Massaciuccoli Lake

Massaciuccoli Lake is situated into the Natural Park of Migliarino San Rossore Massaciuccoli, a safeguarded area curated by the WWF and the LIPU. It is recognized for being one of musician Giacomo Puccini’s best-loved locality and for its Lipu Oasis of Massaciuccoli where you can closely discover flora such as the marsh orchids, the pink hibiscus and ferns and fauna such as ducks, cormorants, coots, herons and reed warblers.

To involve yourselves in the scenery of the park you can reserve guided tours or do birdwatching by yourselves. In fact, Massaciuccoli Lake is also a relevant station for many migratory bird classes that encounter

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The peninsula of Mount Argentario

If you are thinking about a tour in the Maremma area of Tuscany, there is a place that merits a visit: I’m talking about Mount Argentario. It is a burgh of the province of Grosseto with a whole area of 60 km2 and has an excellent geographic location at 35 kilometres south of Grosseto. Mount Argentario is a peninsula; this permits easy access to Giglio, Giannutri and Montecristo, all islands of the Tuscan Archipelago.

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[Photo Credits: Davide Simonetti]

Mount Argentario is

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Competions and Marathons in Tuscany

The most productive and inexpensive way to keep fit is running! Even when you are on vacation you can persiste in running: you just have to know the right area! In addition, if you are a authentic gymnast, you can book your holiday in harmony with marathons that will execute throughout the year in Tuscany! Here you can obtain a calendar with the salient events.

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[Photo Credits: luiginter]

Next Marathons:

  • April 1st: Maratonina Città di Prato 
  • April
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Mini maniacs comes to Mugello!

Are you a MINI lover?

Would you like to visit Tuscany?
There is a special adventure waiting for you!

This year the official Mini cars meeting (IMM 2013) will be held in the Mugello area, Tuscany, from May 16 to 19. This event will assemble approximately 3,000 people and, unlike the previous ones, it is also addressed to the owners of the new MINI and not only to the owners of the old model.

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[International Mini Meeting]

To participate fill in the online form here.

The programme is full of

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A memorable New Year’s Day in Florence and Pisa

In Pisa and in Florence the New Year is celebrated twice: on January 1st, just the same with the rest of the world, but also on March 25. Do you know why?

This is because in the middle of the tenth century and 1749 the New Year’s Day corresponded with the Annunciation, exactly nine months before Christmas (December 25).

In Pisa, this specific celebration correspond with a sort of solar clock, a physical phenomenon that involves the Duomo in Piazza dei Miracoli: at midday, a ray of sunlight enters the Duomo through a round window and lands on a

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Easter: have a trip in Tuscany: some ideas

As the climate warms up and the days get longer, there are many happenings for all tastes that will replenish the days of those who want to pass Easter in Tuscany! Whether you love the mountains or the seaside; whether you estimate art or social life; whether you want to eat good food or drink quality wines; Tuscany is an excellent alternative for your next holiday. Here are some indications for you. Enjoy!

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[Photo Credits: Giuseppe Moscato]

If you like eating

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Tuscany in September: the capital of 2013 UCI World Road Championships

 

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UCI Road World Championships in Tuscany

Do you remember when we introduced Tuscany Active few weeks ago? We announced you that one of the reasons why we were opening this section of the blog was the fact that the 2013 World Road Championships is going to be operate in Tuscany from September 21 to 29, 2013 and we will be present to update you. So it’s time to tell you something more about these World Road Championships!

Tuscany will present a road

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The nature train in Tuscany

From March to December, you can discover the Terre di Siena thanks to sixteen ‘slow’ itineraries on a vintage train. The vintage train is the perfect means of transport to slowly savor the uniqueness of Tuscany’s countryside, traditions, art and culture.

The 2013 edition of the Nature Train permits tourists to appreciate incomparable itineraries, the beauty of the landscapes and enjoy a myriad of special events that will welcome guests at each destination. Each itinerary on the Nature Train, in fact, is associated with fairs, festivals, exhibitions, markets and initiatives, which aim to mix rides with a visits

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