Chestnuts in Tuscany: a month of celebrations


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…


Wine and shooting stars: the night of San Lorenzo in Tuscany


The night of August 10th is a special and magical time in Italy: every year Italians head to the hills with blankets and turn their eyes skyward to see the stars of San Lorenzo.  It is around this period in the year that the Perseids meteor showers dance in the…