Archive for March 2013 | Monthly archive page

Ferrari driving experience in Tuscany

The most famous sports car to come out of Italy has to be the Ferrari. Founded in 1929 by Enzo Ferrari in Maranello, these cars, with their famous prancing stallion symbol, represent speed, style and luxury. If you’re a fan of the Ferrari, then why not enjoy the thrill of taking part in a Ferrari [...]

Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa

The Mona Lisa (or La Gioconda in Italian) is one of the most, if not the most talked about, written about and well known paintings in the entire world. Began in Florence in 1503, and said to have been finished at least ten years later, the true identity of the woman portrayed in the painting [...]

Tuscany Italy Villa

Italy, and in particular the beautiful region of Tuscany, have so much to offer. So it’s no wonder that many people are choosing this part of the world for their next holiday destination. From the rolling hills of the Chianti countryside to the beautiful, bustling cities rich in history and culture, there’s something for everyone. [...]

International Handicraft Trade fair Florence Italy

From April 20th-28th 2013, the International Handicraft Trade fair will once again take place in the beautiful Tuscan city of Florence. Now in its 77th year, the fair hosts hundreds of exhibitors from different regions of Italy, as well as many other worldwide locations. So why not add a splash of creative flair to your [...]

Sant'Antimo Abbey - Orcia Valley, Siena

Extending southwards from the hills of Sienna to Monte Amiata, lies the beautiful and unspoilt region of Val d’Orcia, or the Orcia Valley, named after the river which flows through it. Characterised by gentle, rolling hills, kilometres of vineyards and olive groves dotted with small, quaint towns and hamlets, this region is loved by many. [...]