Archivi categoria: Tuscan traditions

Pontremoli and its Disfida dei Falò

Every year on January 17th and January 31st the town of Pontremoli in Lunigiana hosts a bonfire competition which actually re-enacts an old medieval rivalry. The Disfida dei Falò, the Bonfire Challenge, is held in the dry riverbeds of Pontremoli … Continua a leggere

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Tuscany and its Christmas dinner traditions

Tradition, local products and the love of nonna or mamma are the basics of a Christmas dinner in Tuscany Continua a leggere

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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

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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

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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