If you’re staying in Rome Italy, the splendors of the Tuscan countryside are only a few hours away by car or rail. Tuscany offers a myriad of opportunities if you are looking to dive into a centuries-old culture immersed in beauty. The landscape of Chianti looks like it was drawn by hand. Visitors can tour along many itineraries spotlighting forests, vineyards, hamlets, and special districts. Crete Senesi is a fascinating area, characterized by shapes sculpted from an ever-changing sea of clay. The thermal baths of Rapolano and the truffles of San Giovanni D’Asso are just some of the wonders that this area offers.