Chestnuts in Tuscany: a month of celebrations

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From early October till the beginning of December, the Tuscan Autumn proposes many initiatives to celebrating chestnuts, especially on the mountains, where in the past times this fruit was a fundamental product for the feeding of the populations, especially those in the lower walks of life. Their importance for the…

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Tuscany and its Medieval Festivals

Spring and Summertime abound with Medieval Festivals in Tuscany, another fascinating reason to get around our beutiful land.  Taverns, old games, fire-eaters,  knights and ladies, parades and flag-flyers animate bigger and smaller towns and villages. Here’s a list for late Spring and Summer 2016. MAY Serre di Rapolano (Siena) –…

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