I have to say I have been all over Italy and truly appreciate every regions own landscapes, food, wine and traditions. Although, my heart is tied to the capital of Tuscany, Florence aka Firenze. It's very evident coming into my home with all the pictures and memorabilia brought back over the years. I'm usually one for smaller towns in the countryside as you get a true sense of the culture of an area and region, but even though Florence is a city, the city center is closed to most traffic and everything is within walking distance.If you're a wine lover you have the picturesque Chianti Classico wine region within a short ride on the outskirts of Florence. A new addition to the center of Florence as of spring this year was the addition of the Enoteca of Chianti Classico inside the San Lorenzo Mercato Centrale, “central market”, which is right in the heart of the city.
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