5 Great Art Exhibitions in Tuscany this Autumn

Check out 5 great art exhibitions in Tuscany this Autumn: contemporary art in Florence, explore the history of Sienese art in Siena and meet the Macchiaioli at Palazzo Blu in Pisa. Autumn 2022, a season rich in art, colours and culture in Tuscany. 5 Great Art Exhibitions in Tuscany this Autumn 2022 1. Escher at… Read more »

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Spooky Tuscany – Tips and treats for a Halloween visit

Experience the darker side of Tuscany this Halloween. Get in the mood for Halloween by visiting some of Tuscany’s spookiest sites. See genuine Medieval torture tools, ghostly towns and a bridge that some say was built by the devil himself. Eerie excursions in Tuscany for Halloween We know, Halloween isn’t a Tuscan festival, and though a lot… Read more »

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First family trip abroad: a Guide to taking your child on their first holiday

A family trip abroad can be the holiday of your dreams, with the opportunity to create memories that you’ll cherish forever. Whether you’re going on a city break, a beach vacation, or adventure-filled tour, being together as a family will make the trip that bit extra special.  However, taking your child on their first trip… Read more »

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3 Great Exhibitions in Florence this Autumn

If you’re visiting Florence this Autumn 2022, don’t miss out on some awesome exhibitions that enrich the city’s cultural offering this year. You have the chance to explore the puzzling world of Escher, the complex visions of contemporary artist Olafur Eliasson, and the works of one of the most iconic photographers of the last century,… Read more »

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Why is the Uffizi Gallery famous?

The Uffizi Gallery in Florence is one of Italy’s most renowned and revered museums. It’s chiefly famous for hosting the greatest collection of Italian Renaissance art in the world, including the ‘Big’ names such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Raphael and Titian. The Uffizi, with more than 4 million visitors a year, is the… Read more »

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6 good reasons to travel to Tuscany in autumn

Tuscany puts on a very special show in autumn. The countryside is alive with red and yellow colours, porcini mushrooms and truffles make an appearance on the menus, and the city afternoons are bathed in golden light. This really is one of the most relaxing and rewarding moments to travel here. 1. See the Tuscan… Read more »

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Atmospheric autumn destinations in Tuscany. All the sights and delights.

Tuscany is at its most atmospheric in autumn. The countryside is flooded with colours, the vineyards have turned to vivid reds and yellows, and the morning fogs make the landscape look almost etherial. The woods are filled with the smell of chestnuts and mushrooms, those autumnal Tuscan treats. And the light drapes everything in a… Read more »

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Tuscany in December, best events and trip ideas!

Why would you choose to visit Tuscany in December? Easy. The weeks leading to Christmas fill the Tuscan towns with magical lights and decorations, and the region stages atmospheric Christmas markets and traditional events rich in local colour. And of course, there are the amazing food specialities that make an appearance on the Winter menus!… Read more »

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Uffizi Gallery, Top 10 Artworks to see

The Uffizi Gallery in Florence is one of Italy’s must-see museums. If you spend a few days in the city, we definitely recommend a visit to this astounding collection, a unique experience for anyone who loves art. But what are the most famous paintings you’ll find inside? Here’s a list of the the Top 10… Read more »

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What to wear in Tuscany in Autumn

How do you know what to wear in Tuscany in Autumn? It’s certainly a great time to go. But what do you take with you to get the most out of your journey? As frequent travellers in Tuscany we know a thing or two about the climate. So here we’ve prepared an autumn packing list… Read more »

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