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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Tuscany in August – Festivals, summer destinations and tips

Is August a good time to be travelling in Tuscany? If you’re planning a trip this Summer you’re probably wondering what’s in store for you. So here we give you the low down on weather, the best places to go, and what fun and festivals you can expect. August is a lively month in Tuscany,… 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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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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Savour the tastes and traditions of Tuscany

From masterpieces of Renaissance art to picture perfect natural beauty, Tuscany truly has it all. However, it is also overflowing with tasty reasons to visit. For many visitors, the food is as much a part of its appeal as are the markets and traditional festivals that light up its squares every fall. For those who… Read more »

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Crash Course of the Uffizi. A tour with Context Travel

Would you like to delve into the wonders of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence? I’ve recently done just that, thanks to Context Travel. They invited me to join their Uffizi Gallery Tour Crash Course, a 3-hour long tour led by an expert in art history, and I can’t recommend it enough. Here’s a little taste… 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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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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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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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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