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June in Tuscany Means Traditions

June 5, 2018

June marks the start of summer and is full of fun and interesting events for you to enjoy! In particular, if you want to surround yourself by Tuscan history, then consider including one of these historical re-enactments and traditional events into your itinerary. Ready to travel back in time to the Middle Ages? Take a…

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European Night at the Museums 2018

May 18, 2018

This Saturday evening is 14th edition of European Night at the Museum across Italy and Europe! Whether you’re in Siena or in Florence this Saturday evening, take advantage of the special 1 euro entrance fee to the region’s most popular museums. This includes the Uffizi Gallery and Accademia Gallery, in Florence as well as the…

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Events

Pampering your Skin at Asmana

July 16, 2018

Summer can be tough on our skin, especially once it finally gets warm and you find yourself, like me, spending time outside soaking in the warm rays of the sun. I’ve learned the important thing is to both pamper yourself and your skin at the same time, ensuring the rays you catch are the right…

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The Duomo of Siena Shines with New Lights

June 28, 2018

Enjoy the splendor that is the pavement of the Duomo in Siena Special openings for 2018: from June 27 through July 31st, and from August 18 to October 28 The Sibilla Cumea, one of the intarsia found on the floor of the Duomo in Siena, says “in lucem veniet” or Light will come.  The figure,…

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Experiences

The beauty of Heat & Humidity: Enjoying a Sauna

June 29, 2018

Generally heat and humidity are not seen as a positive thing, especially as you walk around sightseeing under the hot Tuscan sun come summer. I can assure you, however, the one place I do enjoy both is when at a Spa, particularly one as welcoming as Asmana, where I’ve been going lately to relax from…

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The magic of massage at Asmana

June 9, 2018

MAGIC! More precisely, magic HANDS! That is what I thought as I came out of my facial and hand and foot massage called Indian Beauty at Asmana: the massage therapists need to have special hands to work their type of magic on you. The magic is to make you relax so deeply that you could…

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Reviews

Best of 2017: Our top articles from the year

December 30, 2017

Our best content in 2017: make sure to read these if you’re planning a trip to Tuscany! We love sharing our knowledge and experience of living (and loving) Tuscany to help anyone planning their visits to Tuscany, whether as a first time or as a return visit. We constantly research new things to write about…

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2016 in Review: Top Articles you might have missed

December 28, 2016

2016 has been a busy year for our Discover Tuscany team! We’ve written many new articles and updated others, always with the objective to offer the best information you need to plan your trip to Tuscany. We started the year with a new site layout which makes it easier to navigate the vast amount of information…

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