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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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Buggiano Castello (Pistoia) – Countryside Within The Walls – Sunday, April 28 and Sunday, May 5 2019

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Would you like to have an idea of how heaven could look like? Would you like to forget for one day your everyday troubles and let yourself be enchanted by perfumes, colors, surprising glimpses, magic musics and reconcile with yourself … Continue reading

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Viareggio – The Carnival 2019

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    The Carnival arrives and Viareggio is transformed. Well, actually the locals are transformed. It’s not easy to figure out what happens during the Carnival if you don’t live in the town. Subtle humour and a wish to have … Continue reading

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Pistoia, 24th August 2019 – Feast of Saint Bartholomew

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This traditional celebration in honour of Saint Bartholomew dates back to the 15th century when the practice of anointing the foreheads of children to protect them from evil on the day of the saint was introduced. On the 24th of … Continue reading

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Florence – Visit the Garden of Iris at Piazzale Michelangelo from April 25 to May 20, 2019

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Next to the panorama you can admire from Piazzale Michelangelo, at a short distance from the David, the symbol of Florence stands out. In the Garden of the Iris, in fact, are grown more than 1500 varieties of the flower … Continue reading

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Siena – Palio dell’Assunta – August 16, 2019

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Palio dell’Assunta returns to Siena on 16 August, the second annual date with the characteristic event that follows the Palio di Provenzano, which takes place on 2 July, after a little over a month before. Yet again the undisputed stars … Continue reading

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