See Fabulous Tuscany in 3 Days

With this Tuscany in 3 days itinerary you can see Florence and some of the region’s highlights, and get a taste of this wonderful part of central Italy. This itinerary takes you on a road trip around the central part of Tuscany, where the main sights are. Here we give a complete 3 day itinerary,… Read more »

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The Setting that inspired “An Italian Secret”, a novel by Ella Carey

article by Ella Carey The Setting that inspired “An Italian Secret”, a novel by Ella Carey I wonder if it was an unusual adoration for an Australian teenager in the 1980s — Tuscany. But from the first time I watched Room with a View based on the classic novel set in Florence and the Tuscan… Read more »

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Best places to see Fall Foliage in Tuscany

Tuscany is one of those places that have a special feel in Autumn. Fall foliage viewing might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Tuscany, but I assure you, if you know where to look, the colours of Autumn make this region quite spectacular, adding some extra charm to… Read more »

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10 Things to do in Autumn in Tuscany

There are so many things to do in Autumn in Tuscany, that visitors are always in for a treat. It’s a great time for nature lovers, as Tuscany offers beautiful landscapes that offer great spectacles in Autumn. You can hike the countryside, amongst vineyards or olive trees and colourful woods, and foodies can go in… Read more »

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September in Florence. Events, festivals and more!

September in Florence is a joy. As the month that rounds off the Summer, it brings balmy days, plenty of sunshine and deliciously cool evenings. It’s also the time of the vendemmia, or grape harvest, when Florence celebrates the new wine with its very own festival. It’s a time for taking long relaxing walks along… Read more »

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Good Reasons to Apply to a University in Tuscany

Tuscany, known worldwide for its rich history and culture, also holds a notable place in the academic world. Renowned for its educational institutions, this Italian region offers a unique blend of tradition and modernity. In recent years, there’s been a noticeable uptick in American students looking beyond their borders for quality education. Tuscany, with its… Read more »

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10 Beautiful Small Towns to visit near Arezzo

Discover the best small towns to visit if you’re based in the Arezzo area. From all-time favourite Cortona and Montepulciano to Medieval hamlets and hidden gems like Loro Ciuffenna and Castiglion Fiorentino. These are scenic ancient towns – located not more than an hour from Arezzo, in Eastern Tuscany – that offer interesting sights, a… Read more »

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Chianti Wine Festivals in September 2023

September is the most intoxicating month in the Chianti region. While the vines are heavy with ripe grapes and the farmers are getting ready for the harvest, all around the region the air is filled with sweet smells and a festive feel for the annual “vendemmia“. Every year the Chianti put a lot of effort… Read more »

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8 Inspiring Places in Tuscany that’ll Spark your Imagination

Tuscany has been a muse for artists and dreamers since time immemorial. The fascination of this region in central Italy lies in its iconic landscapes, artistic cities and perfectly preserved Medieval towns. In Tuscany you also find some special and inspiring places that can awake your creative side: ancient castles, picturesque hilltop towns, wondrous views… Read more »

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