Favorite 5 Do Not Miss Towns in Tuscany

by GO GlobeHopper

While there are many ways to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Tuscan region, there’s no doubt that you’ll want to check out some of the fantastic towns and villages located around the region.  Ancient architecture and charm, traditional foods, unspoiled landscapes, and Mediterranean climate are all vital to creating the perfect atmosphere. There are so many different towns that you could visit during your stay but there simply isn’t time to see them all.  So, here is a Favorite 5 list of areas you should consider visiting.


  1. Castelnuovo Berardenga

If you’d like to make a point of perusing some of the amazing Chianti vineyards and see some excellent examples of medieval architecture while you’re at it (from castles to villas), Castelnuovo Berardenga might just be the perfect town for you.

  1. Cortona

Most notable for being the inspiration behind the novel ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’, which was adapted to a movie, this destination is simply beautiful. The Medieval palazzo, traditional eateries, peaceful atmosphere, and more all make it a perfect Tuscan town.

  1. Montecarlo

Located in the hills of Lucca, this beautifully preserved town is yet another excellent destination for those who love history, culture, and fine wine. Tuscan wine tours just wouldn’t be the same without a trip to Montecarlo, so if you’re planning on doing a little wine tasting during your stay, this is the place to be.

  1. San Gimignano

We’re certain that you’ve heard of San Gimignano before. The 13 Medieval towers, stunning views and more all make this destination one of the most beloved parts of Tuscany. If you’re looking for San Gimignano tours, you might want to take a look at what we could do for you on ours.

  1. Alabaster

Located in the medieval city of Volterra, you’ll find endless beauty and serenity in Alabaster. This is the perfect place for anyone who wants to take a long, peaceful stroll and just enjoy the wonders of the region.



Source:  Tours of Tuscany

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