Do you like Extreme Sports in Tuscany?

Everyone understands that in Tuscany there is a long established practice for football, basket, marathons… but do you know that it is also possible to execute a lot of extreme sports? Here is a list of excertions you can practice in Tuscany… just for brave and intrepid people!

Water

  • Bodyboard
  • Canoeing & Kayak: Elba Island, Lipu Oasis of Massaciuccoli, Bilancino Lake, Lima Valley, Pisa province
  • Canyoning
  • Jet Ski
  • Surf and Kite surf: Livorno area, Etruscan coast, Baratti Gulf, Versilia here  and here.
  • Rafting and hydrospeed: The Lima Valley and the Orrido di Botri
  • Sailing: Grosseto, Maremma, Elba Island
  • Snorkelling – Scuba diving
  • Wakeboard: Gabbiani Lake in Signa
  • Windsurf: Vada
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Events in Tuscany between April 27 and May 1

Maybe you already know that in Tuscany, as well as in all the other regions of Italy, we celebrate  the Labour Day on May 1. That is a very important celebration because  the Labour Day on May 1st is an annual holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers. During this week, aided buy the fact that there is a week-end in between, there are thousands of events spread in Tuscany. Choose the best for you and enjoy Tuscany!

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  • In Siena, till October 27, you have the great opportunity to take advantage of the extraordinary opening of the Porta
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2013 The fourth edition of the White Night in Florence

 

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Florence by night seen from Piazzale Michelangelo [Photo Credits: William Sun]

On April 30 the city of Florence is predisposed to stay not sleeping until dawn for the fourth edition of the Notte Bianca (White Night).

Do you know what a “Notte Bianca” is? It is when all the avenues, and boulevards and streets of the city are full of people until after the usual time; it is a commemoration of spring and an all-night party full of events. The opulent program of events

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Some romantic holidays for next summer in Tuscany

Have you already programmed your nearest holidays in Tuscany? Well done!

We have assembled some ideas to facilitate you decide what to do once in Tuscany and how to employ your time in the best manner!

  • If you are with your partner delight all the romanticism of Tuscany!

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[Photo Credits: Gemma Maree]

  • If you desire to visit the territory around Pisa here are some essential points.

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Thermal waters and holidays in Montecatini Terme.

Montecatini Terme is positioned in the Valdinievole territory, 15 kilometres west of Pistoia (it is portion of this province), 50 kilometres northwest of Florence and just 40 minutes by auto from the beautiful Tyrrhenian coast. This Tuscan city is celebrated for its thermal waters and can be considered the biggest “spa town” in Italy.

At the turn of the twentieth century, the services connected with tourism became more qualified and expanded. There were more establishments and the exigency to associate the thermal bathing with fun, relax and sport. In those years, a miriade of fashionable restaurants, theatres, night

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The Tour of Italy (Giro d’Italia) passes through Tuscany

The Giro d’Italia (literally Tour of Italy) is an annual multiple-stage bicycle race celebrated in Italy between late May and early June. Since the circuit changes each year, in 2013 it passes through Tuscany for the 9th juncture, on May 12.

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[Photo Credits: http://www.gazzetta.it/]

The leader of the competition wears a pink jersey (see photo below) but there are also other head-to-heads within the Giro d’Italia like the Mountains classification, Team classification or the Young rider classification (under 25).

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Equestrian tourism in Tuscany

See Tuscany on horseback! A direct touch with nature, extremely from the tumultes of cars, immersed in the wonderful  beautiful Tuscan landscapes… do you need more explanations?

There are many circuites for equestrian tourism along the Horse Trails of Tuscany, all of them of rare and exceptional beauty. The slow cadences of horseback ridings are excellent for the farmland and the mountains, but, at the same time, they give the promise and the possibility to stop and visit historical locations and villages.

Volterra and surroundings: a beautiful photos by Diego Colivicchi

Is there something better than reporting a countryside through photos?

Diego Colivicchi is Tuscany-born and loves photography as well as his land, the area encircling Volterra characterized by curvy little mounts and lovely panoramas. The main theme of his photos is the rural districts of the old Etruria in all seasons.

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Around Volterra

This is one of the perspectives of my land I prefer. It’s just 5 minutes from Volterra on the road to Montecatini and Val di Cecina. You can see

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Where to find Racecourses in Tuscany

There is a long historic tradition of racecourses in Tuscany, let’s realize together where you can find them.

Racecourse in Pisa
Address: Viale delle Cascine 153, 56122 Pisa
Phone: +39 050 52611
Fax: +39 050

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The Pisa Racecourse is posotioned inside the San Rossore Park, about 2 km from the city centre. Leopold II of Lorraine established the racing track of San Rossore (called Prato degli Escoli) in 1829. The most celebrated race that takes place on this track is the Premio di Pisa. The annular track in the grass is 1,610 meters. The racecourse has two grandstands: one uncovered and another

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Don't miss these 10 things in Siena

Siena is one of the most famous Italian cities and a city every traveller aims to visit during an excursion to Tuscany. It is celebrated for its Palio that happen twice a year, and for its characteristic conscrited streets flanked by brick edifices. The famous city is catalogued as a world patrimony site by UNESCO and is filled with beautiful and interesting places to visit. But imagine you have just one day in Siena: what are the things you shouldn’t miss, on any version?

This support will help you by enphasizing a selection of monuments, churches and building,

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