Want to take a piece of Tuscany back home with you?
Whether it is something to enjoy or to wear or show your style, here are our suggestions for some of the best gifts:
Christmas is all around Tuscany!
Do not miss the Christmas markets and events organized in the main cities of the region for the holidays:
The best of Tuscany of the week is this amazing pic of the Valdorcia.
Congrats to @michelechiroli and thanks for sharing it on Instagram!
Visiting Tuscany this December?
Read the calendar of events & activities organized all around the region:
Have you ever savoured a slightly chilled glass of Vernaccia white wine from San Gimignano?
Read here for more info on this unique wine from the "medieval Manhattan":
On December 2 and 3, the stunning Piazza del Campo in Siena will host the stalls of "Mercato nel Campo", which isn't just dedicated to Christmas, but a weekend where you will find many handicrafts, food and wine, gifts, decorations, books and other ideas that are still perfect as Christmas gifts.
#photo from the last year, credit @discovertuscany
Only 10 minutes from the base of the Leaning Tower in #Pisa is a curious museum that we suggest you make a point of visiting.
Inside you will find a collection of Antique vessels that once roamed the seas and canals in Roman and Medieval times:
Looking for an itinerary just a little bit out of the ordinary for exploring #Tuscany?
Follow the historic Via Francigena, the medieval trail that the pilgrims used to reach Rome from North Europe.
One of the most prized products from #Tuscany is the truffle, the protagonist for some of the more popular food festivals in San Miniato happening these two weeks.
We put together a list of things you need to know about this flavorful event:
San Gimignano under the fog.
Thanks to @eutravelmag for sharing it on Instagram!
A wonderful shot of the Val d’Orcia!
Thanks to @gabornagy_photography for sharing it with us on Instagram.
Did you know that Pienza is called "the ideal city of the Renaissance"?
This little gem located in the heart of the Val d'Orcia was transformed in the mid-1400s following specific parameters to construct the "ideal city" for man, following the ideas of Pope Pius II Piccolomini, who was born in Pienza (the town's new name after the transformation, in honor of the pope):
An enchanting view of Lucca seen from the Guinigi Tower.
Thanks to @rubensnpz for sharing it on Instagram.
November in Tuscany is time for the olive harvest and new extra virgin olive oil!
Siena is highlighting one of its most famous artists of all time: Ambrogio Lorenzetti.
Known for the splendid frescoes on "Good and Bad Government" in Siena's Palazzo Pubblico, Lorenzetti is at the heart of the marvelous exhibition running right now and considered one of the top shows of the year in Italy.
The exhibit on #AmbrogioLorenzetti is at the Complex of Santa Maria della Scala in Siena until January 21, 2018, check out what you need to know to plan your visit!
Are you visiting Tuscany this November?
Get the scoop on what is happening: events, activites, food &wine festivals:
Discovering Siena just off the beaten path: the charming Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi.
thanks to Kathy Zimo for sharing it with us!
Traveling from Florence to Siena?
Don't miss to visit the medieval city of Colle Val d'Elsa, famous all over the world for its quality crystal production:
Exploring the amazing Val d’Orcia.
Photo credit @elencemi on Instagram, thanks !
Have you noticed that the temps are beginning to drop here in Tuscany?
We think it’s the perfect excuse to spend a few hours lounging in the thermal waters found throughout the region.
Here are a few of the best hot springs in Tuscany:
Do you like taking fantastic photos? Do you know where the best photo opportunities are in the val d’Orcia in Tuscany?
We have found a few helpful ideas for you to look at:
La bellezza della Toscana e notizie da siti di viaggio.
Scopri la bellezza del Chianti con un sconto Volotea