Tuscany probably won’t be the first thought when you plan a travel during winter or Christmas time. If you are asking yourself if it is worth spend a Christmas in Tuscany, my answer is yes, it is worth it. Fortunately it is so plenty of things to do, places to see, and local traditions to discover that I would not think twice to buy a flight ticket and pack my bag direction Toscana. Read More
The Befana is celebrated every 6 January for the day of Ephiphany, the Christian feast that commemorates the visitation of the three biblical Magi to the baby Jesus. According to the Italian Christmas folklore, the Befana is an old woman riding a broomstick through the air. Read More
The wonderful living nativity scene of Equi Terme is a traditional Christmas event in northern Tuscany. Dozens of characters in costume let visitors re-live the magical atmosphere of the nativity of Jesus in Bethlehem. Read More
How are you going to celebrate the end of 2015 and the beginning of the new year? If you are planning to spend New Year’s Eve in Tuscany, have a look at this post. We created a useful list with a selection of the most interesting events of New Year’s Eve in Tuscany. Read More
“My Travel in Tuscany”celebrates the first Christmas online and we decided to write two special posts for the occasion. We wish to tell you our childhood memories about the Christmas Traditions and how we used to spend these holidays with our relatives. Read More
This is the first Christmas for our blog “My Travel in Tuscany”and we thought that was nice to prepare two special posts, different from the ones we use to write. We decided to describe our memories telling you something about our family traditions of Christmas. Read More
With Christmas only few days away, in Tuscany we are getting ready for the celebration of the biggest festivity of the year. Millions of lights already illuminate the streets, Xmas markets fill the squares, my Christmas tree is ready and decorations light the façade of my house. Now it is time to think about the typical food and traditional Christmas cakes for the lunch menu of the 25 December. Read More
If you are traveling in Tuscany during Christmas time, you cannot miss one of the Christmas markets in Tuscany for your Christmas shopping and fill your heart by its magical and suggestive atmosphere. Read More
Tosca is considered the most dramatic opera of Puccini, plenty of coups de théâtre and expedients that leave the public in constant tension. It narrates the story with a tragic ending [...]
Tosca is considered the most dramatic opera of Puccini, plenty of coups de théâtre and expedients that leave the public in constant tension. It narrates the story with a tragic ending of a love triangle between Scarpia, Tosca and Cavaradossi.
The Puccini Festival Foundation proposes for 2016 a traditional staging by Enrico Vanzina, producer, screenwriter and director, protagonist of the story of the Italian comedy.
Tosca will feature the soprano He Hui, (29 July) recognized as the most charismatic and engaging interpreters of the role of the singer Floria Tosca, who will alternate herself in the role with Kristin Sampson (10 august) and Silvana Froli (19 august).
At her side in the role of the painter Cavaradossi Dario Di Vietri, (29 July and 10 august) and Hector Mendoza Lopez (19 august). Alberto Gazale (29 july and 10 august) and Angelo Veccia (19 august) will perform the role of Scarpia .
On the podium Dejan Savic (29 july and 10 august) and Gianluca Marcianò (19 august).