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COUNTRYSIDE in Tuscany
|There is a place where you dont need words to be understood, comparisons to feel youre just fine, strong sensations to thrill with excitement. That place is the Tuscan countryside, and you are its guest. You will discover, on a farm, a vacation you have never tried before, one that will put you at ease at once: the vacation is Farmtourism and it transports you to a world you feel yours at last. A travel to Tuscany give you the opportunities to enjoy the beautiful landscapes: like cypresses rows alternated with vineyards and olives groves, woods and clay hills. There are different kind of plants that mark the territory of Tuscany, and those who will spend their holidays in the nearby will discover these beauty that mother nature has created in century. Another feature typical of the Tuscan countryside, and unmistakable subject of many pictures are the rounded clay hills with some trees leaved here and there by nature. This hill are covered by green in spring while became yellow in summer thank to cultivations of wheat. Soft hills, the chromatic effect of the fields, rural country houses and cypresses. In this way the image of Tuscany landscape has conquered the world. Nevertheless the nature of the Tuscany has something more. It is the surprise of covered with snow mountains, of ponds and lagoons, the Mediterranean vegetation that grows until the sea, of forests, of a campaign still marked by the ancient practical of the heterogeneous cultivation. And the parks and the reserves where this nature is protected are not oasis in the desert, but they are a web that covers all the environmental systems of the region: the mountains of the Appennino, the hinterland hills, the humid areas, the coast.Casentino is one of the valleys in which traditionally the province of Arezzo is divided. In the heart of Tuscany, in a national park, the valley of Casentino is characterized by the true Tuscany taste. Its landscape changes, from the great woods of the mountains to the plain and hills. Casentino is still unexplored by the mass tourism, because the valley is protected by the Appennines and dipped in a beautiful and luxuriant national park. So, it is the ideal destination for those who wish a calm and peaceful holiday, hugged by the nature and tasting the good gastronomy of Tuscany. Garfagnana is a region situated between the Alps Apuane and the Appennines; the river Serchio runs through it. It is rich in woods and ancient villages, scattered in the territory. The area called Mugello is a valley, that follows the river Sieve, not far from Florence. The landscape is characterized by a wide belt of mountains and hills that degrade until the plain where there is the river Sieve. The zone is cultivated, and, between the fields, beautiful and colourful paths bring to the visitor peace and tranquillity. The Val di Cecina sprawls along the course of the river Cecina; its uncontaminated territory, with traces of castles, palaces, Romanesque churches and medieval villages, is characterised mostly by hills. About the landscape, there are in Val di Cecina the steep calanchi (ravines), famous with the name of Balze di Volterra, that are near this town; in this context there are many paths, that allow to discover this uncontaminated area of Tuscany, of particular suggestion. The Val di Chiana has soft borders, like the faintness of its dawn, and usually it is comprised between the province of Arezzo and the province of Siena. In all the valley you can see villages with towers, churches and medieval palaces. The valley offers also the possibility to relax in the thermal waters of Chianciano or San Casciano.The Val di Merse extends in the south-west area of the province of Siena; it is a haven of uncontaminated nature between the Crete Senesi and the Maremma. The valley cherishes enchanted places, unforgettable for those who want to live the Tuscany and its authenticity. Only few landscapes are sweeter of the hills of the Val dOrcia, watched by villages and powerful medieval towers. The landscape, the nature, the vineyards and the history give to this land an extraordinary fascination. Crossed by the river Orcia, that gives the name to the valley, it is characterized by pleasant panoramas and villages of medieval origin, two of which very famous: Pienza and Montalcino. Between Pistoia and Lucca, the Valdinievole is situated in the deep and secret heart of Tuscany, and is a land where famous thermal localities, pure nature, parks and ancient medieval villages create an unique atmosphere.Nowhere else is nature like this! You can take a walk to that ancient village and discover its art, go for a ride on horseback, stop a moment with astonishment in a solitary parish church, enjoy a meal full of gaiety and good things. You can do all of these things or do nothing at all and just relax. This is Farmtourism in Tuscany: wherever you are, you fell at home.
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