Reading travel forums I have realized that many people ask recurrent questions so that other travelers can help them plan their vacation in Tuscany. I have also realized that many people have already started to plan next year’s vacation.
I thought it might be useful to collect in one single post some links to older posts that can help travelers to plan their next vacation in Tuscany.
Tuscany is a varied region, with many different interesting areas, each with its own specific character and features: a post which I hope will help some travelers to choose among the many destinations that Tuscany has to offer.
A very quick presentation of what travelers can see in the provinces in the north of Tuscany.
A very quick presentation of what travelers can see in the Siena and Grosseto provinces.
It depends on where you want to go and the type of traveller you are. Here are some thoughts on this popular question.
Most travelers to Tuscany don’t venture outside the major landmarks.This region, though, has much to offer beyond the popular spots. If you are ready to venture off the beaten path and see more than what you find in guidebooks, you will go home with a completely different image of this amazing region.
…which make all the difference in the relationship with your host when you travel. Please read this post if you are planning on booking accommodation! Thank you!
There are many cultural-specific aspects of a destination which we are often unprepared to face. Here are 20 points discussing aspects of the Italian lifestyle which might puzzle the traveler, but which you are likely to have to deal with if you visit Tuscany or any other region of Italy.
… or on any other day!
…or from Pisa airport to Pisa Central Train Station, or from the station to the Leaning Tower, or… have you considered using Pisa as a base?
My favourite time of the year, perfect for discovering the best products of Tuscany.
There is so much more than the Leaning Tower!
An itinerary for a scenic drive in the inland areas of the Maremma, perfect also for walks, bike tours and horseback rides.
Nobody likes rainy days when we are on holiday. But Tuscany has much to offer even when the weather is not as good as you have hoped!
The traditions of New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in our corner of Tuscany.
Ideas on places to see in our area.
Courses, tours and activities.
A (hopefully) useful post about where to park in Pisa and Siena, and some info on how to avoid being fined in the ZTLs. And no… they are not a scam for tourists. You just need to do your homework before getting behind the wheel and pay some attention to road signs.
All you need to know about limited traffic zones in Italy, and Pisa in particular, and on how to avoid fines.
“Pane e coperto” literally means “bread and tableware” but it is essentially a service charge that restaurants add to the bill for each guest. It is one of the most controversial issues in travel forums. I say it’s part of the Italian way of life, and we have to learn to live with it.