Category Archives: Italy

Discovering Fufluna, an Etruscan City

Tuscany is well-known worldwide and most of the people think about this region when they think about Italy. Rolling hills, roads lined with cypresses, spectacular sunrises and wonderful beaches. But maybe only a few know that the name Tuscany comes … Continue reading

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Suvereto – Where Henry VII was put on Fire

Suvereto is part of the ‘Borghi più belli d’Italia’ (association of small Italian towns of historical interest) and was on my to-visit-list when touring along the Etruscan coast of Tuscany. Located in the forests and mountains near to Castagneto Carducci, … Continue reading

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Hidden in the Woods: Abbey of Saint Peter in Palazzuolo

Do you have a navigation system in your car? Of course, every one has! Like every one has a smartphone. Well, I don’t have a smartphone. And I don’t have a navigation system in the car. Most of the people … Continue reading

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Bolgheri – Picturesque Castle Village in the Heart of Tuscany

At our stay in Castagneto Carducci we visited a little bit the surroundings. One of the places people recommended is the little hill village Bolgheri. It is located just 12 kilometers from the coast and Castagneto Carducci. We took the … Continue reading

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A Short Vacation in Castagneto Carducci at the Etruscan Coast

This summer our 4 days vacation was in Tuscany. I chose the little medieval village Castagneto Carducci. Only 10 kilometers from the coast, the village is located in the green hills of the Alta Maremma. To me it was a … Continue reading

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