Home of great artists, delicacies and landscapes.
The astonishing diversity of one region. Discover Tuscany.
Region famous for its hills, landscape and villages.
Tuscany, in central Italy is split into ten provinces: Arezzo, Firenze, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa Carrara, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena. It is known for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy and its influence on high culture. It is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and has been home to many figures influential in the history of art and science, and contains well-known museums such as the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace.
Tuscany is famous throughout the world for its landscapes that range from sea-facing beaches to hillsides covered in olive groves and vineyards. Tuscany produces one of the worlds finest wines. Having a strong linguistic and cultural identity, it is sometimes considered "a nation within a nation".
Enjoy every minute of your trip.
The best time to visit Tuscany is in April to May or September to October. The nature at that time is lively and the weather is exceptionally pleasant. Summer temperatures can rise up to 35-40°C (95-104°F).
Italy has only one time zone. Central European Time (CET) is used as standard time. Italy's Daylight Saving Time period starts on the last Sunday of March and ends on the last Sunday of October, together with most other European countries.
In 2020, 88% of households in Italy had access to the internet. You can easily access high-speed internet, pay without cash, get a mobile phone number and other basic digital services.
The country is a member of the European Union, and has one of the highest living standards in the world. For Italian families, spending time together and sharing food are vital traditional elements of their life.