Think of all the simple pleasures you need to be happy - Toscana has all of them. One of the most visited places on earth, it consists of breathtaking landscapes, a wealth of art and architecture marvels, and famous Italian cuisine paired with the most divine wines, Chianti being one of the most well-known in popular culture.
From the Uffizi Gallery to the Palazzo Vecchio, Pistoia is in close proximity to some of the notable museums and galleries in art history that boast famous pieces from Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and more!
Italian cuisine is one that is recognized worldwide, especially for its pizza, pasta, fresh olives, and wine. Italian food revolves around family, tradition and cosiness, so be prepared to indulge your senses!
Day Trip to Florence
A trip to Pistoia would not be complete without visiting the birthplace of the Renaissance. Some of the main attractions in Florence include the magnificent Duomo and Baptistery, the Ponte Vecchio, the Palazzo Vecchio and the Basilica of Santa Croce.
For those seeking adventure and exploration, Pistoia lies close to the immense Monte Cimone. This mountain is the highest in the Apennines of Italy, and the hike to the summit is one of the most breathtaking in this region.
Visit a Spa Town
Pistoia is conveniently located for trips to the nearby spa town. Montecatini Terme is one of Europe’s most well-known retreats. You can find a range of world-class spa facilities that include thermal baths and relaxing spa treatments.
There is an abundance of stunning cathedrals, baptisteries and churches throughout Pistoia built from the 12th century onwards. A must-see for those who love a mix of architecture and history!