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The best marinas on the western coast of Tuscany

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The best marinas on the western coast of Tuscany

The best marinas on the western coast of Tuscany

The western coast of Tuscany together with the Tuscan Archipelago is a fabulous sailing destination. Therefore, the coast is equipped with some excellent marinas, small docks that supply for small boats and yachts. One would not think at first, but marinas represent a fantastic option to spend a day on … Read More

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Exploring the hidden gems of Pisa in one day

Exploring the hidden gems of Pisa in one day

The flow of passengers to Tuscany through Pisa has increased considerably in the last few years thanks to its international airport that receives flights from many places around Europe. Pisa, therefore, is a perfect stopover on your way towards Dievole Wine Resort, since you can explore the city in a day before continuing your journey. …Read More
August 15, 2017
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The most beautiful Medici villas in Tuscany – Our Top 5

The most beautiful Medici villas in Tuscany – Our Top 5

In the 15th century Renaissance was flourishing in Tuscany. Many artists worked in the area creating magnificent masterpieces for the future, and there was one thing in common with them, they were all tied somehow to the Medici Family. There are not many families in the history of mankind that had such a huge influence …Read More
August 3, 2017
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Craft tours in Siena: the best artisan workshops in Siena

Craft tours in Siena: the best artisan workshops in Siena

Siena is a heaven for all those who seek to find high-quality artwork. There are many antique workshops where weavers, ceramists and sculptors create masterpieces day by day using techniques that have been inherited from generation to generation. When you visit Siena, one of the best ways to immerse yourself in the history and culture …Read More
July 27, 2017
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The best one-day bike tours in Tuscany

The best one-day bike tours in Tuscany

Tuscany is a perfect land for all those who are fond of cycling. There are bicycle itineraries available for all sorts of levels, and exploring the countryside by cycling will let you admire the landscape, the beautiful historic towns and vineyards in a much calmer pace than when you travel around by car. You might …Read More
July 20, 2017
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Nature and wildlife in Italy – the best national parks

Nature and wildlife in Italy – the best national parks

Italy has a green heart with vast areas that belong to national parks. There are 24 national parks in Italy that add up to 5% of the national territory, and there are many other regional reserves, all of them protecting the natural wonders of the country. The landscape is extremely varied, and from dramatic mountain …Read More
July 13, 2017
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10 things you must have in your bag when you travel to Italy

10 things you must have in your bag when you travel to Italy

The summer holiday season is approaching, and as the departure becomes closer and closer, the big question also rises every year: What should I pack in my luggage? Every trip is different, and packing for a weekend getaway or a 3-week road trip, is not the same. Nevertheless, there are certain things that can’t be …Read More
July 6, 2017
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The beautiful Tuscan hill towns: our Top-5 in the Val di Chiana

The beautiful Tuscan hill towns: our Top-5 in the Val di Chiana

There’s no doubt about it, the most intense memory of any traveler from Tuscany is that of the ravishing hilly landscape with beautiful Tuscan hill towns dotting the scenery. Val di Chiana is a valley situated in the Southern end of Tuscany, where life moves in especially slow pace, except for special days (mostly in …Read More
June 29, 2017
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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 festivals in which ancient traditions …Read More
June 22, 2017
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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