Montaione and Valdelsa, a real paradise for the bikers vacations

Montaione is a village located in the Valdelsa district, a very beautiful part of Tuscany countryside. San Gimignano, Volterra, Castelfiorentino, Gambassi terme and San Miniato are the closest towns around. The medieval village of Montaione is on the hills, and from there, many different unpaved scenic roads to reach San Gimignano, Volterra, Certaldo and Montespertoli,Continue reading “Montaione and Valdelsa, a real paradise for the bikers vacations”

Eroica, the Tuscan race

L’Eroica 2018 wil take place on October the 7th. The registration only to The Eroica event is going to be opened during this month of January 2018, whilst the COMBO registration to The Eroica + Nova Eroica, and The Eroica + Montalcino have been already opened since last December 2017. As usual there differents kindContinue reading “Eroica, the Tuscan race”

The Italian MotoGP, the race under the Tuscan sun

The Italian Grand Prix at the Mugello Circuit, -one of the most important appointment of the MotoGP-, this year it will be from the 2nd to the 4th of June in the spectacular Mugello Circuit, at Scarperia, few km north of Florence. During the motogp week, Mugello becomes the center of the attention of allContinue reading “The Italian MotoGP, the race under the Tuscan sun”

Villa Ott and the other beautiful villas in the Crespina countryside district, in Tuscany

The countryside area of Crespina and Tripalle has been very popular since the sixteenth century, when the noble families from Livorno and Pisa, started building their holidays villas. The most important and well known ones are Villa Belvedere, Villa Corsini Valdisonzi, Villa Museo Calo Pepi e Villa Ott, with no doubt one of the mostContinue reading “Villa Ott and the other beautiful villas in the Crespina countryside district, in Tuscany”

Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art in Prato reopens with “The end of the world” exhibition

The Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art reopens, after the completion of the futuristic spaceship-shaped extension by the Rotterdam-based Indonesian architect Maurice Nio, and of the renovation of the original building designed by the Rationalist architect Italo Gamberini.,presents the exhibition The End of the World. Through the works of over 50 international artists in a showingContinue reading “Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art in Prato reopens with “The end of the world” exhibition”

Pastry-shop Francesco Cecchi, Cinquale: amazing pastries & cakes in Versilia

This is a real gem. It is not a secret to reveal, but for sure a very special address where to taste excellent cakes and pastries, typical of the traditional italian haute patisserie. The Pasticceria Francesco Cecchi is almost hidden  between the streets of the little seaside resort of Cinquale, adjecent to the celebrated ForteContinue reading “Pastry-shop Francesco Cecchi, Cinquale: amazing pastries & cakes in Versilia”

Maga Magò restaurant, Montecarelli (Barberino di Mugello), Florence in Tuscany

Maga Magò is a very good restaurant, owned directed by Luca Percorini. High quality products, excellent and well cooked dishes, generous portion and nice presentation. Real traditional Italian and Tuscany dishes. Quite a large menu and plats du jour, offering from pasta alla carbonara, in this season, porcini mushrooms tagliolini spaghettini cacio and pepe, mixedContinue reading “Maga Magò restaurant, Montecarelli (Barberino di Mugello), Florence in Tuscany”

The antique markets in Tuscany, Arezzo, Lucca, Pistoia and many others dates all over the region

Visiting Tuscany is always a pleasure, but for the passionate of the antique markets Tuscany represents also something more. Many, between villages, towns and cities hosts every kind of antique markets, and most of them do that following a recurring calendar. Here you can find a list of some of the main events in Tuscany.Continue reading “The antique markets in Tuscany, Arezzo, Lucca, Pistoia and many others dates all over the region”

Lucca Comics and Games 2014, International festival of comics, animation, illustration and games

Lucca Comics and Games has becoming one of the most important comics’ festival of the world. This year it will take place from the 30th of October to the 2nd of November, always of course, in the beautiful old town of Lucca, in Tuscany. This year the festival welcomes great authors as: Gabriele dell’Otto, authorContinue reading “Lucca Comics and Games 2014, International festival of comics, animation, illustration and games”

Osteria La Tecchia, in Pietrasanta, the cultural capital of Versilia in Tuscany

Osteria La Tecchia is a very good address where to taste the real Tuscany food. The menu offers both fish and meat, with some of the Tuscany most traditional hits, like a superb spaghetti with arselle, fish fry, rosticciana (in english spare ribs), also a very great dish. The portion are generous and the qualityContinue reading “Osteria La Tecchia, in Pietrasanta, the cultural capital of Versilia in Tuscany”