Search Results for Tuscany

October 7, 2020

First company-owned scuola materna in Tuscany opened

The Il Giardino dei crilli infanzia is located on the first floor of a building in the large green area of ​​the hospital that already houses a nido (children aged 0-3) on the ground floor. They were formed as a service for Careggi employees, but are open to all citizens.
September 30, 2020

Truffle hunting in Tuscany

“We have truffles all year round in Tuscany,” explains Massimo, as he releases Stella the dog from the spacious pen next to the family home. “But they’re different depending on the season.” The Florentine went truffle hunting in San Miniato and the Mugello on behalf of Toscana Promozione Turistica, Tuscany’s regional tourism board.     […]
September 28, 2020

Tips for a memorable long weekend in Tuscany

In a region as spectacular as Tuscany, it’s normal to feel like there’s simply never enough time to take in all its wonders. Thankfully, carefully curated tours make fitting in tonnes more manageable, without exhausting you in the meantime. Whether you’re in need of an escape from the regular working week, or hungry to explore […]
August 25, 2020

Free Covid-19 swab tests in ports and stations in Tuscany

Residents in Tuscany are advised to book a test in the town where they live
August 22, 2020

For Your Eyes Only: Tuscany in the movies

  Postcard locations, rolling hills lined with cypress trees, golden beaches, cities of art and monuments loved worldwide are not the only features of Tuscany to be captured on film by global production companies.   Aimed at promoting cinema tourism in Tuscany, this promotional trailer made by Revolution Media for Toscana Film Commission, in partnership […]
August 18, 2020

Covid-19 and the parenting experience in Tuscany

I genuinely do not believe that I could have been any more shocked if you had picked me up and dumped me on Mars and told me to get on with it, alone.   At the beginning of March, the Italian government with a huge dose of courage and foresight shut down all Italian schools […]
August 13, 2020

How to be tested for Covid-19 in Tuscany

Nightclubs in Tuscany are now required to take their customers’ temperatures and to keep a list of their clients for 14 days.
July 17, 2020

Healthy aging in Tuscany

My book Healthy Aging: Well-being and Sexuality at Menopause and Beyond comes from the clinical observations I made throughout my professional career ( Re-thinking about what happens during appointments is the best way for me to understand how medicine works and how to make it more effective. Writing down these considerations is a way to […]
July 15, 2020

Summer music festivals in Tuscany

It wouldn’t be summer without a marvellous music festival or two. Let spectacular sights and sounds surround you at one of these tuneful events set in the most stunning locations in the Tuscan landscape.      Incontri in Terra di Siena July 21-30       Incontri in Terra di Siena, a not-for-profit cultural association […]
April 29, 2020

Outdoor exercise permitted in Tuscany from May 1

The dispensation applies to persons exercising individually, parents with their children, carers accompanying persons who are not self-sufficient and persons who reside under the same roof.