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Best Restaurants in Florence for a weekend of European Art City Discovery

Best Restaurants in Florence for a weekend of European Art City Discovery

Most people are attracted to Florence because of its incomparable artistic and architectural heritage. Florence is a city that seems to be an open-air museum with beautiful renaissance palaces, sculptures and museums on every corner. Of course when you visit Florence, you will also look for restaurants that can provide … Read More

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8 things you must experience during your Italian holidays

8 things you must experience during your Italian holidays

Already daydreaming about your next Italian adventure? Perhaps you’re beyond the Pinterest phase and ready to start booking a hotel in Tuscany. Wherever you are, Italy awaits you in all her majesty. Here at Dievole we’ve assembled seven bucket-list adventures you simply must experience during your Italian holidays. Check it out. Enjoy pizza in Naples …Read More
May 17, 2017
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5 charming villages to celebrate Mother’s Day in Tuscany

5 charming villages to celebrate Mother’s Day in Tuscany

Mother’s Day is one of the most intimate holidays of the year, and it’s a perfect time to spend a special weekend with your mother or even your whole family. Is there any better way to spend a memorable Mother’s Day than heading to the countryside and visiting beautiful medieval towns and villages surrounded by …Read More
May 12, 2017

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Top 6 fantastic photo locations in Tuscany

Top 6 fantastic photo locations in Tuscany

Have you ever seen those picture perfect postcards of Tuscany, and wondered where they are taken? Or perhaps you’ve driven around the region and while you’ve seen beautiful things, you have yet to find those mysterious fields of poppies, undulating hills of wheat or seas of yellow sunflowers? Wonder no more; we’ve done the research …Read More
May 3, 2017
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The Arbia River

The Arbia River

The Arbia river runs through the territory of Gaiole in Chianti and its source can be found on the hills of Castellina in Chianti, at 620 meters of altitude. Its course is 57 km long, stretching just south of Dievole’s estate and passing by Pianella, where our olive mill was built. Dante quoted the river …Read More
April 28, 2017
Food in Tuscany
A taste of Chianti: food fairs in Tuscany

A taste of Chianti: food fairs in Tuscany

Chianti, Italy stimulates all of the senses: eyes, nose, ears, touch and most famously, taste. It’s no secret that this area is known for foods meant to excite one’s taste buds. However, oftentimes, people simplify Italy’s food culture under a large umbrella of pasta, cheese and wine. However, upon your arrival, you will discover that …Read More
April 28, 2017
Wine Guide
Italian Wine: recent research in market trends and consumption

Italian Wine: recent research in market trends and consumption

What do Italians drink? What are the market trends? New data released by Tannico, an online wine shop in Italy, reveals interesting facts about Italian wine consumption, including information about the choices women and Milennials make, and even if zodiac signs influence wine choice! This data was collected from 50,000 consumers through the platform’s “Tannico …Read More
April 21, 2017
Food in Tuscany
The antipasto, 8 Tuscan appetizers you will love

The antipasto, 8 Tuscan appetizers you will love

The Antipasto – a word which translates literally into “before the meal” – is Italy’s way of tickling your appetite, the opening dance for a menu that will send your tastebuds aflutter.  Every region has its own – many of Tuscany’s antipasti involve toasted bread, for an important part of our regional cuisine is based …Read More
April 18, 2017
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Uffizi gallery: the perfect plan to visit this museum

Uffizi gallery: the perfect plan to visit this museum

The Uffizi Gallery is perhaps one of the most impressive museums of the Western world. It’s certainly the one with the greatest concentration of famous paintings. Literally, in every room, there is a masterpiece. Visiting this museum is, for many visitors to Florence, a life goal, but not all come out as satisfied as they …Read More
April 14, 2017
Wine Guide
Easter in Italy: most popular traditions

Easter in Italy: most popular traditions

Easter is one of the biggest holidays on the Italian calendar. From north to south cities and towns throughout the stivale celebrate with holy processions, religious re-enactments, food fairs and folkloristic events revolving around the passion of Christ. Each region has it own rituals and traditions, so we have listed them just for you. In the north …Read More
April 12, 2017
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9 Things to do in Verona

9 Things to do in Verona

Located in Italy’s northern region of Veneto, Verona is nothing short of beautiful and captivating. Famous for being the town of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, this city has built up a romantic reputation as being a destination for couples. In love or not, Verona is a great location for anyone to relax on weekend getaway …Read More
April 7, 2017
Food in Tuscany
Traditional Easter recipes in Tuscany

Traditional Easter recipes in Tuscany

Easter is one of Tuscany’s most beloved festivities and its manifold recipes have been passed on from generation to generation. In medieval times during the 40 days of fasting people were only allowed to eat fish and vegetables, so in order to not let the overabundance of eggs go to waste, farmer families used them …Read More
April 5, 2017