-Florence: details about Florence...
-Siena- Main sights: The Duomo; Piazza del Campo, the main square, venue for famous Palio horse race, it houses the Palazzo Pubblico and the Torre del Mangia; Palazzo Salimbeni; the churches of: Basilica dell'Osservanza, Santa Maria dei Servi, San Domenico, San Francesco, Santo Spirito, San Martino, and the Sanctuary of Santa Caterina. The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. (photos of Siena... ). Events: Palio di Siena.
Main centers in the surroundings: Montepulciano, Montalcino, Pienza, San Gimignano, Volterra, Certaldo, Colle Val d' Elsa, the main wine
roads in the area.
-Chianti area- Main centers: Radda in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Montespertoli; wine roads in the area. ( photos of Chianti area).
-Pisa- Main sights: Piazza del Duomo, generally called Piazza dei Miracoli -- chief monumental complex in Pisa; Torre pendente; Church of San Zeno, probably dated 1000, built by the Benedictines; Bagni di Nerone (Nerones Baths ) are attributed to Roman ruins of ancient thermal baths; church of San Francesco dates back to 1211; Cairoli Square; Piazza dei Priori. ( photos of Pisa).
Day trips from Pisa.
In the surroundings: San Miniato, the Town of White Truffle.
-Lucca- Main sights: the walls encircling the historic city, Piazza Napoleone, Piazza San Michele, Duomo di San Martino, The Ducal Palace, The ancient Roman amphitheatre, Church of San Michele in Foro, Basilica di San Frediano, Torre delle ore, Museo Nazionale Guinigi.
-Arezzo- Main sights: the Piazza Grande, the Palace of the Lay Fraternity, Episcopal Palace, Vasari Loggia, Palazzo Cofani-Brizzolari, Cathedral of Saint Donatus and churches of: San Domenico, Santa Maria della Pieve, and Basilica of San Francesco.
In the surroundings: The nearby city of Cortona still has most of the Etruscan city wall dating to IV- V century B. C. which runs lengthways for about 3 kilometers.
-Argentario- Main centers: Porto Santo Stefano, Porto Ercole, and Orbetello. Argentario is a peninsula in the Southern Tuscany, linked to the mainland by three dams which form two lagoons. Major centers of Argentario are. ( photos of Argentario).