Classic Tuscany Blog

Sangiovese Wine
For wine enthusiasts and somoliers, Tuscany is an absolute must. With towns whose names are synonomous with world famous wines – such as Chianti, Montepulciano, and Montalcino – Tuscany is home to some of the most celebrated varieties of wine in Italy and indeed the world. In this article, we’ll explain the different times you […]
Exploring the Street Food Festival in Tuscany (1)
Tuscany, a region renowned for its rich culinary heritage, offers a plethora of gastronomic delights to tantalize the taste buds of food enthusiasts worldwide. Amidst the cobblestone streets and historic architecture there is Empoli, a charming town nestled in the heart of Tuscany. Empoli is mainly known for being the city of Farinata degli Uberti, […]
Where to visit on the coast of Tuscany
Tuscany’s Coastal Gems Tuscany, a region celebrated for its rolling hills, exquisite wine, and rich history, also boasts a stunning coastline that beckons travelers with its picturesque beaches, charming towns, and breathtaking landscapes. Whether you’re seeking relaxation on sun-kissed sands, culinary delights in seaside villages, or adventures in nature reserves, Tuscany’s coast offers a myriad […]
Casentino Forests, Tuscany
When you think of Tuscany, the first things that come to mind are Renaissance Florence, and medieval towns surrounded by rolling hills. And who could forget the quintessential Tuscan wineries? So it comes as no surprise that a region synonymous with picturesque landscapes and timeless charm, is also a treasure trove of some of the […]
Celebrating New Year's Eve
Embracing Timeless Magic and Tradition As the final moments of the year unfold, Tuscany beckons travelers with the promise of an extraordinary New Year’s Eve celebration. This enchanting Italian region seamlessly blends centuries-old traditions with breathtaking landscapes, creating a magical experience for locals and visitors alike. A Sensory Journey through Time In Tuscany, celebrating New […]
Christmas and New Year Holidays in Tuscany 2024/2025
Celebrate Christmas in Tuscany: The Best Festive Things to Do The enchanting lights of Christmas markets in Tuscany are once again casting a warm glow as the 2023 holiday season approaches. From the picturesque Montepulciano to the historical Arezzo, and from the cultural hub of Florence to the charming town of Cortona, the most captivating […]
Exploring Montecarlo di Lucca: A Charming Medieval Gem in Tuscany
Are you in search of a charming, serene medieval village to escape the bustling cities of Tuscany? Look no further than Montecarlo di Lucca, a picturesque jewel nestled within its fortified city walls. With its rich history, well-preserved architecture, and natural beauty, Montecarlo offers a unique and peaceful retreat in the heart of Tuscany. In […]
Exploring Scandicci: A Hidden Gem in Tuscany
If you’re looking to uncover the lesser-known treasures of Tuscany, Scandicci should be on your radar. This charming town, nestled in the province of Florence, is a hidden gem that deserves to be explored further. Not only is it an excellent starting point for exploring other Tuscan towns and the countryside, but it also boasts […]
Tuscany's Gold
Tuscany, with its rolling vineyards and historic cities, has long been celebrated as a traveler’s dream destination. Yet, beyond its iconic landscapes and Renaissance art, Tuscany holds another precious secret – its rich tradition of gold craftsmanship. In this enchanting region, jewelry isn’t merely an accessory; it’s an art form passed down through generations. Whether […]
Florentine Leather Goods
Discovering the Legacy of Florentine Leather When one thinks of Tuscany, the mind conjures images of rolling vineyards, stunning Renaissance architecture, and delectable cuisine. However, there’s another aspect of Tuscany’s cultural heritage that deserves equal admiration – the exquisite Florentine leather goods. For centuries, Florence has been a hub of leather craftsmanship, weaving history, art, […]
Experience the Thrilling Palio di Siena in Tuscany
Welcome to Classic Tuscany, your ultimate travel guide to the captivating region of Tuscany. In this blog post, we invite you to explore one of the most thrilling and iconic events that takes place in Siena—the Palio di Siena. Discover the history, excitement, and cultural significance of this world-renowned horse race as we delve into […]
Discover Florence's Artistic Secrets
Welcome to Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance and a city renowned for its iconic art treasures. While the Uffizi Gallery attracts millions of visitors each year, Florence is brimming with hidden art gems that often go unnoticed. In this blog post, we invite you to explore the lesser-known corners of Florence’s art scene, where […]