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Tuscan Landscapes

Tuscan Landscapes Tuscan Landscapes are truly a breathtaking vision to experience in person.  Here’s a video that will bring back memories and make you dream of Tuscany until your next trip! Video from youtube Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life – Anna Akhmatova

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Gladiator Scene

Gladiator Scene If you’ve seen the movie Gladiator, then you will surely remember the scene where Russell Crowe was walking through fields of wheat on his way back home.  This and other scenes were shot in Val d’Orcia.  Specifically, the memorable scene of Russell Crowe walking home leads to the roadway leading to Agriturismo Terripile. […]

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Val d’Orcia

Val d’Orcia The Val d’Orcia, or Valdorcia, is a region of Tuscany, central Italy, which extends from the hills south of Siena to Monte Amiata. It is characterised by gentle, carefully cultivated hills occasionally broken by gullies and by picturesque towns and villages such as Pienza (rebuilt as an “ideal town” in the 15th century […]

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