Tuscany is a charming stretch of land, blessed by nature. The vineyards rolling along hillsides, green cypress trees, snaking sandy roads leading to rust-colored farmhouses and moss-coated castles, symmetrically rounded hilltops surmounted by towns so homogeneous as to seem one single building.
Facts and Figures
Official Name: Tuscany
Land Area: 8,872 sq miles (22,992 sq km)
Capital: Florence (400.000)
Sights- and historical buildings in Tuscany
Tuscany is so rich in sights that I will spare you my words and point you to the official tourism site were you will find all the info you need. http://www.turismo.toscana.it/ttgg/htmle/ttidgge.htm
Weather in Tuscany
Tuscany has many differing terrains and landscapes and the rules change from one zone to the next. In general summers are hot and dry. Late August the rainfall season starts and lasts until early Spring. Winters are relatively cold and wet with day temperatures around 50 Fahrenheit (12 Celsius).
How to get to Tuscany
To Tuscany by Air
The three major towns Florence (Aeroporto di Firenze), Pisa (Aeroporto Galileo Galilei) and Siena (Aeroporto di Siena) are all well connected internationally via their airports
To Tuscany by Sea
Several ferry companies have regular trips to Tuscany. More info on this site http://www.tuscany-charming.it/en/info/ferrylines.asp