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Cycling in Tuscany. A Chianti tradition: the Eroica

Cycling in Tuscany. A Chianti tradition: the Eroica

When we talk about cycling in Tuscany it is impossible not to mention Eroica. The Eroica is a cycling event reminiscent of the historic past of this area that passes through the “strade bianche” (white dirt roads). In the last few years, it has...

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Weather in Tuscany

Weather in Tuscany

What Weather in Tuscany to expect when traveling to Florence, Chianti & Siena Weather in Tuscany changes the landscape - and each season has a list of reasons why it is the perfect time to come and visit.  Follow some simple guidelines on how...

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A Biking HoneyMoon

A Biking HoneyMoon

Biking while on Honeymoon This was an amazing year for Piero and Elena and the season ended with a biking honeymoon – theirs!! Believe me, this couple just doesn’t “Talk the talk” – they “bike the bike” too. 🤣 They choose a popular honeymoon...

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Q & A  Biking in Tuscany: 7 Answers

Q & A Biking in Tuscany: 7 Answers

And one piece of advice for your vacation in Italy. There are many things that a family can do together while vacationing: biking in Tuscany, cooking in Siena, paper making in Florence, hiking in Pisa, treasure hunts in Fiesole and stepping back in...

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Tuscany in the Fall & Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Tuscany in the Fall & Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Tuscany in the Fall  and What does it mean for travelers? For a traveler visiting Tuscany in the fall months of September, October, and November it is going to mean harvest time. Actually, the months of August, September, and October are normally...

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The Wonders of Siena

The Wonders of Siena

Discover Something Special In the shadow of some of the most impressive architectural wonders found throughout Tuscany, it is can be easy to forget about all the beauty of Siena. Elena and Piero, have bestowed a large portion of the admiration on...

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San Gimignano Made Easy

San Gimignano Made Easy

A Travel Writer in Tuscany One of the most common questions people ask me as a travel writer in Tuscany: what is the best way to stay “off the beaten” track, see the small towns, the landscape, do some wine tasting and just relax. It is a tall...

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Be a Part of the Siena Palio

Be a Part of the Siena Palio

What is Palio? You will actually hear the word “palio” bantered around quite a bit in Tuscany, especially when Siena is in the mix. Really? Who hasn’t heard of the Siena Palio? In general, a palio is a folkloristic event that normally includes a...

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Sunflower Tour in Tuscany: my favorite!

Sunflower Tour in Tuscany: my favorite!

Sunflower Tour in Tuscany? I Never get tired of roaming the Tuscan landscape on an unofficial “sunflower tour” and this year is already showing to be on a spectacular start. written by Donna Denise Scharnagl, living in Tuscany for a long, long time...

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