Located in the western part of Italy, Tuscany is home to over 3.7 million native Italians.
The summer is the best time to visit the beaches in Tuscany; with over 5 islands in the region you can visit the pristine beaches of Versilia, where night life really kicks of only in the summer.The area is usually sprawling with tourists who want to beat the summer heat by laying down umbrellas and lounging on the deckchairs or attend to the wonderful so called Eventi Forte dei Marmi that means “events of Forte dei Marmi”, which is a wonderful place and represent the best Estate in Versilia.
If instead you prefer to explore the natural reefs and go snorkeling visiting the many beaches in Livorno would be a good idea.
Tuscany is said to be the birthplace of the Renaissance with historical figures who made unforgettable contributions in many fields. Especiallyin the arts and science, summer is an especially good time to visit as many outdoor festivals are celebrated with fervor, with the number of tourists visiting the place also increasing substantially.
There is something for everyone who visits the place. If you are an arts buff and like to get lost in the rich works created by the likes of Michelangelo or Botticelli then make it a point to visit the “Academia Gallery” which is home to the famous statue of David carved by Michelangelo, visit any day other than Monday as the museum is closed on that day. You can find paintings and artworks in “The Uffizi Gallery” as well which is home to works like Filippino Lippi’s Madonna and Child with Two Angels among many others. Similar to the Academia, The Uffizi gallery remains closed on Monday.
The Tuscan wine is popular worldwide, for being one the finest ever. Connoisseur wine tasters would never give up a chance to miss the vineyards in Siena. If you want to relish the local cuisine then visiting the food events in Tuscany would be an unforgettable experience. Tourists can try gelato which is exclusive to the Tuscan region; it varies from the ice cream in taste, texture and even the preparation procedure. There is an even a gelato university in the Carpigiani, that is how seriously the local people take their food.