Category Archives: Folklore and accommodations in Tuscany

Rievocazione Storica e Disfida con l’Arco, the historical re-enactment ad archery challenge of Montopoli

Montopoli in the River Arno Valley is celebrating from September 12-13th its traditional historical re-enactment and archery completion Continue reading

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August in Montepulciano

Montepulciano in August always offers a vast programme of events and activities: between folklore and culture, constantly connected to its glorious wine tradition Continue reading

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Festa Medievale BiancoAzzurra in Castiglion Fiorentino

Coming soon one of the best Medieval Festivals of Tuscany: Castiglion Fiorentino’s White & Blue Festa Medievale BiancoAzzurra Continue reading

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Florence in December

So what’s on in Florence during the merry month of December? Here in Italy the Christmas atmosphere starts early. The shop windows are embellished with their twinkling holiday decorations and the traditional festive illumination lights up the city’s streets. On … Continue reading

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140th Palio edition for Casole d’Elsa

It may not be as old as Siena’s, which apparently goes back until the Middle Ages, but 140 editions is quite a good feat in my personal opinion. The beautiful medieval hilltop town of Casole d’Elsa with its gorgeous Romanesque … Continue reading

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