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Changes regarding Green Pass, masks and rules starting May 1st

April 27, 2022

From May 1, 2022, the anti-Covid rules in place will change as we see an end of the “Green Pass” and for wearing masks indoors and in schools. Little by little, Italy eases restrictions, following a set calendar drawn up by the Draghi government. We, however, need to await the meeting of the Council of…

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Free Entry to State Museums on First Sunday Returns

April 1, 2022

With the end of the “official” pandemic at the end of March 2022, many changes are planned starting in April. Aside from the elimination of the request for the Green Pass in many places, such as museums and restaurants, the decree at the end of March also included restarting the initiative that gives free entry…

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Events

2022 Carnival fun at the Hard Rock Cafe

February 21, 2022

Are you looking for music and fun to celebrate Carnival this Friday, February 25? Then go to the Hard Rock Cafe in Florence where SUZY Q CARNIVAL CIRCUS will perform on stage and take over the audience with their irreverent performance! The Tuscan dance music band celebrate their 25 years on stage with the masked…

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The European Night at the Museum returns this Saturday

July 2, 2021

This Saturday July 3 several cultural sites in Tuscany are open for the European Night of Museums 2021, with extended evening hours paying for entrance only 1 euro. Normally this event, designed to promote the artistic heritage of the Old Continent, takes place in May, but this edition was moved to summer due to the…

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Experiences

Summer Wine Tours & Tastings in Tuscany

July 15, 2022

The Best Wine Experiences in Chianti this Summer Tuscany is best experienced relaxing, with a view in front of you and a glass of wine in your hand. Across the entire region you can find “local Tuscan wines” from that part of Tuscany. While the Brunello di Montalcino is pretty well-known worldwide, there is also…

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La Lastra Wine Shop is Online

July 17, 2020

If you’re missing Italy and your Italian wines, then it is a pleasure to find wineries that have used the months of lock-down to ensure it is easy for you to order your favorite wines directly online. This is the case for the organic wine estate La Lastra just outside of Siena. We’ve visited the…

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Reviews

La Lastra Wine Shop is Online

If you’re missing Italy and your Italian wines, then it is a pleasure to find wineries that have used the months of lock-down to ensure it is easy for you to order your favorite wines directly online. This is the case for the organic wine estate La Lastra just outside of Siena. We’ve visited the…

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Cooking Tuscan dishes at your villa or farmhouse

May 5, 2019

One of the best experiences to enjoy while in Tuscany is eating delicious Italian food. It is also extra special if it was prepared by you! You only need a few ingredients to create incredible dishes – and the right teachers to show you how. Fiamma and Ginny are two chefs and mothers that work…

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