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Torrita di Siena celebrates Saint Joseph with the Donkey Palio

From Saturday 17th March, until Sunday 25th, the beautiful old village of Torrita di Siena is hosting its renowned Palio dei Somari, the Donkey Palio. Born in 1966, this Palio was created to celebrate the Patron Saint, St. Joseph the … Continue reading

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Tria Turris, when Chiusi goes medieval

Chiusi returns to the Middle Ages with Tria Turris. Races, archery tournaments, bizarre football games and more are waiting for you from Jun 23 to 25. Continue reading

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Iano, a picture window on Tuscany

In the heart of Tuscany lies the town of Montaione, already protagonist of another article. Following a winding road through the wood, on the boundary between Montaione and the alabaster town of Volterra, the village of Iano suddenly appears, dominating … Continue reading

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Oh, The Grand Old Duke of… Tuscany

This week a bit of Tuscan history, a note on local architecture and a magnificent farm estate in Torrita di Siena. Continue reading

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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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