Lucca and Pisa, Events, Culture
One of Tuscany’s most famous sons regularly sings in the theatre close to his birthplace: Andrea Bocelli sings in Lajatico, a small town near Pisa.
Lucca and Pisa, Events, Tuscany
The Annual Puccini Festival is performed in an open-air theatre in a park in Torre del Lago near the home of the famous composer.
Siena and surroundings, Events, Tuscany, Historical landmarks, Culture, Music
It would be difficult to find a more dramatic setting for a summer opera or concert than this roofless Cistercian Abbey in Tuscany
Events, Historical landmarks, Culture, Food and wine, Umbria
Welcome to Umbria, the green heart of Italy – Once the home of St. Francis, Umbria is blessed with a gentle landscape of lakes and rivers but also marked by...
Lucca and Pisa, Events, Tuscany, Historical landmarks, Culture
In 2011, on Friday the 27th of June at 9pm at the Abbey of San Zeno, “Orfeo inScena” presented “La Traviata” by Giuseppe Verdi. Though the date has past, it's...
Florence and surroundings, Events, Tuscany, Culture
A game without rules in stripped down costume, this is football like the referees have never allowed.
Events, Tuscany, Restaurants, Festivals and Events, Food and wine, Wineries
Seasonal food supplies lead to a tradition of “sagre”, mono-thematic food festivals where one type of food is celebrated and cooked in all ways possible. Sit down at the table...
Florence and surroundings, Events, Tuscany, Historical landmarks, Culture
When we blog about Florence, the beautiful capital of Tuscany, we normally find ourselves writing about the thousands of incredible artworks in the city, its amazing architecture, the fantastic food...