Tuscany is so popular all over the world for its beautiful landscapes and history of art, not to mention typical food (Florentine steak rings a bell?) and local wines as Chianti and Montepulciano. However, I think there is always something new to discover. In fact, in this article you’ll get to know less known typical dishes and wines of 7 places I personally visited in northern Tuscany – each town and city has its own traditions, believe me!
Grand parades, colorful masks, dancers, jugglers and an amazing atmosphere make this experience unique and unforgettable. This is the Carnival of Viareggio, a special event you don’t want to miss out on if you happen to visit Tuscany in the first months of the year. No less than 33 giant floats parade down the seaside promenade of this beautiful gem of the Versilia. Curious about it? Let’s see some fun facts!
Relish the idea of being surrounded by the wonders of nature, taking your time to explore century-old Alpine woods, valleys and mountains. Imagine yourself relaxing on lake and river shores, falling under the spell of the magical atmosphere of the Dolomites, World Heritage Site, and the Italian Alps.
Cremona is one of the 12 provinces of Lombardy and over the decades has become renowned for the typical cuisine. Every year crowds of people come to visit Cremona to taste torrone, marubini, gran bollito and many other local dishes. In this article you’ll read my one-day itinerary that combines both the most worth-visiting city landmarks and places where to taste the excellency of Cremona cuisine.