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Explore Tuscany during the Giro d’Italia

The 2024 Giro d'Italia, Italy’s most famous cycling race, weaves through Tuscany, bringing its excitement to one of Italy's iconic regions. As cyclists worldwide come together to tackle the challenging stages of this race, visitors can immerse themselves in Tuscan culture, history, and landscapes.

Join us as we explore the Tuscan Stages of the Giro d'Italia, where we’ll uncover the best local cuisine and cultural highlights that Tuscany offers. From the charming streets of Lucca and the vibrant beaches of Viareggio to the serene countryside of Rapolano Terme, each stage of the race allows visitors to discover new faces of this region.

Whether you're a cycling enthusiast, a food lover, or simply seeking a memorable vacation, Tuscany invites you to embark on an unforgettable journey during the Giro d'Italia.

The Best Towns and Villages in Tuscany

In this guide, we journey through some of the most beautiful towns and villages in Tuscany, uncovering must-visit destinations.

Tuscany is celebrated for its timeless beauty, rich history, and captivating culture. From the rolling hills adorned with vineyards to the ancient towns steeped in medieval charm, Tuscany offers a glimpse into ancient times, while its lively atmosphere captivates visitors.

Palio di Siena: Everything You Need to Know About the Iconic Horse Race

The Palio di Siena, held twice a year on July 2nd and August 16th, is an iconic horse race deeply rooted in Siena's historical and cultural fabric.

Hosted in the majestic Piazza del Campo, this event transcends mere sport; it represents an essential aspect of Sienese identity.  Dating back to medieval times, the Palio's rich history is closely linked with the Contrade, Siena's ancient neighbourhoods.

While the race itself lasts just a few minutes, the festivities and traditional celebrations surrounding the Palio extend far beyond this.

Keep reading to learn everything about this unique event and start planning your trip to Siena.

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Lucca Guide

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