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The art cities of Florence and Arezzo can be reached in 30 minutes by car or by train ( train station at only 5 kms) ; Siena is reachable in 40 minutes and Rome is at 190 kms.
Other interesting cities and medieval towns for the cultural point of view are within easy reach as Cortona, Assisi, Sansepolcro, Monte San Savino, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Orvieto, Perugia, Pienza, Gargonza, Greve in Chianti.
Florence, the capital of Tuscany, is home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. One of the most famous places is the Duomo, the cathedral with its tiled dome designed by Brunelleschi and Giotto's bell tower. The Accademia Gallery exhibits the sculpture of Michelangelo's David, while the Uffizi Gallery houses Botticelli's The Birth of Venus and Leonardo da Vinci's The Annunciation.
Located in the centre of Tuscany, Siena stands out for its medieval brick buildings. Piazza del Campo, the central square with its characteristic fan shape, is home to the Palazzo Pubblico (the town hall in Gothic style) and the Torre del Mangia, a slender tower from the fourteenth century from which you can enjoy a wonderful view.