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  Tuscany travel guide - Wikitravel
Tuscany (Italian: Toscana) [1] is a region on Italy's west coast, on the Tyrrhenian sea.
Tuscany has two very diverse faces - the art cities such as Florence, Siena, Lucca and Pisa on one hand, and the countryside on the other.
Tuscany offers some of the most beautiful colonic houses, with all the modern services, recently restructured with great care preserving the original architecture and the materials.
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  Tuscany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tuscany (Italian Toscana) is a region in central Italy, bordering on Latium to the south, Umbria and Marche to the east, Emilia-Romagna and Liguria to the north, and the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west.
Tuscany was essentially the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, and its artistic heritage includes architecture, painting and sculpture, collected in dozens of museums, the best-known of which is the Uffizi in Florence and in situ in even quite small cities.
Tuscany is known for its wines (most famous of which are Chianti, Morellino di Scansano and Brunello di Montalcino) and has 120 protected regions (nature reserves).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tuscany   (308 words)

  
 Tuscany - Hotels and restaurants guide
Green oasis in the etruscan land between Tuscany and Umbria, in the heart of the Esse valley, surrounded by gentle...
Tuscany is the birthplace of the Italian language, expressed in the works of Dante, Petrarca, and Boccaccio.
Green oasis in the etruscan land between Tuscany and Umbria, in the heart of the Esse valley, surrounded by gentle Tuscan hills.
www.italytraveller.com /en/r/tuscany   (2227 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Tuscany
Tuscany, or Tuscia as it was called in the Middle Ages, became a part of the Frankish Empire during the reign of Charlemagne and was formed a margravate, the margrave of which was also made the ruler several times of the Duchy of Spoleto and Camerino.
Both she and her daughter were enthusiastic adherents of Gregory VII in his contest with the empire, After Matilda's death in 1115 her hereditary possessions were for a long time an object of strife between the papacy and the emperors.
In 1807 Tuscany was united directly with the French Empire, and Napoleon made his sister Eliza Bacciocchi its administrator with the title of grand duchess.
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 Tuscany,Toscana:Accommodation,Travel,Holidays in Tuscany,Italy
Discover Tuscany: Tourism Travel Guide to Tuscany, Italy: Useful guide for visitors to Tuscany, with details on how to get here and move around, what to see and do across Tuscany and in the main..
Tuscany Accommodation: Tuscany Holiday Rentals Guide: Guide to lodging in Tuscany, with reviews of Tuscan farmhouses, villas, bed and breakfasts and hotels located across the region.
But Tuscany is also a synonym of culture and creativity, as witnessed through its status as the birthplace of the Renaissance and the of great men such as Dante, Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci.
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 Chicago Dining at Tuscany Restaurant for Fine Northern Italian Dining
Tuscany is a comfortable trattoria featuring mouthwatering northern Italian specialties such as homemade pastas, gourmet pizzas baked in a wood burning oven and tender veal grilled to perfection.
Tuscany on Clark is located in Wrigleyville and across the street from Chicago's very own Wrigley Field.
Tuscany Café is open weekdays Monday through Friday from 6 am to 8 pm.
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 About Tuscany - tourist information, useful tips and sightseeing guide
Siena is a superb medieval city, which depopulated a few hundred years ago due to the Black Death and never quite filled up again.
We can't leave southern Tuscany without visiting the Abbazia dei San Galgano, one of Italy's most stunning Gothic buildings, and the Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore, with its superb Renaissance frescoes.
Eastern Tuscany's main towns are Arezzo - a beautiful Etruscan, Roman and medieval city, and the home and inspiration of movie clown Roberto Benigni (much of 'La Vita e Bella' was filmed here).
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 Technorati Tag: Tuscany
Tuscany Vacation Rentals Find private and luxurious vacation rentals in Tuscany here.
Agritourism In Tuscany Tuscany has always been a favorite destination for holidays, but nowadays it's agritourism in Tuscany that's fast catching on...
Tuscany Vacations Tuscany is a region in central Italy and is often regarded as among the most beautiful and scenic places in Italy.
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 In Italy Online - Tuscany
Every inch of land has been sculpted, first by the elements and then by generations of inhabitants whose goals were always twofold: make the land produce as much as possible, make the land as beautiful as possible.
Tuscany enchants us today because it holds together as a region, from the tiniest hamlet to Florence the Magnificent.
You could be anywhere in Tuscany, and we dare you not to fantasize about living here.
www.initaly.com /regions/tuscany/tuscany.htm   (716 words)

  
 Tuscany Net - Villas, Farmhouses, Castles and Hotels in Tuscany and Chianti
Tuscany Net - Villas, Farmhouses, Castles and Hotels in Tuscany and Chianti
We are located near the seaside and close to Bolgheri and Campiglia Marittima.
Set in the heart of Tuscany, along the wine road which leads to Arezzo, in perfect harmony with the surrounding countryside of vineyards, olive groves, ancient
www.tuscany.net   (318 words)

  
 Apache Tuscany   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Apache Tuscany project is currently in incubation within the Apache Incubator.
SDO enables developers to focus on data processing rather than the specific nature of data retrieval mechanisms as data arrives at and is dispatch from a service.
Tuscany is very interested in getting your comments or any feedback that you may have.
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 Amazon.com: Tuscany: Music: Anonymous,Ludwig van Beethoven,Sebastian Iradier,Pietro Mascagni,Michele Novaro,Jacques ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Live in Tuscany" is one of his best as he uses a great selection of classical and popular music, two outstanding soloists, and the Piazza of Cortona to hold us and move us.
The Romance of Tuscany, the beauty of the Johann Strauss Orchestra & the Charm of Andre.
I was somewhat disappointed in the CD version of Andre Rieu in Tuscany as I also have the dvd and there are a number of songs that were omitted from the cd.
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 Villas in Tuscany villas & apartments
Our Villas in Tuscany are carefully selected with you in mind in order to guarantee you lovely holiday in Tuscany.
Luxury villa in Tuscany which dates back to the year 1500, peacefully situated in the hills above Cortona immersed in mountain greenery and surrounded by magnifcent chestnut and Oak woods.
An charming villa in Tuscany in an oasis of peace and tranquillity, an ideal retreat for nature lovers.
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