Category Archives: Tuscan lifestyle

Carnevale di Viareggio 2018, the carnival alongside the sea

The dates and latest news on the 2018 Carnival of Viareggio, a very colourful and noisy festival event set along the blue Tuscan sea. Continue reading

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The World’s Largest Christmas Stocking 2011

On January 5th, 2011, the Italian volunteer emergency services organisation Pubblica Assistenza of Carrara, in Tuscany, and its various branches produced the largest Christmas stocking. It measured 51 m and 35 cm (168 ft, 5.65 in) in length and 21 … Continue reading

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Christmas 2017 in Arezzo

Let’s see what’s brewing in Arezzo over the Christmas holidays. Continue reading

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Gustatus 2017 – The Sense of Taste

Orbetello’s laguna and Maremma’s food and wine traditions will be at your fingertips –or better forks and glasses – from November 1 to 5: Gustatus 2017. 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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