Christmas in Tuscany: markets and nativity scenes


December is definitely one of my favourite months of the year: even though the days are short and cold is intense,  the upcoming holidays with their lights and ornaments, the delicious Christmas sweets and the several events such as markets and nativity scenes make Christmastime always very special! I love…


Anghiari, the gem of Valtiberina


The hilltop medieval hamlet of Anghiari dominates the Upper Valley of the Tiber River, in the easternmost area of the Province of Arezzo. Surrounded by imposing walls, its nice squares and narrow alleys are overlooked by nice craft workshops, palaces and houses with small windows and balconies adorned with colourful…