Monthly Archives: dicembre 2013

The Orcia Wine Trail – Strada del Vino Orcia

The Orcia Wine Trail is scenically considered one of the most beautiful in the world. It winds through the most characteristic and enchanting part of the Tuscan countryside which also includes the renowned Val d’Orcia, UNESCO World Heritage Site since … Continue reading

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The Val di Merse Flavour Trail – Strada dei Sapori della Val di Merse

Wedged between Siena and the slopes of the Metalliferous Hills of the Maremma is the Val di Merse. The region is renowned for its unspoilt nature rich in waters, the rivers Farma and Merse as well as hot springs, and … Continue reading

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The Golden North Doors of Ghiberti – Florence Baptistery

An exciting discovery has been made during the restoration of the North Doors of Florence Baptistery: notwithstanding time and pollution the original gilding has been found on the twenty-eight panels engraved by Lorenzo Ghiberti between 1403 and 1424 depicting the … Continue reading

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The Vernaccia di San Gimignano Wine Trail – Strada del Vino Vernaccia di San Gimignano

On the tracks of a very ancient wine in one of the most beautiful towns in Tuscany: San Gimignano. Continue reading

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