A journey through time: special events in Tuscany

Tuscany is a unique region where its inhabitants live in the present and look towards the future with a foot in the past: we are in 2012 but it is as if we breathe the air and the atmosphere of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
Piombino [Photo Credits: Laura Canovaro]
Piombino [Photo Credits: Laura Canovaro]
Mercantia [Photo Credits: Francesco Sgroi]
Mercantia [Photo Credits: Francesco Sgroi]
Transporting us on this magic journey through time are the region’s art and architecture, as well as the range of diverse and fabulous events that take place over the arc of the year. Traditional and breathtaking sites offer visitors the chance to take part in unique displays and events like the Palio of Siena and the Pisan New Year.
Palio di Siena [Photo Credits: Janus Kinase]
Palio di Siena [Photo Credits: Janus Kinase]
Century-old manifestations allow visitors to be transported into another reality, where the protagonists become noblemen, cavaliers and traditional artisans who walk the cities’ streets and piazzas. Tuscany is considered one of the most enchanting lands in all of Italy precisely because history and the pride of a people intertwine with everyday life. Immerse yourself in this fabulous atmosphere. You will be sure to live an experience of a lifetime!
Carnival of Castiglion Fibbochi [Photo Credits: Spoon Man]
Carnival of Castiglion Fibbochi [Photo Credits: Spoon Man]
I have prepared an interactive map and highlighted the major sites worth a visit. If perchance you might know of others, feel free to comment in the space below! Visualizza Un viaggio nel tempo: grandi eventi in Toscana. in una mappa di dimensioni maggiori