Tuscany – Many Things to See and Do


Just one holiday spent in Tuscany, Italy isn’t enough; this magical area offers much to see and do. You can find different types of leisure and recreations throughout Tuscany, to serve and delight every traveler. At the end of your first visit you’ll just want to come back to Italy as soon as possible and try a different place to stay in Tuscany every time.

When you step outside your rented farmhouse or B&B in Tuscany, you will find water sports, Tuscan winemaking and olive oil production that can only be found in Italy. Not to mention Tuscany, Italy’s vast variety of historical monuments such as The Tower of Pisa.

Of course, like every big tourist destination Tuscany has luxurious hotels. But if it’s a little bit of Tuscan culture you are looking for, then you’ll probably want to stay in an ancient Tuscan castle or farmhouse where you can explore the history of Tuscany or see the production of Tuscan wines and Italian olive oils. And the next time you come, try one of Tuscany choice of bed and breakfasts, villas and condominiums.

If watching the production of Tuscan winemaking and Italian olive oil is up your alley, Tuscany provides many places where you can book a tour through a Tuscan winery or olive oil production mill and take part in the actual making. You will also be able to sample the many wines, such as Chianti or Super Tuscan; taste the famous Italian olive oils, and of course purchase the ones you enjoyed the most. You wouldn’t want to leave Italy without its two best products.

When you want to relax in Tuscany, and you’ve had your fill of Italian wines, there is always the Tuscan cuisine, some of the finest Italian food you will find, such as Italian meatballs, pastas and Italian breads.

After your taste buds have been satisfied (at least for the day), there are still a few more things to do around the region of Tuscany. The coastline of Italy on the Mediterranean Sea provides for all the great water sports during your time in Tuscany. This area of Tuscany is well-known for its fishing; however you can also go swimming and windsurfing, or simply lie down in the sun and relax. Many of the accommodations in Tuscany have swimming pools on site for a more private swimming.

For drier activities there are several places around Tuscany where you can rent bicycles to ride while you tour the Italian countryside. And lest we forget the Tuscan historical monuments such as the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa or the less famous old churches throughout the region.

So, the question is not what you are going to do while in Tuscany, but when will you be coming back.