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Jubilee Year in Tuscany

The extraordinary Jubilee Year announced by Pope Francis starts on December 8th. Here’s a list of jubilee churches in Tuscany for those searching for special indulgences. Continue reading

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Castagneto Carducci, the heart of the Etruscan Coast

  Set amongst the Etruscan jewels that give their name to this strip of coast south of Livorno, is the town of Castagneto Carducci. Perched on the hillside near a chestnut wood, castagneto, the town was named in 1900 Castagneto … Continue reading

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Livorno, waiting to be discovered

This week one of Pope Francis’ choir ‘boys’ is leading us to the discovery of the ancient free port city of Livorno. Tuscan born Ermenegildo Corsini lives and works in Rome where he is part of the renowned Sistine Chapel … Continue reading

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