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Pienza and Lucca in Tuscany, Roman Renaissance.

Pienza and Lucca in Tuscany, Roman Renaissance.

The Via Cassia, (SS2), is a very ancient Roman road connecting Florence and Siena to Rome through the Val d’Orcia. For most of its route the Via Cassia coincides with the historic Via Francigena, that the pilgrims were used to cross on their spiritual journey from Canterbury to Rome. This secular route passes through the … Lees verder

Siena, medieval Tuscany.

Siena, medieval Tuscany.

Our Tuscany trip started with our stay at the apartments of Residenza San Leo in Figline Valdarno, about half an hour under the city of Florence. An Agroturismo stay, where you stay on a large olive oil farm, a perfect place to relax under the Toscan sun with sweeping views of the countryside. You are … Lees verder