Tuscany never fails to please—it’s one of our favorite destinations and we’re sure you’ll love it too. Read on to find out all about this enchanting region.
Read: A 600-year-old pharmacy begun by Florentine monks continues making traditional herbal elixirs in Smithsonian magazine.
Listen: Festa Italiana – Colorful folk music from Italy from Smithsonian Folkways.
Watch: Secret message or not? Learn from Smithsonian Channel about a mysterious inscription in one of Tuscan-born painter Vasari’s frescoes– Battle of Marciano in Val di Chiana. Some believe that this fresco hides another, secret fresco painted by Leonardo da Vinci.
Eat and Drink: Get the best of Tuscany’s food and wine traditions, guilt-free! Join our cycling journey through Tuscany.
Check out: A rare Michelangelo drawing, discovered in our own collections at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.
Travel: Now is a great time to book a journey to Tuscany.
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