Tuscany

Travel in the Tuscany region of Italy

Walking The Via Francigena From Lucca To Rome: Book Review

Long distance walks are one of my favourite ways to explore, a completely different perspective on a country’s culture, countryside and communities. I’ve done a few of these walks in England, but none yet in Italy. But a new guide from Cicerone, Walking The Via Francigena From Lucca To Rome, could be just the inspiration …

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Celebrating The Feast Of The Annunciation In Florence

25 March is historically the start of the New Year in Florence. It is also the day on which the archangel Gabriel announced the incarnation to the Virgin Mary. The Feast of the Annunciation is one of the lesser known of Italy’s numerous religious festivals, hardly mentioned in the guidebooks. I’d been to something similar …

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