Italy's Tuscany region is packed with some of the world's most recognizable Renaissance-era art and architecture, including Michelangelo's “David,” the works in the Uffizi Gallery and the Duomo basilica of Florence.
Its diverse natural landscape encompasses the snow-capped Apennine Mountains, Elba's sunny beaches overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea and Chianti's famous olive groves and vineyards.
What to order: steak alla Fiorentina, Chianti wine, panzanella, pane toscano (saltless bread), pappardelle, faro, seafood soup on the coast.
Regional Cheese: pecorino.
Image: Sunset view of Florence and Duomo. Italy
Continue the tour and see what to eat in the Campania Region.