Discover Montisi, off the beaten paths Valdorcia

When I think about a place for my retirement, I think at a place like Montisi, hidden gem between Valdorcia and Crete Senesi counting 400 residents. A brief history The foundation of Montisi dates back to Etruscan times to then become a fortified castle property of the family Cacciaconti degli Scialenga. The castle, strategically located […]

The charming hamlet of Lucignano d’Asso

I’m still thrilled about the last weekend spent between Valdorcia and Crete Senesi to discover two hidden gems and experience the real Tuscany I love, thanks to Italy Traveller. Lucignano d’Asso Close your eyes and think about a tiny Tuscan hamlet, surrounded by round and green hills. Now open your eyes and look at the […]

Festivals, Events and Fairs in Tuscany in June 2013

Even though Summer is late this year, the calendar of events in Tuscany is full with festivals and fairs. Festivals and medieval reenactments In Malmantile on June 1st and 2nd the medieval festival, while in Chianciano Terme there is the Toscana Fitness Festival, to experience the best sports ever (follow me with the hashtag #toscanafit). […]