Must see in Florence

March 9th , 2010 → 8:44 pm @ Susan

Florence (Firenze) lies in the centre of Tuscany, about 60 to 70 minutes drive from Aulla.  Florence is the capital of Tuscany and was briefly the capital of the kingdom of Italy, between 1865-1871. It was ruled for long periods by the Medici family – between 1434-1494, 1512-1527 and 1530-1737 – and was a major [...]


Category : Day Trips / Historical

Festivals of Tuscany

January 9th , 2010 → 2:48 pm @ Susan

Viareggio – The Viareggio Carnevale (Carnival) was first held in 1873 and is now one of the most famous pre-Lent carnivals in the world. It is held in February and early March and features huge paper-maché floats and models that parade along the viali a mare, the sea promenades of Viareggio. “First category” floats are [...]


Category : Local Interest