Posts Tagged ‘Tuscany’

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My Lovely Village of Bagni di Lucca

Bagni di Lucca is a collection of villages on the edge of the Garfagnana area of northern Tuscany. It has been famous for its thermal springs since Roman times. The drive the villages follows the Serchio River from Lucca. Just before arriving in Bagni di Lucca, the Lima River joins the Serchio near the incredible Ponte della Maddelena, or Devil's Bridge. Matilde di Canossa had the bridge built in

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Pienza – A Pope’s Pride

If you love visiting classically picturesque medieval hilltop villages, you will love Pienza.

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My Personal Top Ten List for Tuscany – Part 2

While researching my personal list of top things to explore in Tuscany, I realised there are so many things I love about it that only one article is not enough! Here’s what else I recommend...

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Pitigliano – My Secret

I'm not sure I want to tell you about Pitigliano. It's my secret. People know about Florence or Siena or 'Chiantishire’ and even names like Monteroccatederighi are known to too many English-speaking tourists.

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A Visit to My Lucca

Lucca is one of the loveliest towns in Italy. It was founded by the Etruscans and was at one time a Roman colony.

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