Category Archives: Accommodations in Tuscany

Scoppio del Carro, exploding carts in Florence on Easter Sunday

If you’re visiting Florence during the Easter holidays be sure not to miss one of the town’s oldest and most popular traditions: the Explosion of the Cart. Continue reading

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Peccioli, one of the Queens of the Valdera

A trip to the town of Peccioli in Valdera, among hills, history and prehistory Continue reading

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Arezzo, ICASTICA 2015

On until September 27th in Arezzo the third edition of ICASTICA: the art of representing reality. Continue reading

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Pienza, the ideal Renaissance town

A glance at the small, yet incredibly significant, town of Pienza: the Renaissance dream come true. Continue reading

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From the Hermitage Museum to Carrara

Magnificent collection of marble statues on show at Palazzo Cucchiari in Carrara. Hosted are some of Tsar Nicholas I’s favourite Italian neoclassical masterpieces. Continue reading

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