The first bee hive in the garden
What should you do if you see a swarm?
The valley below Podere Santa Pia
Situated in a charming position on the top of a smooth hillside, surrounded by the wilderness of mediterranean woods and shrubland, Podere Santa Pia offers an extensive view of a breathtaking panorama all the way to the sea. The beautifully situated terrace has views over what seems like half of southern Tuscany. On clear days, you can have a great view of the islands of Monte Argentario, Montecristo, and even Corsica.
As the public health situation starts to improve, Podere Santa Pia is opening during the 2021 summer,
as long as the Covid-19 situation continues to be appropriate.
Follow the situation in Itialy and in the region Tuscany here.
Podere Santa Pia was named after Pia de' Tolomei, a woman with an intriguing story. According to some legends, the beautiful Pia di Tolomei, the sorrowful wife of Nello d'Inghiramo de Pannocchieschi, crossed the Ponte della Pia to go into exile in Maremma, at Castello della Pietra. There her husband ordered her execution so he could marry his mistress Margherita Aldobrandeschi, Contessa of Sovana and Pitigliano. Read more about this intreging story here.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Pia de' Tolomei (1868–1880) (model: Jane Morris), Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA
Every year in town squares and wineries all over Italy on August 10, the night of the shooting stars, wine lovers raise their glasses for the most-anticipated toast of the summer.
A Cinigiano (Grosseto), cena sotto le stelle organizzata per le vie del paese dall’Associazione Pro Loco Cinigiano; degustazioni e cantine aperte; spettacolo teatrale e musica dalle ore 20 alle ore 24.
From March to December, the Tuscan Nature Train gives you the opportunity to explore the Sienese countryside and villages in an unconventional way. Treno Natura 2018 offers various travel itineraries, strictly on vintage trains, discovering the most beautiful landscapes near Siena, visiting food and antique markets, exhibitions, the truffle museum and the truffle market in San Giovanni d'Asso, and on May 1st a pleasant traditional festival in Sant’Angelo Scalo.
Si svolgerà, come da tradizione quasi ventennale, nella notte delle stelle cadenti di San Lorenzo Sabato 10 agosto, la consueta cena dedicata alla cucina locale e ai vini della D.O.G.C Montecucco.CLICCA QUI PER SAPERNE DI PIU'
The magnificent hills of the Crete Senesi offer artistic routes with evocative and suggestive landscapes. Typical conformations of the land are the badlands, the ruffles, and biancane that give the landscape its characteristic gray color and a sometimes lunar appearance.
Piazza del Campo, Il Campo, seen from the top of Torre del Mangia.
The coastline offers uncontaminated beaches such as the Tombolo di Feniglia, Marina di Alberese, and Cala Violina. But in between these famous beaches, there are plenty of coastal getaways, small but lively resorts, and beautiful sandy beaches.
Firenze, Basilica di Santa Croce, facciata
restoration of the fresco in Cappella di Piazza
Visita al cantiere di restauro dell’affresco di Cappella di Piazza, opera del Sodoma
Santa Maria della Scala, sala San Galgano, Siena, Piazza Duomo
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ore 17.30 e 18.30.
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