Campsites in Tuscany
Tuscany is one of the most popular and scenic holiday destinations in Italy. If you love culture and art then you will love exploring this region! This eastern part of Italy is full of art and history.
Many places of interest
Pisa is one of the most popular cities within Tuscany and one not to be missed! Here you will find the Campo dei Miracoli, the famous leaning Tower of Pisa, the Duomo Santa Maria Assunta, the Camposanto and the Baptistery. Also popular is the beautiful city of Florence - crammed full of culture and history such as the Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore, Basilica San Lorenzo and the old Ponte Vecchio Bridge. Not to be missed are the palaces of Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Pitti, Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, Piazza della Libertà and the Boboli gardens. As you can see there is so much to do in Florence..... The choices of places to visit whilst on holiday in Tuscany are endless!
Fantastic wine region
Whilst camping here you have to try a glass of Tuscan wine- Chianti, Morellino di Scansano, Brunello di Montalcino or vino Nobile di Montelpulciano - are just a few of the Tuscan wines to choose from....
Besides the wine you can also enjoy the rolling countryside, this region of Italy offers 120 nature reserves so there is an ambundance of natural surroundings to explore whilst on a camping holiday in Tuscany!
The capital city of Italy is Rome
The official language is Italian, English is also often spoken.
Italy's time zone is: +01:00
The official currency is the Euro.
You must be in possession of a valid passport.
In Italy you can use your mobile phones, however this might come with a high cost so we advise you to check this before departure with your network provider. Please note: this also applies for your data roaming.
The number for all emergencies in Italy is 112.
Travelling by car
· The national speed limit on the motorways is set at 130 km/hour (80mph).
· On most Italian motorways there is toll.
· In Italy it is the law to have the following items in your the car:
- High visibility vest. The driver must wear this in the event of an accident or breakdown.
- Warning triangle
When you travel trough France to Italy
From 1 July 2012 it is the law to have an alcohol tester in your car (throw away breathalyzer).
To prevent air pollution some areas in Italy are closed. The signboard ‘Zona Trafico Limitato’ ( ZTL) shows pedestrian traffic only.
Italian national holidays take place on:
· 25th April Liberation Day
· 1st May Labour Day
· 2nd June National Day
· 15th August Assumption day
· 1st November All Saints' Day
15 sights and attractions Tuscany
Visit the beautiful cathedral of San Lorenzo in Grosseto
Walk through the park Roselle in Grosseto
Have a fun trip with the kids in Acqua Village Follonica
Walk in the Riserva Naturale Scarlino in Follonica
Visit Purobeach in Scarlino
Take the kids to the zoo Parco Gallorose in Cecina
Standing on the Piazza della Signoria square you can imagine yourself to be back in medieval times
Visit the Cathedral of Florence
Walk the oldest bridge in Florence, Ponte Vecchio
Visit the majestic palace and estate in Palazzio Pitti
Take a look behind the majestic palace and see the beautiful gardens named the Boboli Gardens
Visit the Tower of Pisa
Visit the shell-shaped square in the centre of the Italian city Siena
Take a look at the beautiful historic Cathedral of Siena
It is a climbing situation but it is worth it for a beautiful view of Siena from the Torre del Mangia