The Grape Festival in Impruneta in the Chianti Region
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The Grape Festival in Impruneta in the Chianti Region

  Just outside Florence in the Chianti region, the Grape Festival in Impruneta (or La Festa dell'Uva di Impruneta) is held every September. Ninety-three years later, it has grown to one of the most beloved events in all of Tuscany. The History It began in 1926, in order to promote ...

Impruneta, FI, Toscana
2021
From: September 01 2019
to: September 29 2019
The Chianti Region in Tuscany Has It All
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The Chianti Region in Tuscany Has It All

   Chianti. Chi-an-ti (key-ahn-tee). Even the word itself sounds beautiful and luscious. It's not one of Italy's twenty official "regions", but it is an area within the region of Tuscany. Confusing? Not really.  The Area Chianti is nestled between the rolling hills and vineyards of Tuscany's Florence and ...

Greve in Chianti, FI, Tuscany
Visiting Palazzo Vecchio in Florence
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Visiting Palazzo Vecchio in Florence

Florence is absolutely one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. Its great art and culture is known practically all over the world. It's a fascinating city to experience both day and night, strolling through its ancient streets or across the Ponte Vecchio. The historic ...

Florence, Metropolitan city of Florence, Italy
The Palio of San Rocco in the Chianti Hills
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The Palio of San Rocco in the Chianti Hills

   The Palio of San Rocco returns to the town of Figline Valdarno in the Chianti hills once again this year. This traditional event takes place from August 30th to September 3rd, immersing residents and visitors in a typical Tuscan medieval and Renaissance atmosphere.  A Brief History The Palio ...

Figline Valdarno, FI, Tuscany
2021
From: August 30 2019
to: September 03 2019
Exploring Figline Valdarno in the Chianti Hills
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Exploring Figline Valdarno in the Chianti Hills

   Figline Valdarno is nestled in the green hills of Chianti in Tuscany and known for its well-known artists (such as Masaccio). This town is part of the municipality of Florence, but in recent years, it became part of Figline and Incisa Valdarno. Collegiate Church of Santa ...

Figline Valdarno, FI, Tuscany
The Unicorn Festival in Vinci
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The Unicorn Festival in Vinci

The town of Vinci, in Tuscany, is known throughout the world for having given birth to the painter and scientist Leonardo da Vinci, to whom two museums are dedicated (the Leonardo Museum in Vinci and the Ideal Museum Leonardo da Vinci). During the summertime, the ...

Vinci, FI, Tuscany
Day Trips from Florence: Certaldo
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Day Trips from Florence: Certaldo

  Of the many day trips from the Tuscan city of Florence, you won't want to miss nearby Certaldo. Of Etruscan-Roman origins, it is known as being the birthplace of the writer Giovanni Boccaccio and of the artist Giovanni della Robbia. It is also on the elite list ...

Certaldo, FI, Tuscany
2021
From: July 10 2019
to: July 14 2019
Borgo San Lorenzo’s “Mugello da Fiaba”
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Borgo San Lorenzo’s “Mugello da Fiaba”

Celebrating Its 5th Edition"Mugello da Fiaba" is a unique and original festival of literature, theater, music, creativity and art for children, teenagers and their families! This year's edition will be from May 7th to 12th, at Villa Pecori Giraldi, in Borgo San Lorenzo (Florence). The ...

Villa Pecori Giraldi, Borgo San Lorenzo, FI, Toscana
2021
From: May 07 2019
to: May 12 2019