A small jewel of the Tyrrhenian Sea with a wild beauty: the Isola del Giglio is an island of the Tuscan Archipelago to be discovered. Let ‘s find out what there is to see on Giglio Island. The Isola del Giglio rises in front of the promontory of Monte Argentario within the Tuscan Archipelago National Park. The position makes it easy to reach; just...

Land, sea … and bicycle. The Island of Elba has always been considered a small paradise for cyclists, who can find here undulating paths with often unpredictable trajectories, jagged coasts, mountains and beautiful horizons on the crystalline sea. A journey into Mediterranean nature, between cultivated lands and wilder areas, quickly passing from s...

This path, although short, allows you to dive into another dimension, to take a leap in time and retrace the history of the territory of the legendary Vetulonia and the Maremma in general. Vetulonia was in fact an important Etruscan city built on the shores of the now disappeared Lake Prile. At the end of the 19th century the physician Isidoro Falc...

It’s a tiny village set in the green Maremma, perched on a hill from the top of which your sight can stretch at 360° over a landscape that reaches the Argentario on the West side and the Giglio island, Giannutri, Montecristo and even Corsica on bright days then it disappears into the Tyrrhenian Sea while the Gran Sasso is stealing the show from the...

Livorno is a Tuscan city rich in culture, including neo-baroque and neoclassical masterpieces but also beautiful natural landscapes and beaches with crystal clear water. So let’s find out what to see and what to do in Livorno for a perfect holiday! Livorno is a “young” city, born about 500 years ago by the will of the Medici family full of places t...

The protagonist of this new interview is one of the most important personalities among those who deal with Italian emigration abroad. Ilaria Del Bianco was President of UNAIE, the National Union of Immigrant and Emigrant Associations. She is a member of the Bureau of the Council of Tuscans Abroad, and President of the "Lucchesi nel mondo" Associati...

At least twice a year I go back to Livorno, the city of my childhood. The first thing I do is head to the messy, noisy and colourful central food market to eat a frate (an orange-scented doughnut dipped in sugar), and then to the harbour to see if the sea urchin stands are still there, serving the spiky sea creatures cut in half, to be consumed raw...

Italy is a country rich in natural beauty that fascinates anyone who wants to go to their discovery. But there are some places, that more than all, have something magical and surreal, the caves. Over the centuries, nature has shaped the territory, thus forming natural cavities that tell the whole story that accompanied them. Speleological tourism i...

Of all the provinces of Tuscany, Pistoia is, perhaps, the one we are less familiar with. Yet, it was Italy’s Capital of Culture only a handful of years ago (it was 2017), and it has one of the best-preserved and maintained medieval town centers in the country. But Pistoia finds its roots further back than the Middle Ages if it’s true that Sallustiu...

The number of Italian seaside and lakeside resorts awarded the prestigious Blue Flag designation for cleanliness and sustainability has risen by nine to 210 this year, the international Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) said Tuesday. The number of Blue Flag tourist ports has also risen by one to 82. Liguria came top again with 32 resorts...