EventsFoodSiena

White Truffle from Southern Tuscany

The 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.

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One day in Siena

One day in Siena and its surroundings can be very unexpected. The goal of our trip to Siena was a wonderful photo exhibition of world famous photographer Steve McCurry, but the day ended with much more than that. And it’s a perfect case to show how full of events and surprises is Tuscany! So we […]

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Most Interesting Events of May in Tuscany

Seravezza Fotografia 2013 The tenth edition of ‘Seravezza Fotografia’ it is a yearly national and international event which brings the great names of the photographic world to a vast audience and the world of amateur photography. This year’s edition of Seravezza Fotografia presents a rich programme including a personal exhibition by Belgian photographer Bart Herreman, […]

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Week‘s Place: Magic Accona Desert in Tuscany

The Accona Desert (It. Deserto di Accona) is a semi-arid area in Tuscany, in the center of the so-called Crete senesi, in the west and the south of the comune of Asciano. It is characterized by calanques and dome-shaped formations locally known as biancane (deriving from Italian bianco, white, due to their light shade). According […]

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Week’s Place: Unesco World Heritage Sites in Tuscany

Italy counts 47 UNESCO World Heritage Sites within its borders, the most of any country on the World Heritage List. Tuscany is a place filled with history – so much history that UNESCO has declared six Tuscan localities World Heritage Sites. The historic center of Florence, 1982 This area attests to Florence’s history as a […]

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