Posts made in April, 2012

Why Tuscany Is Perfect for a Cycling Holiday

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In a region that is famous for having so many world renowned tourist attractions set in such an aesthetically stunning landscape, planning a trip to Tuscany can be problematic and difficult, particularly if there are multiple people involved with varying agendas. That’s what makes this such an ideal place for a cycling holiday, increasing your ability to scoot around and take in the maximum amount of Tuscany in a short time period. It is also a great option as a return trip to Tuscany, as you will likely have completed many of the initial tourist tick boxes and instead be keen to immerse yourself deeper in the countryside. As Tuscany is a hilly region it is a cycling location that many keen cyclists will eagerly enjoy and you will certainly feel as though...

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Walking in Chianti

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Chianti as a region is known for the wine which has adopted its name. For years people have been consuming bottle after bottle of the famous red and saluting the Tuscan hillsides on which the famous grape is grown. If you are partial to a glass or two of Chianti and seldom stray further from your nearest supermarket or off license you will find that you miss much on the wonderful surroundings of Chianti and the rest of Tuscany. The Lamole Ring Walk, often thought of as one of the best walks within the region, it stretches up into the high eastern ridges of Chianti, serving all those who make the pilgrimage with panoramic views which ever direction you look. One of the features of this walk is really the unspoilt nature of the countryside; long winding footpaths,...

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