The Vasari Corridor in Florence

The Vasari Corridor is a raised path connecting Palazzo Vecchio with Palazzo Pitti, passing through the Uffizi and over the Ponte Vecchio. It was built by Giorgio Vasari, who already created the Uffizi Gallery, in just 5 months at the behest of the Grand Duke Cosimo I de ‘Medici in 1565. The Vasari Corridor was realizedContinue reading “The Vasari Corridor in Florence”

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”

Museum civico Giovanni Fattori & the Macchiaioli – Livorno, Tuscany

The Macchiaioli  were a group of  Tuscany painters active in  the second half of the nineteenth century, who did much of their paintings outdoors to capture natural light, shade, and colour. This practices and technic relates the Macchiaioli to the French Impressionist who came to prominence a few years later, although the Macchiaioli pursued somewhat different purposes. The most representativeContinue reading “Museum civico Giovanni Fattori & the Macchiaioli – Livorno, Tuscany”

Biennale Enogastronomica Fiorentina – Firenze dal 3 all’8 Novembre 2012

Dal 3 al 18 novembre la città di Firenze ospiterò nei suoi locali, ristoranti, piazze e palazzi strocii la BIENNALE ENOGASTRONOMICA FIORENTINA. Un calendario ricco di incontri, spettacoli, itinerari del gusto, mercati, degustazioni, aperitivi, cene e convegni, con un occhio particolare agli aspetti della solidarietà. Oltre ai tanti eventi che giorno dopo giorno animeranno il programma dellaContinue reading “Biennale Enogastronomica Fiorentina – Firenze dal 3 all’8 Novembre 2012”

Pietrasanta the Versilian capital of art

Pietrasanta is the most important cultural centre in Versilia, which thanks to local workshop and atelier, mantains alive the important artisan tradition. There are many firms specialized in the artistic-mosaic sector and in the artistic-foundries. This rich artistic context attracted  many italian and foreigner artists that have chosen Pietrasanta as the place where to work.Continue reading “Pietrasanta the Versilian capital of art”

Playing golf in Veneto, the region of Venice

Veneto is one of the more beautiful italian regions. Located in the north-eastern part of Italy, the Venetian region is very reach of attractions. Venice is the queen, one of the more famous and visited place of the world, but also Garda’s lake, the Dolomites with Cortina d’Ampezzo, Verona the city of Juliet and RomeoContinue reading “Playing golf in Veneto, the region of Venice”

Mystery in Tuscany

 Tuscany is a  rich artistic heritage, its enchanting landscapes and the food and wine of the area make it a destination that attracts millions of tourists each year from all over the world. Many of them  settle for the classic tour: Firenze-Siena-Pisa, skipping other many interesting cultural and historic areas. Some of the mysterious destinations are: Volterra, whereContinue reading “Mystery in Tuscany”

Tuscany: Golf Paradise

Tuscany is one of the more fascinating Regions of the world. Nature, history, culture, arts, food, wine: Tuscany is a perfect blend of all of these ingredients. Tuscany means lifestyle. Also Golf in Tuscany means lifestyle, feelings and emotions coming from this sport played in this region of pleasure and wellbeing. Tuscany, where there are asContinue reading “Tuscany: Golf Paradise”

75° Maggio Musicale Fiorentino 2012

75° Festival del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino: a Firenze, dal 4 maggio al 10 giugno 2012, dedicato al tema de Il Viaggio – Dalla Mitteleuropa al Sudamerica: più di 90 eventi in 5 settimane (38 giorni); tutti i giorni un’offerta musicale; 200 ospiti, 42 istituzioni e 23 luoghi coinvolti a Firenze; 6 prime assolute; 2 prime italiane.Continue reading “75° Maggio Musicale Fiorentino 2012”