Take a tour of Landscape of Tuscany in Italy -- part of the World's Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. There are few places that can compare with the idyllic rural beauty of Tuscany, Italy. These gentle hills and flowing fields captured the imagination and creativity of the Classical artists. The landscape is mostly open and green, covered with fields of cypress and olive trees. The buildings here have historically been made of clay - very rich in the Tuscan soil. The vineyards and farms here are famous for both their food and their beauty. The climate is most hospitable near the coast, where it is fairly mild all year round.