Archivi del mese: maggio 2012

The”wunderkammer” of the Renaissance architect, Bernardo Buontalenti, in Boboli Gardens, Florence

The Grande Grotta, the largest grotto of Boboli’s Gardens, a real spectacular Florentine jewel plunged inside a green background, has been enhanced by the recently- set lighting project, based on a software of a low energy consumption. The light from … Continua a leggere

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The Sagras are back!

With the fine weather coming back all the towns in Tuscany have kicked off with their traditional village festivals, giving us all an opportunity to try local dishes, drink excellent wine and maybe even dance in the square. The Pisan … Continua a leggere

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Tuscan Sun Festival lands in Florence

Tuscan Sun Festival, after nine years’ events in Cortona, moves to Florence. It is going to take place from June the 11th up to the 18th , 2012. Barrett Wissman,  founder of the festival, organized by IMG Artists, speaks about … Continua a leggere

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Florence Ice Cream Festival – 2012

In Florence the Gelato Festival is taking place from May 23 to 27, 2012. Italian ice cream is increasingly getting trendy. Being highly appreciated by consumers, it  has become, in spite of the economic  crisis, synonymous with quality ingredients and  … Continua a leggere

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Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, Florence

Yesterday May 11th , 2012 in Florence,  at  16  Via della Scala,  one of the world’s old pharmacies the Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella  celebrated its 400th anniversary. Its historical rooms have been renovated  according to a new … Continua a leggere

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