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: about a 600-year-old pharmacy begun by Florentine monks, where staff continue to make 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 a fresco by the Tuscan-born painter Vasari. Some believe that his fresco, Battle of Marciano in Val di Chiana, 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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