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Elegant and comfortable apartment in completly restructured Italian little town with panoramic view of the historic town of San Gimignano.
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Nothing fancy - in fact the Italians would call this a ristorante popolare, which means the restaurant for the common people. It is loaded with locals and has absolutely no dress code - great for kids or just bumming it.
Excellent “bistecca fiorentina” and very good regional cuisine, the owner loves to read Dante's Inferno to his guests
Located in Panzano in Chianti, in the oldest part of the town. From the main square of Panzano, the road begins to climb, and almost at the top, let immediately after the arc, there is Piazza Ricasoli. There you'll find a building from the 12th century with a big green door. The dining room is furnished with care and sophistication and ancient paintings. During cold seasons the heat of the old fireplace will keep you company, while during the summer you can dine outdoors in a lovely garden. Julius will welcome you with all his professional experience, while Marco and Martina, two young chefs, will make you taste the real Tuscan dishes, going to seek the old grandmother's recipes and using strictly local and seasonal products.
Located directly on the beautiful piazza of Greve in Chianti. Open already in the afternoon for snacks with bacon, croutons, cheese and wine. Interesting: Here you can taste several wines by the glass from some of the best areas in Tuscany. Tuscan cuisine, great local dishes.
Nice restaurant with the most spectacular views of the entire Chianti, exactly halfway between the cities of Florence and Siena, near Greve in Chianti, Lamole and Radda. From the terrace you can enjoy spectacular sunsets, take the breathtaking colors with the seasons. For many years the place is conducted with love and passion from Filippo Masini and Paolo Mantovanelli. Simple and elegant cuisine with the flavors and aromas of the region. Friendly, professional service and quality are the key here. Large selection of wines on the menu. The owners speak fluent English, German and French.
Don't get misled by the simple look of this typical florentine “trattoria”. The food is terrific, the real florentines know this address by heart. All the dishes of the tradition are made with excellent raw ingredients. Reserve well ahead!
Some places, even though they cater to a tourist crowd, manage to distinguish themselves anyway. Here you will find a typical pizza menu, which are all cooked in a wood burning stove, as well as a wide selection of fresh salads of every type. Sometimes its just what you need after walking the Florentine streets
This excellent restaurant is located in the heart of Florence. Here you will enjoy a faboulous typical place decorated with cotto floors and wooden fornitures. Here you will taste delicious typical Tuscan meal and local as the Bistecca Fiorentina. They have a various selection of the best wines.
Poggio Antico is an elegant restaurant in Montalcino. The owner produce one of the best Tuscan wine, the Brunello di Montalcino. Here you will spend a faboulous moment with typical Tuscan dishes and delicious wines.
La Certosa is an historical monument close to Florence that really worth a visit. In the middle age it was the most powerful monasteries in Europe. Inside you can enjoy frescos, sculpures and many other arts.
In the winery Le Chiuse you will enjoy one of the best Tuscan wines: the renowed Brunello di Montalcino. Here you will have a wine tasting tour while enjoying the amazing view over the vineyards.
Poggio Antico is a property surrounded by vineyards of one of the best Tuscan wine. They produce the Brunello di Montalcino. Here you can have a wine tour and buy excellent bottles. Inside the property there is also a prestigious restaurant with typical Tuscan dishes.
Fattoria il Palagio is a stunning winery in the heart of Chianti. Here you can have a wine tour to see how wine is produce, have a tasting tour and do some shopping. Here you will enjoy prestigous wines such as Chianti DOC, Chianti Classico DOC, Souvignon and Charddonay.
San Gimignano is a cozy and unique Medieval city, famous for its towers. Here you wont just enjoy the views all around and the architectures, but also the typical Tuscan restaurants, wines and shops. Each year there is a big festival called "Ferie delle Messi" which is an historical festival. For this occasion the city will be full of flea markets, concerts and people dressed with historical costumes like in the medieval age. It takes place the 3rd week of August.
This is a new concept of Sagra. Four people in Florence had the idea of create a permanent sagra in the city of Florence. From June until October close to the Piazzale Michelangelo you can enjoy every evening a typical dinner. Every 15 days changed the sagra. Sagra of the fungo porcino, tartufo, fish, bistecca, bruschetta or cinghiale are just some of them. You don’t need to reserve. Just go there for dinner, whichever day of the week and enjoy typical Tuscan dishes, music, aperitif and much fun.
This is a soccer re-enactment of how people used to play soccer in the Roman period. The participants are dressed with historical costumes. There are 3 appointment for this event, check out the dates on the website.
It's a medieval Festival in the historical town of Monteriggioni - Siena. During this weekend in July you will enjoy people dressed with historical costumes, typical Tuscan food, music and much fun.
The Bravio delle Botti is one of the most unusual sporting events in central Tuscany. It is performed in Montepulciano every year the last Sunday in August. This traditional barrel rolling contest dates back to the year 1373. It takes place on the small cobblestone streets of the village. Nearly 2 km all uphill from the cities entrance gate till the main square 8 teams representing the 8 different rioni (districts) of the village are competing to roll enormous empty wine barrels all uphill. The barrel weights nearly 100 kg and each team is composed of 2 spingitori .Two strong guys who try to arrive first for the honor of their city quarter. Much fun, more whine, and splendid energy. See the video following the whole race uphill through Montepulciano.
During the last week of August, the Medieval town of Montepulciano organize a big event. It’s called "Bravio delle Botti" and it’s a challenge among the 8 districts of the town. They have to roll an empty wine barrel with approximately of 80 kilos weight up a 1800 meters long road climbing up the central village road. The barrel symbolized the Vino Nobile of Montepulciano which is the feature of this town. During this festival are organized dinners with music and much fun. You will enjoy also parades and jugglers shows.
This is the most famous lather fair of Florence. Every day exept Monday. Here you will find typical hand made products such as belts, wallets, bags and many kind of souvenirs.
In the city of Florence, there are many appointments to enjoy the Orchestra. Some of them are free and other costs about 15.- euro. Check on the website the dates of each orchestra.
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