Toscana

Description

Famous and picturesque region between Florence (Firenze) and Sienna.

Opinions

Rate 7.0 | 1 vote | No 2. in Italy
  • Oranginas, long distance hiking trails Europe March 2006
  • Rate 7
  • Positive In early spring, in tolerable temperatures, the trail (Florence-Siena)passes fortified buildings, old farmsteads, vineyards and olive orchards, through a hilly country , woods, mediaeval villages, Romanesque churches, chapels, mostly bordered by old cypress avenues.
  • Negative Many dogs on trail ( Florence-Siena), guarding private property, but completely strained....
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Trails in this region

Books

The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2018
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2018
  • Walking in Tuscany
  • A guidebook to walks in the Italian region of Tuscany. 43 graded routes range from 2.5 to 18km, and take in the Renaissance splendour of Florence and Siena, the World Heritage scenery of Val d`Orcia and San Gimignano and the stunning island of Elba. Alongside detailed route descriptions and clear mapping there is essential practical information... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids Walking in Tuscany | Cicerone
  • Guidebook to 43 graded, mostly easy walks in Tuscany. Taking in the Renaissance splendour of Florence and Siena, the World Heritage scenery of Val d'Orcia and San Gimignano and the stunning island of Elba, the routes use historical pathways used by traders, pilgrims and armies, and include some brief, trouble-free climbs/descents. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2005
  • Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria
  • In Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria, James Lasdun and Pia Davis offer forty walks through the spectacular countryside of both regions. Arranged for the utmost flexibility the guide includes half-day outings easily accessible from a city base to day walks that can be linked together in a series. These itineraries are designed to combine... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2005
  • Walking and Eating in Tuscany & Umbria
  • In Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria, James Lasdun and Pia Davis offer forty walks through the spectacular countryside of both regions. Arranged for the utmost flexibility the guide includes half-day outings easily accessible from a city base to day walks that can be linked together in a series. These itineraries are designed to combine... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2005
  • Reisgids Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria | Penguin Books
  • In Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria, James Lasdun and Pia Davis offer forty walks through the spectacular countryside of both regions. Arranged for the utmost flexibility the guide includes half-day outings easily accessible from a city base to day walks that can be linked together in a series. These itineraries are designed to combine... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2019
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2019
  • Walking in Umbria: 40 walks in the `Green Heart` of Italy
  • This guidebook by Italian walking expert Gillian Price describes 40 varied day walks in the region of Umbria, taking in the towns of Assisi, Perugia, Orvieto and Norcia. The walks range from 2.5km to 19km in length, the majority of the routes are circular, and several wonderful traverses have been included, with the return to the start point... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2019
  • Wandelgids Walking in Umbria - Umbrië | Cicerone
  • This guidebook describes 40 walks in Umbria, among the ancient towns of Assisi, Perugia, Orvieto and Norcia. Known as the 'green heart' of Italy, the region of Umbria is home to hills reaching up to the Apennines and Sibillini mountains, as well as ancient villages, Roman and Etruscan ruins, dense woodland and nature reserves. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Florence and Tuscany
  • Visit Michelangelo`s David at the Galleria dell`Accademia, marvel at Siena`s tiger-striped Duomo, or enjoy superb food and wine in the villages and estates of Chianti. The DK Eyewitness Guide to Florence and Tuscany covers the must-see sights and the hidden backstreets, so you won`t miss a thing.- See Florence and Tuscany from a different angle... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Walker`s Tuscany In A Box
  • This work contains the 50 walking cards that offer more than 100 routes, in both classic walking country and little walked, `local` places and divide into half, one, two-day and three-day walks. The cards are perfect for recreational walkers who need routes within a drive of where they live, as well as the buoyant market of people who like to... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Tuscany Marco Polo Spiral Guide
