Statue of David by Donatello, Bargello Museum

The Bargello Museum’s David is one of Florence’s most renowned artworks. Donatello created this bronze statue around 1440, for the Medici family. With his David, the Florentine sculptor created the first free standing nude sculpture since ancient times, and gave his statue a new expressivity that guaranteed it a place in the pantheon of art… Read more »

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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. Top 10 Florence Art Museums… Read more »

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15 Unusual things to do in Tuscany

Are you looking for some unusual things to do in Tuscany? You’ve come to the right place. Not everybody is content with the same-old holiday destinations and popular sights, so we’ve gone far and wide in search of the most unique and unusual things to during your Tuscany trip. Some are different, others are plain… Read more »

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Tuscany Carnival – The top floats and parades

Every year in February the spirit of Carnival livens up Italy. It brings multicoloured costumes, eye-popping spectacle and a bit of fun and folly. In Tuscany we get a good share of this, as many towns organise floats and all sorts of parties with people dressing up in fancy costumes. Here we show you the… Read more »

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Why should you choose Italy for a study trip

Guest contributor: Cory Shilling If you are looking for a unique study abroad experience, then look no further than Italy. Italy is an ideal destination for anyone thinking of studying in a foreign country. It has breathtaking views, vibrant culture, and world-renowned universities. That’s why Italy should be your top choice for a study trip… Read more »

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8 Fulfilling Experiences for your Tuscany Trip this year

Following this year’s trend, Tuscany in 2023 invites you to take things slow, travel responsibly, and go in search of little known secrets that are just waiting to be discovered. Yes, Tuscany is a very popular destination, home to Unesco sites and iconic artworks and landscapes. But it’s also a land that keeps regenerating itself,… Read more »

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8 Must-see Places in Tuscany for first timers

Florence is one of the must-see places for people visiting Tuscany for the first time, a region in central Italy famous for its art, gorgeous landscapes, hilltop towns and food. Standout sights include the perfectly preserved Medieval towns of Siena and San Gimignano, the iconic Pisa tower, and the gorgeous landscapes of the Chianti and… Read more »

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Why we love Tuscany in Winter

There are many reasons to love Tuscany in Winter. Winter is when favourite destinations like Florence and Siena are at their best. When the cobbled streets of Medieval hilltop towns and hamlets are truly atmospheric. Various seasonal treats appear during Christmas. And then, during February, there is the carnival period full of festivals and spectacular… Read more »

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Winter Weather in Tuscany, Italy

Winter Weather in Tuscany, in central Italy, can vary a lot depending on the area you choose to visit. If you’re planning to visit Tuscany’s Top towns and cities – Florence, Pisa, Siena, Lucca – the weather won’t be an issue as it rarely snows in these towns. But if you’re planning a road trip… Read more »

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8 Top Experiences in the Chianti region

The Chianti region, in Tuscany, central Italy, never ceases to enchant with its perfectly staged landscapes, endless vineyards, romantic villas, ancient hamlets and castles. Wine lovers will have the time of their lives tasting this region’s famous Chianti Classico amongst others. And then of course, there’s the food. Fresh, locally produced, traditional and… simply delicious…. Read more »

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