All eyes will soon be on Pistoia, as it was selected Italy’s culture capital for 2017 and recently listed among Lonely Planet’s top ten cities in the world to visit next year. With growing numbers of large groups trekking through the streets of Florence, more travelers and Tuscany residents are seeking places where they can […]
People often think of the towns beyond Florence as sleepy places with nothing much to offer. Just a 35-minute train ride away, Pistoia is anything but sleepy. Since The Florentine’s last articles about this small city (see theflr.net/pistoia1 and theflr.net/pistoia2), there is even
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