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It’s time for the Viareggio Carnival 2013

February 1, 2013

Just a few more hours are left for the last finishing touches on the fantastic allegorical papier mache floats that will kick off the 2013 Carnival in Viareggio, one of the most beautiful and popular in Italy! The Viareggio Carnival starts this Sunday, February 3 and continues for several Sundays up until March 3, beyond…

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Carnival 2013 in Tuscany: all best masked parades

January 18, 2013

Carnival celebrations have already began, considering they will end 40 days before Easter, which is on March 31 this year –  pretty early! The first events will start this weekend – January 19th and 20th – but several other main festivals, such as the Viareggio Carnival, will continue later, until the beginning of March. The…

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5 Ideas to Celebrate this Carnival 2012 in Tuscany

February 3, 2012

With February, Carnival season 2012 comes alive and Tuscany prepares to celebrate with big masked parades and events dedicated to Carnival. Have you already prepared your fancy costume and bought some confetti and streamers? If you answered “Yes”, then you have only to choose the destination to celebrate! Otherwise, do not worry, you still have…

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Weekend and Women’s Day in Tuscany

March 4, 2011

Spring will arrive in less than 20 days but we had some really cold days during this week in Tuscany. The weather forecast for the weekend fortunately is pretty good and it seems we’ ll have rising temperatures in all the region. This weekend precedes March 8, date that this year on which we’ll celebrate…

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Carnival 2011 in Tuscany

February 18, 2011

Tuscany is preparing to celebrate the Carnival with many amusing events organized in next weeks in the main cities as well in the tiny villages of the region. From the great and famous Carnival parades in Viareggio to the events in smaller towns, such as the Carnival at Mugello in Dicomano or San Gimignano, there…

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Sweet events and much more for this weekend in Tuscany

February 4, 2011

The weekend is about to start – weather forecasts are for splendid weather with spring-like temperatures – what better news to start off the weekend? This weekend offers many events both in Florence and Tuscany for all tastes and for all, from food fairs for foodies (that’s a mouthful!) to antiques markets to the feline…

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Viareggio Carnival Parade

February 2, 2010

We posted a fun video of the allegorical float parade of the Carnival of Viareggio from last year to give you an idea of what the carnival in Viareggio looks like. If you’re in Tuscany this month, you can head to Viareggio by train and join in the fun every Sunday this month before Lent!

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Viareggio Carnival 2010

January 25, 2010

In a few days the famous Carnival of Viareggio 2010 will begin. The carnival in Viareggio is one of the greatest masked parades in Italy. The official calendar for this year’s carnival is: 31st of January, 7th and 14th of February (Sundays), 16th of February (Tuesday) and 21th of February (Sunday). The parade starts at…

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