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Calcio Fiorentino, Florence’s sport

Calcio storico fiorentino con Villa Campestri Olive Oil resort

It seems incredible but every city in Tuscany has its own sporting tradition often in conjunction with the patron saint of the city.

In fact, in Florence on the day of St. John the Baptist, the patron saint of the city, the final match of historic football (calcio fiorentino) is celebrated.

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Ricciarelli, the Sienese dessert par excellence without gluten and without milk!

When one thinks of the delicious traditional Tuscan cuisine, one does not imagine that there are even gluten-free and milk-free recipes.

Today intolerances are more and more widespread and consequently the market creates food specifically deprived of gluten and milk but there are some desserts that are already traditionally so like the Sienese ricciarelli!

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A short guide to the most beautiful walls in Tuscany

Castello di Monteriggioni in Toscana con Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

Tuscany, like all of Italy, until Unity was divided into several kingdoms, each independent of the other and each ready to defend itself.

In memory of the times of division and long struggles, there are still wonderful villages and fortified cities scattered throughout Tuscany.

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Cycling brings many benefits, especially if you do it in Mugello

Usare la bicicletta in toscana con Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

Scientific studies have shown that cycling brings multiple kinds of benefits to people’s health from physical to mental improvements.

Cycling in a stimulating environment, full of culture and breathtaking landscapes, makes this experience even more satisfying. This is why cycling in Mugello is truly an experience not to be missed!

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Calcio Fiorentino, Florence’s sport

It seems incredible but every city in Tuscany has its own sporting tradition often in conjunction with the patron saint of the city. In fact, in Florence on the day of St. John the Baptist, the patron saint of the city, the final match of historic football (calcio fiorentino) is celebrated.

Ricciarelli, the Sienese dessert par excellence without gluten and without milk!

When one thinks of the delicious traditional Tuscan cuisine, one does not imagine that there are even gluten-free and milk-free recipes. Today intolerances are more and more widespread and consequently the market creates food specifically deprived of gluten and milk but there are some desserts that are already traditionally so like the Sienese ricciarelli!

A short guide to the most beautiful walls in Tuscany

Tuscany, like all of Italy, until Unity was divided into several kingdoms, each independent of the other and each ready to defend itself. In memory of the times of division and long struggles, there are still wonderful villages and fortified cities scattered throughout Tuscany.

Cycling brings many benefits, especially if you do it in Mugello

Scientific studies have shown that cycling brings multiple kinds of benefits to people’s health from physical to mental improvements. Cycling in a stimulating environment, full of culture and breathtaking landscapes, makes this experience even more satisfying. This is why cycling in Mugello is truly an experience not to be missed!

Tuscany’s Wisteria

Wisteria is such a fascinating plant that it is also popular on social networks, in April and May, excellence months excellence for flowering there are so many photos of wisteria that the hashtag: #wisteriamania becomes trendy on Instagram. In Tuscany there are wonderful flowering wisteria that look like timeless postcards!

Was ice cream born in Florence?

Ice cream, especially when summer arrives, is a favorite snack for children and adults. Going out to eat an ice cream can tempt even the most suffering in the heat. In Florence it is said that ice cream was born here, will it be true? Let’s find out together!

Via degli Dei and Mugello

All Europe is dotted with ancient streets that can still be walked on and which lately are attracting more and more tourists. Suffice it to say that over the years the Camino de Santiago de Compostela has become so well known that various films have even been made there. In Italy there is a less […]

Casentino cloth, symbol of elegance and tuscanity

Spring is par excellence a mid-season where rainy days and sunny days alternate, perfect for catching a cold and never knowing how to dress to be elegant but practical. There is a cloth produced in Tuscany, to be precise in Casentino, which solves every problem: the Casetino cloth!

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