Tag: Maremma

Good and bad news about Tuscany

December 9, 2010

Here we are again with good and bad news about Tuscany taken from famous international and Italian newspapers and blogs. These are the best articles of last week: Tuscany means agriturismo – A recent study by Toprural, specialized in country/rural tourism, revealed that 3 Italians on 10 think that farmhouse is synonymous of Tuscany. About…

Read more

Recent News about Tuscany Around the Web

November 22, 2010

Good and bad news in and about Tuscany We have decided to start a new blog’s column, if we can call it this way. Every week we’ll collect the most interesting articles about Tuscany and its cities and regions. News telling about its excellence and about its worst. The following are the main articles and…

Read more

What to do the last weekend in September in Tuscany

September 24, 2010

Wine, Beer and Much More September is almost at its end. Sometimes I don’t realize how fast time passes! Over the weekend there several events in Florence and its surroundings. Let’s see the most interesting going on this weekend.

Read more

A weekend in Maremma following Mirò

July 30, 2010

Even though the weather forecast says that there will be thunderstorms, and I highlight thunderstorms, I really hope that on Saturday and Sunday it will be sunny in Tuscany. I want to go to my beloved Maremma this weekend.

Read more

European Culture Week in Tuscany

April 12, 2010

From April 16 to the 25th the 12th European Culture Week will be taking place all over Italy and Europe and thus in Tuscany as well. The event, successfully organized by the Italian Ministry for Cultural Assets and Activities, opens State museums, monuments, archeological sites, archives and libraries, both for Italian and foreign visitors with…

Read more

Back to Roccatederighi for the Medieval Fair!

August 13, 2009

Last Saturday we went back to Roccatederighi to attend the “Festa del Borgo”, the medieval fair held every year in this nice village in the Tuscan Maremma. We were positively impressed: we write about it in more detail on our brand new blog Medieval Festivals. Since we wanted to take our time in seeing the…

Read more

Agriturismo in Maremma

October 23, 2008

In the area of the upper Maremma hills where we went to explore, an agriturismo (farmhouse) seems to be the most common form of accommodation. The area is largely cultivated and is home to the Montecucco DOC wine region and, while it is lesser known than its neighbors, the Brunello di Montalcino or the Morellino…

Read more

Discovering the hills of Maremma

October 22, 2008

We have just returned from a short vacation in Maremma: we decided at the very last moment to leave on this trip, taking advantage of the warm sun and nice days this mid-October was giving us. We had never visited the upper part of Maremma close to Monte Amiata, between the Tuscan coast and Val…

Read more