Category Archives: Tuscan churches and cathedrals

Lucca celebrates its Feast of the Cross

An ancient relic, a millenary tradition, a magnificent walled town. These the ingredients of Lucca’s major celebration. Continue reading

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Vicopisano and its Festa Medievale

  In the north of the province of Pisa, only 16 km (nearly 10 mi) from the Leaning Tower, lies the town of Vicopisano. It spreads between the banks of the river Arno and Mount Pisano and is mostly hilly, … 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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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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Il Duomo dei Senesi – the Cathedral of Siena

For the weekends, the Cathedral of Siena has organized guided tours paired to breakfast and teatime. Certainly an original way to explore this magnificent building’s treasures.
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