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You Haven’t Seen Italy Until You’ve Seen a Tuscan September

Added on July 25th 2017 — Art and Courses, Events, Food and Wine, Latest news, Things to do

You Haven’t Seen Italy Until You’ve Seen a Tuscan September

Few people visit Italy without vowing to return. The love affair with Italian life begins with a magical ingredient – probably something in the pasta or ice cream?! Tuscany is no different in its ability to impress and inspire those return journeys. However, the experience can be so much more intense due to the diversity … Read more »

6 things you can do with children in Tuscany

Added on February 3rd 2017 — Art and Courses, Central Tuscany, Chianti, Churches and Castles, Florence and Arezzo, Latest news, Lucca and Pisa, Museums, Siena, South of Siena, Undiscovered nature

6 things you can do with children in Tuscany

Visiting Tuscany with children is a delight, but sometimes you might wonder which places are good with kids, or if there’s somewhere you can take them to decompress after too much culture – here are some suggestions for our favourite places – some cultural, some wild and some organised. 1. Visiting hill towns and villages. … Read more »

“Power and Pathos” exhibit opens in Florence

Added on March 20th 2015 — Art and Courses, Events, Museums, Things to do

“Power and Pathos” exhibit opens in Florence

Greek bronze sculptures are ranked very highly within the art world, in both quality and rarity, due to the fact that most surviving Greek sculptures are made from marble. However, bronze was a much more highly prized material amongst the wealthier clients, with only the most skilled artists being able to use it effectively.

Modern Art exhibitions in Tuscany

Added on March 13th 2015 — Art and Courses, Events, Latest news, Things to do

Modern Art exhibitions in Tuscany

The next few months are set to be particularly rich for modern art in Tuscany, with a few exhibitions taking place over the coming weeks, with exhibitions only a short distance from some of our villas to rent in Tuscany. Here are the exhibitions and a bit about them:

Five great museums to visit in Florence

Added on February 10th 2015 — Art and Courses, Florence and Arezzo, Museums, Things to do

Five great museums to visit in Florence

Tuscany’s rich and priceless artistic and cultural heritage is no secret and it’s one of the many reasons hundreds of thousands of people choose to holiday in the region every year. It’s made up of thousands of perfectly preserved villages and historical towns, with fantastic architecture which makes it easy to imagine the Tuscany of … Read more »

Watercolour Course in Tuscany

Added on December 9th 2013 — Art and Courses, Central Tuscany, Latest news

Watercolour Course in Tuscany

In 2014 Dan Wrightson will be running 2 courses in Tuscany: a one week watercolour course and a one week untutored course for those who wish to work on their own projects. I’ll be around for occasional mentoring if required during the untutored course. The dates are from the 29th of May to the 5th … Read more »