Articles for Tuscany

  

Leaning Tower of Pisa

What you need to know about Pisa before visiting it

Pisa is a wonderful city, a tourist dream of many around the world who can't wait to take the picture "supporting" the famous leaning tower - well, today we're going to see what this city has to offer the most attentive tourists and why not maybe it will make you want to buy a villa in Tuscany with a swimming pool.
Among the houses in Tuscany, Pisa has to offer some of the best for those who can appreciate a city that breathes culture. Let's start talking about what to visit to enjoy the city, but what the Pisans like that tourists don't know about?

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White Marble Marathon in Tuscany
The White Marble Marathon is, as its name indicates, a marathon organized in honor of the White Marble area. That is Carrara and Massa in Tuscany.
His first edition was in 2017, and thanks to his great success has been renewed for both 2018 and 2019.
The WMM is a real marathon recognized by FIDAL (Italian Athletical League) and where different nationalities compete.
The beauty of this event is that everyone can participate.

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Monteriggioni Castle
Monteriggioni represents one of the most important walled castles in the territory. It has incredibly preserved an intact structure as if time had never passed on the hill from which it elegantly dominates the surrounding landscape.
It is nestled in the province of Siena, between this beautiful city and Colle Val d’Elsa. Its perfect circular perimeter makes one suppose it to be an artficial construction while in actuality it was created by just following the curves in the natural ground.
The castle was built by the Sienese between 1213 and 1219 for defensive purposes: its strategic location atop a hill overlooking the Cassia Road allowed the castle to control the cities of the Val d’Elsa and Staggia and be on the lookout for any armies approaching Siena.

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