Top 10 Florence art museums

Florence is all about the art. A place where museums compete for your attention at every turn. But where do you go first? And what should you see when you’re inside? Here we give you a quick and easy guide to what museums you should hit when you’re in town. Contents Top 10 Florence Art… Read more »

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Best Christmas Markets in Tuscany!

With Christmas just around the corner, what better way to soak up the magic of Natale than at one of the Christmas Markets in Tuscany? Cities, towns and small rural hamlets take on the festive spirit and get dressed up for the occasion, with twinkling lights, joyful decorations, and plenty of stalls that sell traditional… Read more »

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7 Inspiring Winter destinations in Tuscany

If you’re visiting Tuscany in Winter, you’ll find it has a lot to offer. It’s a very atmospheric time of year, both in the city and the countryside. You’ll find dazzling spectacles and carnivals. You’ll also find there are fewer tourists around competing for the various attractions. And some great deals to be had too…. Read more »

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12 Amazing hilltop towns in Tuscany

Tuscany is famous for its hills and scenic hilltop towns. From all-time favourite San Gimignano and Cortona to lesser known gems like Massa Marittima, Pitigliano and Anghiari, each one has its own distinctive atmosphere. Many of these places can be visited in a day from Florence or Siena, and are wonderful spots to spend some… 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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Medici Series Season 3, What is it about?

At the beginning of December the third season of the Medici series will be released on RAI Italian TV. Sometimes in early 2020 it’ll arrive on Netflix with the title “Medici, The Magnificent part two”, with new 8 episodes. The creator Frank Spotnitz has promised a ‘much darker’ story, and we can’t wait to see… Read more »

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The ‘Strade Bianche’, Cycling the scenic white roads of Tuscany

The Strade Bianche are nature’s gift to cyclists. These white, unpaved roads that wind through the Tuscan countryside take in some of the territory’s most beautiful views. Today they are synonymous with bicycle touring, and they are the backdrop for a new kind of cycle tourism in Tuscany. The resurgent interest in cycling on these… Read more »

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Tuscany in November, best events & trip ideas

Is November a good time to visit Tuscany? Yes, if you’re looking for cheaper deals, fewer tourists, and amazing food experiences. November is when local truffle and chestnuts are celebrated, and the new olive oil arrive on the table. It’s a month that’s chock-full of tasty events all around the region. In November temperatures during… Read more »

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5 scenic small towns to visit in Tuscany in autumn

Hilltop towns. A Medieval atmosphere. Narrow stone lanes and lovely squares. Tuscany is filled with them. Here we look at five destinations that are perfect for a trip in autumn, when the colours of the Tuscan countryside do their best to impress us. Which scenic small towns should you visit in Tuscany in Autumn? SAN GIOVANNI D’ASSO. Try out… 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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