San Gimignano, whose place name comes from the name of the Saint who saved the town from invasion by the Goths, is in the province of Siena. At a height of 325m above sea level it has a population of about 7,000 inhabitants.
San Gimignano
In this town you can admire the churches of St. Iacopo and St. Peter, the Collegiate of St. Mary of the Assumption with the Chapel of St. Fina, the Cathedral, the Museum of Sacred Art, the Podestà Palazzo and the Pratellesi Palazzo.


Situated on a tall hill, Volterra is one of the oldest towns in Tuscany
Volterra, a romantic city that offers visitors a glimpse of its typically medieval character, is full of squares, palaces (palazzi) and towers with a romantic movie-like feel.

Capodanno Pisano: Traditional Pisan New Year's Day

In Pisa, the New Year is celebrated twice – not only on the 1st of January along with the rest of the world, but also on the 25th of March.

The Leaning Tower in Pisa
The Pisans have not forgotten their traditions, and each year they mark the beginning of the year as was their custom between 1200 and 1749, when New Year's Day coincided with the Annunciation, nine months before Christmas (Anno Pisano ab Incarnatione Domini).


GIGLIO ISLAND, an uncontaminated paradise of nature

The island of Giglio is the second largest island in the Tuscan Archipelago. Its natural beauty makes it a true paradise. The entire coastline is made of jagged palisades, broken only by the Arenella, Porto, Cannelle and Caldane coves along the east coast, and by the larger beach of Campese to the northwest. Its mild climate offers visitors a wonderful stay in any season. The emerald green water and varied seabed teeming with fish offer visitors and scuba divers the chance to enjoy the uncontaminated waters.