  • Tuscany in the Marco Polo Spiral Guides series is a practical guide presenting the most important things to see and do in the region in a nutshell, and aimed at travellers who don’t have a lot of time to prepare and research for a trip. The guide highlights the top 10 sights, suggests tours and great ideas for exciting days out, and features... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Venice to Rome Cycle Route (900km) Bikeline Map/Guide
  • Venice to Rome Cycle Route - a 900-km long route taking in Ravenna, Florence, Arezzo, Perugia, Spoleto and Terni - presented by the Verlag Esterbauer in a guide with maps at 1:75,000. Extensive information is conveyed by symbols, indicating road surface, campsites and other accommodation, repair workshops, recreational facilities, places of... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Edolo - Aprica - Ponte di Legno - Val Camonica Kompass 94
  • Map No. 94, Edolo - Aprica, from Kompass in a series of walking maps of selected areas of Italy at 1:50,000, with hiking routes on a topographic base, various types of accommodation, recreational facilities, places of interest, etc. Kompass are Europe’s largest publishers of walking maps, with extensive coverage of hiking areas in other... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 94 Edolo - Aprica | Kompass
  • Die 3in1 Wanderkarte ist jetzt noch übersichtlicher und besser lesbar. Der Aktiv Guide informiert Sie rund um das Thema Outdoor und die kostenlose App für unterwegs gibt es auch noch dazu. Das bildet die perfekte Grundlage für die Planung einer Wandertour. Die präzise Kartografie zeigt alle begehbaren Wanderwege inklusive Klassifizierung.... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2016
  • Tales from Nowhere
  • Unexpected stories from unexpected places. The authors of these 30 real-life tales find passion, surprise and illumination in the middle of Borneo or Beijing, in a Mayan mountain village, along a timeworn trail in Tuscany, on an isolated South Pacific island, or under a desert moon in Mali. Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2016
  • Tales from Nowhere
  • Unexpected stories from unexpected places. The authors of these 30 real-life tales find passion, surprise and illumination in the middle of Borneo or Beijing, in a Mayan mountain village, along a timeworn trail in Tuscany, on an isolated South Pacific island, or under a desert moon in Mali. Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Reisverhaal Tales from Nowhere | Lonely Planet
  • Unexpected stories from unexpected places. The authors of these 30 real-life tales find passion, surprise and illumination in the middle of Borneo or Beijing, in a Mayan mountain village, along a timeworn trail in Tuscany, on an isolated South Pacific island, or under a desert moon in Mali. Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • On the Shores of the Mediterranean
  • With his trademark charm and sharp wit, Newby leaves no stone unturned in his quest for wonderfully detailed and quirky knowledge to share with his reader. Insightful, hilarious and sheer fun, this is an adventure not to be missed, by Britain's best-loved travel guide, and father of the genre.'Why don't you start in Naples and go clockwise... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • On the Shores of the Mediterranean
  • With his trademark charm and sharp wit, Newby leaves no stone unturned in his quest for wonderfully detailed and quirky knowledge to share with his reader. Insightful, hilarious and sheer fun, this is an adventure not to be missed, by Britain's best-loved travel guide, and father of the genre.'Why don't you start in Naples and go clockwise... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2015
  • Wandelgids Zuid-Toscane | Elmar
  • Florence - Chianti - Siena - San Gimignano - Maremma Deze wandelgids is een vertaling van de oorspronkelijke duitse versie. Het zijn klassiekers onder de wandelgidsen. Uitstekende wandelgids met een groot aantal dagtochten in dal en hooggebergte. Met praktische informatie en beperkt kaartmateriaal! Wandelingen in verschillende zwaarte... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Secret Tuscany - An Unusual Travel Guide
  • Let Secret Tuscany guide you around the unusual and unfamiliar. Step off the beaten track with this fascinating Tuscany guide book and let our local experts show you the well-hidden treasures of this beautiful region. Ideal for local inhabitants and curious visitors alike. The oak at which Pinocchio, Mussolini was hanged on the glass of a 15th... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Secret Tuscany - An Unusual Travel Guide
  • Let Secret Tuscany guide you around the unusual and unfamiliar. Step off the beaten track with this fascinating Tuscany guide book and let our local experts show you the well-hidden treasures of this beautiful region. Ideal for local inhabitants and curious visitors alike. The oak at which Pinocchio, Mussolini was hanged on the glass of a 15th... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Reisgids Tuscany & Umbria - Toscane en Umbrië | Rough Guides
