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San Gimignano

Known as "the Medieval Manhattan" for the 14 towers dotting its skyline
Tuscany's Rolling Hills

February 27th 2016
Tuscany is more synonymous to wine than Justin Bieber is to tattoos, only much easier on the eyes. But travelers don't realize the region offers more than just grape juice, such as art, history, and Kristina's favorite, food. When the combined genius of Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo, Fibonacci, Machiavelli, Amerigo Vespucci, Petrarch, Dante, and even Pinocchio called this place home, there's plenty t ... read more
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Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
7th March 2016

Very Nice!
Can't wait to get here!
8th March 2016

Where will you be going in Tuscany?
8th March 2016

We are in Cinque Terre (La Spezia, actually) for the last month. We will be staying in Florence for the next month, starting Friday. Just read your blog on Cinque Terre. Surprised we didn't see you as we were there also (mostly in Vernazza). Good luck on the rest of your journey, we'll be following along.
8th March 2016

Cinque Terre
I'm surprised as well, especially since it's the off-season and the streets are empty. Looks like you have a lot of traveling ahead so enjoy and let us hear about your experiences!
11th March 2016

San Gimignano
This is one of our favorite Tuscan villages. Lovely.

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