Valdera in Tuscany is a green rural area in the province of Pisa, a few kilometers away from the Mediterranean Sea and from the famous Tuscan arty towns of Pisa, Lucca, and Florence. Valdera is a real “off the beaten path” destination of Tuscany, still hidden, fortunately, from the mass tourism.
Michelangelo Buonarroti was one of the greatest artists in history. Masterpieces the likes of the Sistine Chapel ceiling, the Pietà or the perfect beauty of the David of Michelangelo, are famous throughout the globe and part of the immense artistic heritage of Italy. If you wish to know more about the Genius, go deeper into his life and history, there is no better way than taking part in a Michelangelo Tour in Florence.Read More
Florence in summer is not a good idea! The title of this post is obviously provocative but I have a few reasons why I say that. I know that for many people visiting “the birthplace of Renaissance” is a lifetime dream and a must-see especially for first-time travelers to Italy. I also know that most of the travelers only get holidays during summertime, but If you can choose to go to Florence in another time.
Pontremoli is one of the main villages of Lunigiana located at the bottom of Tosco Emiliano Apennines in the green and wild northern Tuscany. Out of the classic itineraries of mass tourism, it has a strategic position at the border between Tuscany, Liguria and Emilia Romagna. Pontremoli astonishes visitors for a mix of nature, history, and culinary tradition, different from the rest of the region. Even the dialect and the accent are different, closer to the Emilian and Ligurian accent than to the real Tuscan.Read More