Terre di Toscana – The best wines arrive in Versilia (7-8 March)

terre di toscanaTerre di Toscana arrives to its third edition in 2010. Two days (7 and 8 March) devoted to the best Tuscanian wines in Lido di Camaiore, in Versilia, the coast near Lucca and Pisa.

More than 500 operators will create a peaceful and participatory atmosphere, offering their best products in free tastings. Almost all districts of Tuscan wine are represented, with different stylistic impulses that enrich them.

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San Martino Fair in Pietrasanta

pietrasanta in tuscanySan Martino Fair is a fresh event dedicated to the patron saint of Pietrasanta, which takes place in the city centre of Pietrasanta on 14 and 15 November. This city, situated in Versilia, in the Lucca Province is worldly known for contemporary art events, galleries and exhibitions and for the high state of conservation of its medieval centre.

San Martino Fair offers the chance to buy crafts, antiquities, clothing, sweets, and to partecipate to the shows related to agrozootechnics. The market is based on tastes and traditions. It starts with a wide review of national and local typical products, food and wine. Tastings are offered on-site, along with the opportunity to attend live production of some well-known speciality.

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“Versilia Sposi”- Prepare your wedding ceremony in Tuscany

Versilia Sposi weddings in TuscanyOn 14 and 15 November 2009, Versilia Holidays Hotel in Forte dei Marmi – Versilia (Lucca Province) will host “Versilia Sposi” (Versilia Spouses), a fair for those who are going to marry and desire to share knowledges and idea about te most important party they are going to organize in their whole life.

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“Festa della Toscana” 2009. Arts, culture, future

Tuscany Feast 2009The Region of Tuscany has instituted Festa della Toscana with a Decree in 2001, to commemorate the abolition of the death penalty on 30 November 1786. Granducato di Toscana, hold by Grand Duke Pietro Leopoldo, had been the first nation to abolish death penalty.

The promotion of human rights, peace and justice, are the other aims of this festival that will spred through the region in November and December, bringing music, theatre, cinema, lectures, art exhibition and much more.

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“Il Desco”: tastes and knowledges on display in Lucca

luccaNext weeks “Il Desco” will start in Lucca, it will exactly take place from 15 November to 14 December. This market show promotes the excellences of this special area, known worldwide for its unique oil, its bread and wine.

Lucca inhabitants really care of the table and all the related objects. Tables are a sort of combination between traditional farming houses and elegant furnishings. Poor dishes, rich in flavours, habits and traditions.

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