Author: Cristina Romeo

Born in Florence at the end of the fabulous '70s, Cristina has always lived in the famous "cradle of the Renaissance". She's in love with her homeland, but also enjoys traveling and discovering new places. Cristina is mum to a lovely little girl, to whom she hopes to pass on all the passion and love of our precious, wonderful Tuscany.

FAI Spring 2017: Tuscany Open to the Public

March 22, 2017

FAI – Fondo per l’Ambiente Italiano is a foundation whose objective is the care and promotion of the artistic, natural and cultural national patrimony in Italy.  In over 40 years of activity, they have restored and given back to the public many special and historic memories and monument located throughout the country. On the 25th  and…

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10 of the Best Instagram Photos in 2016 by DiscoverTuscany

December 29, 2016

2016 has been an exceptional year for DiscoverTuscany on Instagram!  We have grown in numbers of followers and this means so has quality of the photos thanks to all our fantastic contributors who have shared their images of Tuscany with our official hashtag #discovertuscany. Here you have the 10 top photos that have elicited the…

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An adventurous day around the Chianti driving a vintage Fiat 500 car

October 12, 2016

The Chianti area has a unique charm and it is no coincidence that it is one of the best known areas of Tuscany throughout the world. You probably think that those who live here are immune to all this beauty, or that they simply don’t notice all the pretty things they have in sight almost…

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Florence is ready for the world premiere of the “Inferno” movie

Fans of Professor Robert Langdon, the protagonist of the hit saga conceived by Dan Brown, certainly know that Florence is the stage for his latest book turned film: Inferno. The very same film which is about to make its world premiere here in Florence! Florence is the gracious host during the worldwide launch of the…

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A New Free Itinerary at Palazzo Medici Riccardi

August 12, 2016

Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence has just inaugurated a new itinerary which winds its way through the fragrant orange trees found within its walls. It is a only short path but it will allow everyone free access to admire Michelozzo’s courtyard (also known as the Courtyard of the Columns) and the gardens in the palace….

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Don’t Miss these Upcoming Wine and Ceramics Festivals

May 24, 2016

Visiting the villages spread out across Tuscany is always a pleasure, and it is even more so now when both summer and the great outdoors are calling us to head outdoors to explore. In the coming weeks, there are two additional, very good reasons to head out and explore the ​​Chianti area and, in particular,…

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Florence is ready for the First Night of Summer with many Free events

April 27, 2016

This Saturday, April 30th, Florence will stay up late (but not too late) for the “First Night of Summer” (called the “White Night” until last year), which kicks off the summer-long program “Estate Fiorentina 2016” (Florentine Summer 2016) which will be six months of concerts, shows and events of various kinds taking place across the…

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Explore the Via Francigena by Bike

February 12, 2016

Would you love to explore the Via Francigena by bike, and thus the longest bike trail in Italy? While the walking Via Francigena is well-signposted, the cycling route is not! Help us signpost the route to create the longest bike trail in Italy! We recently learned of the fantastic fundraising project on the Italian crowdfunding…

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