Radda in Chianti

Radda in Chianti is a typical Tuscan town, boasting a medieval, hilltop city centre, a bell tower that dominates the underlying valley, roads and alleyways and a beautifully cultivated countryside, where Chianti Classico is made. These places have not changed much through the years. ...

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Tuscany has famously provided the backdrop for many movies and has been chosen by numerous film directors as the perfect film set- from Virzi's Livorno to Benigni's Prato and Zeffirelli's San Gimignano, as well as many, many more. ...

Piazza Grande - Arezzo

"Life is beautiful" in and around Arezzo! Roberto Benigni shouted it to the world in his celebrated film, ‘La vita è bella’, much of which was shot in the main square, Piazza Grande in Arezzo. ...

Piazza del Duomo, Firenze

The Uffizi Gallery, the Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and numerous other monuments and streets in the heart of Florence have provided the backdrop for many famous films, both in the past and also in more recent times. ...

Parco della Maremma

There is a famous nineteenth century ballad, which talks of the 'Maremma amara', or the 'bitter Maremma', a sentiment that it's truely difficult to recognise in the stunning coastal landscape of the region. ...

Gazebo della Terrazza Mascagni, Livorno

Livorno is a port town. With its romantic canal district, it's also known as the Venice of Tuscany, this diverse city is also home to a thriving port, working shipyard and steelworks. ...

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Cities often play leading roles in films, as if they were walking, talking characters themselves. This is certainly the case in Leonardo Pieraccioni's 'Finalemente la felicità'. ...

Veduta aerea delle cave a Carrara

The Apuan Alps loom over the Tyrrenhian coastline in Versilia. The foothills are lush and green and the snowy mountainous peaks streaked with grey. These mountains are home to the world famous marble quarries, where Michelangelo himself sourced the marble for his fantastic sculptures. ...

Piazza dei Miracoli - Pisa

The Tuscan town of San Miniato was made famous by two internationally recognised Italian directors, Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, in 'La notte di San Lorenzo'. This film was inspired by the local Resistance during the Second World War. ...

Pistoia dall'alto

With the nearby mountains and the local thermal spas, visitors to the Pistoia area are spoilt for choice in terms of sporting and free time activities. ...

Il Castello dell'Imperatore a Prato

'I padroni i casa', directed by Edoardo Gabriellini, was recently filmed in the small town of Montepiano, in the province of Prato. Another small town, Gabriellini became famous thanks to Virzì's 'Ovosodo', which was his second feature-length movie. ...

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Siena is an enchantingly beautiful town which, at times, seems almost more like a Renaissance painting than a real city. The charming surrounding hills and villages, as well as the city centre itself, have provided the setting for numerous films. ...

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