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PRATO – a small unknown jewel of Tuscany

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Prato is located between Pistoia and Florence, at approx. 20 minutes car drive from the Agriturismo I Pitti. The city, with 180.000 inhabitants, is famous for its wool textile industry, that as long ago as the Middle Ages, has an … Continue reading

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Lucca – Luminara of Santa Croce – Illuminations of the Holy Cross – 13th September 2016

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The impressive procession of the Holy Face, or the Luminara of Santa Croce, takes place on September 13 of each year and follows the same route, departing from the Basilica of San Frediano at around 20:00 and arriving at the … Continue reading

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A suggestion to visit Florence: buy a Firenze Card

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  The Firenze Card costs 72 Euro. Benefits Free admission to museums, villas and historical gardens in Florence. Complete list Firenze Card-ITA-ENG-10×21 No queuing or booking Information kit of all museums on the circuit How to use The Card is valid … Continue reading

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Lucca Summer Festival 2019

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The Lucca Summer Festival comes back! The 2019 edition will be held in July and will feature international artists of great importance, for some of them the presence in Lucca will be the only Italian date … for their fans … Continue reading

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Montecatini Terme – Opera Festival – April 19 – October 25 2019

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  The Festival is devoted to  classical music and  opera fans, its main purpose is to highlight the town’s  musical  tradition, especially the great operas.  This  season’s program, from April to October, presents several events, set in the most attraktive  … Continue reading

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Firenze – Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo, Exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi – March 9 – July 14 2019

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                                                    The exhibition brings together for the first time the superb masterpieces of Andrea del … Continue reading

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Pistoia – Antique Market 2019 – Second weekend of the month

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Every second Saturday and Sunday of the month, except in July and August, in Pistoia, from 9 to 7 pm, a nice Antique Market takes place in the halls at Breda Via Pacinotti. Where: Pistoia, Breda Halls, Via Pacinotti When: … Continue reading

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