Category Archives: Culture in Tuscany

Sarteano, the town of the nativity scenes

Sarteano between Val di Chiana and Val d’Orcia has its own original and distinctive nativity scene traditions. Read here for more. Continue reading

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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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