your journey. Each city has their own special church and each of these houses of worship are as unique and vibrant as the city that houses them. While you tour the province, you are sure to encounter countless museums and art galleries both on the main thoroughfares and off the beaten path. These sites will include artworks from local artists while others are solely dedicated to the renaissance masters that placed Tuscany on the map.
In the countryside, you will find yourself immersed in wine country. Enjoy a beautiful day at one of the wineries, touring the aromatic grape and olive orchards. The National Park system has various sites for you to explore, from the Tuscan Archipelago which was established in 1996 to the Parks of the Val di Cornia, which is comprised of three fantastic museums and two archeological sites.
Tuscany is steeped deep in Christian religion, evident from the many cathedrals. Their public holidays include all of the Christian special dates, such as Palm Sunday, Immaculate Conception, and All Saints Day. No matter where you might be on any of the special days, you are sure to encounter regional celebrations. There is a lot to do between eating authentic Tuscan food, imbibing in regional wines, and admiring art masterpieces.
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