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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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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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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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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Tuscany in July – Festivals, Music events & Trip ideas

As temperatures reach sizzling peaks in July, Tuscany is filled with music, traditional festivals, and well-known events like Siena’s captivating Palio. Days are hot, evenings are long and the nights are warm. It’s the perfect time to enjoy the beaches, explore the mountains, or join in one of the many local food sagre or cultural… Read more »

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10 Best Chianti Towns to visit

The Chianti area is Tuscany’s main wine region. Located south of Florence, it’s remarkable for its rolling hills and sun-drenched vineyards. With scenic towns like Radda, Castellina and Castelnuovo Berardenga within its borders, it makes a perfect destination for those looking to enjoy countryside views, exceptional food and wine, and a traditional way of life…. Read more »

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8 Places to visit for an epic Summer trip to Tuscany

As the summer temperatures rise, Tuscany is at its most colourful : the joyful yellows of sunflowers, the hay bales, the blue waters and beach umbrellas, the rainbow of gelato flavours, and the beautiful endless sunsets. Life is always good under the Tuscan Summer sun, and the nights are warm with the cicadas and crickets… Read more »

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7 Unmissable Things to do in Siena in 2019

Here’s our pick of the top things to do in Siena in 2019. From a guided tour of the Cathedral, to exploring the world of the Medieval horse race Il Palio, try the authentic Pici pasta and taste wine in a Castle. If you’re planning a visit to Siena this year, make sure these things are… Read more »

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Tuscany in April – Blooming with festivals, markets and gardens

April is the start of the tourist season in Tuscany and Italy, when Easter livens up towns and cities with  events and plenty of sweet specialities. Days start getting longer, temperatures are mild and there’s a excitement in the air. The countryside awakens and explodes into colour. All around Tuscany in April many small towns… Read more »

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Top things to do in Tuscany in spring

Spring is a magical time in Tuscany. The days get longer, the temperatures are perfect and all around nature shows off the best of Mediterranean colours. Easter here is celebrated with events and festivals, making it a very special time to visit. Top things to do in Tuscany in Spring – Gardens with a view over Florence Florence’s gardens… Read more »

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