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Wunderschön – südliche Toskana

On Sunday, 26th April, 2015 the public German television channel WDR (part of the ARD) will show from 8.15 until 9.45 p.m. CET a documentary about southern Tuscany. The programme is called "Wunderschön" (engl. wonderful) and has been broadcasted for more than 10 years. Every Sunday evening, one of the three presenters will show another [...]

By | 2015-04-22T00:30:49+00:00 22 April 2015|News, Travel Guide|0 Comments

Typical Specialities for Carnival in Tuscany

Right after the last Christmas festivities with the befana on 6th January you will find everywhere at Confectioner's and the baker's the typical carnival's specialities. The most famous of all these specialities are the Cenci, rectangular fried and with sugar dusted  pastry stripes. Cencio means floorcloth, which comes maybe from their  form. Locally, these crispy [...]

By | 2015-02-06T19:53:08+00:00 6 February 2015|News, Travel Guide|0 Comments

Carnival in Tuscany

The most famous carnival in Tuscany is the Carnevale di Viareggio. Every year during each carnival Sunday there are thousands of visitors from all over Italy and the world who are coming to view the the carnival in the Tuscan seaside resort. However, many Tuscan towns have introduced their own carnival. After Viareggio, the two [...]

By | 2015-02-06T15:29:44+00:00 6 February 2015|News, Travel Guide|0 Comments