Archivi del mese: aprile 2012

Gazing up inside the courtyard of Palazzo Strozzi

The courtyard of Palazzo Strozzi  has lately lost its function of passageway. It has become a  vital spot for cultural events taking place all the year round, thanks to the Strozzina Foundation. A new challenging trend  to define  its  role, … Continua a leggere

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Riding a bike among vineyards and Tuscan villages

Let’s abandon  cars  for a while  and devote ourselves to slow time. What ‘s better than joining two passions  like bike and  wine? Just in few days,  in the heart of Tuscany  a pleasant   event “ Tuscany  wine and bike” … Continua a leggere

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A mid-spring escape to Chianti, Tuscany

Chianti, a strongly evocative word. It can be  both a unique wine and a Tuscan area, a spot of extraordinary beauty, roughly extending between Florence and Siena. The accommodations offered by www.tuscanyholidayrent.com are plenty. Particularly recommended the lovely apartments from … Continua a leggere

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In Florence, a twenty first century passage back to Renaissance

A door from the old  to the contemporary and viceversa. It is not a  metaphor. In San Pancrazio Square, Florence,  the homonymous deconsecrated church hides a Renaissance jewel, unjustly unknown to most people, a chapel by Leon Battista Alberti, commissioned … Continua a leggere

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On a historical roof, in front of Palazzo Vecchio, taste Florence in all its flavours

Unforgettable mid-spring evenings on the terrace of Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence, sipping a glass of Tuscan wine to celebrate  the sun setting on  Florence,  after a  guided tour in the area of the new Uffizi. The eye runs onto the … Continua a leggere

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