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”

Caravaggio: “The Giovanni Battista” exposed in the Cathedral of Siena

The San Giovanni Battista from Saturday 17 April is kept in the crypt of the Cathedral of Siena, until August 18. This is one of the masterpiece of Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi, coming from the Pinacoteca Capitolina in Rome. During the exhibition, Dialoghi 2013 organizes the Aperitives of Arts. Enjoy un aperitive under the Duomo Nuovo loggia and enjoy andContinue reading “Caravaggio: “The Giovanni Battista” exposed in the Cathedral of Siena”

La Bottega del buon caffè – Bistrot – Florence

The Bistrot, “La Bottega del buon caffè”, is an old coffee shop, transformed in frecnh-style Bistrot. Little tables, closed each others, bottles of wines on the walls, and a good Champagne menu . The dishes instead, despite they can appear having a french touch, have an unmistakable Italian taste. The best of the best. ThisContinue reading “La Bottega del buon caffè – Bistrot – Florence”

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″

Taste, 8/9-11 March 2013, Florence

The exhibition dedicated to food excellence and the food lifestyle comes back again. Taste is the place where it is possible to meet the best international gastronomy operators and the the ever largest public of foodies. During and before the exhibition there is the “fuori di taste”. The city of Florence lives the “Taste” givingContinue reading “Taste, 8/9-11 March 2013, Florence”

Giuseppe De Nittis – Exhibition at Palazzo Zabarella Padova in Veneto Italy

Palazzo Zabarella in Padua hosts the most important exhibition ever devoted to Giuseppe De Nittis, one of Europe’s undisputed nineteenth-century painters. 120 masterpieces of Giuseppe De Nittis and 19th century italian painting coming from the most prestigious italian and french museums are displayed in this great exhibition, that takes place from 19 January to 26Continue reading “Giuseppe De Nittis – Exhibition at Palazzo Zabarella Padova in Veneto Italy”

Teatro del Silenzio – Andrea Bocelli – Lajatico, Volterra in Tuscany

The “Teatro del silenzio” is a natural anfi-theater located between the beautiful hills of Lajatico, in the surrounding of Volterra. The Honorary President of the “Teatro del silenzio” is Andrea Bocelli, the Italian tenore, famous all over the world. Andrea Bocelli was born in this area and his wish has been to bring his musicalContinue reading “Teatro del Silenzio – Andrea Bocelli – Lajatico, Volterra in Tuscany”

Rent an apartment in Florence to attend the Pitti’s exhibitions: Uomo, Bambino and Filati

January in Florence is the time of the Pitti’s exhibitions and in this Period Florence becomes the fashion’s world capital. This is the calendar of the next 2013 edition: Pitti Uomo 8-11 January; Pitti Bimbo 17-19 January; Pitti Filati 23-25 January. During those periods the hotel in Florence are full and very expensive. Have youContinue reading “Rent an apartment in Florence to attend the Pitti’s exhibitions: Uomo, Bambino and Filati”