  • Zeer goede reisgids voor zowel de georganiseerde maar vooral voor de zelfstandige reiziger. Boordevol informatie over reizen, slapen, eten, maar ook musea en cultuur. Voor Europese landen meestal completer en beter dan de Lonely Planet ! Your ultimate guide to the food, art, architecture, history, and beauty of one of Italy's most magnificent... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2009
  • Reisgids Tuscany - Toscane | Blue Guides
  • Engelstalige cultuurgids, gericht op musea en culturele geschiedenis. Zeer goede beschrijvingen van hoog nivo. Voor de liefhebber de ware gids! Veel tekeningen en plattegronden. With its capital city of Florence and a host of gorgeous medieval cities set in rolling hills, Tuscany is considered by many to be the cultural heart of Italy. In... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Monte Carpegna - Sasso di Simone
  • Map No. 16, Monte Carpegna - Sasso di Simone, in series of contoured, GPS compatible hiking maps at 1:25,000 from the Istituto Geografico Adriatico, covering mainly the spine of the Apennines along the borders of Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria and the Marches.Map in this series have contours at 25m intervals with additional shading and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Versilia - Riviera Apuana - Alpi Apuane Edizioni Multigraphic 711
  • Versilia - Parco delle Alpi Apuane at 1:50,000 in a series of hiking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering Tuscany, parts of Umbria, and the adjoining areas. The cartography is rather old fashioned and sometimes not as clear as in the other map series but for many areas, especially for parts of Tuscany, these are the only hiking maps... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • San Gimignano - Colle Val d`Elsa - Poggibonsi Edizioni Multigraphic 511
  • San Gimignano - Colle Val d`Elsa – Poggibonsi area at 1:25,000 in a series of hiking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering Tuscany, parts of Umbria, and the adjoining areas. The cartography is rather old fashioned and sometimes not as clear as in the other map series but for many areas, especially for parts of Tuscany, these are the only... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Volterra and its Environs Edizioni Multigraphic 513
  • Volterra and its environs at 1:25,000 in a series of hiking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering Tuscany, parts of Umbria, and the adjoining areas. The cartography is rather old fashioned and sometimes not as clear as in the other map series but for many areas, especially for parts of Tuscany, these are the only hiking maps available. Most... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alpe Veglia - Alpe Devero Kompass 89
  • Map No. 89, Domodóssola, from Kompass, printed on waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper in a series of walking maps of selected areas of Italy at 1:50,000, with hiking routes on a topographic base, various types of accommodation, recreational facilities, places of interest, etc. Kompass are Europe’s largest publishers of walking maps,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Riviera di Ponente - Albisola Marina to Noli Edizioni Multigraphic 103
  • Map No. 103, covering at 1:25,000 the coast of the Italian Riviera from Albisola Marina across Savona to Noli and inland to Altare. The map is part of a series of walking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering the Ligurian Alps and the coast, the crest of the Apennines along the border between Tuscany with the neighbouring regions, and parts... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alpe di San Benedetto 21
  • Map No. 21, Alpe di San Benedetto: Passo del Muraglione – San Godenzo – Dicomano, in series of contoured, GPS compatible hiking maps at 1:25,000 from the Istituto Geografico Adriatico, covering mainly the spine of the Apennines along the borders of Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria and the Marches.Map in this series have contours at 25m intervals... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alpe della Luna 17
  • Map No. 16, Monte Carpegna - Sasso di Simone, in series of contoured, GPS compatible hiking maps at 1:25,000 from the Istituto Geografico Adriatico, covering mainly the spine of the Apennines along the borders of Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria and the Marches.Map in this series have contours at 25m intervals with additional shading and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Siena and Crete - Senesi West Edizioni Multigraphic 517
