Art lovers, if you are in Tuscany in these days, do not miss the unique chance to see Ambrogio Lorenzetti’s Lactating Madonna, one of the most important masterpiece of Medieval art, not only at the Italian level, but also at the European one.
Until January 31, 2014, the Crypt under the Duomo in Siena is hosting the famous painting, which will be displayed there since the place … Read the rest
While going to Siena, take some time to visit the Dome.
Located near Piazza del Campo, the monument is a must place to see while you are in the city, since it is very well known not only in the Tuscan region, but also all across the country.… Read the rest
If you are fascinated by history, religion and legend, once you are in Tuscany you can’t miss the Saint Cassian abbey, which is located between the two small towns of Greve and Figline.
It is a very old monastery named by the patron saint of writers and teachers, who is celebrated in Italy August 13th.
Built around 1040-1050 by the Buondelmonti monks, the abbey was part … Read the rest
According to what you like and what you don’t like, you can easily plan what to do in Tuscany even before arriving there.
If you like museums and galleries, you have to go to Florence, of course and spend at least half a day in the Uffizi museum before visiting all the other beauties of the city. This region is full of art galleries, statues (think about Michelangelo’s David) … Read the rest
How many times have you read about or studied the Middle Ages? Italy is the perfect country where to see the ruins and some old building, but, moreover, to taste the cuisine people had back in that time.
Let me tell you it’s a big mistake if you think about it without variety or fantasy. In fact, as it is shown by some very old documents which survived … Read the rest