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Festa del Grillo in Florence, a peculiar folkloristic tradition

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Discover our tourism guide for visiting Tuscany, a beautiful place where you can find some of the most famous vineyards of the world.

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Festa del Grillo in Florence, a peculiar folkloristic tradition

Festa del Grillo in Florence, a peculiar folkloristic tradition

Tuscany and Italy in general are famous for the celebrating local customs and traditions. Every city and village has their own cultural agenda with a large variety of fairs and festivals, especially during the summer months. Many events are dedicated to food and local crafts, but there also several folkloristic … Read More

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Where to stay in Tuscany: best places to spend the night

Where to stay in Tuscany: best places to spend the night

Tuscany is one of the most visited places in Italy. The demand by tourists is high and there’s a very broad selection of accommodations to serve them. There are all kinds of places where to stay in Tuscany from budget options to luxury hotels. In addition, since the region has a very rich architectural heritage, …Read More
June 15, 2017
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Best beaches in Tuscany: our Top-5 in Elba Island

Best beaches in Tuscany: our Top-5 in Elba Island

Elba Island is one of the paradises of the Tuscany Region. This island has become famous for being the place where Napoleon spent years in exile, but the island might have been too inspiring, since from Elba he returned to the battlefield, seemingly more powerful than ever. The island is a gem of the Italian …Read More
June 8, 2017
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10 essential points of interest to visit in Florence

10 essential points of interest to visit in Florence

Florence (Firenze in Italian) is without doubt one of the most famous Italian cities, recognized for its fantastic architectural and artistic patrimony. Florence is the capital of the Tuscany Region in Italy, and it was declared UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982. A walk along the banks of the Arno River, while you contemplate the beautiful …Read More
May 31, 2017
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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 you similar pleasures to those …Read More
May 24, 2017
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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
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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