Florence in October – Best events and festivals

October is a great time to be in Florence. It’s the beginning of Autumn, the weather is good and the city is bathed in a soft light, with temperatures that are just perfect for sightseeing in the city. Here we give you a peek at what’s on in October: the best exhibits, events to enjoy… Read more »

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Chestnut Festivals in Tuscany

Autumn is synonymous with chestnuts in Tuscany, Italy. The harvest in the chestnut woods takes place throughout the months of October and November. During this period various Chestnut Festivals enliven towns and villages in the mountainous areas of Tuscany: the most popular being the northern Mugello, Mount Amiata, and the hamlet of Caprese Michelangelo. =>… 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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A taste of Florence with Eating Europe

Florence isn’t just famous for its Renaissance architecture and the Statue of David. It’s also one of the food capitals of Italy. A place that’s all about eating well and living well.  In Italy every region, and every city, has its own gastronomic tradition, with ancient recipes and specialities that can only be tasted locally…. Read more »

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3 Special trip ideas around Tuscany in September

September is a perfect time to visit Tuscany. The heat of the summer has eased off, the farmers are busy with the grape harvest, and the countryside invites you to explore its wonders. The towns are filled with traditional events like the Luminara in Lucca and the Rificolona in Florence. It’s the perfect time to… Read more »

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Things to do in Tuscany in September – Harvests to Wine Festivals

There are plenty of things to do in September in Tuscany. The summer is coming to an end, the temperatures aren’t as scorching and Tuscany is getting ready for autumn and the new wines. The light is softer and the atmosphere relaxing. Could this be the perfect time to visit Tuscany? Vendemmia – Try your… Read more »

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15 Unmissable Things to do in Florence

Looking for some unmissable things to do while you’re in Florence? We suggest an adventurous climb of the Duomo, a taste of some authentic dishes, leather shopping, and a visit to an art-filled museum. And then indulge in an aperitivo tour to round off your day. Here’s how.. => Florence’s top attractions 12 things to… Read more »

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Go off beat! 12 Great Summer Activities in Tuscany

Here we find some different Summer activities to try out in Tuscany. Stuff that’s perfect for the curious traveller in you. If you’re looking to break free from the well-trodden sightseeing paths, try some of these experiences. These are Tuscany’s most popular attractions and Top things to do, but if you’re looking for something different,… Read more »

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Val d’Orcia, 5 Picturesque small towns to visit

There’s a special valley south of Siena, a place where dreams are born. This place is the Val d’Orcia. A land where nature and man have come together to create a true paradise on earth. And in this area, whose beauty has been immortalised by artists and poets, you’ll find some of the most picturesque… Read more »

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Summer packing list for your Italy trip

If you’re off to Italy this summer, here’s a quick list of things we think you can’t do without. Absolute essentials that experienced travellers in Italy always make sure they have. => 5 Top Summer destinations in Italy! What should be on your packing list for a Summer trip to Italy SUMMER CAPSULE WARDROBE FOR… Read more »

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