Hidden Tuscany: Pistoia – An Insider’s Perspective.

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Local resident Sarah Humphreys gives you the inside story on this Tuscan gem: In the words of Cristina Taddei, local archaeologist and historian, “ Pistoia is one of the few towns in Tuscany that still belongs to the past.” Largely overlooked by tourists, Pistoia is a well-preserved medieval … [Read more...]

10 Top Things to See and Do in Florence – Italy

THERE IS PLENTY TO SEE IN FLORENCE AND THE CITY IS BEST EXPLORED ON FOOT: Florence’s centro historico or historical center is packed to the brim with museums, art galleries, cathedrals, elegant buildings and beautiful squares that it’s possible to see and do a lot here even if you’ve only got a … [Read more...]