How to plan a trip to Tuscany

When you’re planning a trip to Tuscany, your only concern will be how to do everything on your list. A region so full of art treasures, natural beauty and culinary experiences that its’ not easy to pick just one for your holiday. But here you’ve got a few tips to help you tailor make your… Read more »

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Best Places to visit in Italy in 2019

If you are travelling to Italy in 2019, here are a few ideas of the moment. Places where you can savour the rich culture of the peninsula and immerse yourself in the area’s natural beauty. Buon viaggio! Italy has so much to offer the visitor in the way of art that people often don’t realise… Read more »

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Top Things to do in Tuscany in 2019

Best things to do in Tuscany in 2019? From encounters with Leonardo da Vinci to unforgettable natural parks, here we give you a taste of what’s hot in Tuscany in 2019. This year get ready to go off the beaten track in search of the more undiscovered corners of the region. And remember… there’s always another… Read more »

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3 Museums that reveal Florence’s history

If you like discovering all about Florence’s history, its local stories and whispered secrets, then you’ll love these three museums: the glorious Palazzo Vecchio, the touching Innocenti Museum, and the intimate and well-preserved Palazzo Davanzati. These museums may be less well-known than the Uffizi and the Accademia. but they are still compelling places for anyone… Read more »

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Life lessons from Tuscany for 2019!

It’s been said that Italians know how to live. From the food to the surroundings and the lifestyle, everything seems to be geared towards living well.  So if you have room for a couple more new year’s resolutions this year, here’s a way you can live the good life, Tuscan style. Mangiare bene (Eat well)… Read more »

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A taste of Christmas in Tuscany | What’s on the menu?

When it comes to food, Tuscany never stops giving, especially at Christmas. From the fun filled Christmas markets to festive delicacies, there is always something more to enjoy, especially if you have a sweet tooth. If you happen to be in Tuscany from December 8th onwards, the whole region is officially in Christmas mode, and… Read more »

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Christmas in Florence. Top 6 things to do

Christmas in Florence is festive treat, thanks to a spectacular light festival, and plenty of festive decorations and events. From the huge Christmas tree and nativity scene in Piazza Duomo, the Christmas Market in Piazza Santa Croce and plenty of shopping opportunities… Here’s a list of our favourite things to do at this sparkling and… Read more »

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La Verna Sanctuary, Tuscany, Italy – Nature and Spirituality

La Verna is a famous Franciscan Sanctuary in Tuscany, central Italy. The religious complex has an impressive location atop Mount Penna, which is part of the Foreste Casentinesi National Park. Surrounded by a thick forest of fir and beech tees, it’s built high up on a rocky outcrop on the ‘Saint Francis’ sacred mountain’. Pilgrims… Read more »

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Discover Casentino. A magical land in Tuscany

The Casentino is a peaceful and verdant region in North-Eastern Tuscany, Italy. Velvet valleys and thick forests form a beautiful backdrop to the small towns, hamlets, ancient churches and monasteries that dot the region. Here life is simple, slow, and truly beautiful. Poppi with its impressive castle is the most attractive town, while the famous… Read more »

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December in Florence – A festival of lights and Christmas markets

Florence always puts on a radiant show in December. From the Christmas atmosphere on the streets, to the glittering shop windows and sparkling decorations around the city centre. But there’s much more than just twinkly christmas lights to enjoy. During the month of December a very special show illuminates Florence’s landmarks, and the Christmas market… Read more »

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