Monthly Archives: February 2015

PIAZZA DEL CAMPO SIENA

Piazza del Campo Siena, famous throughout the world for its architectural beauty and its particular "clamshell" form, lies in the junction point of the three hills on which the city stands. Piazza del Campo each year attracts millions of tourists from around the world. The earliest records date back to 1169, and relate...

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27 February 2015

ROMANTIC TOUR – APE CALESSINO CAR

ROMANTIC TOUR ON BOARD OF THE APE CALESSINO CAR For those who are looking for a romantic  experience to impress him / her partner during the holiday in Tuscany, we offer an exclusive tour through the sweet Tuscan hills,  on board  of the characteristic Ape Calessino car, undisputed icon of the Italian style. The tour includes a...
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26 February 2015

Golden Tree – Museum of Lucignano

Lucignano is a small medieval village overlooking the Valdichiana, halfway between Siena and Arezzo. We can certainly call it one of the most beautiful villages in Italy and owes his fortune to the geographical location, between Arezzo, Siena and Perugia. During the Middle Ages wars, controlling Lucignano meant controlling the transit routes to these cities. Lucignano...
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26 February 2015

Expo Milano 2015

Expo Milano 2015 is the Universal Exhibition that Milan, Italy, will host from May 1 to October 31, 2015 and the main topic will be feeding and nutrition.  More than 140 participating countries will show the best of their technology that offers a concrete answer to a vital need: being able to guarantee healthy, safe and sufficient food for...
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25 February 2015

LUCCA, THE AMPHITHEATER SQUARE

The very symbol of Lucca, the amphitheater square, which was once the center of the show and was born out of the Roman city, is now the center of city life. It is a singular, elliptical square closed in an embrace of ancient medieval houses and, despite the passage of millennia, is still alive and has witnessed...
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20 February 2015

Wheelchair accessible villas in Tuscany

In Italy we are paying every day much more attention to the accessibility of the public places. We know how it is important to make accessible to everybody museums, shops, supermarkets, public toilets, restaurants, bars etc… The public administration both of the main cities and of the small villages in Tuscany are already working to realize...
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20 February 2015

Tower of Marciano and Wine Tasting

Tour Tower of Marciano and Wine Tasting / Visit of the Cellar (half day) This tour combine the visit of a magnificent Castle and Tower to get immersed in the history of old fights, admiring the amazing view from the top of the tower and the possibility to taste the prestigious wines produced nowadays in the fruitful...
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19 February 2015

CORTONA, MOST BEAUTIFUL CHURCHES

CHURCH OF SAN FRANCESCO (XIII Century) Like the Basilica of San Francesco in Assisi, the church of San Francesco in Cortona was built by Brother Elia in 1247 on a land where there were substantial remains of Roman buildings. The church was considerably remodeled , especially in the 17th Century, however, still retains intact grandeur...
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18 February 2015

SWEET CARNIVAL IN THE TUSCAN LAND

The Tuscan Carnival, a very significant celebration in our land, is a festival that is mostly celebrated in the countries of Christian tradition, and especially in those of the Catholic tradition. It is the happiest festival of the year, during which it is permissible to indulge in small follies. A Carnival without its masks, jokes,...
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17 February 2015

The beautiful places of the Casentino Forests

The National Park of Casentino Forests is one of Europe's largest forest areas, a precious gem placed between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna. The park stretches from Mount Falterona to the Mandrioli pass, and can be visited on foot, by bike or on horseback. It is an immense heritage, not only natural but also historical. From a...
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12 February 2015