Tuscany covers a large area of 8,900 sqm and borders the regions of Liguria to the northwest, Emilia-Romagna to the north and east, Umbria to the east and Lazio to the southeast. Tuscany's capital, Florence along with Pisa and Empoli sit on the river Arno which snakes its way through the region. As well as the typical hilltop towns, large parts are densely forested and the Apennine range of mountains are situated to the northeast of the region. Tuscany also offers a beautiful coastline dotted with islands. This stunning region attracts those in search of art, history, wildlife, fine wine and cuisine.