Category Archives: Culture in Tuscany

Siena Cathedral uncovers its mosaic floor

The breathtaking splendour of the marble mosaic floor of Siena’s duomo will be uncovered from August 18 to October 26. Continue reading

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Cortona Mix Festival 2016

Cortona Mix Festival: a concoction of all arts in one of the most beautiful backdrops Tuscany has to offer. Continue reading

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I fochi di San Giovanni, Florence and St. John’s fires

June 24th, John the Baptist, Florence and its fireworks Continue reading

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Pistoia is opening Its Health Museum

Italian Capital of Culture 2017, Pistoia, has opened a new Museum in the superbly decorated Ospedale del Ceppo. Continue reading

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It’s March, welcome to the New Year

François Rabelais once wrote “The greatest loss of time that I know is to count the hours” (Gargantua in Book I, “Gargantua and Pantagruel”), but time – be it hours, days, years – has been calculated for centuries. Here is how they do it in Tuscany. Continue reading

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