By John Keahey
In Hidden Tuscany, acclaimed writer John Keahey takes the reader right into a a part of Tuscany past the standard vacationer locations of Chianti, Florence, and Siena. the customarily missed western element of Tuscany is wealthy with heritage, food, and surroundings begging to be explored, and Keahey encourages tourists to desert itineraries and enable the grooves within the highway and the curves of the coast advisor your trip instead.
Follow Keahey as he turns off the autostrada and takes roads slightly lanes large to find fishing villages alongside the Tuscan sea. Then stream inland into rolling foothills embellished with cherry orchards, historic olive groves, and sweeping vineyards that produce wines that problem Chianti's most sensible. right here it really is nonetheless attainable to keep on with the trails of Romans, Crusaders, and pilgrims from in the course of the western global who have been wanting to achieve Rome.
Hidden Tuscany offers exciting pictures of locations corresponding to Livorno, a port urban with canals; Pietrasanta, Tuscany's Citta d'Arte; and Capraia, an island shaped through volcanoes. Keahey engages with the population of those mesmerizing landscapes, even if sculptors who toil in marble studios or citizens whose personal thoughts and traditions remove darkness from significant moments in global history.
From coastal cities to vineyards farther inland to the Tuscan archipelago, Keahey reminds us that every village, urban, and island has its personal designated tale to inform. For armchair tourists and holiday seekers alike, Hidden Tuscany brings a brand new aspect of this vintage Italian sector to lifestyles, and the result's mesmerizing.