Tags archives: Tuscan Town Hall

Certaldo

Wonderfully quaint and romantic, Certaldo is an authentic, superbly preserved medieval hamlet perched on the top of a hill in the Val d'Elsa region, 25kms southwest of Florence. Superbly preserved, Certaldo exudes romance as you walk through its small, cobble stone streets and original stone houses [...]

Volterra

Volterra has seen a big peak of notoriety as it was chosen for the setting of the famous Twilight saga film. This superb town situated on a hill 550 metres above sea level won’t disappoint you in terms of views! Surrounded by a dramatic landscape created by the so-called Balze: impressive chasms, c[...]

San Galgano

The Abbey of San Galgano dates back to the 12th century when the first construction began, only to be completed 6 decades later. During that time, the Abbey went from great opulence to a state of decline and looting, highlighted in 1786 when the massive church bell fell bringing down the entire roof[...]

Florence

The Arno, the famous Ponte Vecchio, the statue of Michelangelo’s David, the green hills…. Florence attracts you from every corner offering its visitors a unique and matchless atmosphere. One of the most beautiful cities in the world, much loved by foreigners especially British where you’ll find th[...]

Juliet and Edwin 1950's style !

Name: Juliet and Edwin Age: both 40 Profession: Juliet - Investment Analyst and Edwin - Card Scheme Director Where do you come from: London 1.How did you meet?  We met many years ago when we were at school, but Edwin joined the army and went abroad, so we lost touch. Then 18 years later he went[...]

FLORENCE - THE CRADLE OF CULTURE AND ART

The dome-shaped cathedral, the Arno and the famous Ponte Vecchio, the greens hills. Florence attracts you from every corner offering its visitors a unique and matchless atmosphere. One of the most beautiful cities in the world, much loved by foreigners especially British where you'll find the pures[...]

TUSCANY AND MARRIAGE - A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN

The title reminds me of a Frank Sinatra's song " Love and marriage go together like horse and carriage. You can't have one without the other". In terms of places where to get married Tuscany seems to have a distinctive bond with marriages. This is probably why increasingly more and more people are[...]