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Motorhome Drive to Central Tuscany

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Post Date March 19, 2014

So, you have decided motorhome hire holiday tour Italy this year? Well, in this case folks, Central Tuscany must be there on your list.

While there are plenty of sights and things that make this part of Tuscany the hottest destination in the country, this post reveals the top 10 things that draw in thousands of travellers every year to this charismatic place on the Italian Peninsula.

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Crown Jewels of Tuscan Capital

Florence, the capital of Tuscany, is the birthplace and the cradle of Renaissance. The city has numerous art scenes worth exploring. The museum of Galleria degli Uffizi, the cathedral Il Duomo and the Church Santa Croce are a must-see places for those who appreciate the best of Italian art and history. In the evening, take a campervan drive along the Arno River and breathe in the beautiful views from the old bridge the Ponte Vecchio.

And spare around an hour of your day for the Palazzo Vecchio on the Piazza della Signoria – indeed a once in a lifetime place it is! Also, your motorhome trip can’t be complete without unfolding the breathtaking views and vistas of the city from the Michelangelo Piazza; the best time to be here is at the sunset.

If you are not short on time, pay a visit to the Romanesque church San Miniato al Monte. It is the most charming and attractive cathedral you will see in Florence.

Historical Charm of Monteriggioni Town: The medieval town of Monteriggioni has been just a drive away from the Chianti region of Tuscany. Enjoy the best eats of this 13th century village by sitting on the square offering the elegant views of old walls surrounding you.

Chianti – An Italian Mecca for Wine-lovers: Chianti is home to many wineries that year-round produces the top-quality wines in many different flavours. Red wines are very popular here. If you are a wine lover or looking for a romantic gateway with your beloved one, then drive your motorhome hire to Chianti region with your own pace and discover best taste of wine in Chianti farms.

Picturesque Chianti villages: The famous villages are Gaiole in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, Greve in Chianti and Castellina in Chianti, but if you have a dearth of time and want to visit only one place then make a stop at Castellina; it has nice places for wine sampling and home to a bustling market as well as many restaurants.

Chianti wine farming

Taste-tingling Food

It’s rare to find someone who can contest that Tuscan food is awesome! But wait till you try Florentine steak, the Ricciarelli, Panforte, the Tiramisu and Pecorino cheese.

When is the best time to go?

If you arrive in Tuscany in September, you will get a chance to see the harvest of the grapes. Summer and spring are two best seasons to visit the place.

Renting a motorhome hire or campervan in Tuscany and exploring the region at your own leisurely pace will make your holiday trip full of pleasure, comfort, fun and happiness.

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