In the Tuscan countryside from the Apuan Alps to the park “della Maremma” you can practice various sports activities, popular with tourists are also hiking trails, you can walk along the Francigena pilgrimage route, which leads to Rome between monasteries and picturesque villages. The trails of the San Silvestro Archaeological and Mining Park are also popular, or you can take the quarry route along the marble path in the Apuan Alps. If you like cycling, there are many routes suitable for racing and mountain bikes, which stretch through the magnificent landscape. Those looking for an extraordinary experience can opt for a balloon flight over the Val D’Orcia, or explore Tuscany aboard old steam trains with tours of Mugello, Val D’Orcia and Garfagnana, or go on an exclusive Ferrari tour.
Tuscany boasts a strong culinary tradition. Tuscan cuisine begins with great appetizers such as Chicken Roast Paté, Finocchiona, typical Siena fennel flavored, pork lard specialty from the Apuan Alps, salami and Tuscan ham, or Pecorino di Pienza cheese with pears and walnuts or fig nuts. The offer of first courses in Tuscany is very wide. Pici, handmade spaghetti with cheese, spices and garlic, Papardelle with wild boar sauce or Ribollita, tasty soup made of stale bread, vegetables and legumes. The choice of main dishes is no less rich. The symbol of Tuscan cuisine is the excellent steak Fiorentina or even Chianina meat on the grill. The most famous Tuscan dish on the street is Lampredotto, a sandwich with beef entrails. Almost everywhere in Tuscany you can enjoy Scagliozzi, pieces of fried polenta with chickpeas. Typical Tuscan sweets are Cantucci biscuits with almonds. The Tuscan Chianti wine is also very famous.