Author: Sara Turini

Social media addicted, keen on travels, in love with my land, Tuscany. Sara has decided to share all the emotions this region can offer through her posts on our blog.

Special Openings, Guided tour, Free Entry: Summer at the Academy Gallery!

July 27, 2012

The Accademia Gallery is famous all over the world for hosting some of the most important artworks by Michelangelo Buonarroti: the statue of David, the statues of Prisoners and the St.Matthew. Within the gallery you also find many other works of art from the Renaissace, religious works in the Gothic style and the “Gipsoteca Bartolini”,…

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Discovering the Uffizi Gallery!

July 26, 2012

Last week we visited one of the most beautiful museum in the world: the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. Since the museum hosts a very important quantity of artworks we decided to take a guide to deepen the history of the museum and to discover something new about Florence. Actually we didn’t want to miss any…

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Aperitivo ad Arte moves to the Bargello Museum

July 19, 2012

You might have heard of the splendid initiative called Aperitivo ad Arte this summer taking place at the Uffizi Gallery on Thursdays in which you can enjoy an exclusive aperitivo or drinks on the panoramic terrace of the Uffizi while visiting the new Blue Rooms dedicated to foreign artists within the museum. The Uffizi and…

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Mercantia, Ready to Enter a Fabulous World?

July 11, 2012

Mercantia, the most important festival dedicated to the street theatre and to art in all its manifestations, returns this year in its 25th edition. The Festival will run from July 11 throughout July 15, 2012 in the splendid medieval village of Certaldo, homeland of the writer and poet Giovanni Boccaccio. It’s not easy to explain…

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Medieval Festival in Monteriggioni this Weekend!

July 6, 2012

This weekend, the prestigious Medieval Festival celebrated in the charming walled town of Monteriggioni, north of Siena, returns for the first of two weekends of fun for the whole family! This 22nd edition will take place over two weekends, this July 6-8 and next weekend July 13-15, 2012 offering a rich program of shows and…

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Summer 2012 to the Sound of Music

June 29, 2012

Every summer, Tuscany turns into a big stage on which many influential artists of the musical panorama perform. This is the best season for enjoying many of the things Tuscany offers – a mix of emotions, adventures and entertainment! This summer is off to a start high a lot of expectations, thanks to the rich…

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Lux in Nocte, a path through Art and Faith

June 18, 2012

On Thursday June 21st, the Opera della Metropolitana and the Arcidiocesi of Siena presents the event Lux in Nocte, a special and unique occasion to enjoy the artistic heritage of the city through unusual itineraries. The Cathedral, the Crypt, the Opera Museum and The Baptistry in Siena, (from 9.00 pm to 12.00 pm) will open…

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This weekend celebrate the Patron Saint of Pisa, San Ranieri

June 14, 2012

On Saturday June 16th the Luminara returns to Pisa, one of the most suggestive and amusing summer events in Tuscany. It opens the door to the feast day of San Ranieri, Pisa’s patron saint, celebrated the day after with the Regatta of San Ranieri. For the occasion the city, a lovely medieval pearl, is adorned…

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The Uffizi will shortly open ten new rooms

In less than a month, the next section of the new rooms of the Uffizi Gllery will open to offer its visitors a space dedicated to the painters of the sixteenth century, especially to Tuscan masters such as Raffaello, Bronzino and Andrea del Sarto. The rooms, ten in all, are on the main floor of…

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