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Mrs Ciccone at the Uffizi, Florence: a real Madonna lifestyle verging on the profane

After the great show at the Florence stadium on Saturday the 16th June 2012,  welcomed by a huge crowd,  Madonna  visited the Uffizi on  the following day,  thus fulfilling  her  wish to visit the  museum.  A Sunday devoted to art. … Continue reading

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Pisa lights up for San Ranieri

By tradition every 16th June the Lungarni, the avenues along the river Arno, of Pisa are floodlit at night by the Luminara di San Ranieri. The first historical document attesting the tradition of the Luminara goes back to 1337. More … Continue reading

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La Notte Nera di San Miniato – The Black Night of San Miniato

Saturday, June 16th, starting at 6.30 pm, the Pisan town of San Miniato is introducing its new event, “The Black Night“. The absolute protagonist of this Black Night will be the celebrated black truffle, typical tuber of this season, located … Continue reading

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Tuscany: a perfect backdrop for movie productions

Cinema has always been in love  with Tuscany. These days  its landscape is being the set for new movies. The Italian film  director Pietro Marcello, winner of  2009 Torino Festival with la Bocca del Lupo, is shooting here  Bella e … Continue reading

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A nice event, the Toscanello d’oro, in the Tuscan countryside, at 11kms from Florence

The Toscanello d’oro, the traditional event of wines produced in the area of Pontassieve, Florence , is now 43. A nice  tradition of which the locals, so tied to their glorious past, are very proud.  Now,  the downtown hosts for … Continue reading

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