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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 […]


Best Events of July 2013 in Tuscany

Steve McCurry “Journey around the Man” June 15 – November 3 Siena, Museum Complex Santa Maria della Scala Steve McCurry, a veteran of the National Geographic, is not only one of the greatest masters of photography of our century, awarded several times with the World Press Photo Awards, which can be considered as a […]

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Italian Recipes. Real Italian Tiramisù

Probably there is no trip to Italy which ends without tasting the famous italian sweet Tiramisù. The origin of tiramisù is shrouded in a mystery, so more than one Italian region – Tuscany, Piedmont and Veneto – are saying they are the birth place of tiramisù. Of couse there are many legends, and one of […]

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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 […]