Category Archives: Tuscany

An Afternoon in San Gimignano

San Gimignano – the city of towers as it is also called – was on our list at this year’s vacation in Tuscany with a friend from Germany. I have been there already years ago with another friend and loved … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Medieval Town of Volterra

A couple of years ago I was already in Volterra and I liked it a lot. One of the absolute ‘must-see’ in Tuscany. This time I enjoyed it even more as I was more familiar with it. For you some … Continue reading

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Impressions of Pienza in Val d’Orcia in Tuscany

Pienza is a little Medieval city in the beautiful Orcia Valley south east of Siena. For me it is a very typical Tuscan city even though it is very well visited by tourists. It’s a World Heritage Site, not only … Continue reading

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Schiacciata alla Fiorentina – A Carnival Treat from Tuscany

Carnival is on the way and this year it happens right around San Valentine’s Day. Ash Wednesday is on the 14th of February, how do you celebrate these two days on the same day? For people who like to party … Continue reading

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Sansepolcro – Unknown History

San Sepolcro or Sansepolcro is a little town near to Florence, Città di Castello and Urbino. It is situated in Tuscany but at the borders to Umbria, Marche and Emilia-Romagna. I was in this place many times befor but mostly … Continue reading

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