Monthly Archives: agosto 2017

Lucca celebrates its Feast of the Cross

An ancient relic, a millenary tradition, a magnificent walled town. These the ingredients of Lucca’s major celebration. Continue reading

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Sansepolcro, celebrating tradition with its Palio della Balestra

In the Valtiberina for over 400 years there’s a town doing its best to keep traditions alive. Hoist your crossbows and salute Sansepolcro and its Palio della Balestra. Continue reading

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Vicopisano and its Festa Medievale

  In the north of the province of Pisa, only 16 km (nearly 10 mi) from the Leaning Tower, lies the town of Vicopisano. It spreads between the banks of the river Arno and Mount Pisano and is mostly hilly, … Continue reading

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Cortonantiquaria 2017

Cortonantiquaria 2017, on from August 19th to September 3rd. Not just an antiques showcase. Continue reading

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Medievalis, when Pontremoli returns to 1226

In the heart of Tuscany’s historic territory, Lunigiana, lies Pontremoli with an age-old history going back to 1000 BC. Here every year in August they celebrate the Middle Ages with Medievalis. Continue reading

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