Archivi categoria: Tuscan traditions

Massagli, the bitter-sweet soul of Lucca

A trip to Lucca would never be complete without tasting one of its local specialities: the Massagli herbal liqueurs Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Italian food and wine, Lucca, Tuscan food and wine, Tuscan lifestyle, Tuscan restaurants and wine shops, Tuscan traditions, Tuscany | Contrassegnato , , , , | Lascia un commento

Schiacciata alla Fiorentina: The Soft, White Queen of Carnival

Florence has a very interesting, and above all delicious, tradition of dishes. Here one of its cakes, traditionally for the Carnival period, today it can be found in all the best pasticcerie. Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Florence, Italian food and wine, Tuscan food and wine, Tuscan traditions, Tuscany | Contrassegnato , | Lascia un commento

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. Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Events in Versilia, Festivals and feasts in Tuscany, Folklore in Tuscany, Tuscan lifestyle, Tuscan traditions, Tuscany, Versilia, Viareggio | Contrassegnato , , | Lascia un commento

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 … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Carrara, Massa Carrara, Tuscan lifestyle, Tuscan traditions, Tuscany | Contrassegnato , , , | Lascia un commento

Sarteano, the town of the nativity scenes

Sarteano between Val di Chiana and Val d’Orcia has its own original and distinctive nativity scene traditions. Read here for more. Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Art in Tuscany, Culture in Tuscany, Events around Siena, Events in Valdichiana, Events in Valdorcia, Siena, Tuscan traditions, Tuscany, Valdichiana, Valdorcia Val d'Orcia | Contrassegnato , | Lascia un commento