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February 14, 2019

Venezuela in Tuscany

An interview with Virginia Freites of the Associazione Venezuela in Toscana
February 8, 2019

Tuscany’s Carnival treats, courtesy of Ruffino

Carnival is a much-loved festive season throughout Tuscany and all towns celebrate it during the month of February. It’s a centuries-old festival, when everyone is allowed to eat excessively, play excessively and be a bit silly for a day. Typical carnival masquerading exemplifies the idea of turning social standards upside down and doing away with […]
February 5, 2019

20th century art shows in Tuscany for V-Day 2019

This February 14, there’s an antidote to starry-eyed lovers taking up pavement space; it’s found in contemporary art.   PARTING / Sometimes focusing on other people’s disastrous relationships is distraction enough from our own misgivings around love. An ancient tale-turned-modern is depicted in Giorgio de Chirico’s Hector and Andromache (1950) at the Collezione Roberto Casamonti […]

Wine previews in Tuscany 2019

Tuscany is home to almost 60,000 hectares of vineyards. From February 9 to 18, the regional wine previews, held in Florence, San Gimignano, Montepulciano and Montalcino, provide an opportunity to find out more.
January 31, 2019

Interview with Tuscany’s immigration councillor

The Salvini Decree, social inclusion and the Tuscan response
December 6, 2018

Nativity creativity: presepi around Tuscany

The most magical time of the year sees Christmas lights dangling, trees adorning piazzas and the return of our favourite holiday markets (mulled wine, anyone?) as we scout for presents. The region is especially enchanting at Christmas time, with traditions to be found in every town and hamlet.     Here are a few of […]
November 16, 2018

2019 Michelin starred restaurants in Tuscany

Here’s an overview to 2019 Michelin-starred restaurants in Tuscany, which vaunts three new entries: La Tenda Rossa, Al 43 and Ristorante Giglio.
November 9, 2018

Striking truffle gold in southern Tuscany

Ask around and the city folk of Florence will tell you the Maremma, in the region’s south, is rural and, let’s be honest, a little backwards. If you ask the same question in the Maremma however, they’ll plant their feet, cross their arms and tell you the only part of their province that’s backwards is […]
November 6, 2018

Arezzo to host Tuscany’s first Take Back the Night

University of Oklahoma's Arezzo campus brings US tradition to Tuscany
October 30, 2018

Active adventure vacations in Tuscany

From sea kayaking around the islands to hiking around the Monte Amiata mountains, Tuscany is the perfect playground for active adventurers looking for outdoor vacation experiences.