Tuscany thermal baths – the well-being and relaxation locations

Tuscany  is a Region rich of thermal location, where you can  relax and get rid of all the stress. Starting from Lunigiana to the Crete Senesi, there are many  thermal centers which offer just the right get-away for  prople who want to take a break from their usual routine. Tuscany boasts many opportunities focused onContinue reading “Tuscany thermal baths – the well-being and relaxation locations”

BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO : BEST ITALIAN WINE IN THE TOP TEN OF THE ‘WINE SPECTATOR’

The Montalcino DOCG has been confirmed as our country’s greatest red wine with 4th place being awarded to Campogiovanni’s Brunello di Montalcino 2006, this wine is at the head of the Italian ‘team’ and it is also the most recurrent denomination among the 100 top wines with 4 different labels. There is no stopping the ascent ofContinue reading “BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO : BEST ITALIAN WINE IN THE TOP TEN OF THE ‘WINE SPECTATOR’”

Tuscany and Chianti Wine

The Chianti is a fine red wine produced in the region and known as Chianti wine. The Chianti area, extending roughly over the two main city provinces of Florence and Siena, is characterized by a combination of almost perfect weather and soil that produces a precious wine considered one of the best wines around the world. The tradition ofContinue reading “Tuscany and Chianti Wine”

Americans in Florence. Sargent and the American Impressionists

The exhibition stars the 3 March and it will be opened until the 15 July 2012. It is organised by the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, and curated by Francesca Bardazzi and Carlo Sisi. This year, exactly 500 years since the death of Amerigo Vespucci, Florence will celebrate this event with the “Americans in Florence. Sargent andContinue reading “Americans in Florence. Sargent and the American Impressionists”

Il Palio di Siena – much more than a horses’ race

Il Palio di Siena is many things together. It is much more than a horses’ race. It is a concentrated of life. The citizens of Siena (senesi) live the Palio all over the year. They take care of it, they work for it, they dream it every day, they hope in it. Their efforts andContinue reading “Il Palio di Siena – much more than a horses’ race”

Viareggio Carnival 2012

The Viareggio Carnival was born in 1873 when some of the Viareggio “signori” organized a Sunday a little different from the rest, by inventing a procession of decorated floats which was travelling on the main street of the Tuscany city. On that occasion, a number of citizens organized a masked protest, as they were forcedContinue reading “Viareggio Carnival 2012”