Yearly Archives: 2015

The Cribs of Tuscany

The Cribs of Tuscany, from the mechanical to the living ones, are true works of art that are renewed every year thanks to the skills and commitment of lovers and artists, who work for months to develop set designs and choreography, create attractive views and lights effects that will leave you speechless. From Firenze...

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16 December 2015

Basic Italian dictionary for your holiday in Italy

Nowadays in Italy it’s quite common to find people speaking English especially in touristic cities, but not everywhere. Just to satisfy  your curiosity about our beautiful Italian language, here we try to give a small basic italian dictionary. For example the day of the week: Read More
16 December 2015

The Cavallucci biscuits Recipe

The recipe of the Cavallucci biscuits of Siena is one of the typical Christmas recipes. The Cavallucci are one of the most famous sweets of Christmas period and they are prepared by melting sugar with honey, adding flour, walnuts, orange zest, anise and other spices. Originating in the area of Siena, they can be found on...

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15 December 2015

Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio, built near a crossing of the Roman era, until 1218 was the only bridge in Florence which crossed the River Arno. Ponte Vecchio, as you see it today, was built in 1345 after a violent flood had destroyed the previous bridge. During World War II the German troops destroyed all Florence’s...

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11 December 2015

Flying to Tuscany

Flying  to Tuscany is becoming more and more convenient and affordable for everyone, for these reasons we find important to evaluate this possibility instead of having a very long journey on the car to reach your holiday villa in Tuscany.

Most people find that flying into Pisa or Florence Airport...

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27 November 2015

The Castagnaccio Recipe

Together with the “Schiacciata” with grapes, the Castagnaccio or “Baldino”, prepared with chestnut flour, milk, walnuts, pine nuts and raisins is one of the sweets of the autumn season in Tuscany. Since the chestnut, the main ingredient of the Castagnaccio, is widespread in regions such as Veneto, Piemonte, Lombardia and Toscana, it is a...

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6 November 2015

The Legend of San Galgano

The Legend of San Galgano. The saint San Galgano, also known as Galgano Guidotti lived in Tuscany in the XII Century. He was a knight who was later venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church for choosing the life of a hermit. The Legend of San Galgano tells also about is sword,...

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6 November 2015

THE CHRISTMAS MARKETS

Also this year the Christmas Markets in Tuscany will soon renew their appointment. This is a tradition now established in our beautiful region, which characterizes the most enchanting holiday season of the year. From the last week of November to the first week of January, dozens of stalls, kiosks and banquets cover the squares and...
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4 November 2015

Tagliatelle pasta with Chestnuts and Porcini

Tagliatelle pasta with Chestnuts and Porcini. Among the fruits of autumn the most popular and certainly the most representative of the season are chestnuts. Excellent when roasted, they can be used in cooking in an endless series of preparations. Those perhaps most obvious are with desserts, but also in savory dishes chestnuts can...

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30 October 2015

Discovering Tuscan territory, Eurocasa Tours and Services.

Discovering the Tuscan territory through Eurocasa Tours and Services. For several years Eurocasa Holiday has been specializing in offering with care and attention, not only villas, cottages, holiday homes in Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio, but also customized services and related activities to be carried out during the Holiday which will make you discover the...

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30 October 2015

Monday Lunedì
Tuesday Martedì
Wednesday Mercoledi
Thursday Giovedì
Friday Venerdì
Saturday Sabato