Siena, Complesso museale Santa Maria della Scala, “Viaggio intorno all’uomo” , Steve McCurry, from 15 June to 3 November 2013

The exhibition has been organized by the Siena Municipality in cooperation with Oper –Civita Group and Sud Est57. Steve McCurry old hand at National Geographic, is not only one of the leader photographer of our century, awarded with more than World Press Photo Awards, that can be considered as a “Nobel Prize” pf the photography,Continue reading “Siena, Complesso museale Santa Maria della Scala, “Viaggio intorno all’uomo” , Steve McCurry, from 15 June to 3 November 2013”

Palazzo Pretorio, restaurant, pizzeria – Giovanni Santarpia – San Donato in Poggio – Chianti – Tuscany

Palazzo Pretorio Restaurant and pizzeria is located in a seventeen century building in San Donato in Poggio, a nice #medieval village, in the Chianti region, between #Florence and #Siena. The reason why we have decided to suggest it, it’s because of the faboulous pizza we have eaten here. For sure, one of the best pizzaContinue reading “Palazzo Pretorio, restaurant, pizzeria – Giovanni Santarpia – San Donato in Poggio – Chianti – Tuscany”

Fattoria di Celle – Santomato, Pistoia – Tuscany – Giuliano Gori modern art collection

The Villa of Celle in Santomato (in the Province of Pistoia), located on the nice hills between Pistoia and Prato,  originally exists already in the year 1000, but, its  present form was realized, in the late seventeenth century, by Cardinal Carlo Agostino Fabroni from Pistoia. The architect Giovanni Gambini enlarged the park, designing an English-style gardenContinue reading “Fattoria di Celle – Santomato, Pistoia – Tuscany – Giuliano Gori modern art collection”

Siena – The ceiling of Cathedral is visible again

The magnificent ceiling of the Cathedral (Duomo) of Siena is visible again. This is a great news for everybody, but mainly for the travellers on the way to Siena. After an extensive refurbishment, one of the masterpiece of one of the more beautiful cities in Tuscany, has came back to be admired and to fascinateContinue reading “Siena – The ceiling of Cathedral is visible again”

Prato, Palazzo Pretorio Museum – “The plaster works art” – Jacques Lipchitz, from March 22 to May 26 2013

Palazzo Pretorio re-opens after 16 years of refurbishment works exhibiting the “The Plaster Works”, the collection of drawings and plaster works donated by the Lipchitz Foundation to the city of Prato. The Palazzo Pretorio refurbishment has not still been completed, and the the works of the Lithuanian artist are hosted on the first floor ofContinue reading “Prato, Palazzo Pretorio Museum – “The plaster works art” – Jacques Lipchitz, from March 22 to May 26 2013″

The Dalì Universe in Florence – from 1 February to 25 May 2013 – Palazzo Medici Riccardi

The Dalì Universe in Florence exhibition is opened from the 1st of February. Palazzo Medici Riccardi hosts this beautiful exhibition,  dedicated to the famous hispanish artist, showing more than 100 works of art including sculptures in bronze, object in glass, furniture and the very famous melted watches. There are some of the mastepiecses of theContinue reading “The Dalì Universe in Florence – from 1 February to 25 May 2013 – Palazzo Medici Riccardi”

Florence: dinner with show at Teatro del Sale

This night I attended the Maria Cassi show “Crepapelle” at the Teatro del Sale, in Florence. The Teatro del sale is a unique place in Florence, where it is possible to have a dinner (or a lunch or brunch) and after to assist to a live show. The food is prepared live by the FabioContinue reading “Florence: dinner with show at Teatro del Sale”

Wassily Kandinsky at Palazzo Blu in Pisa, Tuscany

More than 50 works on show until Feb 3 The Blue Palace hosts the exhibition “Wassily Kandinsky, from Russia to Europe” which has started on October 13th and lasting until February 3rd. It displays around 50 works by the famous Russian painter,  known as the father of abstract painting. Most of them will be comes from the St.Continue reading “Wassily Kandinsky at Palazzo Blu in Pisa, Tuscany”

Il Nuovo Mondo by Paolo Sacchetti, one of the best Italian Patisserie, an hidden gem in Prato, Tuscany

Discerning travellers moving to Tuscany, good food lovers, people ever searching hidden gems are highly recommended to visit “Il Nuovo Mondo Pasticceria”  by Paolo Sacchetti. Paolo is a well known maitre patissier. He is the 2012 italian champion but despite that, as he sells his marvelous patisserie only in his shop in Prato, and asContinue reading “Il Nuovo Mondo by Paolo Sacchetti, one of the best Italian Patisserie, an hidden gem in Prato, Tuscany”

The white and black truffle in Mugello

This post is dedicated to the Tuscany and truffle lovers. After the white truffle of San Miniato, it’s time to give evidence to the white truffle of the Mugello valley. Only 30 minutes north of Florence the Mugello valley is reach of natural, historical and artistic attractions. We are happy to inform you about theContinue reading “The white and black truffle in Mugello”