Category Archives: Churches and cathedrals in Tuscany

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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Cortonantiquaria 2017

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

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Montepulciano, not just wine factor

The hilltop town of Montepulciano is renowned worldwide for its excellent wines, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Rosso di Montepulciano, and for the attractions nearby in the Val di Chiana and Val d’Orcia, yet sadly largely underestimated for its art … Continue reading

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The Fibonacci numbers have been discovered on a church in Pisa

Extraordinary discovery on the façade of a church of Pisa. A secret 800 years old! Continue reading

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Florence Cathedral and its Summer Solstice’s spectacular show

June’s the month in which you can admire the Summer Solstice in Florence’s beautiful Cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore. Continue reading

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