  • Crete Senesi 1 - Val d`Arbia at 1:25,000 in a series of hiking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering Tuscany, parts of Umbria, and the adjoining areas. The cartography is rather old fashioned and sometimes not as clear as in the other map series but for many areas, especially for parts of Tuscany, these are the only hiking maps available.... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pale di San Martino
  • Map No. 76, Pale di San Martino, from Kompass, printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper in their series of walking maps of selected areas of Italy at 1:50,000, with hiking routes on a topographic base, various types of accommodation, recreational facilities, places of interest, etc. Kompass are Europe’s largest... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Tuscany Bikeline Cycling Atlas: 25 Tours (1735km)
  • Tuscany Cycling Atlas with 25 tours across the whole region totaling 1735kms, presented by the Verlag Esterbauer in guide with maps at 1:75,000 showing the route and its variants. Extensive information is conveyed by symbols, indicating road surface, campsites and other accommodation, repair workshops, recreational facilities, places of... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • San Miniato Commune 25K Ed. Multigraphic Map No. 521
  • San Miniato Commune at 1:25,000 in a series of hiking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering Tuscany, parts of Umbria, and the adjoining areas. The cartography is rather old fashioned and sometimes not as clear as in the other map series but for many areas, especially for parts of Tuscany, these are the only hiking maps available. Most maps... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alta Valle del Lamone 22
  • Map No. 22, Alta Valle del Lamone: Alto Appennino Faentino – Anello di Marradi, in series of contoured, GPS compatible hiking maps at 1:25,000 from the Istituto Geografico Adriatico, covering mainly the spine of the Apennines along the borders of Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria and the Marches.Map in this series have contours at 25m intervals... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Lakes Suviana & Brasimone
  • Lakes Suviana and Brasimone area on the border of Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany on a contoured and GPS compatible map at 1:25,000 from L`Escursionista Editore highlighting waymarked walking trails and other local paths, not signposted but open to hikers. Topography is presented by contours at 20m intervals with relief shading and colouring... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Foreste Casentinesi NP Monti Editore 20
  • Map No. 20, Foreste Casentinesi: Campigna, Camaldoli, Chiusi dell Verna, in series of contoured, GPS compatible hiking maps at 1:25,000 from the Istituto Geografico Adriatico, covering mainly the spine of the Apennines along the borders of Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria and the Marches.Map in this series have contours at 25m intervals with... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Tuscany: Classic Chianti Short Break
  • Walking in Tuscany; Radda in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, San Sano and to Siena. On this short break walking adventure in Tuscany discover the unforgettable and classic landscapes of the Chianti wine region. Known as Tuscany’s “third” city, after Florence and Siena, Chianti is formed of castles, fortresses, Romanesque Churches, olive groves and... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Tuscany: Chianti in Luxury
  • Walking in Tuscany; Radda in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti and to Siena. Walk Tuscan wine trails through the timeless landscapes of Chianti to Siena, staying in luxury accommodations. This very special tour combines perfect walking and opportunities to eat and learn to cook authentic Tuscan food with touring a vineyard and stays in the finest... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Hill Towns of Tuscany Highlights Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self-guided inn-to-inn walking tour between hill-top villages of southern Tuscany. This highlights tour showcases Renaissance and medieval towns nestled amongst the hills of south Tuscany. Walk from Montepulciano to Pienza, visit Sant’ Antimo Abbey and the baths at Bagno Vignoni. Then it’s on to Montalcino before finishing in the ‘Crete Senesi’... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Hill Towns of Tuscany
  • Self-guided inn-to-inn walking tour of Tuscany, from Montepulciano to Siena. Walk between Renaissance and medieval hill-top towns of southern Tuscany, discovering Montepulciano, Pienza, Bagno Vignoni, Montalcino, and finally Siena. Your journey winds through a unique linear, almost geometric landscape of hills, vineyards and olive trees.... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Tuscany: Classic Chianti
