Calcio Fiorentino (also known as Calcio Storico) is a sport that recalls a game called harpastum in Latin is an early form of soccer (football … Read more
Villa Garzoni or Garzoni Garden was built before 1652 by the Garzoni family, near their old castle, which stands slightly apart and is a beautiful … Read more
A small island full of history: Etruscans, Greeks, Romans, hermits, prisoners inhabitated this island for more than 3000 years before to become a nature reserve. … Read more
San Galgano is Cistercians abbey not far from Siena, in Chiusdino area. The site is composed by a big abbey, now in ruins, and by the Hermitage (Rotonda di Montesiepi), the religious retreat.
Gustave Doré (1832-1883) was a French artist, illustrator and sculptor. In Italy, he gained endless fame because of his beautiful illustrations of Dante’s Divina Commedia. … Read more
Vie Cave: An impressive Etruscan road network, vertically carved into the tuff (sometimes 6 meters high), links Pitigliano, Sovana, and Sorano, in Maremma, Tuscany. Originally, … Read more
‘Father our pain’, they said, ‘Will lessen if you eat us you are the one Who clothed us with this wretched flesh: we plead For … Read more