One of our favourite shops in Lucca. We especially love their lasagne and the lovely locals that frequent it. It’s one of the destinations on our Food Lovers’ Tour of Lucca. Don’t miss out!

BellaItaliatour running Food Lovers’ tours of Lucca. Emailus to join us and discover the best food, coffee and shops that Lucca has to offer

Wine tasting under the Tuscan sun on our tour to Siena and San Gimignano

It is Harvest time in Tuscany at the moment which means it is a fantastic time to visit the wineries of the region as they are hubs of activity. Our wine tasting tours are very popular at this time of year, as the weather is perfect for wandering around vineyards and enjoying Tuscan wine in the

September is the perfect time to visit Lucca as it is a month full of celebrations. There are religious ceremonies, markets, events and exhibitions plus the fairground, Luna Park, comes to town. The highlight is the Luminara of Santa Croce on the evening of 13 September. The town centre is lit by candlelight and from

Volterra AD 1398 The 3rd and 4th Sunday of August Volterra, one of the most popular Tuscan villages, jumps back to medieval times: animated by fiery warhorses, fearless knights, noblemen, ladies, artisans and merchants, common people and peasants, flag-wavers and crossbowmen, musicians and jesters if by magic they will bring back the mysterious and magic

The third weekend of June each year, the Knights of St. Fina evoke the traditional “Holiday Messium”, established with statutory sections entitled “De Ferriis Ponendis” of 1255 (II, 29) and the 1314 (II,11). This feast, which was celebrated by the entire population as recurrence priority crops, was a source of fun with songs, dances, games,

Volterra is a gem of Etruscan, Roman, medieval and Renaissance art perched on a hill from where it governs the Cecina Valley. A simple stroll through the streets of the historical centre can reveal the city’s artistic heritage. Today, it has a distinctly medieval look but its Etruscan stamp is still very much in evidence

Contents1 Pisa City: Explore Arts, Architecture, Monuments and Churches1.1 Discover Pisa and not only the Leaning Tower1.1.1 Pisa and The Arno River: a long history1.1.2 The Medieval heritage of Pisa1.2 Discovering the Historic Centre of Pisa1.2.1 Useful link: 3 Itineraries to Discover Pisa and Its Beauty1.2.2 Galileo Galilei and Pisa1.3 Guided Tour of Pisa and its