What is the best view of Italy in May?

Poppies, poppies everywhere – Red poppies (papavero) sprout up in May and seem to blanket every nook and cranny.  Covering the rail tracks on approach into Rome central station, which at other times looks rather barren and ugly, the poppies are just a peak preview of the spectacular display which awaits us on our discovery of the Tuscan hills.

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