2016 has been an exceptional year for DiscoverTuscany on Instagram! We have grown in numbers of followers and this means so has quality of the photos thanks to all our fantastic contributors who have shared their images of Tuscany with our official hashtag #discovertuscany.
Here you have the 10 top photos that have elicited the most response, have have found a special place in the heart of our followers:
1. FALL LANDSCAPE IN TUSCANY
The countryside surrounding Siena covered in a fine layer of fog: a splendid photo shared with us by Tiziano Pieroni @pieronitiziano.
2. SAN GIMIGNANO
This view immortalizes the towers of San Gimignano at dusk in this photo by Giovanni Russo @notjust:g.russo.
3. THE DUOMO OF FLORENCE
The sparkle of lights and the red gigli ornaments on the tree in the Piazza del Duomo in Florence is among the favorites shared this year by Ph. Patrizia Piredda @patripiredda.
4. PIAZZA DEL CAMPO A SIENA
The marvelous Piazza del Campo, one of the more characteristic places in Siena. Photo by @discovertuscany.
5. AREZZO, PIAZZA GRANDE
Piazza Grande in Arezzo one Sundaymorning during the traditional Antique Fair was shot by @chiara_beni.
6. THE ROMANTIC CITY OF PIENZA
Pienza, situated in the heart of Val d’Orcia. Not only is it defined as the”città ideale”, it is also considered one of the most romantic places in Tuscany. Photo by @discovertuscany.
7. PISA BY NIGHT
An unusual night view of the Piazza dei Miracoli captured by the lens of @ciuchino45.
8. THE DUOMO DI SIENA
The majestic Duomo of Santa Maria Assunta in Siena is framed by a sky brushed with shades of pink and gray. This photos is from Antonio Pascucci @kreg1974.
9. THE CHARM OF SAN GIMIGNANO
One of our shots of the almost completely deserted streets of San Gimignano captured the attention of many of our followers. Foto by @discovertuscany.
10. PONTE VECCHIO IN FLORENCE
A classic symbol of Florence: the “Old Bridge” as seen from the banks of the Arno river was photographed by Marcela Schneider Ferreira @hashtagitaly.
About Cristina Romeo
Born in Florence at the end of the fabulous '70s, Cristina has always lived in the famous "cradle of the Renaissance". She's in love with her homeland, but also enjoys traveling and discovering new places. Cristina is mum to a lovely little girl, to whom she hopes to pass on all the passion and love of our precious, wonderful Tuscany.