Tourist guide of Montalcino

Tourist guide of Montalcino

Montalcino Montalcino is a beautiful village of Tuscany immersed in the breathtaking Val d’Orcia Natural Park, famous all over the world for the production of its precious Brunello red wine. This beautifull town has scarcely changed in appearance since the 16th century. When you come up to the town , then begins one magical spectacle for your eyes: rolling sunny hills, scenic country roads winding through perfect vineyards, picturesque olive groves. One of the world’s best and most appreciated Italian wines its Brunello wine. Montalcino was already famous for its red wines during the 15th century. But, the formula of the fantastic Brunello wine was invented in 1888 by Ferruccio Biondi Santi. Brunelo wine is 100 % of Sangiovese grapes. Before the Brunello is ready, it must age for 5 years take place in oak barrels, while the Rosso of Montalcino is ready after 2 year of aging. Amongst the many wine producers in the area you will find Biondi-Santi, Banfi, Casanova di Neri, Barbi and many others. Montalcino have also very rich in artistic treasures. Your tour in the city can begin with Rocca or fortress, built in 1361 to mark the passage of Montalcino under the domination of Siena. The views from its walls are spectacular, stretching towards Monte Amiata, across the Crete to Siena,and across all of the Val D’orcia and the hills of Maremma. The fortress has practically intact since the Middle Ages and offers a excellent place for festivals,concerts and of course the famous Jazz & Wine Festival held in July each year, where you might combine the pleasure of listening to fine Italian and international jazz music with drinking of very good wine! After the...
Tourist guide of Florence

Tourist guide of Florence

Florence Capital of Tuscany, spreads on the banks of the Arno, almost in the middle of the Italian peninsula. His population is around half a million inhabitants. It’s a city which rich with industry and craft, commerce and culture, art and science. Period when the city was at the height of its glory in art and culture, in politics and economic power, is 15th century,under the rule of the Medici family, who later became the Grand Dukes of Tuscany.   The Grand Dukes of the Medicis was succeeded, in the 18th century, by the House of Lorraine, when in 1860 Tuscany became part of the Kingdom of Italy of which Florence was the capital from 1865 to 1871. In this years, the city has once more taken up its role as centre for culture and the arts for all Italy. The economy of Florence is based mainly on the services sector, as the city is an important commercial centre. Thanks to traditional centuries-old banking and financial sector, Florence was always an important commercial centre. Crafts (jewelry, footwear, leatherwork, ceramics, wrought-iron and reproduction furniture) and tourism, of course, provide considerable sources of income. Industry consists mainly of small and medium-sized firms, but has fairly important sectors(optical, pharmaceutical, chemical, metallurgical and textile).     If you visit Florence for the first time , you will have definitely an unforgettable journey through Architektur and old art of Florence . The center is compact and can easily be walked to cross from one end to thirty minutes. Your tour can begin from Piazza del Duomo, the religious center of Florence with the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the symbol of...