With its lyrical landscapes, world-class art, and delicious cuisine, the Tuscany region is perfectly in symbiosis with the land. There are many places to visit in Tuscany; the difficulty is really where to start. Located in central Italy and stretches from the Apennines to the Tyrrhenian Sea, its landscape, artistic heritage and stand-out cities make Tuscany an unquestioned protagonist of international tourism. Medieval villages, historical towns, castles, country churches and beautiful abbeys are scattered all over the region. Tuscany is well known for its landscapes, traditions, artistic legacy, and its influence on high culture, often considered as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.