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Excursions on the Calvana di Prato

Excursions on the Calvana di Prato

Calvana is a mountain range of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines characterized by reliefs with heights between 700 and 916 meters. The chain is about 15 kilometers long and extends from the Prato plain to the Mugello valley. The limestone massif offers lovers of mountain walks, several roads where they can test their skills along the mountain paths. Here are some trekking itineraries on the side of the Calvana Prato.

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Tuscan dialect, history and curiosities

Tuscan dialect Dante

We know that many writers went to “rinse their clothes in the Arno”, especially during the Risorgimento, to give all of Italy the dialect spoken by Dante, Petrarca, Boccaccio and colleagues. Basis of the Italian language, can the Tuscan dialect still be considered a dialect? And what are the curiosities related to our language? We will find out in this article.

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Typical Desserts of Florence

Typical Desserts of Florence with zuccotto

Tuscany is perhaps the most famous Italian region in the world, known for being the cradle of the Renaissance, of the art of culture. We all know what to see in Florence, what to do in Versilia and Maremma and we remember Pisa with its leaning tower. However, if we analyze Tuscan cuisine, famous dishes dominate such as the Florentine steak and the Livorno cacciucco. Yet Tuscany, especially Florence, also excels in desserts. Here are five delicacies to make even the most difficult of gourmets lick their lips.

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Tuscan summer: what to do and where to go

summer in tuscany

The summer months are generally accompanied by an irrepressible desire for trips out of town and holidays. Precisely for this reason we want to offer a little help in deciding what to do and where to go during the summer, focusing on a particularly rich region both from a naturalistic point of view and in terms of the activities to try: Tuscany. Ready to leave?

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Excursions on the Calvana di Prato

Calvana is a mountain range of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines characterized by reliefs with heights between 700 and 916 meters. The chain is about 15 kilometers long and extends from the Prato plain to the Mugello valley. The limestone massif offers lovers of mountain walks, several roads where they can test their skills along the mountain […]

Tuscan dialect, history and curiosities

We know that many writers went to “rinse their clothes in the Arno”, especially during the Risorgimento, to give all of Italy the dialect spoken by Dante, Petrarca, Boccaccio and colleagues. Basis of the Italian language, can the Tuscan dialect still be considered a dialect? And what are the curiosities related to our language? We […]

Typical Desserts of Florence

Tuscany is perhaps the most famous Italian region in the world, known for being the cradle of the Renaissance, of the art of culture. We all know what to see in Florence, what to do in Versilia and Maremma and we remember Pisa with its leaning tower. However, if we analyze Tuscan cuisine, famous dishes […]

Tuscan summer: what to do and where to go

The summer months are generally accompanied by an irrepressible desire for trips out of town and holidays. Precisely for this reason we want to offer a little help in deciding what to do and where to go during the summer, focusing on a particularly rich region both from a naturalistic point of view and in […]

Medieval villages in Mugello

Everyone knows Mugello, often mentioned also for motorcycle and formula One races, but also because it is one of the most suggestive valleys in Tuscany, located north of Florence. It is an enchanting environment, modified by man for centuries, full of perfectly preserved small villages of medieval origin. Let’s see which are the main ones […]

Florentine hills: discover the less traveled itineraries

Florence, the florid city (from the Latin Florentia), is one of the most loved cities in Italy and all over the world thanks to the artistic, cultural and architectural prosperity that cover the city in every corner. Once in a lifetime it is a must to visit the city, the flagship of the Renaissance, and […]

Argentario and Maremma: the best excursions

Tuscany is a region to be discovered, full of wonderful landscapes and breathtaking views that are really worth seeing for yourself. In particular, we want to consider two specific areas of the region: the Maremma and the Argentario. The first represents an extended geographical area between Tuscany and Lazio, overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, with a […]

Italian Tour in Tesla: Hotel and Resort with Top-up

Nowadays there are many people who are trying to lead a more ecological and sustainable life while respecting the environment and the world. A big step is the use of an electric Tesla to move in a green way without sacrificing any kind of comfort. We know, however, that it may not always be easy […]

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