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 Lucca

Tourist guide of Lucca

Lucca Your tour can start with a walk along the old city walls, over 4 kilometers of panoramic walkway overlooking the city of Lucca. You will see secret passages, corners, playgrounds and recreation area hidden beneath the leafy shade of secular trees equipped with tables perfect for a picnic. As you cross the walls into the city, you enter the heart of the town Lucca (city of one hundred churches). Here is the large number of religious buildings which represent marvellous examples of architectural Italian styles. Since you’ll hardly be able to visit them all in just one day, we suggest you focus on the cathedral of St.Martin (il Duomo). Il duomo its located in the square of the same name, just pass through the wall closest to the train station, is home to some of the most beautiful art masterpieces, such as Ilaria del Carretto’s Tomb by Jacopo della Quercia and the Volto Santo (a wooden crucifix of the Holy Face, ancient symbol of the city),from San Frediano Basilica (where the procession of the Holy Cross Celebrations departs). Very near is the most famous street of Lucca, called Il Fillungo, if you’re in the mood for shopping, you’ll find all the most important and prestigious stores and shops in the city. From Fillungo a nice walk will lead you to the discovery of most charming spots and places you can’t absolutely miss, including Piazza dell’Anfiteatro or the Amphitheatre Square. As you stand in the centar of this oval square, you can see the buildings were built around the original elliptical structure typical of Roman amphitheatres. Today,many local restaurants and shops look onto the square where, especially during Summer,events and...
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...
Tourist guide of Deruta

Tourist guide of Deruta

Deruta Deruta is situated in Umbria, rated one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. It’s one of the most famous centres for ceramics production in all world, and for sure, all visitors who are interested in hand-painted pottery won’t be disappointed. In this beautiful place you can find numerous shops, offering a wide range of Deruta ceramics at competitive prices. Ceramics production is carried out as a cottage industry, with unbaked clay plates, bowls and other objects being brought in to the ovens to be baked and then taken away again to be hand-painted, before being brought back once more for glazing.The artistic quality of the decoration varies and it is better to visit several shops before the final purchase.   History of Deruta The origins of the town are for the most part obscure. Deruta is situated between Perugia, which acts as a powerful bastion to the south ,and Todi, another fortified town further south towards Rome. In the second half of the 15 C, the town is destroyed by plague, and the city walls collapsed through lack of maintenance. During the wars 1540, Deruta, which has aligned itself against the Pope, was attacked and devastated. However, affiliation of Perugia to the Church also brought a long period of peace to Deruta. In that period, Deruta became famous for the high quality of its majolica.   CONTACT US for every need: BOOK YOUR TRANSFER OR ASK FOR A QUOTE [recaptcha] CONTACT US for every need  +39 348.40.23.501  dejanprvi70@yahoo.it Tour of Deruta Porta di S. Michele Arcangelo is the entrance In historical centre of Deruta. In the small Piazza Biordo Michelotti you can to find...
Montepulciano,Pienza e Montalcino Wine Tours

Montepulciano,Pienza e Montalcino Wine Tours

Montepulciano,Pienza e Montalcino Wine Tours Wine Tour departs from your residence: first stop will be in a splendid winery of Montepulciano in Tuscany: we include winery tour, typical tuscan products (cold cuts, cheese, etc) and their wines; during the visit you will be followed by an expert wine grower.   The tour continues with a visit of your own of the historical centre of Montepulciano and its hundred-years old underneath cellars. It will follow a lunch based on typical tuscan products in a restaurant of Montepulciano with panoramic terrace with view on the valdichiana. After Montepulciano will make one small stop in Pienza, a town with a high artistic value, and with beautiful urban scenery and wonderful views of the Tuscan countryside. The tour ends with a stroll through the streets and squares of the town, where you will find many distinctive cheese shops and delicious craft shops, for a pleasant day and a fun experience, immersed in the beauty of the Tuscan countryside. The last stop will be in the historical centre of Montalcino for a visit on your own of the wine shops and the imponent fortress. The Brunello di Montalcino, the “red wine” for excellence, the most renowned, the most prized, the most prestigious and famous wine of the world. The Brunello di Montalcino is a “docg” red wine (denomination of controlled and guarantee origin) which is produced in Tuscany, in the area of Montalcino in the province of Siena. Il Brunello di Montalcino can be considered, together with the Barolo, the italian red wine endowed with the most part of longevity.   After the excursion...