Monthly Archives: marzo 2012

A day at Monteriggioni on the Via Francigena

The beautiful medieval walled town of Monteriggioni, located on a natural knoll, is among one of the best preserved in all of Italy. Every year it not only attracts tourists but also medieval archaeologists and historians, as well as architects. … Continue reading

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La Fattoria di Celle between Prato and Pistoia: a world apart

On  June, the 12th  2012, Giuliano Gori is going to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the opening  to the public of his art collection in the  park surrounding his Fattoria di Celle, in the countryside between Prato and Pistoia.  An … Continue reading

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Camellias in the Cloister at Calci

Calci lies at the foot of Mount Pisano, facing the plain of Pisa and the sea, enclosed by two valleys like a horseshoe, which form a natural amphitheatre called Valle Graziosa, the Pretty Valley. Since the Middle Ages the rivers … Continue reading

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Volterragusto, olive oil and truffles are served

This weekend and next week, from 30th March to 1st April, Volterra, within the Spring appendage of the Volterragusto show, returns as showcase of the local food and wine excellence, celebrating two of the most important products of its territory: … Continue reading

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A Firenze “Galleria degli Arazzi: Epifanie di tessuti preziosi”

In Florence something special, the exhibition “The Gallery of Tapestries. Epiphanies of precious fabrics” started on March the 20th and  going on up to June the 3rd, 2012. It is a good opportunity of admiring the prestigious tapestries of the … Continue reading

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