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What is the Best Time to Visit Tuscany?

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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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What is the Best Time to Visit Tuscany?

What is the Best Time to Visit Tuscany?

What is the best time to visit Tuscany? This Italian region features art cities, spas and gorgeous landscapes that make it great to visit in every season - you just have to plan the right itinerary. Let's look at the seasons one by one and decide when you should come. Best … Read More

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12 Essential Points of Interest to Visit in Florence

12 Essential Points of Interest to Visit in Florence

Florence is full of must-see churches and museums; let’s look at the top Florence points of interest together to plan a great holiday in the Tuscan capital. Florence is one of the most famous Italian cities, recognized for its rich architecture and artistic legacy. It is the capital of the region of Tuscany in Italy, and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage …Read More
January 8, 2019
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Winter in Tuscany: a wondrous region this time of year

Winter in Tuscany: a wondrous region this time of year

Tuscany is graced with four proper seasons – a long spring, a hot summer, a welcome autumn and finally wintertime – a magical affair enjoyed very much by locals. As tour groups depart its cities, there is a serene glow over the region and especially over its cities. Galleries are not busy and some are …Read More
December 13, 2018
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Nativity Scenes in Tuscany: an Italian Christmas Tradition

Nativity Scenes in Tuscany: an Italian Christmas Tradition

As the holiday season approaches, Italian cities get “dressed up” for the occasion with the help of beautiful light displays that soften the city streets, Christmas trees, markets, and of course the ornately decorated presepe (nativity scenes that depict the birth of Jesus, either in a manger or cave) in almost every church and town …Read More
December 6, 2018
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December Holidays in Italy: Where and When to Go

December Holidays in Italy: Where and When to Go

Christmas in Italy is beautiful. The decked-out streets are a feast for the eyes with decorations and sparkling lights, stores have Christmas displays in the windows, cities organize fun activities for families and children and the air is filled with a particular “magic” that is not easy to explain with words… you just have to …Read More
December 3, 2018
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Artisan Food: 6 delicious producers you should visit in Tuscany

Artisan Food: 6 delicious producers you should visit in Tuscany

What is artisan food and where can you get it in Tuscany? As someone who has lived in Italy for quite some time, I’m a natural skeptic: the adjective “artisanal” is (wrongly) applied to everything from commercial gelato to leather bags that were most definitely not made in Italy. Especially when it comes to food, …Read More
November 14, 2018
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Life in Italy: Common Misconceptions

Life in Italy: Common Misconceptions

Sunshine and pizza every day: dolce vita dreamers often have a certain perception of what they think life in Italy will be like, but that can differ wildly from the actual truth. As an 11-year local in Tuscany, here are six common misconceptions people tend to have about life in Italy. Italians eat pizza or …Read More
October 23, 2018
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Eroica: the vintage bike race in Tuscan wine country

Eroica: the vintage bike race in Tuscan wine country

What must have it been like to pedal down the dirt roads of the past century, with no apple watch to track your progress, no spandex padded outfits, just the purity of the Tuscan air, the wind in your helmetless-hair as you whiz past rows of cypress trees… This is a feeling that the Eroica …Read More
October 1, 2018
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Florence Museum News: New Additions for Italy Lovers!

Florence Museum News: New Additions for Italy Lovers!

If you love art and Italy, chances are you’ve made more than one trip to Florence. Maybe you’ve seen the most important museums and so think you’ve seen it all? But the museum and exhibition scene in Florence is constantly changing: we’ve collected Florence Museum news, openings & renovations you’ll want to check out. Florence …Read More
September 20, 2018
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The most beautiful Medici villas in Tuscany

The most beautiful Medici villas in Tuscany

The Medici villas, recently listed by UNESCO, are amongst the most precious gems of Tuscany. Find out more about their history and which ones you can visit here. 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 …Read More
September 13, 2018