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Summer Special Wine Tasting in Chianti

fattoria di MontemaggioThis summer there’s a new must-do in Chianti. The wines of “Fattoria di Montemaggio” have been awarded by Decanter, a very prestigious wine competition with a jury consisting of wine experts from all over the world. To celebrate this important result, Fattoria di Montemaggio invites you to come and discover how thier wines are produced and what makes them so unique.

Best meat sagras in Tuscany

Eat in TuscanyTuscany is positively home of the “sagra”, and when the spring arrives, a lot of posters appear on the walls, like flowers in the fields, promoting upcoming festivals in Tuscany. Sagra is a typical country festival, usually based on some local specialty, promoted and organized by a local non-profit organization (e.g. sport teams, recreational entity etc.). It is a place where you can find the real typical Tuscan cuisine!

Mini Guide to Winter Activities in Tuscany

Winter in TuscanyTuscany region is charming all year round, the wintertime is not an exception. The weather conditions in winter are quite good, snows only in mountainous areas, and by the sea often it is possible to enjoy the gentle sun. Furthermore, the region is less visited by tourists, which means less queues in the museums and other Tuscan highlights. For those who do not know what to do in Tuscany during the cold season, we have a mini guide to winter activities in Tuscany.

Christmas Markets in Tuscany 2015

Christmas markets in TuscanyAlready in November, the towns and cities of Tuscany are starting to dress up for the biggest feast of the year. Typical colors and flawors of the Christmas period invade the entire region, creating an atmosphere full of magic. Christmas villages and markets are waiting for the visitors.

White Truffle from Southern Tuscany

white truffles tuscanyThe area around San Giovanni d’Asso, which is the oldest hamlet in the entire Crete Senesi region, produces black truffles as well as the sought-after and costly white truffle. A truffle market fair and festival is held here during the second and third weekends of November.

Your dream wedding in Tuscany

wedding photographer in florence, tuscanyDreaming of a wedding abroad? The wedding in stunningly beautiful Tuscany, one of the most famous Italy’s region which can satisfy even the pickiest couples? Why not! Tuscany has long been the place where not only the most famous Hollywood actors and world music stars but also couples from all over the world get married. It can be your wedding destination too.

FOODSTOCK food and wine festival

Foodstock wine and food festival (24)Tuscany is one of those Italian regions, where sagre, various food fairs, wine festivals and open cellars are almost a daily routine. Many villages, towns and cities from early spring to late autumn invite to taste simple traditional dishes made by locals. But this time we are not talking about sagra, but the first FOODSTOCK food and wine festival, that took place in the town of Pontassieve near Florence, on 13-14th of September.

Viareggio Carnival 2014

IMG_3110The Viareggio Carnival 2014 (it. Carnevale di Viareggio) is a event held in the Tuscan city of Viareggio, in Italy. It is considered amongst the most renowned carnival celebrations in both Italy and Europe. Its main characteristic is given by the parade of floats and masks, usually made of paper-pulp, depicting caricatures of popular people, such as politicians, showmen and sportsmen; the parade is held on the Viareggio avenue located alongside the local beach.