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Tuscany Road Trip Ideas for a Stress-Free Holiday

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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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Tuscany Road Trip Ideas for a Stress-Free Holiday

Tuscany Road Trip Ideas for a Stress-Free Holiday

There are so many reasons why a Tuscany road trip is a great idea for a stress free holiday. This idyllic landscape begs to be discovered… slowly. The description by Jenny Nelson, author of Georgia's Kitchen, sums it up best: “the Tuscan countryside whizzed by in a kaleidoscopic whirl of … Read More

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Siena Cathedral: visit the Duomo and its spectacular floors

Siena Cathedral: visit the Duomo and its spectacular floors

The Siena Cathedral or Duomo is an impressive work of art both inside and out. The imposing Medieval structure defines the city’s skyline and is practically a book to read through its sculpture and its decorations. While inside, the floors of this church are entirely made of intarsia marble narratives. Covered by carpets for protection, …Read More
July 3, 2018
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Bolgheri on the Tuscan coast: Sun, Sea & Bolgheri Wine

Bolgheri on the Tuscan coast: Sun, Sea & Bolgheri Wine

Bolgheri. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when we say this word? Bolgheri wine probably comes up first, since this area has become famous in the past few decades for its bold Supertuscans. But also the sun, sea and small towns that make this wine so particular. Bolgheri DOC, as a wine producing …Read More
June 15, 2018
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Wine Tasting holidays: Perfect Weekend Getaways in Italy

Wine Tasting holidays: Perfect Weekend Getaways in Italy

Looking for that perfect “grape” escape? If you plan on visiting the region of Tuscany, you’ve come to the right place. The rich topography of our “bella Toscana” is a wine-lover’s dream, the sloping hills of the countryside dotted with vineyards whose colors brilliantly change with each season. This is a place for those who …Read More
May 29, 2018
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Historic Steam Train from Siena and Florence

Historic Steam Train from Siena and Florence

If you’ve seen the Harry Potter films, you can easily picture what an old steam engine train looks like. It’s the stuff of fantasy, yet in Tuscany, it’s reality! Not every train here, of course, is a historic steam train, but there is a special “Nature Train” (Trenonatura) that can give you the opportunity to …Read More
May 3, 2018
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Tuscany Travel Tips: an interview with our Director Stefano Capurso

Tuscany Travel Tips: an interview with our Director Stefano Capurso

Tuscany is the perfect place to go in every season. With its vast historical, cultural and natural lands, what it has to offer is simply extraordinary. From the big cities to the little medieval towns, from the countryside to the mountains, without forgetting to mention the coast and the pristine natural reserves, you will never …Read More
April 24, 2018
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Jewelry Artisans in Tuscany

Jewelry Artisans in Tuscany

For centuries, Tuscany has worn the crown in the handmade sector; many of Italy’s most cherished products are fruit of the region’s long history of artisanal production. And to the joy of tourists worldwide, the jewelry-making tradition remains a Tuscan staple. From the tiniest of towns to the most bustling of city centers, each corner …Read More
April 10, 2018
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7 thirst-inspiring movies about wine

7 thirst-inspiring movies about wine

Not only has wine managed to score an important role on our tables: its has also effortlessly made its way onto the big screen. From iconic screenwriting landmarks, such as Hannibal Lecter’s Chianti line in the 1991 film “The Silence of the Lambs”, to taking over entire plots, wine in movies is true star-material. Humble …Read More
March 20, 2018
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Night Photography: Where and How to Photograph Stars in Tuscany

Night Photography: Where and How to Photograph Stars in Tuscany

In silence, you and a small group of friends hike towards the planned spot, hoping nobody else has gotten to it before you do. Your backpack heavy with a camera, tripod over your shoulder, you’re already thinking about the amazing star photos you’re going to get on this clear night in Tuscany. The early Summer …Read More
March 19, 2018
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When to Go to Florence: Average Weather Temperatures by Month

When to Go to Florence: Average Weather Temperatures by Month

It might come as a surprise to many but the weather in Florence, Italy can vary quite wildly from month to month, especially during these past eleven years that I have called this place home. It might not be as temperate as other locations but do to its unique topography (a Renaissance city set in …Read More
March 6, 2018