  • Walking in Tuscany; Radda in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti and to Siena. Follow Tuscan trails through the unforgettable wine region of Chianti to Siena, whose historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This tour is an intoxicating mix of exceptional experiences as you walk from village to village through this striking region of Chianti.... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Treasures of Tuscany & Umbria
  • Self guided walking tour discovering the best of Tuscany and Umbria; from Siena to Perugia and on to Florence. Explore the absolute best of Tuscany and Umbria on foot; starting with the medieval and Renaissance hill-top towns of Siena and Pienza, on to historic Perugia and ending in iconic Florence. Nestled in the green heart of Italy, you’ll... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 5: Aulla to San Miniato
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through northern and central Tuscany. Originating in the historical region of Lunigiana, an area of great gastronomy, lush green meadows and waterfalls, your walking tour along the Via Francigena takes you from Aulla at the foot of the Apennines, along the coast into northern Tuscany and the... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 6: San Miniato to San Quirico
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through central Tuscany. Explore the central belt of iconic Tuscan landscapes and a distinctive trio of medieval towns; Siena, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni. This stage of the Via Francigena takes you from the charming village of San Miniato to San Quirico situated on the northern edge of... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Classic Tuscany
  • Walking in Tuscany; Volterra, San Gimignano, Colle di Val D'Elsa, Siena on a self-guided trip. Treat yourself to a week under the Tuscan sun; slow down to take in the classic sights of Volterra, San Gimignano, Colle Val D’Elsa Monteriggioni and Siena on foot—the best way to relax and immerse yourself in Tuscany. Follow trails between hilltop... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 7: San Quirico-Montefiascone
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through Tuscany and Lazio. Following in the footsteps of pilgrims from the Middle Ages this section of the Via Francigena begins in the heart of the Tuscan countryside and finishes in the medieval town of Montefiascone. Encounter small hamlets and villages atop conical hills and set within... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Classic Tuscany Short Break
  • Walking in Tuscany; Volterra, San Gimignano, Colle di Val D'Elsa, Siena on a self-guided trip. Spend 4 nights exploring Tuscany on foot, walking between atmospheric ancient hilltop towns of Volterra, San Gimignano, Colle di Val D’ Elsa and Siena. Soak up the views as you wander between Etruscan olive groves, vineyards and over rolling green... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscana Verde
  • Een heerlijke, landelijke autovakantie in klassiek Toscane voor liefhebbers van natuur, rust en ruimte. Ontdek hier 'het landschap als kunstwerk' en geniet van de geraffineerde cultuur en keuken. Laat je tijdens de rondreis verrassen door de bloemenpracht in het voorjaar of het lijnenspel van de aarde in het najaar. Je verblijft in een drietal... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane compleet
  • Van de groene Apennijnen in het noorden tot de het onbekende Etruskische zuiden, op deze complete rondreis ontdek je de uitersten van Toscane. Beleef de verrassende cultuurmonumenten, de glooiing van de heuvels. Ontdek de necropoli van de Etrusken te voet en geniet van de beste keuken van Europa. Je verblijft in een viertal, zorgvuldig... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane-Val d'Orcia
  • Fietstocht door het prachtige Toscaanse landschap met weidse landerijen, cipressenlanen en wijngaarden. Je passeert opmerkelijk goed bewaarde middeleeuwse en renaissancestadjes. Ontmoet vriendelijke mensen en geniet van het Toscaanse eten en de lokale wijnen. Je verblijft in een bijzondere agriturismo waar de maaltijden worden bereid met... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane
  • Bijzondere stadswandelingen door Florence, de bakermat van de Renaissance, vanuit een uitstekend viersterrenhotel gelegen in het groen. Breng tijdens deze stedentrip een bezoek aan het wereldberoemde Uffizi paleis, waar de kaartjes voor je klaarliggen. En strek eventueel de benen op het platteland van Toscane, rond het Chianti-wijndorp Greve,... Read more
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Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane
  • Wandelvakantie door het klassieke Toscaanse landschap, langs wijngaarden, cipressenlanen, door eikenbossen en prachtige dorpjes. Van het Etruskische vestingstadje Volterra naar de middeleeuwse woontorens van San Gimignano. Door de wijnheuvels van de Chianti naar monumentaal Siena. We zijn te gast in uitstekende hotels in historische centra van... Read more
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