By Category: Events

October 02, 2018

Andrea Bocelli to perform twice at Teatro del Silenzio

Lucca and Pisa, Events, Culture

One of Tuscany’s most famous sons will head home this August (2015), when Andrea Bocelli sings in a small town near Pisa.


September 28, 2018

The Puccini Opera Festival

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.


September 28, 2018

The local Palio at Casole d’Elsa

Central Tuscany, Events, Tuscany, Culture, Festivals and Events

It's not just Siena! Lots of villages have their own races, and so does my home town, Casole d'Elsa!


September 28, 2018

Operas and concerts under the stars at San Galgano

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


September 27, 2018

What to see and do in Umbria

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...


September 27, 2018

La Traviata playing at the Abbey of San Zeno, Pisa

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...


September 27, 2018

June 24th: Calcio Storico – Where football is good and grimy

Florence and surroundings, Events, Tuscany, Culture

A game without rules in stripped down costume, this is football like the referees have never allowed.


September 27, 2018

Fireworks and music in Pisa

Lucca and Pisa, Events, Historical landmarks, Festivals and Events

La Luminara di San Ranieri


September 27, 2018

Find a “Sagra” and eat like a local

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...


September 27, 2018

Fashionable Florence – is the city becoming a hot spot for fashion?

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...


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