Category Archives: Tuscan towns and cities

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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Cortonantiquaria 2017

Cortonantiquaria 2017, on from August 19th to September 3rd. Not just an antiques showcase. Continue reading

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The Saracen Joust

Twice a year Arezzo is the ‘battlefield’ of the renowned Giostra del Saracino which sees eight knights competing on horseback for the honour of their quarters. Which team will win this year? Continue reading

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Heritage Open Day May 21st – Lunigiana Venues

Take a look at which historic houses and gardens in Lunigiana are opening their gates on Heritage Open Day, May 21st Continue reading

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Treno Natura 2017

What’s on programme for the Nature Train this year? Have a look here to find out this year’s destinations and the events surrounding Siena in the lovely Val d’Orcia and Crete Senesi Continue reading

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