Leonardo da Vinci events in Italy 2019

The 2nd May 2019 marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, and all around Italy they’re celebrating this genius with a variety of exhibitions, conferences and events. Here’s a list of the most important ones, from his hometown Vinci, to Florence and Milan where the artist lived and worked for many… Read more »

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7 Unmissable Things to do in Siena in 2019

Here’s our pick of the top things to do in Siena in 2019. From a guided tour of the Cathedral, to exploring the world of the Medieval horse race Il Palio, try the authentic Pici pasta and taste wine in a Castle. If you’re planning a visit to Siena this year, make sure these things are… Read more »

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Tuscany in June, Festivals, country delights and more

What’s special about June in Tuscany? Aside from the long sunny days, verdant countryside, warm evenings filled with stars, Tuscany offers its visitors a rich calendar of events including traditional Festivals in Medieval costume and plenty of sagre or food festivals to whet your appetite. Tuscany in June – Enjoy the Tuscan countryside If you’re… Read more »

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Wine and Cooking Under the Tuscan & Umbrian Sun

In Italy, much of life takes place around the table, preparing food, talking and eating. So perhaps it’s no surprise that it has one of the world’s most impressive and exportable culinary cultures, with recipes that vary from region to region. For those who want to try their hands at these Italian recipes there are… Read more »

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9 Unmissable Things to do in Lucca in 2019

Discover 9 unforgettable things to do in Lucca in 2019. From a festival of flowers to the Summer Music Festival, Lucca has got something for every taste. You can hear a Puccini Opera, stroll on the top of the impressive city’s walls and visit the gorgeous churches the town is famous for. Not to mention… Read more »

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