Tuscany is an amazing part of Italy and is highly recommended for those looking for good food and wine, good museums and art and a cultural trip away from home. Holiday Rentals offer a number of properties in the area for renting, including Tuscan Villas, and Villas in Tuscany. Visit Tuscany if you want to experience the quiet and serene side of Italy and indulge yourself among the arts and history. Here are some cultural activities you can do in Tuscany:
Cooking classes – Tuscan food is well-known for being full of flavour, highly rustic and using plenty of fresh and local ingredients. There are cooking classes around the city to help you learn about how to cook the Tuscan way, and create beautiful, healthy and tasty dishes when you get back from your holiday.
Museums & Galleries – Tuscany is most revered for the number of museums and galleries they have across the area. There are famous pieces of art around in all the museums including ‘David’ by Michelangelo and lots of pieces by other famous renaissance artists. Visit the museums to understand the history of Tuscany, and you will have a better appreciation of what you are looking at.
Hiking – Tuscany has some amazing country and hill walks that you can hike around, to experience the scenery and beauty of the land. The weather is warm for large parts of the year, so it’s always a good activity. Hiking is a great thing to do for all the family, and a way of getting a bit of exercise into your trip.
Food & Wine – Italian food and wine is famed throughout the modern world as some of the tastiest and most desirable cuisines around. There are a number of restaurants around Tuscany all serving amazing food, cooked freshly from the best ingredients. Italian wine is also delicious, especially the red ones. Get around Tuscany and sample some of the fine foods that you have to choose from.
I hope these things have shown you the sort of things you can do in Tuscany, and you will have a great trip if you decide to go. Go and enjoy the lovely weather and cultural things to do. Don’t forget that when you visit, you might want to rent Villas in Italy then check out Holiday Rentals for great deals. There is a great blog with some sources of information available if you are looking for villas or apartments to rent: http://apartmentsinitaly.wordpress.com/