Walking in Tuscany - on the tracks of the Francigena Way -

Many people are familiar with the “Santiago de Compostela” pilgrimage route, in Spain, as a unique walking spiritual and religious itinerary; but not everyone knows that even in Italy there is a similar pilgrimage itinerary, retracing an ancient religious path: the Francigena route.

Via Francigena Route

Via Francigena Route - Tuscany

This peculiar name refers to an ancient path travelled by the pilgrims during the medieval era, and it is also famous for the Archbishop of Canterbury, Continue reading

Lucca Tour and Wine Tasting

Tuscany has just been elected as the best wine destination in the World by Tripadvisor’users. This means that it is nearly absurd planning a vacation in Tuscany without also scheduling a tour linked to the world of wine!

The areas where you can taste the famous Tuscan wines are many and you will recognize that each one of these areas has its own typicality. There is not only the “Chianti” or the “Brunello di Montalcino” wines, Continue reading

Tuscan Wine School. Wine tasting in Siena or in Florence

When you come to Tuscany, wine tasting needs to be on the agenda.

A great way to taste many different Tuscan wines is to join one of the educative tastings offered by the Tuscan Wine Schools. The tastings are scheduled every day and are designed to suit everyone from the beginner in Italian wines to the savvy taster.

The Wine School in Florence

The tastings are held inside the “classrooms” of the wine schools and during 1 or 2 hrs Continue reading