Five medieval villages to visit in Tuscany

Tuscany is one of the richest regions in medieval villages: many cities and small towns that deserve to be visited for their history, their monuments and their typical products! With

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The well of Diva Lucida

At the Piazzetta del Fondo, in the basement of the building where the restaurant “Cantina del Fondo” is located, there is a well to which a fascinating legend is linked.

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San Miniato and “The night of San Lorenzo”

If you are a movie lover, surely you’ve seen the film “The night of San Lorenzo” by the directors Paolo and Vittorio Taviani. Both born in San Miniato fall in

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Weekend in Tuscany among medieval villages

If you are planning a small trip outside the city for the weekend in Tuscany, we strongly recommend you to come and visit the medieval village of San Miniato! In

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San Miniato White Truffle National Exhibition

As already mentioned many times between our articles and our experiences, San Miniato, in addition to being a land of history, monuments and culture, is also the land of the

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Locations for intimate wedding in Tuscany

You can decide to get married in different ways: with many or few guests, with an intimate or sumptuous ceremony. In this article I would like to tell you about

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San Miniato in 80’s Arcade Games

“If you could go back, what era would you choose?” How many times have we heard this question! ! And most of the time, especially from those of our generation,

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Clement VII and Michelangelo in San Miniato

Chronicle of a meeting It’s 1533. Pope Clement VII (Giulio de’ Medici, 1478 – 1534) leaves from Rome for Nice to celebrate the wedding of his granddaughter Catherine de’ Medici

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San Miniato and the Witches

Since I was a child, I have always been fascinated by stories and legends. My grandmother used to tell me many anecdotes and one of these concerned the witch hunt

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The Tower of Frederick II in San Miniato

When we arrive in San Miniato, from whichever direction you look at it, you cannot help but notice its unmistakable profile with the beautiful Tower of Frederick II on its

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The Via Angelica in San Miniato

If you are in San Miniato, in Piazza del Popolo, and stop to observe the facade of the Church of San Domenico, you can notice a small wrought iron door

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Celebrate wedding in San Miniato in Tuscany

When a couple decides to get married, there are 2 crucial moments: choosing the date, the type of wedding and the location for the ceremony. When I think of the

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The Cathedral of San Miniato

The beautiful Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta e San Genesio is the principal church of San Miniato and it’s located in the oldest part of the city, overlooking the square

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Six reason to visit San Miniato

San Miniato is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Tuscany! It’s no coincidence that over the centuries it has been at the center of historical events and also

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Maria Maddalena of Austria in San Miniato

Coming down from the Convent of San Francesco to reach Piazza Bonaparte, there is a junction between via Angiolo del Bravo and via Pietro Rondoni: on the central building, in

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The history of Saint Miniato

San Miniato… Our city, a name that we pronounce many times in a year! But have you ever wondered who San Miniato was? Here is the history of Saint Miniato,

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