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Medici Villas: the villas of the lords of Florence

Villa di Cafaggiolo, Barberino del Mugello. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Medici Villas are among the most original architectural structures of the Italian Renaissance. These villas were built between the fifteenth and seventeenth century by the lords of Florence, the Medici. The Medici Villas represent a kind of new building for its time, which differed both from the typical farms from the stately castles. The Medici Villas are an example ...

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The farmhouses in Tuscany: a system of hospitality in contact with nature and culinary traditions

Agriturismo (staying on a farm) is a system of Italian hospitality that over the years has gradually assumed an increasingly tourist dimension and less agricultural dimension, developing structures that provide customer service and many amenities such as swimming pools, massage, sauna, horseback riding etc.. Tuscany is the italian region that has the largest number of Agriturismi (farmhouses). The first Agriturismi ...

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The spas of Tuscany: the richest region of spas of Italy

Tuscany, among the Italian regions, is without doubt the most rich in spas, just to mention some popular locations in the world as Montecatini Terme, Chianciano Terme, Saturnia. Tuscany is in fact rich in deposits of thermal water that make it together with Emilia Romagna and Veneto, the most important Italian region for spas. Tuscany is a region that boasts the highest ...

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