Tag: Mugello

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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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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The Weekend before Christmas in Tuscany

December 16, 2010

Here we are, the last weekend before Christmas. Bells are ringing and weather forecasts predict snow… what better way to say Christmas than this? 😉 Joking aside, here are the main events in Tuscany for this third weekend of December if you’re fine with covering up well to deal with the low temps around here…

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Christmas and sweets for the Weekend

December 10, 2010

It’s almost mid-December but it’s still warm. After a couple of freezing days we came back to mild, gray weather. So let’s see the main events for this second weekend of December: Florence: This weekend, head to the German Christmas Market in Piazza Santa Croce, open every day from 10am to 8pm. Then visit Florence…

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Christmas Markets in Tuscany 2010

December 1, 2010

Wow! Today is December 1st and the countdown for Christmas has started! Florence has been lighted up with thousands of Christmas lights all around the city. As usual during the Advent there are several Christmas markets and lots of events all around Tuscany. Christmas markets are the ideal places for finding unique Christmas decorations, handmade…

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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…

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Wine and Food Tastings in Tuscany

November 19, 2010

Hoping that the weather will be mild and won’t rain, these are the main events in Florence and across Tuscany for this upcoming weekend of November. Florence: This weekend will finish Food and Wine Biennial 2010. The main event will be Florence Wine Event 2010 from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st November in the Ammannati…

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In Tuscany, Tastings & Local Craftsmanship

November 11, 2010

As I wrote last week, November is the rainiest month in Tuscany. This week I almost thought I would have become a mermaid ;).  It luckily seems that the weather will be better during the weekend but unfortunately it’s not predictable. Here you have a selection of the main events in Florence and Tuscany. Tastings…

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Weekend of tastings in Florence and Tuscany

November 5, 2010

Last week we turned back the clock and now at 6.00 pm it is already dark. For me, November is the gloomiest month of the year, because it’s cold, the days are short and you don’t yet feel the holidays as in December. Luckily, in November there are many fairs and food festivals to cheer…

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Autumn Flavors: Truffles and Chestnuts

October 27, 2010

October will end soon and on Saturday night we will have to turn back the clock  to the solar time. This means that we will sleep one hour more 🙂 but we’ll lose one hour of day light 🙁 I recommend you take note and don’t forget to turn back your clock! This last weekend…

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